Monday, November 19, 2012

Sponsor Spotlight: Get Fit With Les

Get Fit with Les has donated personal training sessions to the virtual run!  One (1) lucky finisher will win one month of virtual personal training (a $200 value) or one week of in-person virtual training (three sessions, a $225 value).  Don't miss your chance to win this great prize - sign up for the virtual run today!

Les is a certified personal trainer who works in Ottawa.  Whether you are new to exercise or an experienced fitness enthusiast, Les can help you meet your goals!

Les began her personal training career at Good Life Fitness in 2008.  In November 2011, she started her own personal training business in a private studio.  This opportunity has enhanced her commitment to helping people reach their health and fitness goals: losing weight, trimming inches, eating healthier, building muscle, learning to run or train for a race, starting a yoga practice, finding balance in life, gaining confidence, or finding their inner athlete!  Les stresses the importance of a healthy lifestyle which includes: proper nutrition, daily physical activity, a consistent workout routine, getting plenty of sleep and enjoying life to the fullest.

Les is a runner herself, completing the first of many half marathons in 2008.  One of her specialities is training programs for long distance runners.

Changing lives for people of all ages and fitness levels by motivating them to 'get fit', helping them lose weight or  gain muscle, and helping them find their true inner athlete is what Les does best.

Les' certifications include:

  • B.Sc. Kinesiology and B.Ed. Physical Education K-12 (University of Southern Miss '02-'06)
  • CAN FIT PRO Certified Personal Trainer Specialist
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Agatsu KettleBell Certification
  • National Coaching Certificate Program (NCCP) Levels 1 and 2
  • 200 hr. Certified Hatha Yoga Teacher (Rama Lotus '12)
  • 30 hr. Certified Power Yoga Teacher (Rama Lotus '12)

You can find out more about Les on her website, follow her on her blog or Twitter @getfitwithles, or connect with her on Facebook!


  1. Awesome! Thanks for the shout out!! Looking forward to this event!

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