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November Newsletter

My November Newsletter is out! It includes the award-winning Sloppy Holly recipe a Vegan take on the sloppy joe; a cool partner exercise and lots of interesting articles! Enjoy!  READ NOW

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It’s up to you New York!

Went to NY the weekend of July 1st to learn about Feldenkrais. The trip morphed into something really special! My sister came with me. I went to my course during the day and then got to hang out with my her and try fun fitness … Continue reading

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Moving and shaking in Vegas!!!

I am the luckiest trainer alive – I just came home from an amazing trip to Vegas! How does a trainer “do” Vegas? She goes to ‪‎Britney‬, takes a ‪TRX class, does yoga with dolphins, ‪has fitness fun at the … Continue reading

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Quesada: December tip of the month

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Friendship, exercise and beauty

Had an amazing run in victoria with my awesome friend Krista! Friendship and exercise—what else can you ask for in a day! Thanks Krista for showing me this awesome view.

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Make the most of small spaces!

Clients often tell me that they can’t work out at home because they don’t have the storage or floor space. I think they associate home gyms with rogue stability balls and weight machines doubling as a TV table. You don’t … Continue reading

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Dinner with friends

Got an email from a friend this AM that said “my friends in Saskatoon had dinner with you last night”. I was so confused because I am in the UK. Then I looked at the attachments. His friends went to … Continue reading

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A glorious view from the hill

I am in Dorking (just outside london) taking my Paul Chek level 3. I rented a bike for the week. This morning I went to the top of “box hill”. What a glorious view! The hill is famous because it … Continue reading

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The Globe and Mail: Stealth Workout—The Squeeze Play

Attention, runners: You don’t need to hit the gym to strengthen your feet and calves – all you need is a ball. 1. Start standing with feet hip distance apart and parallel. Put a pillow or a small Pilates ball … Continue reading

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Sisters!

My sister came to town for a wonderful, fitness filled long weekend. We tried Ballet Barre on Sunday (hence the t-shirts) and Pilates on Monday. Already excited for her next visit!

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Awesome Feedback! Thank You!!!

I just received the nicest feedback from a reader about my most recent Globe and Mail column. Harold said, “Your recent article on the 5 most neglected muscle groups was spot on!!! The 5 things you mentioned are probably the … Continue reading

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June Newsletter

The June Newsletter is available! Check it out for more news on my new live/work space, the Nutrition Tip of the Month and a fantastic recipe by Tamara Green from the Living Kitchen. Read the Newsletter

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Order your bag today!

On June 13 I got tote bags made that have my logo on them. If you would like one just send me a message! I will do my best to get you one, while quantities last!

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New Nike Women’s 15-km race

I had lots of fun completing the Nike Women’s 15-km race run on June 14th with two of my wonderful girlfriends. I am very lucky to have such great people in my life!!

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I am really proud of this column. It gets to the heart of my fitness philosophy, which is that exercise is not only good for the body, it is vital for the psyche. 🙂 The main take-away: Some ‪movement is … Continue reading

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New digs (part 2)

                I am VERY excited to announce that on May 9th I took possession of my very own live / work space! This is what it looked like when I first took possession. … Continue reading

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New digs!

I have VERY exciting news! On May 9th I took possession of my very own live / work space in downtown Toronto! It is small, but perfect for my needs. Everyone will have to come visit! My plan is to … Continue reading

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Trainer Spotlight: Kathleen Trotter

Kathleen Trotter is a popular trainer from Toronto who doubles as an influential writer for Globe and Mail’s fitness column. Over the last decade she has accumulated an impressive resume, including a master’s in exercise science, and is currently working … Continue reading

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#FinanciallyFit: Q&A with Kathleen Trotter

What financial values did your parents teach you growing up? My mom is an actress and was a single mom. She has always worked steadily, but acting does not provide a predictable income so I grew up knowing money didn’t … Continue reading

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April Newsletter

The April Newsletter is available! Check it out for the Tip of the Month, Workout of the Month Fartlek Intervals and the Recipe of the Month is a delicious Banana Beet Passion Smoothie Read the Newsletter

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