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Jay Arzadon

Jay’s Bio –Jay Arzadon has been a personal trainer, working within the fitness industry for more than 10 years. His focus as a trainer is on the commitment, focus and hard work it takes in order to achieve success. He is the owner of Arzadon Fitness, a fitness and wellness company that offers Personal Training, Acountability Training and Epic Strongman Classes When …

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Don Nelson

AGE: 49 DON’S BIO Coach Don Nelson’s dream of opening a boxing club in Oshawa became a reality in 1993. Motor City Boxing Club is now one the most respected boxing clubs in Canada. Don’s boxing resume is impressive. He was Nova Scotia’s Lightweight Champion in 1984, Ontario Welterweight Champion 1992, battled in 81 amateur fights and has spent over 25 …

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Kareem Rawlins

KAREEM’S BIO Kareem business is also his passion – he is an energetic, and a devoted coach committed to promoting healthy, active living to the West Island community, regardless of the persons age or current activity level. As an ambassador of change, Kareem definitely puts the “personal” in personal training by focusing his efforts on helping anyone and everyone desiring to change their lives by finding …

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Mark McKoy

Age 54 Bio Mark McKoy is a Success Coach, Speaker, Mentor, Health & Fitness Advisor and a 5 time member of Canada’s Olympic team who Captured the Gold Medal in Men’s 110m Hurdles at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona. During his athletic career he competed at 4 Olympic Games, 5 World Championships, 2 Commonwealth Games and is a member of the …

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Kathleen Trotter

KATHLEEN’S BIO Kathleen Trotter is the author of the upcoming book Finding Your Fit. Kathleen has been a personal trainer and pilates specialist for almost fifteen years and a fitness writer/media expert for seven. For the past five years, she has been the featured personal trainer in the Globe and Mail’s online Fitness Basic video series. She also writes two columns …

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Working Out: Why Knowledge Isn’t Enough

The genesis of FitAfter45.ca was the desire to exchange ideas and share knowledge that allows athletes over 45 to maximize the effectiveness of their workouts regardless of their current athletic level. I think we have shared a lot of good information but after speaking with a friend and FitAfter45 follower, I think I may have put the cart before the horse for …

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Canada’s Healthiest Fast Food Options

No matter where you live, where you work or where you work out, it is inevitable that you are going to pass by some fast foods spots trying to lure you in with welcoming exteriors, bright signage and fast, delicious foods. And now, to make things worse, they all offer you “healthy” options. Being tempted by these sirens of convenient …

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Scott Morrow

AGE: 47 SCOTT’S BIO Scott is the Regional Vice President, Individual, Eastern Canada with Equitable Life. He is married with two teenage boys and a golden retriever. Competed in Ironman Canada in 2009, 2010, and various marathons including Boston. Scott has shifted his focus to cycling (road, mountain and cyclocross) and enjoying the friendly competition of riding with friends and cycling club (Morning Glory …

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Dr. Ryan Scott

DR. SCOTT’S BIO Dr. Ryan Scott created the A4A Therapy Clinic with the idea that all patients deserve the best care for injuries and conditions. He also believes that the best available research and treatment techniques should be available to all those who need it. When did your athletic career begin?My athletic career began at an early age playing hockey, tennis and all …

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10 Ways to Burn 600 Calories or More In An Hour

A lot of modern fitness has dropped the focus on counting calories and measuring fat, in the belief that it is keeping people from undertaking a fitness program. While that is a great philosophy, there is no way to argue that calories in and out are a huge piece of the fitness puzzle. So, even if you aren’t counting the …