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Why you shouldn’t eat so late at night and then go to bed.

Posted On February 26th, 2017

‘Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise’. A nursery lullaby we all must have sung. If you want to doze off early you must also dine early. No wonder hardly anyone follows the routine of an early dinner. It is said that always sleep after an hour or so […]

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How Exercise Equipment is Placed | Working Harder in the Gym

Posted On October 19th, 2016

There was in an interesting article that was posted in the Wall Street Journal (link to online article) about the placement of cardio exercise equipment and how people determine which pieces of equipment we will use, and how hard we will exercise (intensity).  You would think that if you placed fitness equipment facing the windows so we can see […]

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Meal Preparation | Gluten Free | Planning

Posted On December 14th, 2015

It is all about, Planning the Work and Working the Plan. The same goes for a successful health and fitness program. Even though you have the fitness side taken care of, you still need to pay attention to what you put inside of your mouths. Food intake is a huge part of a successful program […]

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Orthotics and Improving Active Movements | Pain Management

Posted On February 3rd, 2015

Understanding Orthotics and Improving Active Movements Don’t mistake those ready-made insoles in a drugstore for orthotics, which are customized shoe inserts. A healthcare professional actually examines your feet, pronation and gait and then makes note of the pain you have while walking, running or standing and then orders orthotics that can address the problem your feet have. […]

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How To Burn More Calories

Posted On March 14th, 2012

If you are looking for ways to burn more calories at your fitness facility or gym, then start doing movements that involve your leg muscles. For the days that you are doing cardio or aerobic training, you want to make sure that you involve your legs as much as possible, and that is why taking […]

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Portland Fitness Food Tip: Drinking Wine this Weekend!

Posted On February 25th, 2012

If you are going to that wine festival in Newport, make sure that you don’t crazy with both the wine and the food. If you are on a strict food plan or following one for a fitness program, then make sure your fat intake for the day is at a minimal, since alcohol pretty much has the […]

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Personal Trainer: Portland, Oregon is the Fittest City in the United States

Posted On February 22nd, 2012

Well, it was just announced today according to Men’s Fitness that Portland, Oregon is the fittest city in the United States. I think this is an amazing achievement for this city, especially when it rains here so much. This just points out that in order to stay fit, it is a do whatever it takes […]

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The Personal Trainer: How to Increase your Muscle Mass

Posted On February 20th, 2012

If you are looking to increase your muscle you need to fatigue your muscle. This is done by a few methods, but the most popular one is by doing the overload principle, which is progressively increasing the amount of weight per set. Where individuals fail with this exercise is that they do not push through […]

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Portland Fitness Trainer: Workout Discipline and Motivation

Posted On February 15th, 2012

As the old adage says, ‘there is nothing worthwhile that is easy.’ Maintaining a workout regimen is one of the most difficult things to maintain, especially if you are too busy or unmotivated. You may even rationalize that not all that is difficult is necessarily worthwhile. Well, given that this is true, you must carefully […]

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Three Main Concepts to be Successful at Exercise: Motivation, Action, Results

Posted On February 12th, 2012

You have probably heard several people talk about their fitness goals and how they went about it. A lot of them are usually proud enough to say that they are actually successful while others aren’t due to several reasons. A common denominator among both groups of fitness enthusiasts include motivation, action, and result but the successful ones […]

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