One thing that you need to know about someone who surfs a lot, they are going to have a pretty good core and excellent balance! Why? because they are already exercising and having fun on a super unstable surface; a wave from mother nature. Below are some exercises and movements that you can incorporate into your […]
We always gets questions about what to eat before a workout, especially an hour or hour and a half prior. Here are some helpful hints that should help. If you are working with a fitness professional or Portland personal trainer, ask them what they recommend too!
1-2 hours before exercise:
liquid meal […]
It’s easy to find ourselves getting into a routine. We get comfortable, and see no reason to change. However, what if we did invite a little change into our life? Would we welcome it with delight, or run screaming in the other direction. There’s no way to know unless we actually get out of our […]
The scale can be our most hated enemy, or our best friend, depending on the numbers it displays. Too many of us rely on the number on the scale to gauge if progress is being made or not. So much that we let it make or break us on a daily basis. It’s time to […]
It’s a popular theme to get something new before a big event. Before your first day of school, a new shirt, new pants, and new shoes seem to be a going trend. Before every school dance, a new dress, or new dress pants need to be purchased. The best outfit you can find and afford […]
As we age, we begin to lose muscle mass. In order to maintain our muscle mass and and avoid loose skin, we need to consistently train the muscles of our body. A common muscle that quickly weakens and tends to sag as the years progress are the triceps. Many women refer to these as ” […]
There are many new gadgets and trends popping up all around the fitness industry. It’s hard to determine what you really could benefit from, what you really need, and what you want. Going into a sporting goods store could be an overwhelming and daunting task, so here are some things to snatch up, straight to […]
We are all busy in our life, careers, families, hobbies, etc. It makes finding the motivation to workout extra challenging. Our eyes are heavy from a long days work, the thought of getting a workout in seems obsolete.
So what do you do? How do you keep yourself on track with your workouts to maintain […]
Time is something many of us are short on. Imagine if you could get some exercise in during your morning and after work commute? It would be like killing two birds with one stone.
While this sounds great, many people still prefer to drive their car to work. While driving your car maybe, let me […]
There are many theories out there as to when is the best time to workout. Some say it’s in the morning when you’re body is at it’s freshest. Others argue that it’s best to get in some exercise mid day, so that you’re more energized for the rest of the day. Night time training is […]
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