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Burntown Fitness | Kisar Dhillon

Posted On December 4th, 2017

The owner of the Art of Personal Training, Kisar Dhillon, just opened up his second fitness studio concept almost a month ago, but in Vancouver, Washington. Yes, on the other side of the river. The name of the new studio is called, Burntown and it is a group training facility. It is a pretty cool […]

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Developing Great Habits | Fitness Tips

Posted On December 28th, 2016

There are so many fitness magazines, fitpros, blogs, Instagram and twitter posts on health and fitness and what you should and should not do, that it gets daunting. Whom are you to listen too or what is valid and what is false? One way of going through all the information is to read  it and […]

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Portland Personal Trainer | Breathing Technique | Lifting Weights

Posted On March 30th, 2016

If you are working with a health, fitness or Portland personal trainer, ask them about this topic! It is super important to make sure that you have this basic component down before moving on to more advanced moves! When it comes to resistance training, one of the most important components that an individual needs to […]

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Weight Training for Women | The Positive Benefits | Myths

Posted On August 13th, 2015

Women will Not Bulk up Like a Man! Why are still so many women insisting that if they lift weights or do any type of resistance exercise they are going to get bulky! It is not true! Genetics play a huge role in this, and if you have predisposition to add a certain amount of muscle […]

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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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Resistance Training for Runners | Personal Trainer Portland Oregon

Posted On December 15th, 2014

Resistance training for runners Let’s face it: running is one of the easiest, cheapest, and most effective ways to get in a good bout of exercise.  It doesn’t require a gym membership or expensive weights.  All you need are shoes.  However, using running as your only mode of exercise can have its drawbacks.  Much as […]

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Why Are Pull-Ups So Hard | Body Weight Training | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On October 28th, 2014

Without question the most difficult basic body-weight exercise is the pull-up.  There is a reason that it is a benchmark of physical fitness for the military.  The reason pull-ups are so hard is because they are the truest body-weight exercise.  When you are performing a pull-up, you are legitimately pulling up your entire body weight, […]

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The Benefit of Body-Weight | Resistance Training

Posted On October 15th, 2014

Body-weight exercising is probably the oldest form of resistance training, besides maybe lifting rocks or carrying dead animals home for food.  In fact, body-weight training is one of the most functional forms of resistance training.  After all, what is more functional than being able to lift or propel one’s body in any way that is […]

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Beast Slastix Battle Rope | Stroops | Personal Trainer Portland

Posted On August 19th, 2014

We just got our 77 lb Beast Slastix Battle Rope by Stroops over the weekend and it is awesome. We were not sure where to put it because we did not want to anchor in an area that would get in the way while we were training other clients in our studio. What we ended […]

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Proper Form | Biomechanics | Portland Personal Trainer

Posted On June 8th, 2014

Form is important!  No matter what you are doing, be it deadlifting, squatting, lunging, running or playing mini-golf, it is important to have proper form and biomechanics.  Of course, it can be more important in certain exercises than in others – swimming is much more heavily reliant on proper form than running is – but […]

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