So what are some ways to start slimming down, getting a little toned and getting the heart and lungs to start working better together. One way is just to start moving, especially if you have been dormant during this winter time. I do have to say, the winter here in Portland, Oregon has been pretty […]
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 […]
One of the most common associations with sciatic pain can be caused from having a tight IT band or Iliotibial Band. A lot of individuals or even some clients will raise concern that they may be experiencing some form of sciatica due to hours of sitting at their desks or in constant long meetings with […]
This is going to be a quick post about individuals who are eating a low carb or participating in the paleo movement diet. Both of these are extremely popular with the Crossfit movement and individuals need to be careful that they are getting the appropriate nutrients when doing both of these, especially with the amount […]
You do not want to ruin your progress, but you want to enjoy that big party? What are some tips?
The holidays are officially upon us, and with the season come plenty of parties with rich drinks, comfort food galore, and more cookies and sweet treats than a bakery shop. How do you still obtain […]
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 […]
When it comes to running, people are usually on one extreme or the other. They either hate it, or can’t wait to lace up their shoes each day. Don’t get me wrong, running is not an easy sport. It takes mental strength and endurance, as well as physical. It can also leave you with some […]
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 ” […]
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 […]
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