Tag Archives: Fitness

The Thyroid a Powerful Weight Regulating Gland

Updated 22 September 2018 The thyroid is a small gland in the neck no bigger than a buckeye butterfly. But this glands hormone also influences other hormone producing glands which have much to do with our weight and other important metabolic interactions and bodily functions. Just because these glands are small, does not mean they are insignificant. Walk More to Burn Additional Calories It is seen through patient and animal research that hypothyroidism (under-active thyroid (more…)

Weight Loss and Fitness Secrets Revealed – New Year New You!

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2017, by Marc Woodard It’s a new year and will it also be the beginning of a new you? How many time have you tried making a New Year’s resolution? Or one you’d actually make a commitment to and it stuck? So what is your New Year’s Resolution, what do you want to change about yourself, or life? Is it to finally lose that excess weight once and for all… start (more…)

Tigard’s Outdoor Fitness Center

Fanno Creek Bridge Crossing into Dirksen Nature Park During brisk afternoon walks I often cross a pedestrian bridge in my neck of the woods.  It’s located on Tiedemann Avenue in Tigard at the North East corner of Fowler Grade School next to the track. This bridge crossing over Fanno creek is a pedestrian access point into Dirksen Nature Park. One day after walking across the bridge I broke stride to focus on a youth doing pull-ups (more…)