Stephanie Thompson, OCT, CSEP-CPT, Certified Urban Poling Instructor holds degrees in Kinesiology from The University of Western Ontario and in Education from Trent University, is a Certified Personal Trainer through CSEP, and is a Certified Urban Poling Instructor. Stephanie is a former Varsity curling athlete for the Western Mustangs. As a personal trainer, Stephanie works with a wide range of clients from Junior aged curlers, to your average desk jockey. She spends her spare time training and competing on the World Curling Tour as the alternate and training coach for Team Brenda Holloway. “As a qualified exercise professional my passion is to help individual Canadians overcome the barriers to leading a more active, healthy lifestyle”. You can contact Stephanie via her Facebook Page: Personal Training with Stephanie Thompson, on Twitter @fit_nut_curl, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Ontario Curling Council is very pleased to syndicate Stephanie’s articles on our website, and they are re-published here with her permission.
Interested readers should view Stephanie’s YouTube playlist for clips of athletic exercises pertinent to curling athletes.