Category Archives: Flaman Fitness

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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Stay fit this summer with my “do anywhere” time efficient yet effective workouts! – TABATA

Summer is here in full force — yay! Don’t use the pull of relaxing on a dock, traveling, or drinking on a patio as an excuse to become a sloth! Trust me — it is possible enjoy summer AND maintain … Continue reading

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Surviving summer while being active

It can be hard to stay active during the summer; the heat can be debilitating! I get it — I love being active, especially outdoors, and even I find that the heat can zap the fun out of a workout. … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid of fat — the good kind of course!

Too often when people tell me they are on a “low fat” diet it means they are eating tons of nutritionally vapid and processed foods such as muffins, puddings, cereals, and yogurts. Basically, they are eating foods labeled “low fat.” … Continue reading

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This Summer Become Active for Good; Break the Activity-Injury Cycle!

I don’t know about all of you, but I crave even more activity in the summer; it is like the sunshine is calling to me and inviting me outside. The light just makes me happier and puts an extra pep … Continue reading

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Adopt what I call the “Captain Obvious” approach to health!

Start owning your health choices; adopt what I call the “Captain Obvious” approach to health! Adopting a healthier lifestyle shouldn’t be expensive or complicated. I am not arguing it won’t be challenging. Adopting a healthier lifestyle will be an intense … Continue reading

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Work out wherever you go

No fancy equipment needed — all you need is something that slides! Really, “not having equipment” is never a good excuse not to train; you can ALWAYS get an awesome workout using only your own body weight. For example, the … Continue reading

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Starting ain’t easy – and it’s all on you!

When I read Eric’s blog I was so touched that I couldn’t decide if I should smile or cry! He made my night! I am so lucky to work with people like him!! Read until the end and you will … Continue reading

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