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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.
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Feel free to contact me for information! My most recent articles are listed below.
- 1 Ironman (Ironwoman)
- 7 half-Ironman (also called 70.3)
- 10 Marathons
- Half-Marathons – too many to count!
With osteoarthritis, the phrase “use it or lose it” is particularly applicable. Exercise (when done right), can be an effective way to help minimize the pain associated with the condition. When you move your joints, you stimulate the production of synovial fluid, our bodies natural joint liner. The more synovial fluid you produce, the more lubricated your joints will be. Read More.
Watch as trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to make your hamstrings more powerful, which can help you run faster. Watch the video.
The question: I am so bored of lunges. I know they are good for me, but aren’t there any fun variations?
The answer: Absolutely! In fact, one of the reasons I love my job is the endless number of exercises and training methods that are available. Once you start exploring, you can end up down a rabbit hole filled with fun fitness variations. Read More
A scrumptious and hearty gluten-free lasagna from HEAL Nutrition. Makes 4 generous portions. Get the Recipe
Everyone has health habits that they find hard to stick to. People who successfully make long-term lifestyle changes aren’t usually successful the first time. They don’t succeed by being perfect, they succeed because they persevere. Health is a process — a non-linear one at that — that takes daily dedication. Read More.