A Little about Me

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

February Newsletter

newsletterIt’s newsletter time!! Check out the February newsletter for a tons of tips on finding your personal recipe for fitness success,a yummy smoothie recipe and fun monster walks  READ NOW!

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Weekend with Jim Brickman: Finding Your Fitness Personality

Having trouble finding ways to stay fit? Do you find yourself saying “I just don’t have time to go tot he gym today.”. Kathleen Trotter, author of the book “Finding Your Fit“, shares great tips to finding your fitness personality, empowering you to add fitness to your day.

What’s Your Fitness Personality?
Why do you go to the gym? Is it a place where you can be social, or an escape from the busy world outside? Whatever the reason, the easiest way to fit fitness into your day is to piggyback it into your daily routine. Listen now and get some tips on how YOU can find your fitness personality!

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Kathleen’s Tips To Survive The Weekend! #fitnessfriday

Honoured to be working with this awesome #Toronto publication!! Always nice to connect with neighbours…..”it takes a village”😆 READ NOW!

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Protein Popsicles

Kathleen Trotter loves Fudgesicles, but unfortunately, they aren’t the healthiest snack out there. She decided to create something similar in taste, but a lot healthier! These protein pops are low in calories, free of artificial additives, and are great for a post workout snack (or when you feel like snacking!) GET THE RECIPE NOW!

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CKHA 100.9 Canoe FM-Finding Your Fit

Kathleen talks about tips for Finding Your Fit and fitting exercise into every day.  Everyone has their own exercise personality. Find yours and piggyback exercise on to things you like. LISTEN NOW

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Rogers TV: Putting together a fitness routine that fits your life

My Daytime London interview with @bobsmith55 is UP 🙂 Love that Rogers tv London gave me 2 segments (12 minutes) to chat about #fitness#health and my book #findingyourfit  WATCH NOW!

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The Globe and Mail: Ditch this outdated upper-body exercise in 2017

Just because an exercise is an “oldie” does not automatically mean it is a “goodie” 🙂 The new year is commonly a time of renewed – if often briefly – dedication to fitness. The gym floor becomes inundated with members trying, not surprisingly, all the almost iconic exercises such as squats, push-ups, pull-ups and lunges. Some are legendary for good reason. Others are, best-case scenario, not overly effective and, worst-case scenario, dangerous.

The decline bench press is an example of an old chestnut in need of retirement. READ MORE

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The Globe and Mail: A key fitness component often overlooked: balance

A well-rounded fitness routine typically includes three main pillars: cardio (walking, biking, etc.), strength (using machines, dumbbells, bands, etc.) and flexibility (stretching, yoga, etc.)

Balance should be considered the fourth pillar – a “non-negotiable” component of every regimen.  READ MORE

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Back to my roots!

I had the pleasure of getting back to my roots this AM on Rogers London – I went to grade 3 in #londonontario 😆 My 2 segments with Bob went by SO quickly….I could have chatted with him for the entire hour!! I SO have to go back…Bob and I have way more to say to each other!!!  😆 Looking forward to sharing the link!!

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Matching your exercise routine to your “exercise personality”!

Derick Fage’s infectious energy was enough to help me 100% forget that I only got 4 hours of sleep! Everyone at @BTMontreal was awesome – I am already excited for my next interview 😆 also, I love seeing my book front and centre!! WATCH NOW!!! #banboredom #fitnessbuddy #findngyourfit

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Way to go Indigo!

Love seeing my books front and centre! #Findingyourfit

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Indigo Books on display!!!

I am very excited!! My friend sent me photos of my book Finding Your Fit on a front display table at @IndigoEatonCtr!! 😆 Could I be a happier Kathleen??? I am going to try and go down there tomorrow and see for myself!! I think I know what my pocket of joy was today!!! #joy #findingyourfit

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