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Types of fitness exercises

There are literally thousand types of exercises from tai chi to tae bo, from cha-cha to kung fu. The movements, routines, techniques, origins and names vary greatly but all of these can be classified into three basic categories, namely, cardiovascular exercises (aerobic), flexibility exercises and strength exercises (anaerobic). Cardiovascular exercises are meant to improve stamina […]

Exercise Portland: So what is Zumba

A new dance craze also known as Zumba Fitness has also been recently introduced all over the world. This kind of cardio exercise is perfect for people who find that running is a little bit too boring and routinary. Zumba is a combination of Latin tracks, as well as other famous upbeat tracks all over […]

Portland Fitness Trainer: Fitness and Diabetes

When insulin is released in the blood stream, it causes the cells to pick up the glucose, which will cause the blood glucose levels to drop down to a level that the body likes. When this happens, it broken down in to ATP or it can be stored as glycogen (for energy when needed). When […]

Personal Training: Transitioning From a Hobby to a Professional Personal Training Career

When it comes to the personal training business, the individual wanting to enter this industry needs to look at this as a career, not just a hobby. This is because you are going to be working with clients who want to take their body, health, physical fitness to the next level. When they are going […]

Exercise Portland Oregon: Use a Stability Ball to Spice Up Your Routine!

If you routines are getting mundane and they are not producing any results for you, the start doing those routines on a stability ball. This will not only shock your body, but you core will get an awesome workout, your stabilizers will start firing like they never have before, and you will burn extra calories. Give it […]

Exercise Portland: Get an effective workout in 20 minutes

The way to get an effective workout in 20 minutes is to keep moving and keep changing up the routine. Try to come up with 5 or six exercises that you can do for three different circuits, but don’t have any breaks unless you really have too. Keep the intensity up, but safe enough that […]