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How To Burn More Calories

Posted On March 14th, 2012

If you are looking for ways to burn more calories at your fitness facility or gym, then start doing movements that involve your leg muscles. For the days that you are doing cardio or aerobic training, you want to make sure that you involve your legs as much as possible, and that is why taking […]

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Portland, Oregon: When Should You Start Lifting Weights?

Posted On March 9th, 2012

Throughout our entire life we are doing some kind of weight lifting. Even though we may not be picking up a dummbell, we are always challenging our muscles by doing something. If anyone of you had to to do yard work, then pushing that lawn mower is a form of pushing a weight or taking […]

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Portland Fitness: Dealing with aches and pains from fitness!

Posted On March 9th, 2012

If you are an avid athlete or fitness enthusiast, having aches, pains and just being sore is a normal occurrence. We like to push our bodies to that next level and sometimes we just push a little too much and our bodies will let us know. I know people say that when you start to […]

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Fitness and Exercise with a Medicine Ball

Posted On March 6th, 2012

If you want to spice up your fitness workouts, then start incorporating medicine balls into your routines. To get the correct form and bio-mechanics start out by doing the movements in a smooth motion, but remember to always use correct technique. Everything that you can do with free weights, you can do with a medicine ball. […]

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Portland Personal Trainer: Importance of Running In All Directions

Posted On March 2nd, 2012

There are a lot of runners throughout the United States, and the art of running is such a  great workout. It not only burns a ton of calories, but it gives a person a sweat that you cannot get with any other exercise. What injures runners, weekend warriors and individuals who solely do this activity […]

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Portland Fitness: You Need To Pay Attention To The Type of Fat & Carbs You Eat

Posted On February 29th, 2012

There has always been so many topics, books and fads on what types of fat you should eat and are better for you. According to choosmyplate.gov they recommend that less than 10% of your diet should consist of fats and they should come from vegetable oils, fruits, nuts, vegetables, fish, less red meat (lean), and […]

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The Green Microgym: A Leader in Sustainable Fitness

Posted On February 27th, 2012

By Kisar S. Dhillon • For Active.com With so much emphasis being placed on the environment during the past 20 years, there have been various businesses spawned from the green, sustainable movement. In the fitness industry, it seems that it has been a slow crawl, but there is one fitness facility that is becoming the pioneer in […]

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Portland Fitness: Get a Better Workout, Reduce your Rest Times between Sets

Posted On February 27th, 2012

Portland, Oregon and the rest of the USA! If you are looking at a way to get a more intense workout and make that lactic acid burn increase in those muscles, then I suggest that you reduce your rest times so your muscles have limited time to recover from the last exercise. You are probably […]

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Portland Fitness Food Tip: Drinking Wine this Weekend!

Posted On February 25th, 2012

If you are going to that wine festival in Newport, make sure that you don’t crazy with both the wine and the food. If you are on a strict food plan or following one for a fitness program, then make sure your fat intake for the day is at a minimal, since alcohol pretty much has the […]

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Personal Trainer Portland: How To Reduce Calories in your Diet

Posted On February 22nd, 2012

Here are few tricks that you can use to reduce your caloric intake throughout the day. The first part is when you wake up and a lot of individuals like to use creamer, half & half or whole milk. If it is the color or strong taste of coffee that you are trying to reduce, […]

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