FIT Academy Blog

How To Train For A Mudder

If you’re a die-hard athlete looking for an event that will push you to the max, you should consider participating in a Tough Mudder event. Tough Mudder events are some of the most difficult physical events on the planet! The courses include 20-25 obstacles spread out over 10-12 miles, and they’re a true testament to […]

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How to Get the Most out of Your Workout

SPECIAL NOTE: FIT Academy is launching a new intensive program for those who want to lose weight and get stronger. Get more info about combining nutrition and fitness training through our new EatFIT group: Tell Me More! Are you working hard at the gym, but not getting the results you want? Have you tried switching […]

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Happy Belated Birthday to the Hawkette’s Coach, Jackie!

The FIT Academy who is a proud supporter of the Hawkettes Dance Team from Southridge High School would like to wish the Hawkette’s Coach, Jackie Koegel, a Happy Belated Birthday! The Hawkettes use the FIT Academy as both their dance studio and team gym for training. Often, if exercising at the FIT Academy, you will […]

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The Best Functional Fitness Exercises For Summer

You may have heard of functional fitness exercises because they seem to be the latest craze in the fitness world but not without good reason. Functional exercises are extremely beneficial because they train your muscles to safely complete everyday activities such as lifting a child, taking the garbage out or playing a recreational sport. Functional […]

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The Importance of Strength Training for Serious Cyclists

There has long been the debate about the value of strength training for endurance athletes like serious cyclists. Some fitness professionals believe it to be a necessity while others, shrug it off as a waste of time and effort. The truth is that strength training is never a waste of time and effort, and although […]

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Sebastian is August’s Instructor to Notice at FIT Academy

About Sebastian Having trained corporate presidents, retirees, college athletes, and individuals looking to improve their wellness habits and fitness levels for the past 7 years has allowed me to gain experience with a diverse range of fitness paths. I am results driven and my training programs are science-based. My primary concern is ensuring a safe, […]

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Spartan Race Announcement

Don’t​ ​Miss​ ​the​ ​Portland​ ​Sprint​ ​Spartan​ ​Race​ ​on​ ​August​ ​19th!

Calling​ ​All​ ​Exercise​ ​Enthusiasts​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Portland,​ ​Oregon​ ​Area! Did​ ​you​ ​know​ ​there​ ​is​ ​going​ ​to​ ​be​ ​Spartan​ ​Race​ ​in​ ​the​ ​area​ ​on​ ​August​ ​19th,​ ​2017?​ ​If​ ​you​ ​enjoy getting​ ​down​ ​and​ ​dirty​ ​while​ ​getting​ ​in​ ​an​ ​intense​ ​workout,​ ​you​ ​will​ ​love​ ​this​ ​high-intensity Spartan​ ​Race. The​ ​Spartan​ ​Race​ ​being​ ​held​ ​on​ ​August​ ​19th​ ​is​ […]

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biosignature modulation

Introducing BioSignature Modulation – Get Results Faster

SPECIAL NOTE: FIT Academy now has BioSignature Modulation testing available. CLICK HERE to let us know you would like more information. Have you ever been stuck? Do you sometimes feel like your progress is so slow it’s hardly worth it? Have you been struggling to lose weight, or to lose body fat in a specific […]

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FIT Academy is a Proud Supporter of the Hawkettes

FIT Academy is a proud supporter of the Hawkettes Dance Team, from  Southridge High School in Beaverton. The Hawkettes use our facilities as their dance studio and team gym. You’ll see them working out at FIT Academy regularly. We applaud their determination! The Hawkettes Dance Team The Hawkettes are a competitive dance team that competes […]

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Barre Method

Class of the Month – Barre Method

History Barre is a form of exercise that is offered by fitness centers, and that is taught within a group class environment. The class itself involves a unique combination of ballet, Pilates and yoga. Barre classes have been around since 1959 when the founder, Lotte Berk, began teaching the classes in her basement in London. […]

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