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Men's Fitness Print


Spinach for Efficiency and Arginine: An Infection Fighter

Maximum Fitness Sept/Oct 2011

The Turkish Get Up

Inside Fitness Apr/May 2012

Torch Your Belly Fat

Reps May/Jun 2012

Play to Get Lean: Take Your Training Outdoors

Men's Fitness Jul/Aug 2012

The 6-Week Perfect Balance Workout co-authored with Lee Boyce

Inside FItness Oct/Nov 2012

It’s In the Bag. Fat Burning & Strength Building Sandbag Workout

Reps Nov/Dec 2012

15-min of Hell, In a Good Way

Reps Mar/Apr 2013

6-Weeks to Mass Monster coauthored with Lee Boyce

Muscle Mag May 2013

6 Rounds of Sweat & Blasting Barbell Circuit coauthored with Lee Boyce

Reps May/Jun 2013

Playing with Fire & Russian Revolution

Reps Jul/Aug 2013

Maximum Muscle

Inside Fitness Oct 2014

Insider Info Q&A

Inside Fitness May 2015

How to Build a Deep Chest

Men's Fitness May 2015

Inside Info Q&A

Inside Fitness Jun/Jul 2015

Inside Info Q&A

Inside Fitness Aug/Sept 2015

Insider Info Q&A

Inside Fitness Oct 2015

Insider Info Q&A

Inside Fitness Dec/Jan 2016

Insider Info Q&A

Inside Fitness Aug/Sept 2017

ASK Q&A

Muscle & Fitness Sept 2017

Not So Complex Gains Part 1 & ASK Q&A

Muscle & Fitness Oct 2017

Not So Complex Gains Part 2 & ASK Q&A

Muscle & Fitness Nov 2017

Double the Gains, Half the Effort

Muscle & Fitness March 2018

Ganancias Exponenciales (Spanish)

