Category Archives: Videos

The Globe and Mail: Five reasons to never do crunches again

Ditch crunches..try some planks instead!! Loved filming this recent series of videos in my studio!! Crunches are a staple of abdominal workouts, but do the results match the reputation? Personal trainer Kathleen Trotter is here to dispel the crunches myth … Continue reading

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The Globe and Mail: Get your legs ready for summer with this calf combo

Become a stronger and less injury prone runner or walker with these simple exercises! Strengthen your legs and feet!! READ MORE

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The Globe and Mail: Give your arms a great workout with this simple superset

In the 2nd of her new videos, Kathleen shows you the benefits of supersets from her new studio in downtown Toronto. WATCH NOW

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The Globe and Mail: Improve your golf game this summer with these two exercises

I am excited to share the first video from my most recent Globe and Mail shoot. We filmed the series in my very own studio. So proud that I can say “my own studio“. Take a look at the two … Continue reading

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The Globe and Mail: The right way (and wrong way) to strengthen your lower back

Fitness instructor Kathleen Trotter shows you the three most common mistakes people make when doing back extensions and how to correct your form. READ MORE

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The Globe and Mail: Three exercises that can help ease running-related knee pain

Fitness instructor Kathleen Trotter shows you three exercises that can help prevent and improve activity-related knee pain. WATCH NOW

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The most common mistakes people make when doing side planks

Kathleen loves side planks, but hates seeing clients perform them incorrectly. Here are the most common mistakes she sees. READ MORE

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Lower back issues? These small changes could go a long way in easing your pain

Kathleen demonstrates preventative moves that will help ease and prevent back pain.  WATCH NOW

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The Globe and Mail: Three mistakes people make when doing this popular tricep exercise

Kathleen demonstrates the three mistakes people make when doing tricep exercise. She then shows the correct positions for effective training. WATCH NOW

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The Globe and Mail: Fitness Basics: Add these simple exercises to your post-run routine to prevent injury

Personal trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you preventative moves that can protect your feet, knees and hips from injuries related to running. WATCH NOW

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The Globe and Mail: Get in shape with this CrossFit classic: a full body ‘metcon’ set

Trainer Kathleen Trotter explains what a metcon set is and shows you a great 6-minute variation. WATCH NOW

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The Globe and Mail: Fitness basics: Work your core, legs and back with this CrossFit classic

  Personal trainer Kathleen Trotter helps you strengthen your legs, butt and core with the classic deadlift. WATCH NOW  

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Work towards pull-ups with these simple variations

Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you a variations on the classic pull-up that will help you work towards this classic arm and back exercises WATCH NOW

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The Globe and Mail: Get a boot camp workout at home with this single-leg deadlift kettle bell combo

Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to get the benefits of a boot camp workout at home with this effective combo move. WATCH NOW

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The Globe and Mail: Get a boot camp workout at home with kettlebell swings

Kathleen shows you how to get the benefits of a boot camp workout at home with this simple move. WATCH NOW

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Get a boot camp workout at home with this move

Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to get the benefits of a boot camp workout at home with this simple move. WATCH NOW

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The Globe and Mail: Work your glutes at home with these classic Ballet Barre moves

Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to get the benefits of a trendy Barre workout at home with these simple moves for toning your glutes READ MORE

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The Globe and Mail: Get toned arms at home with this Ballet Barre workout

Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to get the benefits of a trendy Barre workout at home with these simple moves for toning your arms. READ MORE

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The Globe and Mail: Tone your lower body at home with this Ballet Barre workout

Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to get the benefits of a trendy Barre workout at home with this lower body routine WATCH NOW

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Stay on your feet for this office-friendly plank workout

You don’t have to get down on the floor in order to work your abs. Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how easy it can be with a rotating wall side-plank. READ MORE

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