Category Archives: Other Published Articles

Change your life through love with Kurek Ashley

When five of your friends die in an accident that nearly kills you too, you could respond by destroying your own life or making it better. Kurek Ashley did both. The author of How Would Love Respond speaks with host … Continue reading

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Seven Fitness Hacks

“Hacks” are basically innovative ways to motivate or trick yourself into exercising — a fun way of reframing the classic concept of “exercise motivation.” We all need motivation to exercise. I love moving and I still often need a gentle … Continue reading

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I am so excited to be part of this! An awesome podcast promoting living a full healthy and happy life! READ MORE

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The 10 most annoying things people do at the gym, according to experts

Thanks @MarilisaRacco for another fun interview! Love being included in your articles!! Between work, home life and plain old laziness, making time for the gym can seem like enough of an annoyance in the average person’s life. But compound that … Continue reading

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80+ Experts Sharing Amazing Tips On Weight Loss And Motivation

I am honoured to be the third expert on this list!! When you want to skip your workout tell yourself that you have to move for a minimum of 10 minutes, but If you still want to stop after 10 … Continue reading

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60 Day Fitness Challenge

Looking to get in shape but don’t know where to start? Looking to add some excitement to your regular fitness regime? Want to win some prizes at the same time? If you answered yes to any of these questions READ … Continue reading

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How to Set Yourself Up for Health Success

Kathleen adheres to seven strategies that will set you up for health success. These steps will allow you to understand the dedication that goes into adopting a healthier lifestyle and what you need to do to keep up the momentum. … Continue reading

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Can you target ‘problem areas’ with your workout?

Thanks Marilisa Racco for another fun interview! Doing a bunch of crunches or planks won’t give you six-pack abs unless you have no body fat to begin with. To change a body part, you need to do three things: strength … Continue reading

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This is how long you’ll need to work out to burn off your sweet summer treats

Thanks Marilisa Racco for another fun interview 🙂 “We often think of calories in and calories out for weight management, but that’s dangerous,” says Kathleen Trotter, Toronto-based fitness expert and author of Finding Your Fit. “The action that food plays … Continue reading

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A 77-year-old former nun has set a record for powerlifting — now she wants to beat it

Weight training is beneficial on so many levels, from improving your posture to combatting osteoporosis and keeping functionally fit. Another fun interview with @MarilisaRacco! READ MORE

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Finding YOUR client’s fit — their “recipe” for health success

Client retention is the cornerstone of any successful fitness expert’s career — this is true whether you teach group exercise or do one-on-one training. Acquiring a group exercise participant or individual client and keeping that person are two different things. … Continue reading

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3 ways to sit less and MOVE more!

Last Friday in, “3 ways to sit less and MOVE more,” I outlined ways you can pepper movement into your daily life and become mindful of your posture. Read the full information here. If your concerned that sitting is contributing … Continue reading

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How To Eat Healthy at the ACC

The Raptors are on their way to a fourth straight playoff appearance and the Maple Leafs are fun to watch, and may be on the way to the playoffs as well. Combine that with the tons of concerts and events, … Continue reading

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3 ways to sit less and move more!

Have you heard the new adage that sitting is the new smoking? Being sedentary decreases circulation, decreases your metabolism, negatively effects blood sugar, and increases muscle aches, pains, and trigger points. We all sit way too much!! We need to … Continue reading

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Kathleen’s Tips To Survive The Weekend! #fitnessfriday

Honoured to be working with this awesome #Toronto publication!! Always nice to connect with neighbours…..”it takes a village”? READ NOW!

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Toronto fitness trainers share their exercise pet peeves

Going to the gym is way more fun with a friend, but don’t hang out on the leg press chatting,” says the fitness expert and author of Finding Your Fit. She’s seen and heard it all: weight machines turned into … Continue reading

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Kathleen’s 5 Tips to Survive the Holidays

Sure, it might be unrealistic to try and lose weight during the holidays, BUT gaining unwanted pounds is not inevitable!! It is possible to maintain a relatively healthier lifestyle and socialize — it just takes some mindfulness, preparation, and creativity. … Continue reading

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Holiday Survival Guide: 7 ways to enjoy the holidays without sacrificing your health

We all know the benefits of working out and eating well, but when it comes to our health, knowing and doing — especially during holiday party season — are two very different things! The good news is, you don’t have … Continue reading

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You don’t have to sacrifice your social life to be fit!

I wrote a blog for babebox.ca. In the blog I explain how you can make healthier choices without sacrificing your social life. Info in the blog is inspired by my book FindingYourFit 🙂 Take a look!

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Fit after 45

Fit after 45 sits down to talk to Kathleen about the benefits of fitness and how to stay fit after 45. READ MORE

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