Tom McAleese, CPT

Tom McAleese is a Can-Fit Pro certified personal trainer since 2009 and Transportation Technology teacher since 1997. He is now the owner and operator of Diamond Fitness Personal Training in Simcoe, Ontario. Tom can be reached at: 519-410-2713 or diamondfitness@live.com

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  Nov. 30, 2016

I used to be able to eat anything and not gain a pound, now that I am in my 30’s, my weight is creeping up!

Sooner or later this happens to everyone. I am one of the lucky few – in my late 40’s and still getting leaner a...

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  Nov. 23, 2016

I just started lifting weights, should I up my protein?

Nuts, beans and seeds all provide various amounts of protein.

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  Nov. 16, 2016

5 Things to do to prevent injury when starting to lift weights.

Before starting ANY exercise routine, it is always a good idea to do a personal assessment.

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  Oct. 28, 2016

I hear bad things about jogging, should I just be walking instead?

Jogging can lead to more injuries than walking if you are unprepared. Walking is low impact and low stress on the bo...

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  Oct. 18, 2016

I am stuck in the same fitness routine, how can I change it up?

Try a change of scenery – take your work out outdoors.

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  Oct. 11, 2016

What are the benefits of having a personal trainer?

The benefits of having a personal trainer..

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  Sep. 29, 2016

What can I do to get rid of my post baby fat?

A program of resistance training and HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) will work best.

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  Sep. 26, 2016

How Long Your Weight Training Should Last

Of course, depending on your fitness level, the intensity of your workout and overall goals, some may last longer. Fo...

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  Sep. 14, 2016

What is the best outdoor exercise for fall?

There is no single “best” exercise for fall, or any other time of year for that matter.

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  Aug. 31, 2016

What can I do to get out of a fitness rut?

Try a change of scenery – take your work out outdoors. Cooler temperatures are on their way so now is the time to ...

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  Jun 27, 2016

3 Simple Ways To Get Your Perfect Summer Body

What is the best way to lose fat? This is a difficult question to answer because of a number of factors. Everyone’s...

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  Feb. 16, 2016

Heavy Weight Training For Women: Is It Right For Me?

Women tend to get less big than men because they don’t produce enough testosterone, and because their bodies don’...

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  Feb. 10, 2016

Weights or Cardio: Which Comes First?

Generally, weight training is done first so you have the most energy to build muscle. As for which is better, it depe...

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  Feb. 3, 2016

Keeping Active at Home During the Winter

Do you love to run or walk outside in the summer, but wonder what you can do in the winter to keep yourself active wi...

  Jan. 9, 2014

Too much exercise?

How much is too much exercise?

  Sep. 5, 2013

Not a fan of cardio?

I don’t like cardio — how can I lose weight?

  Apr. 25, 2013

The dreaded plateau

I’ve been working out consistently for six months. All of the sudden I'm not seeing any more results, why is this?

  Feb. 23, 2012

Tired of the gym?

I'm bored of my fitness routine. Is there a new workout that I should try?

  Nov. 24, 2011

Weight training worries

If I start some weight training will I get “big and bulky”?

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  Jan. 12, 2011

BMI – Helpful or Harmful?

Personal Trainer Tom McAleese explains how fixating on your BMI could hinder your weight loss motivation.

  Nov. 9, 2010

Reaching a plateau

Why can’t I increase my weights at the gym anymore?