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Core Exercises For Runners

Posted On February 16th, 2017

‘I don’t stop when I’m tired, I stop when I’m done’ is the attitude every runner should possess. Each man has a dream to be Usain Bolt. Always remember, the feeling which you get from a good run is far better than the feeling you get from just sitting around thinking and wishing you were […]

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Exercise the Entire Body | Strong Legs & Core

Posted On December 4th, 2016

When a person starts working out, especially when they are young, they just want to exercise their specific body parts. This is typical, especially with males who just want to do their chest and women who just want to work their legs and triceps. It is great that they are exercising, but it does not […]

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Weight Lifting is the Fountain of Youth

Posted On August 21st, 2016

What are some positive aspects of weight lifting? If you were to even look back into the early 1990’s, weightlifting was still a male dominated hobby. It wasn’t until the medical community really started to let individuals know what the significance it has on helping maintain bone density, especially with osteoporosis and osteopenia sufferers. This […]

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Walking is Amazing For You | Portland Fitness

Posted On July 19th, 2016

There is just some days when you are slammed with just life. We totally understand that some days you are scheduled with your Portland personal trainer and you cannot make it. What’s even more challenging is that you are supposed to go for a great hike with friends, but you just cannot fit in those […]

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Drinking Water | Exercising in the Heat | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On June 6th, 2016

It is hot right now in Portland, Oregon and a lot of homes, apartments and even fitness facilities may not have air conditioning or just good ventilation. Yes, our Portland personal trainer studio has three air conditioners and three amazing Dyson fans, but we are also a premium brand for personal training in Portland. Which […]

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Core Exercises for Seniors | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On February 16th, 2015

Core strengthening exercises for seniors are somewhat the same as they are for most people, but are generally somewhat modified to make them easier.  For example, things like planks, side planks, sit ups and Russian twists are to be avoided because of the amount of stress they put on the body.  Instead, the focus is […]

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Hip Strengthening Exercises for Seniors | Muscle Imbalances

Posted On February 9th, 2015

Much of a person’s balance and strength comes from the hip.  If a person has unstable hips, riddled with muscle imbalances and weakness, they are more prone to fall, to have biomechanical or structural abnormalities, and be susceptible to injury.  This is true for everyone, but is particularly relevant for seniors, who must do more […]

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Balance Improvement for the Elderly | Senior Fitness

Posted On February 8th, 2015

As we get older, our bodies begin to break down.  Bone density decreases, as does muscular strength, and things that were once easy to bounce back from, such as falls, suddenly become dangerous and life-threatening.  That’s why it’s so important for elderly people to maintain good balance.  Balance naturally deteriorates, or at least stagnates, with […]

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