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Going to Physical Therapy

Posted On July 21st, 2016

Recently I have encountered some elbow pain and it warranted a visit to see a Physical Therapist here in Portland, Oregon (Therapydia). Since I have been in the personal training industry for so long, it was just a matter of time when you start encountering some repetitive motion issues that come with this type of […]

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Walking is Amazing For You | Portland Fitness

Posted On July 19th, 2016

There is just some days when you are slammed with just life. We totally understand that some days you are scheduled with your Portland personal trainer and you cannot make it. What’s even more challenging is that you are supposed to go for a great hike with friends, but you just cannot fit in those […]

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Pokémon Go | Getting People Moving

Posted On July 14th, 2016

We have been hearing for many years that obesity has been linked to multimedia activities in both adults and kids. With the popularity of at home units and multiplayer online games, a lot of gamers will not leave their homes or even go outside. For one, we know this is not healthy for the body, […]

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Kettlebell Training | Start out light and then progress

Posted On June 26th, 2016

When it comes to any kind of training, you always want to start off slow or light, and then progress. This same principle applies when you start lifting weights. Yes, I know some of you probably did a lot of resistance training in the past, but you should always give yourself a grace period to […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Breathing Technique | Lifting Weights

Posted On March 30th, 2016

If you are working with a health, fitness or Portland personal trainer, ask them about this topic! It is super important to make sure that you have this basic component down before moving on to more advanced moves! When it comes to resistance training, one of the most important components that an individual needs to […]

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What is our Secret Sauce?

Posted On February 18th, 2016

Our Secret Sauces is based on two percentage ingredients: 50% Personal Relationship & 50%Professional Fitness Training We would say most training places focus solely on training and forget the other part: That is why you see so many trainers texting while training clients, not paying attention to their form, or just not giving them the […]

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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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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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Pushing Past Your Comfort Zone | Hitting Your Max

Posted On May 4th, 2015

If you are one that will run a 5k a few times per week, or go to the gym and do your circuit with some intervals in-between on the bike or treadmill, you probably have not made remarkable gains. The first question to ask yourself is; are you getting the results you want with your […]

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