Category Archives: Huffington Post Blog

My Favourite Things: The Spring Edition

It is that time again … “favourite things” time! In February 2016 I compiled my first “favourite things” blog — a list of current favourite exercises, nutrition tips, recipes, and health mantras. I am now obsessed with these lists; stockpiling … Continue reading

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You Are Not Your Cravings or Your Unhealthy Thoughts

We all have cravings. We all want to skip workouts. We all do the “should I or shouldn’t I?” internal health debate. You know what I am talking about: the internal push-pull that happens right before we decide to make — … Continue reading

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My Favourite Things: The March Edition

My March “Favourite Things” blog is out! My #1 favourite thing this month…..”cardio / weight” combo classes! Tried ScullHouse Rowing this morning, Bodies By Elle at Elle Fitness and Social a few weeks ago, and I am going to OrangeTheory … Continue reading

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Have A Plan And Make Bad Habits Utterly Inconvenient

Consistency is paramount when working toward any health goal; abstaining from cake one time will not shed stubborn pounds. To lose weight, help lower blood pressure, improve energy or decrease anxiety, you need to change your preferences — your daily … Continue reading

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Unbend: Pain-Free And Productive Cooking

For all of you cooksout there….or bartenders….or cheese mongers……or anyone who stands for long periods of time! READ MORE

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10 Kathleen-approved fitness hacks

Need some extra #motivation??? Try a #fitness #hack 🙂 Thanks Lisa Davis of @healthmediagal1 for the inspiration!!! READ NOW!

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How To Create A Health Strategy For Long-Term Results

In my most recent Huffington Post blog I discuss “appropriate responses” and how they are the key to adopting a healthier lifestyle. I am kind of obsessed with the topic at the moment! Basically, respond don’t react!! Take a read!!!

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My favourite things — the 2017 edition

“You are worthy of self care” and “your body is not a garbage can”….these quotes and more in my first Huffington Post blog of 2017:-) Read the column for some health inspiration!! READ NOW

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Choose joy by choosing to exercise

What do my love of celebrating every and all holidays (especially Christmas) and my love of exercise have in common? They are both examples of how I actively decide to be happy. I am a big believer in “mind over … Continue reading

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Searching for motivation? Try having some fitness fun

As most of you know…..I LOVE trying fun fitness class!! In honour of my current trip to NY in my most recent Huffington Post blog I outline a few of my favourite workout classes and studios 🙂 Need some motivation? … Continue reading

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A few of my favourite things — The November edition

My November Huffington Post “Favourite Things” themed blog is out. The only thing I forgot to mention was how much I LOVE the countdown to Christmas….I am especially loving the Starbucks X-Mas cups 🙂 Counting down to Christmas is 100% … Continue reading

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The do’s and don’ts of supporting a loved one on their health journey

I am really proud of this Huffington Post blog. Why? It is a #TalkToMe blog which means I included mini videos (which is HUGE because I am technologically stupid) AND because with my mom’s help I got to tackle an … Continue reading

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The dos and don’ts of supporting a loved one on their health journey

I am really proud of this Huffington Post blog. Why? It is a #TalkToMe blog which means I included mini videos (which is HUGE because I am technological stupid) AND because with my mom’s help I got to tackle an … Continue reading

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Fall into these perfect autumn exercises

Number 2 – the “5 by 5 rule” – totally changed my life! I am currently obsessed with “5 by 5ing” everything READ MORE

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How to get healthy (and stay that way)

The million dollar question is “how do you not only get healthy, but then stay that way”? I attempt to answer that question in this Huffington Post blog. If you find the info useful check out my upcoming book Finding Your … Continue reading

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Make health decisions as if you were making them for a loved one

Looking for a new strategy for health success? Look no further – this is it! We all know (for the most part) what is healthy. Fries or a salad? Vegetables and hummus or a chocolate bar? Water or coffee? The … Continue reading

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It’s the simple choices that pay off most for your health

Excited to post my most recent Huffington Post blog — I had originally wanted to call it “eat this…not that”. Read it to learn 10 SIMPLE substitutions that will make a HUGE difference to your health!

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My Favourite Things: August Edition

This is my fifth “favourite things” themed blog. I was inspired to start the series this past February; I was sharing a healthy recipe with a client and I thought, “What is the use of constantly learning new ‘fun’ exercises … Continue reading

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For a healthier lifestyle, make (and own) your priorities

Take ownership of your choices — stop using the “I am too busy” excuse. I know you are busy. We are all busy — being “too busy” seems to be the new normal. But you need to become conscious of … Continue reading

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Spice up your core workout with add-on sets

When it comes to working out, boredom is the kiss of death. It is hard enough to make yourself train at the best of times — and almost impossible when you feel like yawning! Core workouts can be particularly yawn-worthy. … Continue reading

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