Muscle&Fitness Argentina, Jan 2018


Women's Fitness Print


Tone Up, Look Sexy

Oxygen Jan 2012

Fast-Track Your Fat Loss

Oxygen Winter 2012

4 Weeks to Your Best Butt

Oxygen May 2012

30-minutes to a Flab-free Butt

Glutes, by Oxygen Summer 2012

Super Fit Super Fast: An Introduction to Suspension Training

Oxygen Aug 2012

An Introduction to Sandbag Training

Oxygen Nov 2012

Turkish Delight

Oxygen June 2013

Two-Way HIIT

Oxygen Jan 2014

Zap Fat Fast

Oxygen Mar 2014

Step Up Your Cardio

Oxygen May 2014

8 Weeks to Your First Half Marathon

Strong May 2015

Get Fit in Four

Strong Nov/Dec 2015

Know the Drill

Strong Sept/Oct 2016

Swings and Slams

Strong Nov/Dec 2017


Endurance Athletes


Butt It Out

Canadian Running Mar/Apr 2009

Planks and Bridges Part 1

Impact Magazine Jun/Jul 2009

Functional Abs

Canadian Running Jun/Jul 2009

Planks and Bridges Part 2

Impact Magazine Mar/Apr 2010

Stand Your Ground

Canadian Running Jan/Feb 2010

Go Ahead and Jump: Using plyometric training to improve running performance

Canadian Running Jul/Aug 2010

The Dynamics of Stretching

Impact Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

Run Strong: Effective Strength, Power and Core Training for the Endurance Runner

BC Coaches Perspective Fall 2010

Weight Training: Forget the tires, pump up your body

Canadian Cycling Magazine Feb/Mar 2011

Effective Core Training

Fit Life BC Summer 2011

Power Tools

Canadian Running Mar/Apr 2011

Best Core Strength Workouts for Runners

Canadian Running May/Jun 2011

Tall in the Saddle

Impact Magazine May/Jun 2011

Core Considerations coauthored with Dr. Carla Cupido

Running Times Jul/Aug 2011

More Than Swim, Bike, Run: Effective Weight Training

Triathlon Magazine Canada Sept/Oct 2011

All Crossed Up coauthored with Dr. Carla Cupido

Canadian Cycling Magazine Jun/Jul 2011

Train Hard, Recover Harder: 6 Steps to Better Recovery

Canadian Cycling Magazine Oct/Nov 2011

The Reign of a Sprain is a Bloody Pain

Trail Run, Australia/New Zealand Spring 2011

Easy as A, B, C

Canadian Running Jan/Feb 2012

Power Your Way to Speed: Improved Strength Leads to a Faster You

Canadian Cycling Magazine Feb/Mar 2012

The Runner’s 6-Pack: 6 Functional Exercises to Improve Running Strength

Running Times Feb/Mar 2012

Do No Harm in the Gym

Canadian Running May/Jun 2012

Mobility Drills for Cyclists

Canadian Cycling Magazine Aug/Sept 2012

Weightlifting Myths Debunked

Canadian Running Jan/Feb 2013

Keep it Simple: Tips for an Injury Free Season

Runner's World Feb 2013

Upper Body Training for Cyclists

Canadian Cycling Magazine Feb/Mar 2013

Spring Tune Up

iRun Apr 2013

Build Strength with Non-Traditional Tools

Canadian Running May/Jun 2013

Get Stronger, Run Faster

iRun Jun 2013

Explosive Lifting for Faster Running

Canadian Running Sept/Oct 2013

The Breakdown of Foam Rolling and Self Massage

Canadian Running Nov/Dec 2013

Build Strength Without Size

Canadian Running Jan/Feb 2014

Surviving an Ankle Sprain

Trail Special Canadian Running Summer 2014

Asymmetrical Loading: A Full Body Crunchless Core Workout

Canadian Running May/Jun 2014

Run, Lift and Get Lean

Canadian Running Jul/Aug 2014

4 Rules for Building Strength

Get Out There Jul/Aug 2014

Stretches for Cycling Season

Canadian Cycling Magazine Jun/Jul 2014

Optimal Strength, Power and Flexibility Exercises for Cyclocross

Canadian Cycling Magazine Oct/Nov 2014

Build a Foundation of Strength

Canadian Running Sept/Oct 2014

Magnificent Mobility

Canadian Running Nov/Dec 2014

30-Minute to a Stronger Runner

Canadian Running Jan/Feb 2015

Run a Faster Half Marathon

Canadian Running Mar/Apr 2015

Stability Ball Exercises for Trail Runners

Trail Special Canadian Running Summer 2015

Home Band Exercises for Marathoners

Canadian Running Sept/Oct 2015

Real World Weight Loss coauthored with Julia Howard

Canadian Running Jul/Aug 2016

Runners, Meet the Gym

Trail Special Canadian Running Summer 2017

Hitting the Road or the Gym

Canadian Running Nov/Dec 2017

Running the Circuit

Canadian Running July/Aug 2018

Your Weekly Dose of Iron

Canadian Running Nov/Dec 2018


Media Appearances


Workology Interview

Metro Newspaper Feb 2008

Jon quoted in Be a Marathon Man

Maximum Fitness Jul/Aug 2011

Jon quoted in Top Training Shoes

Reps Mar/Apr 2013

Jon participated in a kettlebell Q&A

Reps Jul/Aug 2013

Jon quoted in The Ultimate Walk-Run Interval Training Program

Best Health Oct 2013

Jon quoted in Cardio Confused

Inside Fitness Women’s Training Guide Winter 2013

Jon quoted in Building Bigger Quads

Inside Fitness Mar/Apr 2014

Jon quoted in Build Bolder Shoulders

Inside Fitness Apr/May 2014

Jon quoted in and designed suspension training workout

Inside Fitness Women’s Fat Loss Guide Summer 2014

Jon quoted in Weighted Lunges for Stronger Running

Competitor May 2015

Jon quoted in How to Workout (Without Working Out)

Chatelaine Sept 2015

Jon quoted in Fitness Fails

Strong May/Jun 2016

Jon quoted in 25 Exercises that Stand the Test of Time

Impact Magazine Sept/Oct 2016

Jon quoted in 5 Signs You’re Working Out Too Much

Health Nov 2016

Jon quoted in Farmer's Walk

Men's Journal, Aug 2018


  • Jon quoted in My Glutes Look Amazing. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in Beware: The Group Fitness Crutch. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in 8 Ultra Effective Workout Moves that Top Fitness Trainers Love. Link HERE.

  • Jon quoted in How to Minimize Your Risk of Injury When Lifting Heavier Weights. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in Why Deadlifts are Worth the Hype and How to Do Them Safely. Link HERE.

  • Jon quoted in Here’s How To Start Running, Stick With It, And Not Totally Hate It. Link HERE.

  • Jon quoted in Become a Better Pick-up Basketball Player with These Strength Exercises. Link HERE.

