Tag Archives: lifestyle

Tigard Heritage Plaza-Trail System Update

Update: 12/14/2019 Marc Woodard On November 19, 2017, I wrote the following article: Transforming Tigard Heritage Trail. I’ve added current pictures 2 years later. As you can see there’s been great improvement on the heritage trail system. Upon the projects completion I’ll add updated images to make the before and after comparisons. Avid walkers, joggers and bikers are likely familiar with a crescent shaped porous asphalt pathway running parallel with Tigard Street and intersecting at (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…)

Consumers Bilked by Fitness Pitch Half-Truths

Updated: 20 July 2017 Do you recall infomercials and advertisements where exercise gadgets and weight loss supplements, etc., promised great weight loss or muscle building results? Remember the abs flex, thigh buster and trampoline equipment and plethora of herbal supplement and dietary programs that guaranteed fat would melt away like butter. Or the latest DVD or fitness class promoting High Intensity Interval Training [HIIT], or dance, boot camp, spinning class, or circuit-like exercise promised to be your ticket to Atlas or body beautiful status. If your familiar with these things, you’ve also noticed a celebrity, athlete or other recognized talent, or regular (more…)