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Guide to leg work out using free weights

Posted On March 2nd, 2019

Legs are the bases of the human body. Our legs carry the entire weight of our body and help to maintain the balance of our body. Therefore it is essential to inculcate a few workouts in the daily routine to have strong legs muscles. Workout not only strengthens the body but also relaxes the mind […]

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What is Muscular Soreness | How Long will it Last?

Posted On November 27th, 2016

I have often other blog posts on delayed onset muscular soreness or DOMS and what that is. We have all been sore, but there are times when you start getting sore or stiff not that many hours after an exercise. A perfect example is if you love to run on the treadmill or other cardio […]

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Living with a Seal | A Must Read | 2016

Posted On November 14th, 2016

Last week, the UPS guy came in and delivered a Barnes & Noble package to our Portland personal trainer studio. Luckily I was not training anyone at the time, so I was there to give the ol’ John Hancock. Any who, I opened up the book and I did not recognize it. I contacted some […]

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2015 Spartan Sprint | OCR | ROADTOTAHOE

Posted On August 9th, 2015

If you are like many in the fitness industry, lifting weights, doing lots of cardio and taking classes can become less challenging and exciting over time for us, especially if  you are training clients all day. Sometimes we need to mix it up and just RESET, both our minds and our body with just something […]

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Crossfit is Getting Old | Full Movement Fitness Training is in

Posted On February 1st, 2015

So what is out? Crossfit still has a following, and it has its purpose, but it has limiting factors when it comes to being fully fit in all the planes of motion. Doing an amazing squat is awesome, but the trend, according to Men’s Fitness is now moving to be able to withstand certain loads […]

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Spartan Race vs. Tough Mudder | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On January 28th, 2015

Spartan Race vs. Tough Mudder There has been a proliferation of obstacle races in recent years, with two of the most popular being Spartan Races and Tough Mudders.  In many ways the two events are similar, as they are both obstacle races designed to test the endurance and strength of their participants, but they also […]

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What is a Spartan Race | Obstacle Racing Part 2 | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On January 27th, 2015

Spartan Races Spartan Races are one of many different kinds of obstacle races.  Founded in 2010, Spartan Races consist of three different lengths: a 3+ mile race that is called the “Spartan Sprint,” an 8+ mile race that is called the “Super Spartan,” a 12+ mile race named “Spartan Beast,” and finally a 26+ mile […]

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What is an Obstacle Race | Portland Personal Trainer | Part 1

Posted On January 26th, 2015

Obstacle Race Obstacles races are exactly what they sound like: a race that includes obstacles.  However, these are not your average obstacles that you remember from obstacle courses you ran as a kid.  For one, they are a lot longer, ranging anywhere from three miles to marathon length, and the obstacles tend to be a […]

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