  • Jon quoted in How to Breathe when Working Out and Running. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in The Real Weight Loss Workout. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in Supersize Your Biceps – Without a Single Curl. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in A Simple Way to Build New Muscle. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in Is This Making You Fat? Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in Is Your Body Made For Running? Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in How Long Should it Take to See Muscle Definition. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in Build Muscle Fast: 5 Training Methods You Forgot About. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in Trainer Q&A: Are Machine-Workouts Dead? Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in Strength Training for Marathon Runners. Link HERE.
  • Thomas King quoted in 6 Exercises that Naturally Increase Testosterone in Men. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in 5 Exercise Machines That Aren’t Worth Your Time. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in 5 Smarter Ways to Train Your Heart. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in 9 Reasons Not to Skip Leg Day. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in The CrossFit Craze: Should You Try It? by Jessica Smith for iVillage. Link HERE.

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  • Contributed to How to Run Your Best Half-Marathon (ever) put together by the folks at the Greatist. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in 18 Running Workouts to Try Something New. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in Trainers Reveal: The Best Total Body Moves of All Time. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in 8 Cardio Myths That Are Making You Fat. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in 15 Exercises Trainers Would Never Do. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in Trainers Reveal: Motivational Mantras That Get Results. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in The Best Inner-Thigh Exercises for Women. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in Trainers Reveal: The Exercise I’m Loving Right Now. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in Ask a Health editor on Flare.com on the topic of muscle cramps – June 2008. Link HERE.

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  • Interviewed on the Bodycast podcast, Ep. 8 on perfecting your running stride. November 2012. Link HERE.

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  • Interviewed on the Canadian Running Magazine Podcast on Running Resolutions. January 2012. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in Snow Shovelling for Runners. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in Overtraining: What Is It and How to Recognize It. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in 20 Top Trainers’ Best Motivational Quotes on Livestrong.com. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in What Muscles Do Wide-Grip Pullups Work? on Livestrong.com. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in How Often Should You Take a Break From Lifting Weights? on Livestrong.com. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in How to Build Muscle Power on Livestrong.com. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in Circuit Training Barbell Exercises on Livestrong.com. Link HERE.
  • Jon quoted in 9 Essential Strength Benchmarks for Women on Livestrong.com. Link HERE.

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  • Interviewed on WeightTraining.com. Link HERE.

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  • Jon quoted in Infuse your classes and training sessions with the fun factor written by Amanda Vogel in the April/May 2010 issue of ACE Certified News.

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  • Jon quoted in 7 Ways to Maximize your Workout. Link HERE.

Online Articles

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  • Hybrid Density Training: The Best Fat Loss Workout You’re NOT Doing. Link HERE.

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  • 10 Reasons You’re Not Building Muscle. Link HERE.
  • The Abdominal Trifecta Workouts. Link HERE.
  • Intensity Amplifier: Four Rep Tempos in One. Link HERE.
  • 6 Recovery Strategies for the Workout-aholic. Link HERE.
  • 11 Reasons You’re Not Breaking Through Training Plateaus. Link HERE.
  • 4 Weightlifting Tips to Master. Link HERE.
  • 5 Ways to Fire Up Your Cardio. Link HERE.
  • 8 Ways to Spice Up a Plank. Link HERE.
  • Two Weeks to Strength Workout. Link HERE.
  • Workout Finisher: Metabolic Cardio Mix Up. Link HERE.
  • Two Weeks to Burn Fat Fast. Link HERE.
  • 5 Reasons You’re Tired of Working Out. Link HERE.
  • Time Crunch Training: 15-minute Chest Routine. Link HERE.
  • Time Crunch Training: 10-minute Back Blast. Link HERE.
  • Time Crunch Training: 15-minute to Wider Shoulders. Link HERE.
  • Time Crunch Training: 10-minute Arm Blow Out. Link HERE.
  • Time Crunch Training: 10-minute Leg Circuit. Link HERE.
  • Workout Finisher: The Single Plate Complex. Link HERE.
  • 10 Ways to Build Strength Without Size. Link HERE.
  • 10 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Workouts. Link HERE.

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  • 5 Ways to Amp Up Barbell Complexes. Link HERE.
  • 9 Ways to Amp Up a Pull Up. Link HERE.
  • Uncommon Exercises to Combat Training Problems. Link HERE.
  • 5 Ways to Amp Up Muscle Growth. Link HERE.
  • December Bulk Fest. Link HERE.
  • 5 Ways to Progress Your Workouts. Link HERE.
  • Build Mass with Squats and Milk. Link HERE.
  • 6-Week Fat Blast. Link HERE.
  • 5 Tips for Cold Weather Training. Link HERE.
  • March Madness Strength & Conditioning Program. Link HERE.
  • Medicine Ball Exercises for Strength Training. Link HERE.
  • Strategic Exercise Pairing for More Size. Link HERE.
  • Strategic Circuit Training for Maximum Calorie Burn. Link HERE.
  • Stagger Your Stance for More Gains. Link HERE.

