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Personal Trainer Portland | Battling Boredom With Exercise

Posted On September 9th, 2013

We’ve all found ourselves in a rut a time or two, whether it be with our job, our daily schedule, or our workout.  We find that we get so comfortable in a routine of doing things a certain way, we don’t want to challenge our brain, or make things complicated.  The problem is, when we […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Staying Motivated In Portland | Getting Results

Posted On September 5th, 2013

The weather is changing in Portland, Oregon and we can see that with the clouds, gray skies and that crazy rain last night! So what does this mean? This means that us Portlandians are not going to want to exercise outside, which means less biking, less running, less hiking and even walking. How does one […]

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Personal Trainer Portland Or | Knee Pain | Hurts to Run

Posted On August 5th, 2013

Going downstairs HURTS, it HURTS to run and even walking the dog can be AGONIZING!  If you are an avid fitness enthusiast and you are experiencing this, do not feel like you are along. I am actually elevating my knee right now for the same conditions and feeling and it is mentally draining, but you […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | 3 Great Running Tips for 5K Training

Posted On August 1st, 2013

Races have hit the country by storm, especially in Portland, Oregon. There is not a weekend that goes by without a race of some kind taking place. So, it’s no wonder more and more people are taking an interest in it. A great place to start is a 5k. It’s the shortest of the distances, […]

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Don’t Let Those Shoulders Round Forward | Stretch Those Chest Muscles

Posted On July 29th, 2013

When you complete your last set of exercises in your workout, the last thing you want to do is take additional time to stretch. You would rather just head to the locker room, change, and get on with your day.  Did you know that eliminating stretching from your workout routine can inhibit you from reaching […]

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Personal Trainer in Portland Or | Better Than A Crunch

Posted On July 25th, 2013

Despite their popularity, crunches can cause a lot of damage to the spine, our posture, and are a major cause of lower back pain. There are several core exercises that work the abs more effectively and actually prevent lower back pain. Here is one example. The plank is one of the best exercises for core […]

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Personal Trainer Portland Or | Foam Rolling For Beginners

Posted On July 23rd, 2013

Congratulations! You’ve heard all about this foam rolling thing and you’ve decided to give it a try! You won’t regret it- foam rolling helps to eliminate pain and tightness and improves movement and posture. But where to start, you ask? Let’s start with purchasing your very first foam roll. You can buy a roll at […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | What is a quick way to increase your mile time on a track?

Posted On July 20th, 2013

One of the best ways to make yourself better in all aspects of life is to push yourself out of your comfort zone. Do something you’ve never done before. If you want to run a faster mile on the track, you need to push yourself to run faster. Right? The key here is having a […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Why You Should Endure the Pain | Foam Rolling

Posted On July 10th, 2013

Most clients dread the pain and awkward positions that accompany using a foam roll. While it is in fact usually quite painful, it is also a necessary part of your workout routine. Not only does it release tension in your muscles, but it aids in correcting muscle imbalances that can put you at risk for […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | The Portland Sun | Working Out In It

Posted On July 7th, 2013

When it comes to exercising out in the sun it is all about hydration, wearing the proper clothing and knowing what your limitations are. There will be times when you go for a run on the Southwater Front or on the Spring Water trail and the temperatures is awesome and there is not a cloud […]

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