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Lydia Di Francesco, Founder
613-299-0601
lydia@fithealthy365.com

  

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Lydia Di Francesco’s appearances on CTV Ottawa Morning Live, BT Montreal, CTV Morning Live Winnipeg and Rogers Daytime Ottawa.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – December 28, 2016

Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco explains what to do and what not to do after some holiday indulgence and shares some simple at-home exercise.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – Dec 5, 2016

Join Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco in this FUN & FESTIVE 12 Days of Christmas Workout! Get your workout on to Christmas carols while you count down to Christmas.

CTV Morning Live Winnipeg – October 17, 2016

Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco shows a full body countdown circuit workout that can be done at home or when travelling.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – Sept 21, 2016

Don’t have weights at home? That’s ok! Put your heavy purse to good use in this quick butt and shoulder building circuit.

Rogers Daytime Ottawa – August 5, 2016

Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco shows a workout that specifically targets the most common complaint areas from women: batwings, belly and butt.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – July 14, 2016

A stability ball isn’t just for sitting! Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco shares how the 5 best stability ball exercises for maximum results. Get on the ball!

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – June 28, 2016

Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco shares how to get sexy, sleek, and strong arms just in time for summer fashion and beach wear!

BT Montreal – June 2, 2016

Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco gets you fit in just 15 minutes with a resistance band workout suitable for at home or for travel. Get strong with this full body routine.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – May 26, 2016

Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco shares a fun book-lover workout. Now you can read AND exercise at the same time!

Rogers Daytime Ottawa – May 17, 2016

Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco challenges you to beat the clock in this fun, at-home 15 minute workout.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – Dec 30, 2015

Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco shares the top 3 tips for your healthiest year yet plus a FUN countdown style workout.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – Nov 4, 2015

Certified Personal Trainer and Online Fitness Coach Lydia Di Francesco shares a quick and easy 10 minute fat blast bodyweight circuit you can do at home or on the road.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – Sept 15, 2015

Certified Personal Trainer Lydia Di Francesco shares some easy and healthy adult lunch ideas you can make in 5 minutes. Simple salad in a jar and mix and match for variety.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – Aug 25, 2015

Certified Personal Trainer Lydia Di Francesco demonstrates 3 exercises and 3 stretches that will help improve your golf game. Power comes from strength and flexibility.  A greater range of motion will allow you to hit the ball farther.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – July 15, 2015

Certified Personal Trainer Lydia Di Francesco educates on incorrect form, which can make you waste time or even cause injury. She demonstrates correct form and technique for the squat, push up, lunge, and row.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – June 16, 2015

Certified Personal Trainer Lydia Di Francesco wants you to skip your workout! Check out the 5 jump rope exercises that make up a quick 7-Minute cardio routine that’s fun and effective.

CTV Ottawa Morning Live – May 20, 2015

No equipment? No problem! Certified Personal Trainer Lydia Di Francesco shows 5 at-home exercises you can do with everyday kitchen items.

Rogers Daytime Ottawa – April 22, 2015

Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Specialist Lydia Di Francesco shows how to make a healthy homemade BBQ Sauce. It only takes 5-7 minutes to prepare and tastes great!

Rogers Daytime Ottawa – March 18, 2015

Coach and Certified Personal Trainer Lydia Di Francesco shares 4 healthy habits that will give your energy level a boost and get you fit and healthy for the long-term.

News1130 – January 1, 2017 
Put down the eggnog and pick up the weights: expert talks New Year’s exercise goals (click image to enlarge)

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OptiMYz Magazine, Vol. 9 Issue 5 – Dec 2016/Jan 2017
Backyard Body Blast – Functional fitness workout (click image to enlarge)

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Huffington Post Contributor Article – October 28, 2016
Dealing with the Darkness: The Best Strategies for Good Mental Health

Huffington Post Contributor Article – July 22, 2016
Pokemon Go…and 4 Wacky Ideas for Walking

Huffington Post – July 5, 2013
Interviewed and contributed exercises for article
Chest Exercises: 10 Ways To Perk Up Your Pecs

Globe and Mail – May 20, 2013
Interviewed for article Time to take it outside (click image to enlarge)

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LifeHacker – February 12, 2013
Article written by Lydia Di Francesco featured on the popular LifeHacker website
Why Stretching is Just as Important as Exercise

680News – Dec 2016/Jan 2017

Fitness Expert Lydia Di Francesco shares simple tips for achieving your fitness goals (and sticking to your New Years resolution)

Lydia Di Francesco fitness headshotLydia Di Francesco helps busy professional women get strong and fit through short, effective workouts so they can keep doing the fun things they love! She is the Founder of Fit & Healthy 365 and Creator of the 15 Minute Workout Club, her signature online fitness program. As a Certified Personal Trainer, Lydia educates clients and the public that healthy living doesn’t need to be complicated. She promotes simple, fun exercise and creating a healthy mindset with a long-term approach to wellness.

Lydia makes regular appearances as a Fitness Expert on CTV Ottawa Morning Live and Rogers Daytime Ottawa. She is also a Huffington Post Contributor and has been published in the national health and fitness magazine OptiMyz. 

Lydia Di Francesco is available to speak to the media (TV appearance, radio interview, contribution to article) on  the following topics:

Fitness

* At-home or travel workouts
* Keeping exercise simple and fun
* HIIT style workouts
* Effective workouts when short on time
* Proper form and technique

Nutrition

* Healthy nutrition
* Meal prep and planning
* Simple tips to eat healthy on the run

Mindset and Wellness

* Self-care
* Simple tips for healthy living
* Mindset for health and wellness