Posts in fitness motivation
First Time in a Triathlon 

This week's blog should have been about running, but I am interrupting the series for a special blog post.

A friend texted me for some advice on doing a Triathlon for the first time. He will be doing the Jakes Off-Road Triathlon on the last weekend of April, which is a respectable challenge. This triathlon is open to Jamaicans and foreigners alike, so I am encouraging both my Jamaican and my Canadian peeps to check it out. Here is my advice for the first timer in this triathlon: 

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Finding the Best Personal Trainer

You have made that decision – you want to work with a personal trainer. This is a big step as you have made the decision to improve your health and fitness. Personal trainers, like other professional, can be good or bad at what they do. Who do you choose? What makes someone the best personal trainer in Toronto or anywhere for that matter?

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How to Maintain your fitness over the Holidays

The festive season is upon us. Some are busy worrying about what to buy for family and friends, while others are stressing over the meals and the travelling coming up. While doing all that planning, we may also be worried about losing our fitness during the season. Fear not, 30 to 45 minutes a day for 3 or 4 sessions a week will diminish the effects of not going to the gym at all. 

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Motivation – How to Keep it Going

At this time of year, late fall or early winter, it is hard to find the motivation to go out for a run, get to the gym or pool to do a workout. It is even hard for personal trainers. As a Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer, who has one-on-one clients and also instructs spin classes, I do get some exercise, but not the quality of work that I want for myself. 

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