Conference Blogs

Fight Two men entered the ring for their first professional fight. Then something went wrong.

see story at New York Times or Boxing/Functional Training Club Hood River The Trainer 

The Relationship between Special Populations and Credentials for the European Fitness Professionals

Oral presentation at the ICPAFR 2016 in Kaunas, Lithuania.Sub-theme: Exercise, physical activity and fitness for special populations

Insightful ramblings...perhaps.

A well written article states that if a substance is a known poison, but is consumed in a small enough dose that it's effect can't be measured, then who cares. This is common thinking but not the logic I choose to live by. Consider the following scenerio.A bunch of Native Americans agree that it is not safe to cross a frozen river because it is too thin and a man does anyway and makes it across. Who is right and does it change the mind of the other?Tip of the day: Do not exchange principles for methods.

I look back... The Trainer Hood River Columbia River Gorge

New Blog!

As part of my New Year's Resolution, I have created my very own blog spot online! Please feel free to browse as it is a collection of my thoughts and opinions on various topics. www.ItsAnAdrienneThing.comI will no longer be blogging from this site. Thanks! 

Choose the positive path

Choose a "positive " path to pursue in life!

Resistance Band Demonstration at Women's Health & Fitness Expo (w/Video)

This workout uses resistance bands a type of elastic resistance.  The bands increase strength, mobility and function, as well as reduce joint pain.    Bands and tubing rehabilitate injuries, improve the functional ability of older adults, improve athletic performance, and aid in treating many chronic diseases. In addition, resistance bands are lightweight and portable, take up very little space and are safe and easy to use.  In this routine, a variety of strength training exercises are shown for a complete, total body workout. 

Prepare Your Meals and

Figure out what you want to eat for the next seven days (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks), then take an evening to prepare as many meals as possible.  The same planning goes for your workouts and 10,000 steps - grab a calendar and pencil in exactly when and where you plan on fitting in time to exercise/walk.