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KT-Fullshot-2011-21 My name is Kathleen Trotter. I am a personal Trainer, Globe and Mail columnist, pilates equipment specialist, Huffington Post blogger and fitness writer. I am located in downtown Toronto. My services include personal training, personalized programs, group seminars and fitness writing. Visit my Fitness Training page to learn more. Be sure to sign up for my newsletter to the left and keep up to date with fitness news, recipes and more. Feel free to contact me for information! My most recent articles are listed below.

My Accomplishments

  • 1 Ironman (Ironwoman)
  • 7 half-Ironman (also called 70.3)
  • 10 Marathons
  • Half-Marathons – too many to count!

Latest News

The Globe and Mail: Tone your lower body at home with this Ballet Barre workout

Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to get the benefits of a trendy Barre workout at home with this lower body routine WATCH NOW

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5 Things I Wish My Younger Self Had Known about Fitness and Life

I’m “only” 31, so it may be premature to already have a list to tell my younger self. But, I have been a trainer for almost 12 years, and working out seriously for 16, so I feel I am entitled to at least a preliminary list.

Since I don’t know anyone named Doc and I don’t have a flying DeLorean time machine to allow me to time travel and communicate directly with the younger Kathleen, I figure the next best thing is to share my insights with all of you. READ MORE

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What’s Your Body ‘Debt’?

Too many of us take our bodies for granted. We sit for hours, or train constantly (me!) without fully contemplating the stress our lifestyle places on our bodies.

Sure, some of us pretend to take care for ourselves — we stretch for five minutes after a run, or get up once every four hours from our computer to walk around — but most of us don’t really take recovery seriously. READ MORE

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May Newsletter

newsletterThe May Newsletter is available! Check it out for news on my new live/work space (YAY!!!!) and the Workout of the Month, by Kris Sheppard - Running form is not just about your foot! Read the newsletter

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New digs (part 2)

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I am VERY excited to announce that on May 9th I took possession of my very own live / work space! This is what it looked like when I first took possession. On May 20th the first batch of my equipment was delivered. It took about six hours for everything to be put together. Now it looks like this! The second batch of equipment gets delivered June 3rd. Then I have to finish painting, put up a wall and fix the bathroom. I hope to be seeing clients in my new space as of June 15th!

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