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3 Exercises to Replace Running

Running is an amazing form of cardio. Running is fun, easy, and doesn't cost a lot to get into. Running can also have its downsides. Running, especially on pavement can beat down on your knees, hips, back, and cause muscles to tighten. It’s common for runners to hit a...

Exercising After an Injury

For most people who exercise regularly, injuries are inevitable. We can do everything in our power to try and reduce and eliminate injury, but for most people, it’s going to happen. I am a personal trainer and I see it all the time. Sometimes injuries are completely...

Stretching- 4 Problematic Areas to Address

For a lot of people, getting into a solid stretching routine is difficult, even for people who have no problem consistently working out. If you've had a hard time getting into stretching and feel the consequences creeping up on you in the form of tight muscles and...

Gear Prep to Continue Running Through The Cold

If you are a year-round dedicated runner and living in Portland, you’re probably mentally preparing yourself for running in the rain! For some, going from running in warm dry weather, too cold and wet, can take a kind of metal “psych up!”. But with the right gear, the...

The Benefits of Yoga in Your Fitness Routine

To go along with any exercise program, having an in-depth stretching routine is so important. Whether you are hitting the weights at your local gym, or enjoy the occasional jog, working in stretches to combat tightening muscles, and to correct imbalances in strength...