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Exercise Portland: Communicate with your personal trainer

When you are training with a personal trainer, communication is a big factor in a successful program. If something is not feeling right with a specific exercise or you are not feeling good, let your trainer know. Maybe you are reversing your breathing or holding your breath and it is making you get nauseous. The […]

Diet & Food: Just make small changes

If you can make small modifications to your food intake then you are on track to accomplishing some great goals. Changing or shifting someones eating habits can be the most challenging obstacles someone can encounter, because we have to eat to survive. That is why you should make small changes in order to keep the […]

The Pros & Cons of the Upright Stationary Bike

The upright stationary bike is a great piece of exercise equipment, but it  can get boring, especially if you do not have an mp3 player, or you are not taking a spin class. As far as the cons go, this is probably these biggest one. The stationary bike serves several purposes, especially for those who have undergone […]

Exercising Opposing Muscle Groups

There are a lot of individuals who exercise but they do not focus on working their opposing muscle groups. For example, they do a lot of triceps exercises, but only do a few biceps. Another example, is they focus too much on their quadriceps and not enough on their hamstring muscles. Even though the quadriceps […]

Portland Exercise – Advanced Abdominal Crunch

When it comes to strengthening the abdominals and core muscles, it is always great to have an arsenal of routines, because your body needs change to create results. Doing regular crunches with your feet placed on the ground are great, but you will get used to that exercise quickly. When that happens, lift your feet […]

Portland Fitness – Basic principle to Bulk Up!

If you want to bulk up or increase your muscle mass, then you need to focus on a certain way of lifting, and that is called, The Overload Principle. You always want a  challenging resistance load on the muscle in order for it to increase in size. For example, a typical overload principle routine would […]

Exercise Portland – Fitness & The BOSU Balancer

The BOSU Balancer has been a very huge hit when it comes to fitness equipment and adding variety to fitness routines. When utilizing both sides of the BOSU Balancer, it can be very effective for all kinds of exercises, especially when targeting specific goals that you want to improve on. If you are up to the […]