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Personal Trainer Portland Oregon | The Truth About Milk

Posted On March 2nd, 2014

As children we were always told to drink our milk to keep our bones and teeth strong. While milk does contain a good amount of calcium- 300 mg per cup on average- it actually has been proven to have the opposite effect on bones. Recent studies have shown that dairy increases the risk of bone […]

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Sugar Addiction | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On February 25th, 2014

Are you having a challenging time kicking the sugar habit? Do you find yourself needed or craving some sugar even after a healthy meal? Hopefully this will offer you some helpful information to help start your way to a less sugar eating food plan. Ever wonder why it’s so hard to resist that second cookie, […]

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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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Personal Trainer Portland | Breakfast Foods To Avoid in 2014

Posted On January 26th, 2014

There are so many of us that are just trying to get out of the door to make it to work on time. Which means, some of us are running out the door! What does this mean: we have not prepped our food the night before, meaning we need to either get something out of […]

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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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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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