My Fitness Blogs

Topics on all things health and fitness related.

My Fitness Blogs 

Topics on all things health and fitness related.

A Common Cause of Knee Pain

Knee pain is very common, especially among more active individuals. As a personal trainer, it is something I see often. If you've been lifting for any length of time there is a good chance you've experienced some sort of knee pain. If you have you know how...

Mount Tabor Stair Circuit

Running stairs is something I do often in my own fitness and as a personal trainer with my clients. This stair circuit is the first of many outdoor workouts that I'll be putting out on my blog. If you're looking for some fun fitness ideas that you can do outside,...

Why is Kombucha good for you?

It has been proven Kombucha is good for your health for several reasons, but many people are not sure why. I once wondered, is this trendy drink really as beneficial as people say? Not too long ago I was pushed to find out more about kombucha. I had been experiencing...

Kayaking the Mckenzie River

In my last 10 or so blogs, I've focused solely on health and fitness. I've tried in my own experience and opinions in most topics and they have been your more typical health and exercise-related writings.  This weekend on a camping trip I had an idea. It's the...

Cycling or Running?

Both cycling and running are excellent forms of exercise. But both come with differences which could sway you toward one exercise over the other. As a personal trainer, I have had my years of running and my years of cycling. I was a runner from the age of 16-22. I...

Success in Cardio

Something I come across often as a personal trainer is people having a hard sticking to a cardio routine. Mostly because they mainly do machines at the gym which for a lot of people can be pretty miserable. I have a good road bicycle that I ride quite often. When I go...

Vitamin C for Stress

In my last blog, I talked about Leaky gut and inflammation. I talked about my experience going through it and the benefit of having a healthy gut. Back in September of 2015 when I was trying to cure my gut I was also experimenting with vitamin C to help with acne. I...

Gut Health

When I first announced I was going to start blogging through a post on Facebook I said that it was going to be all over the place. In a way, it has been, but at the same time, it has had some order. So far everything I’ve gone through has been relevant to me as a...

Shoulder Stretch/Warm ups

As a personal trainer in Portland, my I strive for longevity. In the last two video’s I put out focused on core strength, lower back health, and posture. I want to switch gears and go over a few shoulder stretches and warm-up exercises that have been helpful for me....

Maybe You Just Need a Dog

I have always exercised and been a pretty active person. I've never been one for sitting still. Being active, especially getting outside and moving around actually calms me down. Though as I've gotten an older and the responsibilities have piled up I often sacrifice...