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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:

Globe & Mail: The one thing that’s missing from your workout routine: A partner

Link to VideoYou’ve got your gym routine down to a T, but there’s probably one thing still missing: Have you tried working out with a partner? Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you some easy and fun exercises for two. Watch the Video.

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Globe & Mail: I want to work out, but my friends just want to eat and drink

I want to work out, but my friends just want to eat and drink. What can I do?The question: I recently lost 30 pounds, but my friends are not being supportive. In fact, sometimes I think they are trying to sabotage my success by encouraging me to go out for dinner and drinks and skip my workouts. Any suggestions on what I should say and do?

The answer: First, take a moment to be proud of yourself! Try not to let your friend’s reactions detract from your sense of accomplishment. I know, easier said than done, but remember: Adopting a healthier lifestyle is for you, not them. Read More

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Get Fit for Seasonal Sports

Get Fit for Seasonal SportsKathleen Trotter is a personal trainer, Pilates equipment expert, Globe and Mail fitness columnist and blogger. She says, “Don’t use running to get in shape, get in shape to run!” Beginners or sedentary individuals need to start off slowly to gradually build up their stamina. Listen Here

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Globe & Mail: An easy way to add extra cardio to your workout

Link to VideoReady for an extra workout? Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you the easiest ways to add cardio intervals to your strength training. Watch the Video

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Beyond the Cheers April 16

Beyond the CheersKathleen will be on the @beyondthecheers radio show today, Wednesday April 16th at 7pm. Check out the details and tune in here

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