Hiking: Falls Creek Falls

Post By Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Trainer, Registered Dietitian and Owner There is one thing I have learned about making it through the winter in the Pacific Northwest, which is that you have to go outside.  Growing up in upstate New York, winter meant…

Hiking: Lava Canyon

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Trainer and Owner A few weeks ago, I spent the weekend in a cabin in the Mt. St. Helens area with some good friends and we did this hike on a Saturday morning.  The trailhead was about 45…

Hiking: The Maple Ridge Trail at Silver Falls State Park

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Personal Trainer and Owner It seems like the colors this fall are particularly amazing in the northwest.  Fall is in it’s prime right now and I highly recommend heading to Silver Falls State Park to catch the colors at…

Hiking: Goat Rocks Wilderness-Snowgrass Flats Loop

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian, Personal Trainer and Owner A couple of good friends and I decided to continue an annual tradition of a fall get together with a backpacking trip.  Since we only had a weekend for the trip, we needed…

Hiking: The Wallowas

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian, Personal Trainer and Owner The Wallowas: WOW.  One of the seven wonders of Oregon and understandably so.  With numerous peaks, glacial lakes and a cool town close to the trailhead, this was the place my husband and…

Hiking: Olympic National Park

Posy by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian, Personal Trainer and Owner Hiking is one of my absolute favorite past times.  There is so much to gain from a walk in the woods: the solitude of being alone with nature or the chance to catch…

My 4 Day Backpacking Meal Plan

Post by Olivia Martino Blodgett, Registered Dietitian and Owner In preparation for a recent backpacking trip I spent some time searching the internet for help with meal planning.  I was really surprised by the lack of creative, healthy ideas out there and did not…

An Active Lifestyle

Post by Olivia Martino, Registered Dietitian, Personal Trainer and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest             When I was in college I thought of myself as an active person.  I worked out 2-3 times/week at the campus gym and sometimes did leg…

My Five Favorite Area Hikes

Post by Olivia Martino, Certified Personal Trainer and Co-Owner, Nourish Northwest One of the main reasons that I chose to live in the Northwest is the abundance of natural beauty we are surrounded by.  Not only is it amazing to look at, but my…