Kathleen has been a a personal trainer and pilates equipment specialist for over fifteen years. Kathleen writes regular columns for the Globe and Mail, has published articles for magazines such as Chatelaine, Canadian Running, Glow, Alive and Today's Parent, and is the author of the upcoming book Finding Your Fit. Her client's range from athletes of all ages to individuals living with parkinson's and osteoporosis. Kathleen spends her free time running marathons and competing in Ironman triathlons. Kathleen has a masters from The University of Toronto and is currently finishing her degree from The Canadian School Of Natural Nutrition.
Many of us contend with inner dialogue that is so rude we would never use on the barista at Starbucks — let alone a loved one. Time to silence it.
Harness your inner child, slather on some sunscreen, grab your hat and some water, and get outside to exercise!
05/24/2018 11:51 EDT
They want to sell a product and promote their brand, but not all pieces of equipment or modes of training are appropriate for all people.
05/11/2018 11:20 EDT
There's a reason why a proper workout has been broken down into three main components: warm-up, main workout and cool-down.
04/23/2018 10:37 EDT
Your exercise choice will evolve in tandem with your fitness level, but the principles that get you moving are constant!
04/10/2018 10:11 EDT
The band is light and inexpensive, and you can do everything with it, from squats and biceps curls, to lunges and lateral raises, to tricep extensions
04/02/2018 14:49 EDT
As I tell clients, successful people don't react — they anticipate potential problems and troubleshoot them in advance.
03/13/2018 10:55 EDT
Adopting a healthier lifestyle is often framed as being about getting stronger, but as you age, the first step is simply not to lose ground
02/16/2018 14:45 EST
One such counterproductive thought is that we have to be a certain "type" of person before acting the way that "type" of person would act.
02/02/2018 10:11 EST
Always keep in mind that for different results you need different thoughts, actions, and decisions.
01/15/2018 14:29 EST
If you feel like you are constantly worrying about your health, yet never achieving your goals, analyze if you're using 'right effort' or 'busy effort.'
01/09/2018 13:48 EST
One can use the New Year as a time to reflect and make intelligent goals, or to make unrealistic "health wishes."
12/28/2017 10:33 EST
Sure, you might be busy, but you can always find 15 minutes to exercise.
12/21/2017 09:12 EST
Sure, put your workout on hold. But daily motion should be non-negotiable.
12/08/2017 12:29 EST
Just vow to be mindful. Aim to make more healthy choices this season than last.
11/17/2017 18:10 EST
When you respond appropriately, you don't delude yourself, but you also don't make something a bigger deal than it needs to be.
10/31/2017 16:27 EDT
We all have a personalized justification system we use to rationalize our unhealthy choices.
10/13/2017 13:38 EDT
Until recently I believed I was the type of person who would hate — and suck at — meditation. I was also stuck in my ways
09/21/2017 14:58 EDT
There are definitely positives, but you should be aware of the negatives too.
08/31/2017 13:47 EDT
Find your "linchpin" habit: the one that, when adopted or deleted, creates a huge ripple effect.
08/21/2017 16:51 EDT
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