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Kathleen Trotter

Personal Trainer

Kathleen Trotter (MSc, CSN) has been working in the health field since 2002. Kathleen identifies as a personal trainer, a wellness writer, author of Finding Your Fit, a nutritionist, a life coach, a The Globe and Mail contributor, and an overall health enthusiast.

Kathleen has published articles for magazines such as Chatelaine, Canadian Running, Glow, Alive and Today's Parent, Healthy Directions, Impact Magazine, and Sharp.

Kathleen makes regular TV and media appearances on Breakfast Television and Rogers, and has been a guest on TV, radio, and podcasts including ABC News 7, CHCH, CTVNews, The John Oakley Show, Radio Canada , Steele and Drex , 40+ Fitness Podcast, KOGO, Naturally Savvy with Andrea Donsky and Lisa Davis, The Other F Word, and Wellness Force. Currently Kathleen works as an ambassador for Flaman Fitness.

Past media partnerships include Sears, Canada Beef, and Quesada. Kathleen’s clients range from athletes of all ages to individuals living with Parkinson's and osteoporosis. 

Fun Outdoor Exercises

This summer, capitalize on the beautiful weather by taking your workouts outside! Who needs to waste valuable time getting to and from the gym -- or lose fitness ground by slacking on vacation -- when...
06/16/2017 03:59 EDT
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My Favourite Things: The Spring Edition

I am currently renewing my fascial stretching certification from the Stretch To Win Institute. (Fascia is sheets of connective webbing that encases and connects the entire body; it unites bones and muscles.) I do partner fascial stretching with clients, but attending the course reminded me how wonderful the motions feel in my own body. I am now re-motivated to prioritize fascial stretching after every run.
04/27/2017 03:37 EDT
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You Are Not Your Cravings Or Your Unhealthy Thoughts

I am not arguing that to be successful you need to eradicate unhelpful thoughts, cravings, and urges altogether. That goal is unrealistic and simply sets you up for failure. Having desires makes you human. I love training and I still sometimes want to skip it. Instead, learn how to manage cravings and urges.
04/11/2017 11:47 EDT
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My Favourite Things: The March Edition

In February 2016, I compiled my first "favourite things" blog -- a list of current favourite exercises, nutrition tips, recipes, and health mantras. This edition includes a workout format, helpful tips for eating out, a mindfulness trick for improved posture, and a life mantra that has profoundly improved my daily existence.
03/28/2017 02:12 EDT