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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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Aerobic Exercise | Tips for Newbies

Posted On February 11th, 2012

By Kisar Dhillon Most people assume that aerobic exercise is specifically suited for women’s fitness the same way that weight lifting appears more suitable for men’s fitness. What few people realize, however, is that this form of exercise is essential to both men and women. There are many other misconceptions about cardio that have been circulating […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Is Personal Training Ideal for Children?

Posted On February 9th, 2012

By Kisar Dhillon If you do not help your child now with his battle against obesity, then he is guaranteed to have a greater struggle in his hands as the years pass. Hiring a professional trainer will at least ensure that he does not fall into the kind of daily routine or lifestyle that would promote […]

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