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Brent Bishop

National on-air fitness expert, celebrity trainer, author of The Think Factor and founder of Think Fitness Studios

Brent Bishop is a national on-air fitness expert, celebrity trainer, author of The Think Factor and brand ambassador for New Balance Canada. He is also the owner of Think Fitness Studios, performance-inspired conditioning centers in Toronto. Brent also expands his reach as a trainer on the latest virtual fitness platform, Evolve Functional Fitness. He has made several media appearances on North American networks including KTLA, WFLA Daytime, The Marilyn Denis Show, Global TV, Etalk, ET Canada and CityTV to name a few. Additionally, he is a regular contributor to numerous print media such as Best Health Magazine, Canadian Health and Lifestyle, Fitness Business Canada, Inside Fitness, Canadian Living and Sweat Equity Magazine. With over 18 years in the fitness industry, Bishop dedicates himself to inspiring the active lifestyle through fitness, adventure and media.
Bishop holds a B.Sc. in Kinesiology with a minor in Psychology from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia. He has over 18 years experience inspiring people of all levels to demand more of themselves through fitness and personal development. Bishop has notable fitness career highlights working with Olympians, high level athletes and various film and television personalities. Whether it’s hiking the Andes in Peru, leading a group on a snowshoeing expedition or planning his next eco-adventure race, Bishop dedicates his time and energy to inspire himself and others to realize their true potential by unleashing their inner athlete.
Give A Better Gift This

Give A Better Gift This Year

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12/15/2016 08:17 EST
Skip The Flight And Head For These Canadian Relaxation

Skip The Flight And Head For These Canadian Relaxation Destinations

I always advocate that the money spent on getting away from the city doesn't have to be a huge investment and is always worth the rejuvenation you experience while away. Each time I come back from a quick getaway, I find myself coming back calmer, well rested, more focused and often with a new perspective.
07/15/2016 03:57 EDT
Spring Into Running And Stay Injury

Spring Into Running And Stay Injury Free

One of the biggest mistakes newer runners make is hitting the pavement too quickly without proper progression. Here are some key tips to ensure you get back to your outdoor running safely, effectively and that you improve your running performance while remaining injury free.
04/11/2016 01:10 EDT
Action Flicks Can Inspire You To Kick Your Fitness Up A

Action Flicks Can Inspire You To Kick Your Fitness Up A Notch

As it pertains to fitness, I've always found action and superhero movies to be very inspiring. The transformations that these actors go through to successfully play their roles is absolutely amazing. There is nothing more inspiring than the super-human abilities of our favourite superheroes.
03/21/2016 05:38 EDT
How To Strengthen Your Relationship Through

How To Strengthen Your Relationship Through Fitness

Research shows a positive correlation between participating in a physical challenge or fitness activity and experiencing greater feelings of satisfaction with your partner. There are many reasons why exercising together has a positive impact on how you relate to one another, but physiologically we also know that exercise impacts dopamine and serotonin release (the feel good neurotransmitters) which can enhance your overall mood post-workout.
02/16/2016 11:55 EST
8 Ways To Keep Yourself Motivated To

8 Ways To Keep Yourself Motivated To Exercise

I find that the obstacles most mentioned are lack of time and lack of motivation. Often times, it is the "getting started" that's the hardest part. To get started takes a trigger, something that provides a source of inspiration. Once action has taken place, it becomes more about staying motivated to follow through.
01/19/2016 05:56 EST
Eliminate Fitness Obstacles This

Eliminate Fitness Obstacles This Year

There are several obstacles that people face when it comes to fitness and many reasons we give ourselves that end up preventing our progression. Knowing the most common obstacles you're up against can allow you to plan effectively and help to set your path for a successful year.
01/05/2016 12:57 EST
The Holiday Gift Guide For An Active

The Holiday Gift Guide For An Active Winter

Having the right mindset, a clear focus on health and the right tools can keep you active and healthy right into the New Year. Here are a few of my favourite picks for an active winter that can also make great holiday gifts for the active-minded.
11/27/2015 02:01 EST
Maximizing Your Workout By Getting A Good Night's

Maximizing Your Workout By Getting A Good Night's Sleep

From sleep apnea to brain drain, from too much melatonin to not enough magnesium -- it's hard to know what can really be causing your sleep issues. Sleep is one of the most important things we do for ourselves, and may be the most important. Lack of sleep can lead to lowered concentration, increased stress, and even greater susceptibility to colds and flus.
10/30/2015 03:03 EDT
Choosing the Right Activity

Choosing the Right Activity Tracker

Out of several activity and lifestyle trackers I have selected four significantly different ones to provide a concise review of their benefits and limitations. Hopefully this can help assist in your potential purchase decision and adaptation into your wellness routine.
08/05/2015 12:37 EDT
Beware of Joining Just Any Boot Camp This

Beware of Joining Just Any Boot Camp This Spring

When it comes down to planning your spring workout routine, remember just like a fashion trend, there is no cookie-cutter approach to fitness. It is important to decide what is most important to you, your goals and your individual circumstances when selecting a boot camp to join.
04/19/2015 11:26 EDT
How to Choose the Right Personal Trainer for

How to Choose the Right Personal Trainer for You

The weather is warming, those initial resolutions haven't gone so well and soon everyone is wearing less clothing. This can create panic and urgency for some people -- often the solution is to get professional help and hire a personal trainer.
03/16/2015 11:34 EDT
How to Exercise When You're

How to Exercise When You're Injured

For many people who have not found the true gift of exercise and what it can do for your body, mind and soul; the very thought of getting started can be overwhelming. Add an injury or chronic pain to the equation and the outcome becomes even more dismal.
03/10/2015 01:21 EDT
How to Have a Happy, Healthy and Well-Equipped

How to Have a Happy, Healthy and Well-Equipped 2015

Is 2015 the year you have vowed to get fit? Are you already in top shape, and determined to stay that way? Or are you cheerleading for someone who has declared their fitness goals? No matter which of these scenarios you fall into, the right equipment and inspiration goes a long way. Here are a few product suggestions for anyone who is embracing fitness this year.
02/24/2015 05:27 EST