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April: Fitness check-in

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April: Fitness check-in
Kathleen shows us her workout routine, designed by personal trainer Stacy Irvine
KATHLEEN’S WORKOUT

DAILY: Elliptical machine for 20 minutes in the morning, before getting ready for work.

THREE TIMES PER WEEK:

Warm-up: Elliptical machine or treadmill at a low speed for 10 minutes.

Cardio: Running a mile on the treadmill as fast as possible. (Repeated three times per workout.)

Strength training: Two circuits (40 minutes per workout), including:
• Push-ups: 20 to 25 reps
• Straight-leg raise, forward and sideways: 35 reps per leg. (Standing, raise leg 90 degrees from body. Lower.)
• Plank for one minute.

Cool-down: Stretch and finish with 10 minutes on the elliptical machine or treadmill at a low speed.

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OUR TEAM OF EXPERTS:
Mary Bamford, registered dietitian at the Adelaide Clinic in Toronto. Margriet Drost, therapist in Toronto. Stacy Irvine, chiropractor, personal trainer and co-founder of Totum Life Science in Toronto. Michelle Paiano, stylist at The Artist Group Limited in Toronto.