Tricking Your Brain To Find Motivation w. Kathleen Trotter, MSc (ep 74)

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Kathleen Trotter is a fitness expert

She is a personal trainer, writer, and author of two books on fitness and health.

She talks about finding motivation

She shares tips and tricks on how to trick your brain to be more motivated for fitness and wellness.

She emphasizes being conscious and effortful

She explains the stages of learning and how to become more aware and intentional about your choices.

She discusses the power of food and mood journal

She recommends keeping a journal of what you eat and how you feel to identify patterns and triggers.

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Kathleen Trotter, MSc joined me for a spirited chat all about little tricks you can implement to trick your brain for increased motivation for fitness and better health.  We spoke all about creating habits, mastering circadian rhythm, and how to manage your workout routine with realistic expectations.

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About Kathleen Trotter

Kathleen Trotter, MSc, is a fitness expert, media personality, personal trainer, writer, and author of Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer’s Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit and Your Fittest Future Self. Making Choices Today for a Happier, Healthier, Fitter Future You. Kathleen has been a personal trainer and fitness expert for almost twenty years.

Kathleen spent over eight years writing for The Globe and Mail and has written for various other publications including Impact Magazine, ParticipActionBreatheAlive, Canadian Running, Today’s Parent, Chatelaine, and Glow, and for six years she was the featured personal trainer in The Globe and Mail’s online Fitness Basics weekly web series and included in the Globe’s weekly newsletter for subscribers.

Kathleen holds a master’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Toronto, a nutrition diploma from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, and a nutrition certification through Precision Nutrition. She is a C.H.E.K. Level 3 Trainer, a Level 2 Fascial Stretch Therapist, a Level 1 ELDOA practitioner, and a certified Pilates Equipment Specialist. Kathleen will complete her life coach practicum this year.

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Erik Abramowitz is a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP), Naturopathic Doctoral student, health coach, and father. He is the primary content creator for and the host of the Holistic Nootropics Podcast.

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