Category Archives: Huffington Post Blog

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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My Favourite Things: The “Fit For Summer” Edition

As a trainer, I am constantly coming across new “fun” exercises and healthy recipes, but what is the use of learning all this great info if I don’t share it? So, in February I wrote a “favourite things” blog (for … Continue reading

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5 fun nutrition facts you may not know

I am currently completing a diploma in nutrition from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, and I keep thinking “my readers might find some of this really interesting.” So, I figured, why not put my learning to good use? Here … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favourite Things — The May Edition

In February I wrote my first “favourite things” blog. (If you are bored with your breakfast, check out fave thing number one). I had such fun researching and compiling the list that I decided to regularly write a “favourite things” … Continue reading

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Your missing health link is recovery

Hot off of the press..my most recent Huffington Post blog! Sorry, “recovery” does not mean sit on the sofa and eat chips! :-p Curious what it does mean? READ MORE

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A few of my favourite things: The March edition

In February I wrote my first “favourite things” blog; I had such fun compiling the list that I decided I should write a “favourite things” themed blog every four to six weeks. Really, what is the point of being a trainer … Continue reading

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The right mindset is the key to a healthy lifestyle

Virtually everyone knows that adopting a healthier lifestyle is important, and most of us even really want (in theory) to be active and make more ideal nutrition choices. The problem is, wanting and doing are two very different things — … Continue reading

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A few of my favourite things this month

One of the best things about my job is that I get to have so many interesting health and fitness conversations; I am constantly discovering new yummy recipes, kick-ass workouts, and motivational tips and tricks. READ MORE

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AMRAP Training: A Workout That’s Anything But Boring

Too often people tell me they stopped training out of boredom — they got so sick of three sets of 15 repetitions or the same old cardio workout that they could no longer force themselves to get to the gym. … Continue reading

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Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick By Breaking Bad Habits

When it comes to adopting a healthier lifestyle, too many of us get in our own way. we sabotage our own success by being married to unhelpful habits and beliefs. When I suggest to someone that they modify a behaviour, … Continue reading

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6 Ways to stay happy and healthy this holiday season

The holidays have arrived — again! I feel like I just wrote holiday-centred columns. Time flies when you are having fun. Making healthy choices is hard enough January through November — it can be almost impossible in December. Temptation is … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall Into The Trap of Eating “Unhealthy Healthy”

Trying to lose weight or adopt a healthier lifestyle? Do you feel you are working really hard, but that you just can’t reach your goals? You may be inadvertently sabotaging your efforts by making what I call “unhealthy, health choices.” … Continue reading

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Get Ready To Hit The Slopes With These Exercises

The first day back on the slopes is often brutal. I know my muscles like to yell “What have you done to me Kathleen?!” The good news is, you still have time to prep your body–you don’t have to be … Continue reading

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Save Time With the ‘Minute Workout’

My current favourite workout is the “Minute Workout.” It is effective, but more important, it is both efficient and convenient. The Minute Workout provides an intense full-body workout in 20 to 45 minutes, and since you are not married to … Continue reading

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