Category: stretching

Spring Into Shape For Summer – Week Eleven

“People often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn’t have it in the beginning.”  Mohandas Gandhi We have two weeks left to our Spring…

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Spring Into Shape For Summer – Week Ten

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals”.- Zig Ziglar We’re honing in on the finish line of our Spring into Shape for Summer Program. But remember with fitness there is NEVER a finish line.  Two weeks left to take everything to the next level. …

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Spring Into Shape For Summer – Week Nine

We’ve been at this for 2 months now and you should be in better shape and experiencing improved fitness, strength and energy! If you haven’t started yet, go back through prior weeks and start today. You deserve to look and feel your best! Cardio Continue what we’ve been focusing on and this week, add 1-2 really long,…

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Spring Into Shape For Summer – Week Eight

 “Personal success is never static.  It usually comes in small steps leading to other small steps that lead to broader achievement”  W. Roberts Past blogs in this series Cardiovascular Conditioning This week incorporate a cardio-split workout once or twice.  This means that you workout twice in one day.  So you could, say, get up and…

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Spring Into Shape For Summer – Week Six

We’ve been getting some nice signs that summer is on the way!  It’s a good time to reassess your goals, monitor your progress and determine if you’re on track.  If you are, great job.  If not, don’t stress about it – just recommit today. Previous Blogs in This Series Cardiovascular Conditioning This week we incorporate…

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Spring Into Shape For Summer – Week Five

Lack of time is the number one reason people report they don’t exercise.  Well, have you ever heard the saying “People who can’t find the time to exercise will one day be forced to find the time for illness and disease!” So start today and make the commitment to yourself!  You can go online to access the first…

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Spring Into Shape For Summer – Week Two

Have you implemented some or all of the tips from last week’s column and started to develop some good healthy habits? Continue doing everything you learned last week and add on today’s tips. The goal is to get you into incredible shape just in time for summer and we’ve got a few months to make that happen. Give us…

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Changes in Fitness Over The Last 18 Years

We are celebrating our 18th Anniversary at Northwest Personal Training and Drew Carney from the KGW Early Morning Show recently did a segment with us to discuss what has changed over the last 18 years since we opened our doors. Here’s the highlights from that segment: Dynamic Warm-up It used to be common practice to perform static stretching before…

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