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Kasie's Health & Fitness Tips

How do I change my body shape?

Nov 26, 2014 / 5:00 am

Question: Hi Kasie! I have always felt that working out and living a healthy lifestyle by incorporating exercise and fitness can help me achieve the shape and all other benefits of my efforts. I have placed a lot of time into my routine, seeking the advice of other professionals along with my...

Benefits of Yoga!

Oct 22, 2014 / 5:00 am

In the midst of today's seasonal changes you may be noticing the direct correlation between the leaves gracefully falling off the trees as the temperature drops, to the summertime high energy regimen that is so easily falling out of our routine as the chill fills the air. I love that this...


Sep 18, 2014 / 5:00 am

Over the last few months I have had many questions and multiple requests to write about a very natural and frustrating subject for women. This topic is one in which many women feel very uneducated and unprepared for both emotionally and physically ..…. Menopause! With what information...

Do you embrace your body type?

Jul 24, 2014 / 5:00 am

Every fitness magazine and trainer's blog has articles published about what exercises to do to “blast the excess fat”, the how to's on “building the perfect six pack” or the “sexy bikini ready body". It's all out there at the click of a button. For...

Fitness question answered

Jun 26, 2014 / 5:00 am

Reader's Question: Hi Kasie! I have been a regular gym goer for many years now and I consider myself to have a fair bit of knowledge when it comes to lifting weights! I have noticed over the last few years that the style of training seems to be changing in the gym. It seems that the more...

Fitness and health questions answered

Jun 12, 2014 / 5:00 am

Over the years I have been unhappy with my body; I have attempted to go on a diet to lose the weight but found the process too challenging. After a month of struggling and feeling miserable with no real weight loss to show for it, I realized that if I focus on eating healthier with smaller...

Health & fitness questions answered

May 15, 2014 / 5:00 am

Readers Question: Hi Kasie, I have been pretty active and healthy the majority of my life, I enjoy my time playing sports, my outdoor activities and working out in the gym and overall I am happy with my strength, conditioning and the shape of my body. I am not looking to make any drastic...

Are your expectations unhealthy?

May 1, 2014 / 5:00 am

Expectations! We all have them, the question is how healthy are your expectations? Can or have they hurt you in the end? I have received a handful of questions from readers over the past few months explaining their disappointments attached to the “not big enough” successes being...

Reader question answered

Apr 17, 2014 / 5:00 am

Question: In the past month I have come to the full understanding that I am a yo-yo dieter! I am shocked that I am now just seeing it! I have always believed that I was healthy and doing right for my body through the diets. The past 10 years has been a struggle for me to keep the weight off, ...

Reader's fitness question answered

Apr 3, 2014 / 5:00 am

Question: Hi Kasie, I am in need of your advice! I consider myself to be a “routine exerciser” and have been for many years. I love how the incorporation of exercise in my life has me focusing on eating healthier and feeling more confident with myself! However, my issue is with...

Who have you inspired today?

Mar 20, 2014 / 5:00 am

I had taken the opportunity to sneak in a few minutes in between my clients today to take my dog for a quick walk and along our way I came across a young family doing something so amazing! What I witnessed stopped me dead in my tracks in awe! Not only was I impressed with what I was seeing, I was...

Have you abandoned your body?

Mar 6, 2014 / 5:00 am

Sometimes our minds are so blocked in regards to our physical capabilities. This blockage comes from our own belief systems, perhaps a system that was created by a less than perfect past experience, fear of failure, fear of being judged, being compares by and to others, or simply just not giving...

Health and fitness questions answered!

Feb 20, 2014 / 5:00 am

Reader's Question: I am so frustrated with how challenging the process has been to continue with achieving my New Year's resolution, of staying active and eating healthy. I feel like a failure! I have not been enjoying the process, I don't want to give up on my hard work over the...

Do you know your own strength?

Feb 6, 2014 / 5:00 am

Put your muscles to the test and measure your fitness level with a simple fitness test. Measuring your fitness level is a great way to monitor how well you are progressing through your time and efforts in the gym, or can give you a clear understanding of where exactly your strengths or imbalances...

Become the master of your own body!

Jan 23, 2014 / 6:00 am

In a world that has most people describing their days as "way too busy", we manage to lose our vital energy to life's daily expectations and demands. We do this by allowing the daily grind to be put higher on our list of priorities than the necessary mental, physical and nutritional...

Cold and flu season

Dec 12, 2013 / 5:00 am

The cold and flu season is among us! Getting hit with these dreaded viruses as we are full force into the hectic holiday season can be down right frustrating, especially for those trying to maintain a work-life and fitness routine. These unwanted sick days don't have to take you so far out of...

A guilt free holiday season!

Nov 28, 2013 / 5:00 am

T'is the season! The festive season... filled with holiday cheer and indulgents! December kicks off a month filled with holiday celebrations and rich, sugary, calorie loaded and delicious treats! The question for the majority is, how do I go about this season, the healthy and enjoyable...

Spinal health with Dr. Kyle McLeod

Nov 14, 2013 / 5:00 am

As a personal trainer and an avid exerciser, I find the value in maintaining a well-rounded and healthy lifestyle ranging from all aspects of nutrition, regular exercise, flexibility routine, a positive and conscious mindset as well as a healthy spine! Having the vast knowledge or simple...

Fitness advice from top local trainers!

Oct 31, 2013 / 5:00 am

Our community is enriched with a diverse group of inspirational, educational and powerful personal trainers, group fitness/cross-fit instructors and a wide variety of coaches who all together have made a healthy and positive impact on the well-being of our community! As a personal trainer in the...

Pelvic floor health

Oct 17, 2013 / 5:00 am

There are many factors that play a key role in maintaining well balanced and optimal health. With the thought of achieving total health in one’s life, the obvious first steps to be incorporated into a daily routine are primarily: physical activity, nutritional changes and implementations....

About the Author

Fitness has been a passion and way of life for Kasie for over 14 years, six of those years she has dedicated to training and educating her clients and group fitness classes. Kasie strives to transform lives and bring awareness to those on the realistic, simplistic and effective keys to living and maintaining lifelong health and fitness success.  Kasie is known for her tough, yet realistic approach and has been apart of transforming many lives.  Kasie is so blessed to be able to make her dreams become her reality and help others set, reach and surpass their desired goals.

You can contact Kasie by e-mail:  [email protected]



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