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  • 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…

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    The Cedarvale Ravine Challenge

    Sometimes you feels inspired and creative and can’t wait to rock your workout. And sometimes you just want someone to tell you what to do. This workout was inspired by a beautiful morning when I couldn’t stand the thought of going to the gym. Instead I hit the beautiful Cedervale Ravine and along the way I designed this workout for you. It’s got: (more…)

  • The Cottage Menu by Joyous Health!

      **note from Oonagh: I met Joy backstage at the Steven and Chris show and was struck by her sweet…