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

Tom is a Can-Fit Pro Certified Personal Trainer. His life is dedicated to fitness and all aspects of a healthy lifestyle.  At 47 years of age, he has many years of experience in reaching personal performance goals.  As a client, he will assist you in reaching your maximum potential!

Tom is specializing in the following personal training:

weight loss
strength training
sports conditioning
cardio fitness

one-on-one or small group sessions in a private gym studio workout programs based on your home setup for long distance clients outdoor and swim workouts available (seasonal)

Certified in:

Current Trends in Performance Nutrition
Supplementation for Training or Performance
Advanced Strength Training

  Mar. 14, 2018

Personal Trainer talks about his favorite type of workout.

My favorite type of work out to do is bodyweight. I enjoy chin ups and dips (I frequently will do 100 chin ups follo...

  Mar. 7, 2018

When is the best time of day to exercise?

Whatever time works best for you. Some people (myself included) prefer mornings so your work out is done and now you...

  Feb. 26, 2018

What are the best exercises to improve running speed?

The best exercises to do to improve running speed, strength and endurance besides actually running would be barbell s...

  Dec. 7, 2017

What are the top 10 best exercises to do at home?

There are a number of exercises that can be done at home and all of them can be accomplished without any weights or g...

  Nov. 22, 2017

Is it safe to exercise in the cold?

Sure, just dress accordingly. Layered clothing is best so that as you begin to warm up you can begin to remove outer...

  Nov. 2, 2017

Do you need a gym to get toned?

Do you need a gym to get toned?

  Jun 7, 2017

I am about 50 pounds overweight, What should be my weight loss plan?

To lose weight, and keep it off, you need to change your lifestyle. There are no shortcuts to weight loss – it takes...

  Apr. 14, 2017

Losing Weight Permanently

To lose weight, and keep it off, you need to change your lifestyle. There are no...

  Apr. 7, 2017

Are Smoothies actually good for you?

With the constant obsession of smoothies everywhere, they are...

  Mar. 16, 2017

How to drop the last 10 pounds you want to lose!

The last 10 pounds can be very difficult to lose, but...

  Mar. 8, 2017

What can I do to get a good workout to best utilize my time?

Working out 6 days a week for an hour a day may seem like a lot to get in with today’s hectic lifestyle. However, can...

  Feb. 24, 2017

What is a good regular fitness routine?

A regular fitness routine will help build energy you can use all day long! Your body didn’t evolve to be sedentary. R...

  Jan. 20, 2017

Working out and Exercising will improve your sleep

There is no denying that exercising will give...

  Jan. 11, 2017

Yoga isn't giving me my desired toned body.

A good solution that will help add some muscle to your frame, helping to fill out any...

  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 all t...

  Nov. 23, 2016

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

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

  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.

  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...

  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.

  Oct. 11, 2016

What are the benefits of having a personal trainer?

The benefits of having a personal trainer..

  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.

  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...

  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.

  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 ge...

  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 b...

  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’t ha...

  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...

  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”?

  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?