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TrainerKim

Portland, Oregon
My name is Kim and I am a certified personal trainer and nutrition specialist. I am the face behind my blog Train Your Body-Change Your Life! and the owner of Healthy Foods To You, my nutiritional consulting business. I love to hike, bike, run, take fitness classes, do Crossfit and basically... Full Bio
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“Get Some” Milkshake and Ice Cream by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you have been following this blog at all, you are well aware of my love for bulletproof coffee.  There’s nothing better then starting my day with a mug full ... Read on »
“I Should…” Statements and Getting off the Shame Cycle by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There is an epidemic occurring everyday. It usually effects women more than men, however it can be detrimental to both. It makes you feel powerless, helpless, o ... Read on »
“Oatmeal” Currant Cookies by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Oh.My.Goodness. I haven’t baked in over two months thanks to the Whole30 Challenge and can I just say what an eye opener that was for me?! I didn’t realize the amo ... Read on »
21 Day Sugar Challenge and Pumpkin Bread by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Holidays!! Can you believe it is December already?!? I can’t!! Well, we have our tree all set up and our house decorated. There’s nothing better than ... Read on »
3 Step No Sugar End of Summer Blackberry Jam by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was channeling my mother this morning as my friend Mary and I were wandering through a field of weeds, peas and of course, blackberries. It was a surreal mome ... Read on »
30 Day Paleo Challenge 2012- Bring it On! by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Ludemans have gone Paleo! For the next 30 days, Tim and I (and most of the folks at Crossfit Mt. Hood) will be eating the Paleo Lifestyle! The Paleo lifestyle incl ... Read on »
4 Awesome Ways to Sneak in Avocado by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There is nothing better in this life than a fresh bowl of homemade guacamole, in my opinion. I love avocados!! They are so creamy and delicious!! They make my h ... Read on »
4 Delicious Paleo Dinner Recipes (Including Smoky Yummy Drummies!) by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Only 5 more days until Tim and I take off for our long Anniversary weekend in Bend!! I seriously could not be more excited to get away than I am right now. It’s been 4 ... Read on »
5 Faces You Should Not Make When Teaching a Cooking Class by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Apparently I cannot teach a cooking class without looking like a dork. One of my sweet clients brought her camera (a Canon PowerShot G) to the class to take pictures s ... Read on »
5 Reasons to Drink Bone Broth by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am reading an amazing book called Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo of Balanced Bites. It is probably the most engaging, thorough and awesome book on Paleo ... Read on »
5 Reasons to Get Rid of the Junk in Your Diet by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Even though Paleo is getting more and more popular, there is still a lot of resistance to it. I totally get it. I hate labels and as a Nutrition Consultant, I h ... Read on »
5 Tips for Thriving Through Holiday Feasting by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As a personal trainer, I can tell you truthfully that the busiest time in the gym is January-March. For about six to eight weeks after the holidays end, the gym i ... Read on »
5 Tips To Bust Through a Plateau by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Weight loss, fat loss and fitness plateaus are possibly the most discouraging things on the planet. You have been on a strict diet and exercise plan when all of a s ... Read on »
5 Ways to Make Meals More Meaningful and Healthy by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Literally every muscle in my body hurts right now. I am getting schooled at the gym like Billy Madison. I love feeling a little sore, but this is just ridiculous! I re ... Read on »
50% Off 4 Week Fitness/Nutrition Package!! by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am so excited to partner with Portland Half Off Deals to offer 50% off Healthy Foods To You 4 week program!! Visit PDX50 to check out this awesome deal (for ne ... Read on »
6 Reasons You May Not be Losing Weight by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have some pretty amazing clients. Their dedication to doing what is best for their bodies amazes and inspires me all the time. Sure, they have their moments, but we ... Read on »
7 Reasons Why I Hate The Gym by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I went to 24 Hour Fitness with my hubby and LA Fitness with my roommate a little while back and remembered all the reasons I loved CrossFit so much!! I saw that there ... Read on »
8 Keys to Being “Healthy” by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have been blessed to sit with some really incredible women and share stories, tears and triumphs with them. It has been an incredible privilege to walk with women wh ... Read on »
8 of My Faves from Whole Foods! by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Whole Foods is pretty much Heaven on earth to me. I love walking through the doors knowing that I can find good, wholesome produce and products there that w ... Read on »
A Day in the Life of a Personal Trainer by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I wanted to sleep more this morning, but woke up at 6:30. Boo. I am feeling extra bloated today, so breakfast consisted of a small cup of decaf coffee with coconut mil ... Read on »