Category Archives: Flaman Fitness

My current favourite core workout

I thrive workout-wise by constantly trying new “fun” workouts. I am somewhat “workout fickle,” but I am okay with that because variety keeps me interested. As … READ MORE

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Stop being fooled by restaurant salad

My current pet peeve is the restaurant salad. Too many of us are fooled into believing that just because something is called a salad it is the healthy choice. Do NOT be fooled—the salad is too often a perfect example … Continue reading

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8 steps to stay healthy on your next flight

Flying is hard on the body; the food is usually fairly nutritionally vapid, the air quality leaves much to be desired, and sitting in the downright uncomfortable chairs is almost unbearable. I am almost six feet tall — when I … Continue reading

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Cycle Your Way to Improved Health

Hopefully the nice weather has inspired you — as it has inspired me — to dust off your bike and get moving. Cycling is an excellent non-impact and often convenient way to improve cardiovascular health, leg strength, and balance. READ … Continue reading

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Boost your fitness routine with 5 fun training styles

The summer weather has arrived – yeah! Since sunshine makes everything seem more manageable – including being active – now is the perfect time to try something NEW!   When it comes to working out, boredom is the kiss of death. … Continue reading

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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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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 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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Stay on your “health horse” – Get yourself a fitness buddy

#blahblahblahGOWORKOUT and take a friend for extra #motivation!!! READ NOW!

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Make 2017 the Year of You!

This year #workout because you love your body not because you hate it!! #fitness is about #selfcare 😆 Make #2017 the year of YOU and your #health!! @flamanfitness #findingyourfit #getfit #noexcuses #justdoit #fitsp #gym READ NOW

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4 ways to manage holiday weight gain

December can be a tricky health month. With so many social and family obligations, too many of us take an all or nothing approach: we let one less than ideal health choice snowball into a month of unhealthy choices. One … Continue reading

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A standing desk could help with your posture

I am not a fan of pushing particular products, and I absolutely do not believe that any one product is a miracle solution for better health. Standing desks are not the panacea for perfect posture or health; using one doesn’t … Continue reading

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Everyone needs to strengthen their bum

Does your workout need some direction? Are you bored? Try strengthening you bum! I have been a trainer for over thirteen years, and the majority of people I meet do not have strong glutes (bum muscles). Honestly, weak glutes are … Continue reading

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Fall and Winter running 101

You wouldn’t know it from today – what beautiful weather – BUT winter is coming!! You don’t have to stop running!! Be prepared!!! I love running — it is my bliss! So, barring any crazy-cold days, I run outside all winter. Now, … Continue reading

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The 411 on my upcoming book, Finding Your Fit…Part 2

As I mentioned in my last blog, I wrote a book! It is called Finding Your Fit. It hits stores October 1st — which for the record is SO soon! To catch you up, Finding Your Fit is “A Compassionate … Continue reading

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The 411 on my upcoming book, Finding Your Fit

So, I wrote a book! It is called Finding Your Fit. Needless to say, I am pretty excited! The book hits stores October 1st, 2016. I feel like a kid getting ready for Christmas; I am counting down the days … Continue reading

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A kettle what?

Kettlebells may have an odd name and look kind of funny – sort of like a cannonball with a handle – but used correctly they can actually be very useful (and fun). Spice up your workout with a few kettlebell … Continue reading

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Finding Your Fit

Flaman Fitness included an entire segment about my upcoming book Finding Your Fit in their current “Flaman Link”. The newsletter goes to all Flaman locations in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario — including fitness, agriculture, trailers, cellular, etc stores. Exciting!! Book comes … Continue reading

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Kathleen approved “do anywhere” workouts – The cottage edition!

This photo was taken 2 years ago at a Pilates studio (SLT) in NY. 100% true!! 🙂 Don’t kick yourself for being inactive when you get home from the cottage – workout in the lake and on the dock! READ … Continue reading

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More Kathleen approved “do anywhere” workouts!

This is part two of my “do anywhere” workout series! The main take-away from part one is – “don’t use the pull of relaxing on a dock, traveling, or drinking on a patio as an excuse to become a sloth! … Continue reading

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