Adding Intensity Without Increasing Risk of Injury By Garrett Soames, PA-C, MMSc, ATC

How to use 12 minutes for an efficient workout to preserve lean body mass while losing fat. Read More »

truSculpt 3D - the latest in body contouring technology

truSculpt 3D is the latest in body sculpting technology to diminish fat Read More »

Low Testosterone - Guest Expert, Douglas Sutherland, MD.

"Doc, can we check my testosterone levels today?" I hear this question multiple times every day in my urology clinic, regardless of the reason the gentleman was sent my way in the first place. I have had men ask me this very question... Read More »

Microdermabrasion - Is it right for you?

What is Microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion by Genesis Biosystems, Inc. uses disposable crystal-free exfoliation tips to remove the dead, outermost layer of skin. The skin exfoliation process reveals new, living skin cells that are soft, smooth and receptive to nutrients. What conditions does it treat? Microdermabrasion is... Read More »

The Risks of Low Testosterone in Men

The Risks of Low Testosterone in Men Read More »

Black Friday Through Cyber Monday Anti-Aging Specials!

Give the Gift of Anti-Aging- What Could Be Better! Dermal Fillers- improve wrinkles, sagging, and volume loss anywhere from the cheekbones to the lips with these instantly gratifying injections of hyaluronic acid with little to no downtime!         Juvederm Ultra (great for... Read More »


Handling special events is an integral skill for long term weight management.  I recommend you: 1. Plan Ahead. Don't get stuck in the trap of deciding whether to stay "on your diet" in the heat of the moment.  Think ahead, check out the food options... Read More »

Rejuvenate the Face! Chemical Peels 101

At Rainier Medical Spa we offer Skin Medica Peels. Many clients ask what a peel is and what the difference is between a peel and microdermabrasion. A peel resurfaces the skin and exfoliates by using chemical enzymes which eat away at dead... Read More »

IMWI Race Report

This was IM #4 and it did not disappoint. Not a PR for me at this distance and I failed to achieve my primary goal of a sub-11 hour race but I did PR the marathon with my first sub-4 hour effort despite a torn calf muscle following a 6 hour bike ride (IF 0.74/VI 1.1/TSS 325). It was my best AG placement at the IM distance, 28th place (previous three efforts all 36th-93rd). Read More »