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Welcome personal trainer Colleen McGinnis

We are thrilled to welcome personal trainer Colleen McGinnis to the DreamTeam of professionals at the studio. […]

2019-10-03T13:43:12-07:00October 2, 2019|

Welcome personal trainer Julie Hamilton

We are thrilled to welcome personal trainer Julie Hamilton to the DreamTeam of personal trainers at the studio. […]

2019-10-02T20:55:52-07:00September 10, 2019|

Self care 101: foam rolling

Even if you’re never heard of self-myofascial release (SMR), it’s likely you’ve heard of some SMR techniques like foam rolling, trigger point release (like laying on lacrosse balls), and deep tissue massage using specialized sticks or other equipment. You may have tried it yourself or perhaps you’ve seen others doing it around the gym. But what is the purpose of SMR and how can it benefit you? This article offers an introduction to SMR with a focus on the specific SMR technique of foam rolling. […]

2019-09-10T06:25:58-07:00September 9, 2019|

#DreamTeam celebration 2019

We’re wild about the #DreamTeam of personal trainers at Hyatt Training! We’d put them up against any team of trainers anywhere and are so thankful that they’re part of Hyatt Training community and family. […]

2019-08-28T14:37:45-07:00August 28, 2019|

DEXA Scan will be at Hyatt Training on 9/17

Body composition is important for many reasons. Contrary to popular opinion, none of them having anything to do with how you look in a swimsuit! We’re excited to partner with DEXA PDX to offer Hyatt Training members an easy and accurate option to track and measure body fat percentage, muscle mass and visceral fat. […]

2019-08-13T18:25:08-07:00August 12, 2019|

5 Ways to Conquer Exercise Anxiety

The vast majority of people have a difficult time creating healthy habits and consistency around exercise. In fact, according to the CDC, nearly 80% of adults in the US don’t get the recommended amounts of exercise each week (1). That means most people are in the same boat, struggling to maintain a healthy rhythm of exercise, or even avoiding it all together. This universal struggle begs the question… […]

2019-07-31T10:42:09-07:00July 31, 2019|

Welcome personal trainer Elana Witt

We are thrilled to welcome personal trainer Elana Witt to the DreamTeam of personal trainers at the studio. […]

2019-07-30T09:32:32-07:00July 30, 2019|

Body Composition vs BMI

In a sea of fad diets and nutrition information-overload, it can be difficult—even downright frustrating—to sort out fact from fiction. We all know that nutrition is a key component to health and wellness, so how do we determine which nutrition approach or protocol is right for us? […]

2019-07-11T09:31:07-07:00July 11, 2019|

New partnership with The Fit Foods

We couldn’t be more excited to share the news of our new partnership with The Fit Foods! The Fit Foods is a healthy meal prep company who offers 50+ meals including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks that are cooked & portioned with whole food ingredients. Their meals are prepared fresh daily, and are primarily gluten-free. […]

2019-06-26T11:14:28-07:00June 25, 2019|

Our favorite bodyweight, do-anywhere workout

Check out our favorite workout to do while traveling! A tabata is an interval set that is 4:00 minutes long, and includes :20 seconds of full effort followed by :10 seconds of rest (8 rounds total in the 4 minutes). […]

2019-06-25T15:34:51-07:00June 23, 2019|

Hip flexors: tight or weak?

Have you ever felt discomfort in your hip flexors but stretching doesn’t seem to help? It’s common to confuse weak hip flexors for tight hip flexors, however many people actually experience both. Sedentary lifestyles that include lots of sitting leave the hip flexors in a constant state of contraction, causing tightness. Also, due to a lack of exercise the hip flexor complex is weak in many cases. […]

2019-06-20T09:35:15-07:00June 20, 2019|

Intermittent fasting: is it right for me?

In a sea of fad diets and nutrition information-overload, it can be difficult—even downright frustrating—to sort out fact from fiction. We all know that nutrition is a key component to health and wellness, so how do we determine which nutrition approach or protocol is right for us? […]

2019-06-14T13:24:16-07:00June 14, 2019|

Dynamic duo workouts

We’ve always built some extra structure into the open gym times at the studio. For years we’ve offered three supplemental workouts, accessible to all members – one strength, one HIIT and one cycle to cover different energy systems and give people a game plan when they walk in the door. […]

2019-06-03T11:18:06-07:00June 3, 2019|

Cardio options: Intervals vs. steady state

Cardiovascular health is an essential part of fitness. Whether your goal is to lose fat, relieve stress or improve heart health, cardio is key to your training program. The options can be overwhelming and it’s not easy to know the best fit for your fitness level and goals. This article will look at two popular forms of cardio training: High intensity intervals (HIIT) and Low intensity steady state (LISS). […]

2019-05-21T10:22:17-07:00May 20, 2019|

Summer 2019 holiday hours

As we lean into the summer months, the studio will be open modified hours on Memorial day, July 4th and Labor day. Get the details! […]

2019-05-16T10:37:17-07:00May 16, 2019|