Category Archives: Canada Q&A

The Globe and Mail | Canada Q & A: Are nutritional supplements a beneficial addition to retaining muscle?

Reader Sandra in Vancouver. asks: “Are nutritional supplements a beneficial addition to gaining, maintaining and retaining muscle for an active 56-year-old woman? I eat well and exercise, but have a tough time keeping muscle.” Globe Health’s fitness expert Kathleen Trotter … Continue reading

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The Globe and Mail |Canada Q&A: Can 20 minutes of exercise a day really make a difference?

Globe reader Ron Renaud in Vancouver B.C. asks, “Can 20 minutes exercise a day really make a difference?” Globe Health fitness expert Kathleen Trotter has strong feelings on the matter: “Daily movement is imperative! Don’t let yourself off of the … Continue reading

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Globe and Mail: Canada Q & A: What are the best exercises to strengthen the core and improve posture?

Reader Ann Ranson asks: “What are the best exercises to strengthen the core and improve posture?” Kathleen Trotter, Globe Health‘s fitness expert, says it’s equally important to know which exercises are conducive to “anti-posture.” READ MORE

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The Globe and Mail: Is CrossFit a good way to stay in shape?

This week in addition to my regular weekly columns for The Globe and Mail I answered a “Canada Q&A”. Readers send in their questions via text, email, video or tweets and the appropriate journalist answers.  Zami Salaria in Toronto asks, … Continue reading

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