January Locker Room Low Down

Wow 2017 has been an amazing year at PDXstrength. It’s truly been an honor to be apart of your fitness journey and we are so excited for what is in store for 2018. Reflect on how far you have come this year, and be proud of your accomplishments no matter how big or small. When you get some extra time, write down a few goals that you’d like to work towards this year. A SMART goal is a goal that is specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time based.  Pick one or two goals, and make a plan! Here is a great template to use: SMART GOAL SHEET  If you’d like more direction, accountability or help creating a game plan please don’t hesitate to contact me and we can grab a coffee or a drink and I’ll help you personally set up a plan to smash your 2018 goals! My email is jocelyn@pdxtrength.

Also big thanks to everyone that donated a toy for our toy drive! It was pretty cool to drop off 50 toys for kids in need. We hope you had a great holiday season and are ready to get back in the gym and start working on your 2018 goals.

Snatch Clinic

Do you wish you had more time than we can spend in class to work out your snatching kinks? On Sunday, January 28th, we’re offering you the opportunity to one and a half glorious hours working on your snatch confidence with Coach Jen Javier and fellow members of PDXstrength!We’ll break down your snatch into its component parts, drill the basics, and build it back up better, faster, and stronger! You’ll leave with improved technique, and a new appreciation for the complex beauty of the snatch. All of this can be yours for just $18.00

This mini snatch clinic will give you an opportunity to learn (or relearn) pointers that will help you throw up some serious weight with beautiful form. Sign up on mindbody. Space is limited to 12 participants.  Date: 1/28   Time: 9:30 am – 11 am  Cost $18  Sign up here: Snatch Clinic


Sunday Pop Up 5 pm bootcamps are a great way to wrap up your weekend on a positive note.  Our bootcamp classes are for all levels, so why not bring a friend? Join us this month on Sunday, January 7, 14 and 28th at 5 pm. Sign up for classes here:Sunday Bootcamp


Hey Strength Tribe! The weekend of January 6/7 is bring a friend weekend! Bring a friend to any of our bootcamps, group strength and conditioning (If they already have experience) or yoga for free! Tell them it’s a late Christmas present!

PDX 101 

If you want to get started at PDXstrength our  PDX101 foundation series are the way to go!   Don’t miss your chance to enroll before these series  fill up in January!  We have morning and evening sessions available. PDX101 is our foundation series that will meet you at your current fitness level and get you prepared for our Group Strength and Conditioning classes. Cost is $230 for 16  hours of intro classes, weekly emails from your coaches, and free access to open gym, kettle bell classes, yoga, run club,  and bootcamp classes for the duration of 101!

Get started and sign up today with this link:  PDX 101 

Don’t wish a year from now, you started today! Need more convincing on why our 101 series is crucial to the start of your fitness journey? Check out this blog entry:  Why Should I take PDX101?


Competitor Program

We are proud to offer competitor programming for athletes that are interested in maximizing their fitness at PDXstrength. If you want more than just an hour long class, if you are interested in fitness competitions, or want guidance to improve skills and strength necessary to be pushed to your full potential, our competitive program is your answer. Our PDXstrength athletes will have the option to upgrade their membership and have exclusive access to our thoughtfully designed  Competitor Program. The cost  is $25 per month. It’s important that all of our athletes at PDXstrength have the option for growth, and we want to give you the tools to take your fitness to the next level.

You can jump into competitor training at anytime. Cost is only $25 per month.  To sign up for our competitive programming please click this link,

 Competitive Programming


Break Through for Beginners

This workshop series is  geared towards  athletes of all ages, shapes and sizes, new to exercise or that have taken a  break from a regular physical exercise routine. Nutrition and healthy habits will be a huge component of this workshop series.

Workshop includes:

Six  one hour and fifteen minute sessions, with a 20-30 min nutrition talk in each class, followed by a 45 minute fitness class.  These classes will teach you how to perform fundamental exercises safely, to create a strong foundation for your fitness journey in a fun, supportive and positive atmosphere. Each class in our breakthrough series will cover a crucial topic on nutrition, healthy habits and nutrition.  This workshop also includes weekly workouts to do at home or in the gym for 6 weeks, as well as weekly nutrition, sleep and lifestyle challenges for 6 weeks.

Cost is  only $219 for 6 weeks

Bonus: Athletes will have free access to our Yoga and Bootcamp classes while taking the Breakthrough Course.  Classes will be held Saturday mornings at 11 am. First class is February 3. For more information and to sign  up please click here: Breakthrough

2018 Lurong Living Challenge

Ok Strength Tribe! We are doing the 2018 Lurong Living Resolution Challenge! The challenge starts January 15 and ends February 18. We will do the workouts on Thursdays but you can do them anytime of the week if that does not work with your schedule. We have done this challenge for the past 3 years and our members have had great success!

If you are looking to make some serious improvements to your diet and fitness so you can achieve your goals, this is your answer. We will be forming a team to work together and even compete against boxes across the country. It combines nutrition and weekly WODs. Everyone can contribute, so we want everyone to make the commitment now. Whether your goal is to lose weight and look amazing in your swimsuit, or you are looking for serious performance gains, this Challenge is for you.

It comes with weekly meal plans, recipe books, and tons of online support. Bottom line, we want everyone to get involved and do it together. You can compete for the team and as an individual at the same time, so there is something for everyone. It will be an experience you won’t forget!

Sign up here!


Who wants to go shopping at the Nike Employee Store?
We have Nike Passes to the Employee Store 1/13-1/21. If you want a pass for 50% off nike products, please EMAIL me at: jocelyn@pdxstrength.com and I’ll put you on the list! Just need names by 1/11


January Naked Lady Brunch

Start collecting your unwanted clothes, shoes and accessories for our annual PDXstrength Naked Lady Brunch! ( Guys are totally welcome!) We are planning on having the brunch and clothes swap Sunday, January 28th at noon. We will donate leftover clothing to charity! Feel free to bring food or drink to share, but don’t feel any pressure!


Congrats to Evan Simmons our January member of the month!

Evan is always  supportive and positive in class and has made some truly amazing progress at PDXstrength!  Evan is always laughing and smiling in class and works hard no matter what the workout is.  He’s one of the friendliest guys I’ve ever met, and we are truly lucky to have such a radical dude at the gym! Evan is expecting a son this month as well! We can’t wait to meet him!





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