Author Archives: kathleen

Have A Plan And Make Bad Habits Utterly Inconvenient

Consistency is paramount when working toward any health goal; abstaining from cake one time will not shed stubborn pounds. To lose weight, help lower blood pressure, improve energy or decrease anxiety, you need to change your preferences — your daily … Continue reading

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Finding Your Fit on Daytime Ottawa: Nutrition triggers

Find your nutrition triggers and how to conquer them with “WWWH” (Interview starts at 6:10)  WATCH NOW

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Finding YOUR client’s fit — their “recipe” for health success

Client retention is the cornerstone of any successful fitness expert’s career — this is true whether you teach group exercise or do one-on-one training. Acquiring a group exercise participant or individual client and keeping that person are two different things. … Continue reading

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3 ways to sit less and MOVE more!

Last Friday in, “3 ways to sit less and MOVE more,” I outlined ways you can pepper movement into your daily life and become mindful of your posture. Read the full information here. If your concerned that sitting is contributing … Continue reading

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How To Eat Healthy at the ACC

The Raptors are on their way to a fourth straight playoff appearance and the Maple Leafs are fun to watch, and may be on the way to the playoffs as well. Combine that with the tons of concerts and events, … Continue reading

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Breakfast Television: How to stop mindless eating

My BT Montreal interview is UP 🙂 I really do love my job!!! Thanks Derick Fage for being so welcoming! Find out how ‘WWWH’ can help you live a healthier life. WATCH NOW

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The Globe and Mail: Sweat Test: Pilates a great workout for your mind and body

Do you want to de-stress and improve your balance, core strength, functional fitness and mobility? Pilates might be for you. A review of a Pilates mat class is long overdue; it is hard to find a facility that doesn’t offer … Continue reading

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Fun new fitness trends to get you moving this spring

I am really excited for Spring because I am training for the Banff 1/2 Marathon and I love running in the beautiful weather!!! I am excited for all of my upcoming training runs as well other fun spring fitness adventures!! … Continue reading

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3 ways to sit less and move more!

Have you heard the new adage that sitting is the new smoking? Being sedentary decreases circulation, decreases your metabolism, negatively effects blood sugar, and increases muscle aches, pains, and trigger points. We all sit way too much!! We need to … Continue reading

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Rethinking the stretch

It is always an honour to be included in one of Jonathan’s articles 🙂 READ MORE

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Rethinking the jolly jumper

Personal trainer Kathleen Trotter joins Global’s Laura Casella to talk about the Jolly Jumper, and how too much use could affect a child’s motor skills. WATCH NOW

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Unbend: Pain-Free And Productive Cooking

For all of you cooksout there….or bartenders….or cheese mongers……or anyone who stands for long periods of time! READ MORE

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The key to long-term change is “appropriate responses”

Having “appropriate responses” – in all aspects of my life – is one of my current life missions. Take a read and see how the concept can be applied to your health and fitness goals! READ NOW

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More on hacks

“Hacks” are basically innovative ways to motivate or trick yourself into exercising — a fun way of reframing the classic concept of “exercise motivation.” We all need motivation to exercise. I love moving and I still often need a gentle … Continue reading

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Eight fitness hacks to motivate yourself into exercising

“Hacks” are basically innovative ways to motivate or trick yourself into exercising — a fun way of reframing the classic concept of “exercise motivation.” We all need motivation to exercise. I love moving and I still often need a gentle … Continue reading

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February Newsletter

It’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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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