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Simon Waterson: International Man of Fitness

June 24, 2011 by  
Filed under Health, Web Exclusives

Simon WatersonRight from the parkour-inspired opening of Casino Royal, it was clear Daniel Craig was a new breed of Bond. Recklessly smashing through walls on a hectic construction site, viciously dragging a bomb maker through an embassy-turned-war-zone, and strutting around bare-chested, showing off his ripped new bod, it was obvious we were seeing a state-of-the-art 007. This brawny, muscle-bound Bond was thanks in part to Craig’s off-screen work ethic, but a nod certainly has to go to the insatiable drive and expert guidance of his personal trainer, Simon Waterson.

A former commando of the British Royal Navy, Waterson’s resolute determination, unrelenting motivation and incorporation of military philosophy into exercise has made him a leading man in Hollywood personal fitness. “That kind of philosophy suits the film business very, very well, because they’re very, very similar,” Read more

KJD Boxing: Bringing you the Fun in Fitness

June 15, 2009 by  
Filed under Health

Left to Right: Deborah Messina, Ksenija Dias, owner and trainer, Shannon Ashukian, all at KJD Boxing & Fitness, punch through life’s obstacles.

Pump up your fire for fitness. Contrary to ordinary methods of weight loss and stereotypes of the uninviting dingy male dominating boxing gyms, KJD’s men and women’s boxing classes are geared for fitness (not for fighting). KJD, named after founder and trainer Ksenija Dias, offers classes in an enthusiastic studio setting that targets the entire body in 60 to 90 minute sessions. Read more