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  • A Surfire Way to Learn the Clean. Link HERE.
  • A Surfire Way to Learn the Snatch. Link HERE.
  • 2-a-Day Training for Radical Gains. Link HERE.

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  • Why The Word ‘Cardio’ Doesn’t Make Sense. Link HERE.
  • Single Arm Training: The Ab Solution You’ve Never Thought Of. Link HERE.
  • The Real Tabata. Link HERE.
  • The Misery Machine: 4 Brutal Fan Bike Workouts. Link HERE.
  • The Road to Two-Plates. Link HERE.
  • 3 Rules for Effective Sandbag Training. Link HERE.
  • How 4 Letters Can Spell Fitness Success. Link HERE.
  • How to Strength Train for Cycling. Link HERE.
  • Safely Improve Your Shoulder Strength and Mobility. Link HERE.
  • 5 Rules to Faster Running. Link HERE.
  • In Pursuit Of Speed: 6 Sure-Fire Tips To Make You Run Faster. Link HERE.
  • 3 Ways to Spice Up the Rear-Foot Elevated Split Squat. Coauthored with Thomas King. Link HERE.
  • 5 Ways to Spice Up the Lateral Raise. Coauthored with Thomas King. Link HERE.

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  • The Ultimate Hybrid Size Workout. Link HERE.
  • 5 Bodybuilding Rules You Have to Break to Add Size. Link HERE.
  • Fat Loss Methods: Which is Right For You? Link HERE.

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  • Become a Basement Badass. Link HERE.

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  • My Top 3 Eye-Openers from the DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Training Level I & II Certification Course. Link HERE.
  • Training in 3D. Link HERE.

Jon-Erik Kawamoto Fitness Trainer

  • Work Your Core Off the Floor. Prevention.com. Link HERE.

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  • 16 Exercise Favorites from the World’s Best Trainers. Livestrong.com. Link HERE.

  • The Death of “Functional” in Personal Training. The Personal Trainer Development Center. Link HERE.
  • What are Strength Exercises for Runners? The Science and the Programming. Link HERE.

  • GPP: Train for Life and Prepare for Anything. The Greatist. Link HERE.
  • How to Fix the Most Common Workout Mistakes. The Greatist. Co-authored with JC Deen. Link HERE.
  • The Ultimate Sandbag Full Body Workout. The Greatist. Link HERE.

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  • Optimal Core Training for Runners. Link HERE.
  • Squat Like It’s Hot. Link HERE.
  • Warm-up Tips for Race Day. Link HERE.

  • 5 Reasons You’re Not Getting Stronger. Link HERE.
  • The Crunch-less Core Workout for Runners. Link HERE.
  • 3 Lunge Variations You Should Be Doing. Link HERE.
  • 6 Injury-Reducing Exercises for Runners. Link HERE.
  • 5 Olympic-Lifting Variations for Runners. Link HERE.
  • Coach’s Corner: Troubleshooting the Front Plank. Link HERE.
  • Coach’s Corner: Troubleshooting the Kettlebell Swing. Link HERE.
  • Coach’s Corner: Troubleshooting the Deadlift. Link HERE.
  • Coach’s Corner: Troubleshooting the Reverse Lunge. Link HERE.
  • Coach’s Corner: Troubleshooting the Squat. Link HERE.
  • Dumbbell Complexes for Faster Running. Link HERE.
  • An Introduction to Sandbag Training for Runners. Link HERE.
  • 6 Exercises to Work Your Glutes. Link HERE.
  • Quoted in The Importance of Back Strength for Runners. Link HERE.
  • How Runners can Improve Foot Strength. Link HERE.
  • 5 Steps to Engage Your Glutes During Strength Training. Link HERE.

  • Planks Gone Bad. Link HERE.
  • What’s in Your Gym Bag? Link HERE.
  • Natural Running. Link HERE.
  • Strength Work for Runners. Link HERE.
  • Exercise of the Month: Angled Barbell Squat. Link HERE.

  • 3 Tips to Improve Your Core Training. Men’s Running, UK.