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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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Delicious OU81 Bar Review by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I used to be a bar fanatic. I would buy Kashi Bars, Pure Protein Bars, Kind Bars , Lara Bars and Think Thin Bars by the case full. I thought these bars were a healthy ... Read on »
Weight Loss is Not the Goal by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Have I mentioned lately that I love my job? I love getting the opportunity to sit with people and share in their vulnerabilities, weaknesses and struggles. I love ... Read on »
How Being “Low Carb” Failed Me by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We are a carb crazed culture. Ask anyone on the street what foods make them gain weight and the answer will always be “carbs”. Carbohydrates have been demonized ... 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 »
Backpacking Adventure!!! by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi there! Well, I took the weekend off from the gym and headed out toward Mt. Hood with my friend Brittany for a four day backpacking trip from Timothy Lake to Olallie ... Read on »
Bulletproof Buttered Mocha and Hot Chocolate by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, the time has come!! Today I gave my two weeks notice at the Cultured Caveman food cart. It’s been a long year of learning about rendering beef suet, makin ... Read on »
Podcast Up on Rebooted Body!! by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, this is the awkward post where I make up excuses as to why I haven’t blogged in a while. Truth be told, I have been swamped with clients at the gym. Woohoo!!! It’s ... Read on »
Guest Post from Gaiam TV!! by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have realized that I need yoga in my life. My joints have been really “chatty” lately and I want to be more flexible and have less creaks and pops. I am waaaay to yo ... Read on »
Are You Goals Focused or Process Focused?? by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I just got done recording a podcast with Kevin Geary, owner of  Rebooted Body . We had a great convo talking about how the emotional side of health and wellness is mis ... 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 »
Easy Peasy Fool Proof Paleo Mayo and Cilantro Lime Cole Slaw!! by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I just spent the last week soaking up the sun in San Diego with my hubs for the 4th of July. It was soooo much fun!! We ate and drank our way through LA, San Di ... Read on »
PaleoPro Protein Powder: A Review by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love working in a gym, but sometimes it can make getting in enough protein a real challenge. I have tried a number of “healthy” and “clean” protein powders only to b ... Read on »
Bacon, Bison and Cranberry Epic Bar: A Review by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was working at the cart the other day when one of our customers told me about Epic Bars. He said they were made with meat, fruit and nuts. I was skeptical, of course ... Read on »
Breaking the Breakfast Conundrum by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A lot of my clients initially struggle with finding different foods for breakfast. They quickly tire of eggs and bacon which is totally understandable. Starting yo ... Read on »
Maple Apple Cinnamon Muffins by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This seriously is the BEST Paleo muffin I have ever made!!  The pictures do not do them justice. I took them at night with horrible lighting. Seriously, I a ... Read on »
Fun Times With Liver: My First Attempt by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Pretty sure my husband just made a gagging noise when I told him I was posting about tonight’s dinner. Wuss. Suck it up, Ludeman. This is hardcore Paleo at it’s best. ... Read on »
“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 »
Interview Time: Laura Poe, RD and Awesome Nutrition Guru!! by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am fortunate to work with a lot of cool and amazingly talented people at the Cultured Caveman food cart, one of whom is my friend Laura who can be found slingin chic ... Read on »
I Wasn’t Happy as a Size 6 by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living (This is a pretty vulnerable post…..please be kind and keep critical comments to yourself. Thanks!!) I had a revelation the other day. I was feeling critical of my ... Read on »
A Few of My Favorite Things by TrainerKim Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I get asked fairly often what I buy, where I shop and what I use in the gym. So, here are some of my favorite things to eat, use and wear! First, food! ... Read on »