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Are You Getting Enough Protein | Healthy Eating Tips | Portland, Oregon

Posted On November 20th, 2014

In order to answer this question you’ll need to record the grams of protein you are eating for an entire day. An easy way to do so would be to digitally food journal on an app (MyNetDiary, My Food Diary, MyPlate…to name a few). Then multiply your weight by the corresponding number of grams below. […]

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Portland Oregon Personal Trainer | The Diet | Food Intake Plan

Posted On November 2nd, 2014

There are a lot of different diet variations that have come and gone with the years.  The Atkins Diet gained fame about a decade ago by introducing the idea of cutting out carbs in order to lose weight.  People have been vegan or vegetarian for decades now, and recently the paleo diet has been making […]

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Sugar Addiction | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On February 25th, 2014

Are you having a challenging time kicking the sugar habit? Do you find yourself needed or craving some sugar even after a healthy meal? Hopefully this will offer you some helpful information to help start your way to a less sugar eating food plan. Ever wonder why it’s so hard to resist that second cookie, […]

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Personal Trainer Portland | Lifestyle Management Recommendations | AHA/ACC

Posted On January 26th, 2014

According to the AHA and the ACC here are some simple guidelines for a healthier lifestyle. Below is a summary of what the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology 1. Daily intake of fruits, whole grains and vegetables 2. Daily intake of nuts, vegetable oils (non-tropical), fish, poultry, legumes and low fat dairy […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Brown Rice, Broccoli & Egg Whites | Post Workout Meal

Posted On January 4th, 2014

Hello Portland, Oregon and the rest of the world! I just wanted to post a quick meal that I will eat for at least two days, especially when I am at my Portland personal training studio! I make a large batch of this amazing stuff because I need to have some quick calories, energy and […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Whole Wheat versus Regular Pasta

Posted On November 11th, 2013

For pasta lovers out there, we could pretty much eat it for the rest of our days and be content and happy.  Chances are also high that the pasta we are consuming is regular, refined pasta.  While it might look and taste great, we are getting seriously gypped on nutritional value.  No need to panic, […]

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Personal Trainer Portland Oregon | What Is Eating Clean | Dieting Healthy

Posted On November 8th, 2013

To live a healthy lifestyle, people are encouraged to stay active and eat clean, but how can you eat clean if you don’t know what that means?  The same goes for when you hear about the latest exercise move that will torch fat, but you don’t know how to do it. Researching and understanding health […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | What Type of Food to Avoid | Portland, Oregon

Posted On October 19th, 2013

There are so many personal trainers, fitness enthusiasts and self proclaimed experts who are telling us what to eat, what to avoid and what is the latest and greatest meal plan. You need to take all of this with a grain of salt, because you need to look at it in a more simplified way. […]

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Personal Trainers Portland Oregon | Sleep and Fat Loss | Stress and Weight Gain

Posted On August 19th, 2013

You have always heard you need to get your eight hours of sleep, but with work, kids, STRESS and other internal and external factors; it can be very challenging. It does not matter what you type of work you do, even when being a Portland personal trainer and working all day or having split shifts. […]

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Personal Trainer Portland Or | The Importance of Carbohydrates

Posted On July 25th, 2013

Cutting carbs is a popular trend right now that has more disadvantages than advantages. Our bodies use carbohydrates for several functions; tissues and cells use it for energy and it is the body’s main source of fuel. We convert carbs easily to glucose as our main energy source, before using fat or protein. There are […]

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