Category Archive » Agility and Speed

Portland Oregon Personal Trainer | The Proper Running Shoe

Posted On November 4th, 2014

It’s important to have proper footwear when running or exercising.  Very important.  You wouldn’t want to lift in unstable shoes, and you wouldn’t want to run in shoes that rub or chafe.  Getting proper shoes is difficult, as different shoes are designed to do different things. Not to mention the variable cost – most people aren’t willing to […]

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Portland Oregon Personal Trainer | Building Running Speed | Running Tips

Posted On November 2nd, 2014

Many runners are good at running for long distances, because that’s a fairly easy thing to build towards.  If you want to run a long way, you have to start running further and further, until you reach a length you are satisfied with.  Fewer people, however, are aware of how to become faster, especially over […]

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Beast Slastix Battle Rope | Stroops | Personal Trainer Portland

Posted On August 19th, 2014

We just got our 77 lb Beast Slastix Battle Rope by Stroops over the weekend and it is awesome. We were not sure where to put it because we did not want to anchor in an area that would get in the way while we were training other clients in our studio. What we ended […]

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The Other Runners Workout | Portland, Oregon

Posted On June 15th, 2014

If you are looking for a runner’s workout here is a simple workout you can do. In addition, we want you to pay attention to runners, especially here in Portland, Oregon who solely just run and neglect all of the other muscles in the body.  You can tall that their chest muscles are really tight […]

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Football HITT Training | Part 2 | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On February 10th, 2014

HEY! Listen up all you football players…Most of you understand the importance of weight lifting for football but many don’t quite get the other half of the equation. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is the key to completing your preparation for the season. Here are 5 Portland personal trainer HIIT training techniques that you can use to take your […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | HIIT For Football Players | Power & Aerobic

Posted On February 5th, 2014

High Intensity Interval Training or HIIT for Football Players High intensity interval training (HIIT) has become a popular conditioning method. Please see our previous blog posts that describe HIIT in detail. But with Football you need a unique combination of both anaerobic and aerobic capabilities. At our Portland personal trainer studio, our personal trainers can […]

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Fat Burning | Agility Ladder Moves| Personal Trainer Portland

Posted On January 31st, 2014

Now that you’ve incorporated the Agility Ladder into your workouts, here’s some key tips and great moves for you to master that we actually use here at our personal trainer Portland Studio here in the Southeast Historic District location.  The key when using the Agility Ladder is to minimize the ground time with each foot […]

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Fat Scorching Agility Ladder Workout | 10 Minute Workout | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On January 30th, 2014

At our Portland Personal Trainer Studio  this is one our workouts we will do with some of our clients, so check it out! 10 minute Fat Scorching Agility Ladder Workout! Perform as many rounds as possible (AMRAP) of the following circuit in 10 minutes. I recommend doing it at the end of your workout for maximum […]

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Speed and Agility Ladder Training | Portland Personal Trainer | Part 1

Posted On January 29th, 2014

If you are looking to compete with faster feet and more explosive body control then a Speed and Agility Ladder will be a great addition to your training. Utilizing endless step sequences you will find your game (optimal for sports specific training) improving fast. With a combination of high knee movements both forward and laterally […]

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