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Portland Personal Trainer | Low Calorie Diets | Do They Really Work?

Posted On February 21st, 2014

The Low Calorie Diet…Do They Work? For several years now, fad diets have come and gone that involve dropping daily calorie counts below 1,200 calories, and often much lower than that. Do these diets really work to cut fat and make you bikini ready in no time? Unfortunately, in the long term these diets do […]

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Swimming Routine | Burn Massive Calories | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On February 14th, 2014

Swimming is an incredible, underrated and under utilized workout . Not only is it low impact and full body by nature, but it’s also great for stretching/lengthening the body and provides plenty of resistance training as you rip and pull through the water. And if done correctly, a real fat shredder , as you improve […]

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It Is Not About The Scale | Fat Loss | Personal Trainer Portland

Posted On January 31st, 2014

It is not about how much you weigh, unless you are super morbid obese. Which is in excess of over 100 pounds overweight. When you are 200 to 300 pounds over your ideal weight, weight loss is a major factor because it will start to damage bones, joints, ligaments and even the collagen in your […]

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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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Advantage Of Using 2 Kettlebells At One Time | Portland Personal Trainer| Part 3

Posted On January 29th, 2014

If you’ve mastered the single kettlebell moves and you want to take it to the next level, then I see training with 2 kettlebells in your future! As a Portland personal trainer we need our clients to always start with one kettlebell, but when they form and biomechanics are good to go, then working with 2 kettlebells […]

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Kettlebell Training Routine | Portland Personal Trainer | Part 2

Posted On January 28th, 2014

This is the second of three of our Kettlebell training information that we want to bring to you. As you know this type of training has gained popularity with Crossfit, MMA and other forms of sport specific training, but we also wanted to let you know that you can incorporate it in fitness training routines […]

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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 | Spot Reduction | Reducing That Fatty Area

Posted On January 24th, 2014

As a Portland personal trainer I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had a client tell me they want to Lose fat or tone up a certain area of they’re body. This is called “spot training” and unfortunately, it doesn’t work. When you lose weight, you can’t choose the area in which the reduction will occur. […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Why Does HIIT Work? | Portland, Oregon

Posted On January 22nd, 2014

To sum up why HIIT works so well, lets recap: Why does HIIT training work? HIIT lasts 20 minutes or less – resulting in a short workout time nearly anyone can integrate into their lifestyle. HIIT can increase VO2 max for both high intensity and endurance athletes. VO2 max is the max amount of oxygen […]

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