ROBERT / Head Trainer & kinisieologist

Overweight and shy as a child, Robert was reluctant to participate in sports and other physical activities. By his early teens, however – partly in response to parental encouragement – he mustered sufficient self-confidence to enroll in a local gym’s boxing classes. Martial arts lessons followed, then the earning of a brown belt in Taekwondo, as well as significant success in the numerous tournaments in which he competed throughout his teenage years. This was the manner in which Robert’s wholehearted interest in health and fitness developed.

Five years of post-secondary education focusing on this area of study resulted in Robert achieving a Diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion from Humber College; a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Guelph; Personal Trainer certification from the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP); and, most recently, certification as a Kinesiologist from the Ontario Kinesiology Association. The most meaningful result of these five years, though, is that they enabled Robert to formulate the fundamental philosophy that characterizes his work as a Personal Trainer: proper education is the cornerstone of a healthy body.

Robert’s clientele is varied, ranging from people wanting to improve their body composition, to those seeking to hone their athletic skills, to those needing rehabilitation after some kind of physical trauma. To all these clients, Robert offers comprehensive knowledge about the importance of physical activity as a means of improving the quality of daily life; proper instruction regarding exercise-choice and -execution; friendly, respectful interaction; and enthusiastic motivation for success in reaching their goals. 

CREDENTIALS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) in Kinesiology (University of Guelph)
  • Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma with Honours (Humber College)
  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) –Certified Personal Trainer
  • Registered Kinesiologist (R. Kin)
  • First Aid & CPR-proficiency

SPECIALIZING IN:

Rehabilitation therapy, Weight-loss, Muscle-gain, Sport-specific training, Plyometric training, Functional training, Dramatic body recomposition and makeover, Core conditioning, General fitness, Dynamic flexibility and stretching

 

KASEIGH / Personal Trainer & Weight-Loss Specialist

Kaseigh’s Personal Training clients soon realize that they’ve signed up with an extraordinary motivator whose philosophy of life is infectiously inspiring. Kaseigh draws on her personal fitness journey (and struggle with weight-loss) to guide those she instructs towards the achievement of their own goals. Enthusiastically interested in sports since childhood, in high school she came to understand that “health and fitness” means far more than merely “the ability to participate in sports.” As a result, while playing for two different rugby teams and serving as captain of her school’s nationally ranked competitive cheerleading team, she also began to investigate the varied components of a healthy lifestyle and consider ways she could pass on her knowledge to others.

Kaseigh believes that we create our own physical and mental barriers and that working out teaches us how to push our bodies and minds past these self-imposed obstacles. This isn’t the easiest thing for everyone to do – which is the reason she feels her role as Personal Trainer is so crucial. She is committed to empathetically encouraging her clients to believe that they can reach fitness levels that they never could before. She is the support system that provides those in her training care with innovative ideas to keep workouts fresh, and gives the extra push that’s sometimes needed to enable previously untapped wells of willpower and strength to be accessed.

Beyond the importance of consistently challenging oneself, there’s a fundamental truth that Kaseigh communicates to her clients: real, lasting change doesn’t happen overnight – so it’s essential to appreciate the small victories on the path to one’s fitness destination. 

CREDENTIALS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Can-Fit-Pro – Certified Personal Trainer
  • Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma with Honours (Humber College)
  • 1 year of Health Sciences (York University)
  • First Aid & CPR-proficiency
  • Core conditioning
  • General fitness

SPECIALIZING IN:

Nutritional counselling, Weight-loss, Muscle-gain, General fitness, Sport-specific training, Plyometric training, Functional training, Strength training for women, Preparing athletes for sport team selection tests and training camps, Dramatic body recomposition and makeover, Dynamic flexibility and stretching, Core conditioning

 

NORA / Personal Trainer

In addition to being a coach and motivator, Nora understands that a Personal Trainer must provide emotional support to her clients. These three roles are required because no individual will attend every training session with the same needs: enthusiasm, stamina and determination will vary just as life’s challenges differ from one day to the next.

Nora learned this important lesson from her own physical fitness journey. Due to the stress of balancing both life and school, she began to gain weight and soon came to the realization that she was not doing all she could to live healthily. Eager for change, she made a deliberate effort to be as active as possible. Within months of joining the gym, her dramatic improvements in health and physical appearance were not going unnoticed. She started to train with friends, striving to become the best version of herself she could be by continuously setting and attaining more challenging goals. Training allows her to be creative, efficient and limitless, in a safe and positive atmosphere.

Nora’s journey taught her that everyone is fighting a battle of their own and needs a friendly ear or, sometimes, an exhausting workout to get them through the rough times. Since 2012, her caring support and cheerful encouragement have enabled those she trains to safely and effectively reach and exceed their fitness goals, to achieve the healthy lives that may have proved elusive in the past. Her philosophy of never comparing yourself to anyone else, of only striving to be a better version of yourself each day, is a lesson that brings out the best in her clients both inside and out of the gym. 

CREDENTIALS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKIN) (University of Toronto)
  • Can-Fit-Pro – Certified Personal Trainer
  • CPR & First Aid certified

SPECIALIZING IN:

Weight-loss, Muscle-gain, Muscle toning, Core conditioning, General fitness and conditioning, Strength training, Weight-lifting, Dynamic flexibility and stretching, Plyometric training, Cardio respiratory endurance training, Injury assessment and rehabilitation