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Personal Trainer Portland | How Much Water To Drink | Daily Fluid Intake

Posted On January 26th, 2014

How much water should we be drinking daily? Our bodies consists to 50 to 60 percent of water and we lose quite a few cups each day to perspiration, expiration and additional energy expended during exercise. Other hydration issues can be created by alcohol intake, cigarette smoking and just environmental issues, such as high altitude. […]

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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 HIIT Workout | HIIT Training For The Track | Interval Training

Posted On January 21st, 2014

So now that you have an idea about what HIIT is here’s some HIIT Workouts- The combinations are endless when it comes to HIIT workouts. We could do any combination of intervals, but here are a few examples: HIIT training for on the track: Sprint the straightaways and walk/or jog the curves. Do this for […]

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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 | Post Thanksgiving Workout | Burn Those Calories

Posted On November 28th, 2013

Today is Thanksgiving and most of us are going to be consuming a ton of calories, drink a lot of those calories and enjoying those wonderful deserts. Then there will be leftovers, so we cannot get caught up in the downturn that usually follows Thanksgiving. A lot of individuals will just give up for the […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Goals Setting | Exercise Milestones

Posted On November 14th, 2013

Why is making weekly goals crucial when exercising and you are super busy? We all have a lot going on in our life, and it’s easy to put some things on the back-burner when things get a little too hectic.  A lot of times, healthy eating and exercising are those things are pushed to the […]

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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 | Is Gluten Free A Trend | Gluten Craze

Posted On November 6th, 2013

The gluten free craze is still strong and in full effect. . The big question is: is it necessary? We wrote a blog post earlier this month explaining what gluten is and what type of disorder is associated with this part of a specific food. I feel that one has to look at the trends […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | What is Gluten | Being Gluten Free

Posted On November 2nd, 2013

Gluten and what it is! Gluten, gluten, gluten.  It seems to be all the rage right now.  We see gluten free foods lining the aisles of our local grocery stores, find them in the menus of restaurants we dine out at, and even find gluten free beers at our favorite bars. But what is gluten […]

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