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#HOPX10 Hour of Power Challenge 2020

High intensity interval training is a great way to build lean muscle mass, drop fat weight and increase cardiovascular capacity. It’s also fantastic for trading limited workout time for maximum results and keeping the incidence of repetitive movement injuries low. […]

2019-12-09T15:13:39-07:00December 9, 2019|

7 tips for healthy eating

The holiday season is upon us, and however you feel about that, one thing is sure to ring true: the food will be delicious and plentiful! For those feeling a bit of food-induced anxiety at the thought of tackling the culinary onslaught, here are 7 tips to help you feel good about your food consumption throughout the merriment. […]

2019-12-09T11:33:46-07:00December 5, 2019|

Intuitive eating 101

Intuitive Eating. Many of us have heard of it, but what does it mean to put it into practice? […]

2019-12-05T07:59:11-07:00December 5, 2019|

December 15, 9 – 10:30 a.m.

We’re so excited for our second Work Out 💚 Give Back event scheduled for Sunday December 15, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. […]

2019-12-03T08:17:17-07:00December 3, 2019|

New equipment, fall 2019

We recently invested in the studio and brought in some new gear for our trainers and clients. It’s a nice mix of new toys and multiples of popular items. Check it out! […]

2019-12-03T07:28:05-07:00December 3, 2019|

Inaugural Work Out Give Back – Thank you!

We couldn’t be happier with how the inaugural Work Out 💚 Give Back event shaped up. Thank you to our community for their outpouring of support raising more than $1,000 for Children’s Cancer Association. […]

2019-11-25T19:47:58-07:00November 25, 2019|

Travel workouts for “the season”

The holiday season is nearly upon us and so is the influx of parties, busyness, and travel. Having less time to visit the gym doesn’t mean you have to skip your workouts! Modify your routine by implementing these easy to follow, on-the-go workouts. Use the free weight workout when you have access to a simple hotel gym with a few dumbells and some cardio equipment. Utilize the bodyweight workout anywhere from your living room to your hotel room, and anywhere in between! […]

2019-11-19T07:34:59-07:00November 16, 2019|

Meal prep tips from a personal chef

As a personal chef, I work every week to make whole food meals taste as delicious as possible. Beyond that, I’m always looking at ways to prioritize nutrient dense nutrition while streamlining the own process! Here are my top time-saving meal prep tips. […]

2019-11-13T09:37:28-07:00November 12, 2019|

On feet and gyms…

Going back to our member survey this summer we received comments both thanking us for allowing the barefoot workouts at the studio and asking us to stop them because, well, some people think that feet are gross. Know that this is something we have thought about and discussed from the inception of the studio and here’s where we stand. […]

2019-10-29T12:13:58-07:00October 29, 2019|

Work Out 💚 Give Back

We’re so excited to announce our inaugural Work Out 💚 Give Back event scheduled for Sunday November 24th, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. […]

2019-11-18T13:57:11-07:00October 25, 2019|

Winter 2019 holiday hours

We encourage our clients and trainers to take time to enjoy friends and family during the holiday season. Here’s a complete list of modified studio hours for November and December 2019. […]

2019-10-31T11:11:53-07:00October 25, 2019|

Soup’s on! Healthy instant pot soup

Maybe it’s the early onset of cold weather here in PDX this year? Maybe it’s just me, but I’m craving soup. I stumbled upon this fabulous Instant Pot Tortilla Chicken Soup in my search for healthy Instant Pot soup recipes. […]

2019-10-17T13:27:16-07:00October 15, 2019|

DOMS: Why We Get Sore After a Workout and What We Can Do About It

We all know what it’s like to wake up sore the day after a workout, a strenuous hike, or a long bike ride. Many of us have heard that the pain comes from damaged muscles that will then rebuild and make us stronger. But is that true? Why do our muscles get sore after physical exertion, what causes it, and are there things we can do to avoid it or make it better? Read on to learn about the phenomenon of delayed-onset muscle soreness, more commonly referred to as DOMS. […]

2019-10-09T13:49:24-07:00October 9, 2019|

Welcome personal trainer Tessa Edwards

We are thrilled to welcome personal trainer Tessa Edwards to the Dream Team of personal trainers at the studio. […]

2019-10-02T20:55:17-07:00October 2, 2019|

Welcome personal trainer Brian O’Neill

We are thrilled to welcome personal trainer Brian O’Neill to the DreamTeam of personal trainers at the studio. […]

2019-10-02T20:55:29-07:00October 2, 2019|