Author Archives: kathleen

Movement is a non-negotiable

]I always enjoy talking about my book Finding Your Fit….but I particularly enjoyed this interview. Kelly was such a joy to chat with! Being interviewed was an honour and a pleasure! 🙂 LISTEN NOW

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4 Mistakes Sabotaging Your Fitness Progress

It really SUCKS to work hard…..AND still not reach your fitness goals!! Watch my BT Montreal interview to learn how you might be sabotaging your health success!! Thanks Derick Fage for the fun – always a BLAST!! WATCH NOW!

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4 ways to avoid gold injuries

The sunshine — and thus golf season — has FINALLY arrived! There is nothing better for one’s mood than doing a beloved form of exercise in the sun; the combo offers a double dose of mood-boosting hormones. Plus, doing something … Continue reading

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Discover Life magazine

A health entourage consists of people who will help you succeed in meeting your health goals. Read my article on creating your health posse in Discover Life magazine. READ NOW

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10 Ways to Boost Workout Intensity

Intensity plays a massive role in achieving the best possible results. Fitness is all about how you work while you are working and the more you give, the more you get! So, how can you maximize your intensity in order … Continue reading

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My Favourite Things: The Spring Edition

It is that time again … “favourite things” time! In February 2016 I compiled my first “favourite things” blog — a list of current favourite exercises, nutrition tips, recipes, and health mantras. I am now obsessed with these lists; stockpiling … Continue reading

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You Are Not Your Cravings or Your Unhealthy Thoughts

We all have cravings. We all want to skip workouts. We all do the “should I or shouldn’t I?” internal health debate. You know what I am talking about: the internal push-pull that happens right before we decide to make — … Continue reading

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April Newsletter is here!

My April Newsletter is out! Check out some great spring training trends, discussions on WWWH we eat, exercise of the month and an amazing recipe from Tara at Heal Nutrition.  READ NOW!

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Rogers TV: Use WWWH and recharge your health

How many calories in a bowl of granola? Just over 2000 believe it or not! Watch and learn how to make the right choices and change your bad habits to good with WWWH. WATCH NOW

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When you fall off your fitness horse, get back on a more informed rider

Falling is not only normal – we are all human – but when managed it can actually be a positive! I fall – and I am proud of it! In fact, I usually tell my clients all about my falls … Continue reading

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The Key To Long-Term Fitness Success Is Leaning Into The ‘Fall’

We all fall off of our fitness horse…..the trick is to get back on your horse a more informed rider so that you can set yourself up for future success!! If you are “working you are winning”…..learn…evolve…grow 🙂 #growthmindset READ … Continue reading

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Healthy Tips for Spring

Have a look at my article in QC Travel Adventure Magazine where I share tips on how you can reach your fitness goals this spring! READ THE MAGAZINE HERE or click on the picture to see my article.

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Active Escape: 3 Heart-Thumping Vacations and How to Prep

If you love a challenge, consider sweating a little on your next trip. Bike through one of these two-wheel-worthy destinations; hike to Machu Picchu or through breathtaking Iceland; or participate in an out-of-country marathon (the Athens Classic Marathon, maybe?). Whichever … Continue reading

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March Newsletter is here!

It’s newsletter time!! Check out the March newsletter for a tons of tips on finding your personal recipe for fitness success. Get ready for spring enjoying one of the new fitness trends and enjoy this month’s recipe  READ NOW!

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My Favourite Things: The March Edition

My March “Favourite Things” blog is out! My #1 favourite thing this month…..”cardio / weight” combo classes! Tried ScullHouse Rowing this morning, Bodies By Elle at Elle Fitness and Social a few weeks ago, and I am going to OrangeTheory … Continue reading

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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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