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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

I am excited to announce that I just finished my Fascial Stretch Therapy Level 2 training! I am excited to use my new techniques on all my clients.

If you are curious about Fascial Stretch click on the link and watch the “what is FST” video.

https://www.stretchtowin.com/

More News

I had so much fun on CHCH MorningLive in Hamilton on October 9th, 2014. I talked about how to encourage girls to be active! I am happy to be working with Sears Canada. Check out my appearance on CHCH Morning Live on Thursday October 9th for Sears Canada to learn more.

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And More News

On October 1st, I had the pleasure of being photographed by Malina Kaija. I am excited to share the finished images with everyone when they are finished. Until then, here are a few shots taken throughout the day. Thanks so much @chrisgreenhair for my hair and to @malinakaija for the fun afternoon!!

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CHCH Morning Live and Sears

I am happy to be working with Sears Canada. Check out my appearance on CHCH Morning Live on Thursday October 9th for Sears Canada to learn more.

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October Newsletter

newsletterThe October Newsletter is available! Check it out for Tricep Overhead Extensions (exercise of the month) and Injury Prevention Tips article Read the Newsletter

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Globe and Mail: Stealth Workout: The High-Five

1. Start on your hands and knees. 2. Sit backward into a child’s pose. Hold for a few seconds, then return to your hands and knees. 3. Reach your right hand diagonally over your left shoulder and hold for a few seconds. Return to child’s pose, then repeat this step with your other arm. Repeat the entire exercise three to five times.
(The Globe and Mail) READ MORE

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Globe and Mail: Fitness Basics – The most common bicep curl mistakes

Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you the common things people get wrong when they do bicep curls at the gym READ MORE

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Globe and Mail: I hate stepping on the scale. How do I get over my fear?

The question: I am trying to lose weight. Recently I have been getting extremely anxious in the 24 hours leading up to when I step on the scale. I am working out, eating well and continuously losing weight. My clothes feel better, but the anxiety is really getting to me. How can I curb it? I can’t live like this. READ MORE

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