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  • How exercise makes you better (in bed)

    It’s a super sexy post for Valentine’s Day! Although…I should really make every post a super sexy one because it…

  • The CPR Rap

    Happy Heart Month, everyone! As a former CPR instructor, I would be remiss if I didn’t take this opportunity to…

  • T- 4 Days to the Challenge Like every self-improvement dork, I wake up on Jan 1st feeling like:   The…

  • Alex’s Fitness Story

    Every year over December, I run a program called Get Better in December. The idea is that, despite all the…

  • “If you’re confused about detoxing, you understand the issue perfectly,” -Edward Saltzman, associate professor at Human Nutrition Center  at Tufts…

  • Happy 2016! Every January I like to do a Nutrition theme in my Bootcamps as most people could use a…

  • The 12 Days of Christmas Workout!

    You thought Christmas was about lazy mornings with Bailey’s in your coffee and feasts that start at 4pm and go…

  • Erin’s Fitness Story

    Erin is one of our founding Bootcampers. She started with me in 2013 in Christie Pits but she was on…

  • Less Stuff, More Buff: A healthy gift guide for you and the planet!

    Have you ever noticed how things that are good for you also tend to be good for the planet? Like…

  • How the Holidays can be GOOD for your Health

    So here’s the normal story: The holiday season takes a toll on your health: it’s a vortex of parties and…

  • Andre’s Fitness Story

    This month’s Fitness Story is a little different. Instead of interviewing a client who has had an amazing fitness journey,…

  • Exercises to reduce STRESS

    Every now and then a client will go AWOL. They stop coming to Bootcamp, they keep cancelling their Personal Training…

  • Go the F*CK to Sleep

    Is it better to sleep or exercise? How many hours of sleep do you need? Why not getting enough sleep…

  • The High Park Workout

    This workout was inspired by the beauty of Toronto’s largest park in the fall. October is my favourite month in…

  • Why You Should Step it Up…

    Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian readers!  I hope that you all enjoyed the beautiful weather with your families, good food,…

  • Deb’s Fitness Story

    Deb is like so many of my clients in that she is a working mum with tons on her plate.…

  • Butts & Guts

    Any trainer will tell you that their clients are always asking for more core and glute training. We try to…

  • Move like Olga

    Have you ever heard of Olga Kotelko? I think about Olga a lot. Olga passed away last summer at the…

  • Drake’s Fitness Story

    Drake is one of the reasons I love our co-ed Bootcamps. Although most Group Exercise classes tend to be mostly…

  • 3 Essential Steps to Create a Healthy Habit

    Do you know anyone who has made long term positive changes to their health? I’m willing to bet that it…