Skating Coaches Gresham OR

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Golds Gym
(503) 667-2290
23500 Se Stark St
Gresham, OR
 
Charity Asplund
(503) 875-2390
Gresham, OR

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Bally Total Fitness
(503) 665-9976
1415 NE 223rd Ave
Fairview, OR
 
24 Hour Fitness Mall Sport Gym
10052 SE Washington St.
Portland, OR
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Family Gym, Free Weights, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Personal Training, Special Services, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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24 Hour Fitness
(503) 252-2435
9990 SE Washington St
Portland, OR
 
First Defense Martial Arts
(503) 492-0464
645 Se 223rd Ave Suite 102
Gresham, OR
 
Daina Woods
(503) 734-7464
Troutdale, OR

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Fairview Bally Total Fitness
1415 NE 223rd Ave
Fairview, OR
Programs & Services
Basketball, Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Tanning, Yoga

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24 Hour Fitness
(503) 252-2447
10052 SE Washington St
Portland, OR
 
Cascade Athletic Clubs
(503) 257-4142
9260 SE Stark St
Portland, OR
 
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Listen to Your Body

By Nadine Currie Jackson
 

Skaters in the Cold

One of Nadine's sore feet after a week at Skate Farm.
 

You've heard it before, but it's worth repeating: Pain is your friend, a message from your body that something is wrong ... the pan is too hot ... the bee is angry ... there's a blister on your toe.

It's also a regular — although fortunately not constant — companion of athletes and fitness enthusiasts, skaters included.

It's there when we push ourselves hard during a workout; it's there when we fall or otherwise injure ourselves.

Naturally, we don't think much about pain, except how to avoid it. But the truth is if you learn to listen to pain, it will visit you less often.

How to listen

Think of the way your legs burn when you charge up a hill. The pain is caused by a buildup of lactic acid and other glycogen waste products in your muscles. It's normal, and it usually subsides once you reach the top of the hill or otherwise decrease your level of exertion.

The question is: how should you react to this pain? In and of itself, it won't kill you. But as you may have noticed, it usually makes a mess of your technique — not to mention, your perceptual skills and judgment. And that, of course, is a recipe for disaster. When you start skating sloppy, you're headed for a fall.

There may be times, such as at the end of a race, when you'll want to push yourself through the pain. But be aware of the risk this poses to you and the people arou...

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