Our FITPRO Ambassador Team
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|Lisa A. Workman
M.A., B.P.E., CSEP-CEP, EIMC Level 2, AFLCA Trainer, Urban Poling Instructor. Lisa has been active in the exercise profession for over 15 years as a certified exercise physiologist, fitness centre manager, fitness writer and presenter, and group exercise instructor. She is the creator of The Why I Move Project and whyimove.com. In 2015, Lisa was named Life Fitness’s Global Personal Trainer to Watch Top Ten Finalist and was the sole Canadian representation at the international event. Lisa was the 2012 recipient of the Alberta Certified Exercise Physiologist Recognition Award and the 2010-2011 recipient of the University of Alberta’s Campus Recreation Building Block Award. She sits on the editorial advisory board for the Alberta Centre for Active Living WellSpring publication, the Alberta Centre for Active Living Research Advisory Committee and the Nourish Move Thrive Advisory Group. For more information please visit her website.
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Kathy is a freelance writer and co-founder of Tweenhood.ca, an online magazine for parents of tweens. Her interests include gardening, hiking, cooking, photography and travel. She is the proud mom of two teenagers who are growing up way too fast. Kathy loves to escape to the forest whenever possible, with or without her family and two dogs in tow. Website.
Deb Lowther is a mother of 3 daughters who, when not running after the kids, is trail running. She contributes family health articles to many websites and magazines and ensures her own family has fun while eating healthy & staying active. Deb shares inspiring tips on her website Raising Healthy Kids, and handle all websites and social media for her husband’s business, Boomer Nutrition. Websites: Raising Healthy Kids, and Boomer Nutrition
Calabrina Boyajian served as Director, Reebok University Resolution Days and has been a fitness director for over 17 years. Chief agent at Fitnesspresenters.com, she has represented clients that include the Reebok Master Team among others. She starred on TV with Sharon Mann on her show, In Shape With Sharon Mann, and wrote the show’s ‘Fit Tips”. Calabrina is a Lebert master trainer and teaches various fitness classes at The Granite Club, Glendon Athletic Club at York University and other health and fitness clubs in Toronto. She also trains clients, specializing in those with Diabetes. She appears regularly as a fitness expert on CTV’s Canada AM. Website:
For moderately steep slopes, simply decrease the pressure on the base of the handles or drag your poles behind you. For steep slopes, keep your poles upright and in front and out to the side slightly, so if you do fall you won’t land on your poles. Bend your knees and elbows, and slow down any momentum. For long descents, it may be helpful to lengthen the poles.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education
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