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Portland Fitness: Choose a Personal Trainer That Practices What They Preach

Posted On February 21st, 2012

If you are looking for a personal trainer then you need to do your homework. I always tell family and friends who are looking for a trainer is to find someone who not only practices what they preach, but they live and breath it. The last thing you want is a fitness professional who trains […]

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Portland Oregon Personal Trainer Kisar Dhillon Gives 3 Helpful Eating Tips When Working Out

Posted On February 21st, 2012

The most important snacks a person can have is before, during and after a workout routine or fitness event. ShareThis  Email  PDF  Print Thinking about exercise does not generate fitness results! Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 With so many energy drinks on the market these days the body sometimes needs real food in order to complete rigorous physical […]

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Portland Fitness: How to Strengthen the Back without weights

Posted On February 20th, 2012

There are various exercises you can do to strengthen the back, but there are simple moves that you can do without using any expensive equipment, just your body weight. The first one is to get on all fours and lift your opposite arm and leg up for 3 sets of 20 reps per side. The […]

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The Personal Trainer: How to Increase your Muscle Mass

Posted On February 20th, 2012

If you are looking to increase your muscle you need to fatigue your muscle. This is done by a few methods, but the most popular one is by doing the overload principle, which is progressively increasing the amount of weight per set. Where individuals fail with this exercise is that they do not push through […]

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Portland Fitness: Adding HITT & Weight Lifting in the same fitness workout

Posted On February 18th, 2012

If you are getting bored with your HITT training and are tired of doing the same DVD program because it is just repeating the same steps, doing the same warm-up, etc., then you need to start adding weights to your routine too. What I mean is do the HITT exercises you like for about 30 […]

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Portland Fitness: Working the Abdominal Muscles

Posted On February 16th, 2012

When you are doing abdominal exercises, you should work them in a sequence so you are targeting all areas. You want to work the entire rectus abdominus, transverse abdominus, obliques, hip flexors and the overall core. So often individuals just do normal crunches at their gym with the ab-roller and that is all they do. […]

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Portland Fitness Trainer: Workout Discipline and Motivation

Posted On February 15th, 2012

As the old adage says, ‘there is nothing worthwhile that is easy.’ Maintaining a workout regimen is one of the most difficult things to maintain, especially if you are too busy or unmotivated. You may even rationalize that not all that is difficult is necessarily worthwhile. Well, given that this is true, you must carefully […]

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Do you read while doing aerobic exercise?

Posted On February 14th, 2012

If you are one of those individuals that read while doing aerobic exercise, then you might as well just stay home and read, because you are totally defeating the purpose of getting the benefit from this type of exercise. I have never seen any individual get in half way decent shape by doing the recumbent bike and […]

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Portland Oregon Fitness: Losing Weight the Natural Way

Posted On February 14th, 2012

Obesity is not only aesthetically undesirable for many people but it is also unhealthy. It is associated with many chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus. Although obesity can also be caused by hormonal imbalance and genetic factors, it can be mainly controlled by changing lifestyle habits. Contrary to common perceptions, obesity is not mainly the […]

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Three Main Concepts to be Successful at Exercise: Motivation, Action, Results

Posted On February 12th, 2012

You have probably heard several people talk about their fitness goals and how they went about it. A lot of them are usually proud enough to say that they are actually successful while others aren’t due to several reasons. A common denominator among both groups of fitness enthusiasts include motivation, action, and result but the successful ones […]

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