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Portland Personal Trainer | How Important Your Core Muscles Are

Posted On January 26th, 2016

When it comes to building a great foundation for fitness, there are two rules: Make sure you have a strong base: great lower body strength and endurance Make sure you have a strong core: for great balance, stabilization and injury prevention We are going to focus on the latter one, the CORE Muscles. To sum […]

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Leg and Butt Exercise | Portland Personal Training

Posted On January 16th, 2016

When it comes to a great lower body exercise, the wall squat sit is an excellent method to target those leg and butt muscles. As shown in this picture, if your body-weight is getting too easy, you can always hold on to some external resistance, such as a plate weight or medicine ball. You will want […]

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Weak Core to a Strong Core | Portland, Oregon

Posted On January 11th, 2016

If you are someone who is looking to strengthen your core muscles, but are not consistent with an exercise plan or have not exercised in many years, then you will want to start out with a progression plan. What we mean, is that you will want to work your way up to be holding a […]

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Meal Preparation | Gluten Free | Planning

Posted On December 14th, 2015

It is all about, Planning the Work and Working the Plan. The same goes for a successful health and fitness program. Even though you have the fitness side taken care of, you still need to pay attention to what you put inside of your mouths. Food intake is a huge part of a successful program […]

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Welcome our Intern, Paige Wilson

Posted On November 22nd, 2015

We want to welcome our personal training intern, Paige Wilson to the Art of Personal Training. Paige has been involved in athletics since her early childhood and has a passion for health and fitness. Either it being a trail worker in the Montana Conservation Corps, EMT with the Missoula Emergency Services or skating with Rose City Rollers […]

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Category : Food Plan

Corporate Group Personal Training Class | Portland, Oregon

Posted On November 12th, 2015

We have spent almost 4 years at our current location and we are so proud that our clients have been so loyal to us. We knew we wanted to become the best personal training studio in Portland, Oregon that specifically specializes in private, one-on-one personal training and I believe we have achieved that goal. We are […]

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Maintaining Your Fitness During the Fall & Winter Months

Posted On October 19th, 2015

So many of us will make some great excuses of why you should not get out of bed during the fall or winter months: 1. It is cold outside 2. It is raining 3. I just want to have some coffee 4. I am just not motivated 5. I may get sick if I sweat […]

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Category : Food Plan

Weight Training for Women | The Positive Benefits | Myths

Posted On August 13th, 2015

Women will Not Bulk up Like a Man! Why are still so many women insisting that if they lift weights or do any type of resistance exercise they are going to get bulky! It is not true! Genetics play a huge role in this, and if you have predisposition to add a certain amount of muscle […]

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2015 Spartan Sprint | OCR | ROADTOTAHOE

Posted On August 9th, 2015

If you are like many in the fitness industry, lifting weights, doing lots of cardio and taking classes can become less challenging and exciting over time for us, especially if  you are training clients all day. Sometimes we need to mix it up and just RESET, both our minds and our body with just something […]

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30 Day Paleo Challenge | Update

Posted On May 10th, 2015

So, I finished the 30 Day Paleo Challenge in support of my sister doing it all across the world in India. She told me she was doing it and that she liked the fact that it forced her to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, but it also had some other components that helped her. […]

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