Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod

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Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod

Body Break

Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod are known across Canada for encouraging people to live a healthier, active lifestyle, keep fit and have fun. The hosts and creators of Body Break convey their message of health in a positive and entertaining manner, complete with customized multi-media visuals, and unlimited enthusiasm.

For over 25 years, under the umbrella of Body Break, Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod have been communicating to Canadians the important message that making small lifestyle changes can benefit an individual and their families for a lifetime. In their 90-second television programs, 30-minute television series, syndicated radio show, corporate presentations, and Body Break products, many of the “controllable” risk factors such as eating well, being active and feeling good are presented and reinforced. They heighten the awareness of the benefits of a healthier, active lifestyle and show how practical and easy it is to do.


A Healthier You: Your Future You

Hal and Joanne inspire and motivate others to achieve their healthy, active lifestyle goals. They share their wealth of personal experiences, fitness and wellness knowledge and entrepreneurial business attitude in a simple, energetic and positive manner. Hal and Joanne provide simple strategies to live a healthier lifestyle from their bestselling book.

They explore:

  • The 20lb Effect
    • Negative effects on the body/mind
    • Why it’s difficult to achieve your goals
  • One Body for Life
    • The Role exercise, food claims, sleep, stress and attitude play in your personal life and career
  • The Future You
    • What habits you have TODAY impact
    • Impact on your TOMORROW

Attendees also learn that in order to make healthy changes in their personal and/or business life, they need to identify the triggers that set poor habits in motion and how to establish new triggers, routines, and rewards that will change their habits and change their life. Hal and Joanne believe that when an individual is connected to their Future Self, they are more likely to take charge and practice healthy habits now before it’s too late.

Life is a Series of U-Turns

Using their Amazing Race Canada experience as the backdrop, Hal and Joanne talk about how everyone is faced with Challenges, Competition, Roadblocks, Detours and Injuries in life – but it’s how you deal with it that determines failure or success.

They key in on their physical and mental strategies and the role confidence plays to help individuals make their u-turns in life result in positive outcomes.

Hal and Joanne also share with their audience the importance of teamwork, what it means to focus on the task and compete, the roles a leader and a follower play, and how to trust your teammate(s) to achieve success.

The Story Behind BodyBreak: Building Your Brand

Hal and Joanne take you behind the scenes of BodyBreak and give an up close look at the business behind “fitness”.

It started with a chance meeting at a gym over 27 years ago.

With an idea that was conceived from a strong foundation of sport experiences – Hal represented Canada in baseball and Joanne in track & field – their passion for being active spear-headed the venture. And over 27 years later, BodyBreak is one of the most recognized, iconic brands in Canada known for promoting healthy, active lifestyles to Canadians of all ages.

Hal and Joanne take you behind the scenes of BodyBreak and give an up close look at the business behind this “fitness” duo. From sales to marketing to TV production to running a business, Hal and Joanne are so much more than the on-camera personalities Canadians have come to know.

Attendees will be inspired and motivated by Hal and Joanne’s rollercoaster journey filled with stories, bloopers and nostalgia. Individuals will get great insight on how to bring their ideas to life, keep the faith and how proper preparation beats poor performance.