Category Archives: Finding Your Fit

Meditation is not scary … I promise

There is a common, often fear-based, misconception that you have to be a particular “type” of person to meditate; if “I got a dime” every time someone said something like, “I can’t get my mind to shut up — I … Continue reading

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My Instruction Manual Podcast

Keith McArthur is a dad, writer, husband, publisher, kidney transplant recipient, brother, friend, ex-journalist, ex-PR guy, ex-business executive, learning to become happier, healthier and more productive. He Is launching “The Instruction Manual” podcast October 30. I am a regular contributor … Continue reading

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A new library talk is coming up!

Please join me on November 1 at the Highland Creek Library and learn how you can make fitness a lifelong habit

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The right exercises can also strengthen the brain

Exercise makes you smarter. It helps with reasoning, multitasking, memory, planning, scheduling… Aerobic exercise increase circulation and blood flow to the brain which in turn creates more neural pathways. But something called neurogenesis can occur with strength or weight bearing … Continue reading

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I Thought I’d Hate Meditation — Until I Found My Fit

Until recently I believed I was the type of person who would hate — and suck at — meditation. I was also stuck in my ways. I liked what I liked and avoided what I didn’t. Then I decided to … Continue reading

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Another Library Talk coming up!

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Finding Your Fit Library Series

Fort York  July 12 7-8 pm Staff contact: Wendy Banks; Fiona O’Connor Fiona O’Connor <foconnor@torontopubliclibrary.ca>, Wendy Banks <wbanks@torontopubliclibrary.ca>, Runnymede Wed. July 26, 7-8 pm Staff contact: Brenda Livingston Brenda Livingston <blivingston@torontopubliclibrary.ca Woodside Square Wed. Sept. 27, 7-8 pm Staff contact: … Continue reading

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What is fitness without a little fun? Happy Canada Day!!!

Goofing around with Kathleen!

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Alternatives to Yoga

This was maybe my favourite segment ever…..it was absolutely the most interactive 🙂 WATCH NOW

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Great ways to FIND YOUR FIT at work!

Can’t get to the gym? That is NOT an excuse to be a sloth – you can FIND YOUR FIT at your DESK! 🙂 Learn how in my CTV Morning Live interview!! Thanks Courtney for being such a welcoming host! … Continue reading

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Wellness Force: How self-compassion plugs into a healthy fitness program

Too many of us let “brain propaganda” highjack our lives. You know what I am talking about: “Who cares if I hit the snooze button and miss my workout just this once?” Or, “I can eat this cake — what … Continue reading

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Finding Your Fit Series

My first talk in the series is coming up July 12 in Fort York! In the area? Why not join in? Fort York July 12 7-8 pm Staff contact: Wendy Banks; Fiona O’Connor CLICK ONE OF THE LINKS BELOW TO REGISTER … Continue reading

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Top 5 spring fitness trends

Getting to the gym isn’t always easy. You have to find a workout that’s interesting and challenging, but something you don’t despise. Here’s some spring fitness trends you’ll want to try. WATCH NOW

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Five fun Spring fitness trends to get you motivated!

Having trouble staying motivated? Why not try one of these fun fitness trends! WATCH NOW

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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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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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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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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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