Kickstarting Fitness & Health

Renew, Recharge, Rejuvenate

Who I am



My Functional Fitness can:

  1. Increase your strength, balance and motion range so that you can move with ease.
  2. Decrease your pain.
  3. Enable you to touch the floor and jump out of bed in the morning.
  4.  Improve your sleep.
  5. Increase your strength, speed and stamina.


"Since I joined your Stomach Flattening class, my arthritis and bursitis pain in my shoulder, hip and back went away (so) I don't need medication.  

Mr. Setter, thank you so much for the freedom of working out without pain and being able to wear a size 3 dress again." --Cora Lindop, Vancouver 

Knowledgeable Training Expertise


I have trained over 350 military personnel and over 400 fitness trainees.  Along with basic fitness, exercise-to-music, strength training and older adult training, I have a Bachelor of Human Ecology (Foods and Nutrition at U of Manitoba), Pilates Instructor level 1, Power Yoga training, years of Chinese martial arts and kick-boxing competitions in Canada and Hong Kong. 


“I have encountered many Physical and Recreational Educators and Doug Setter’s instructional competence and ability to motivate is top notch.”  

Major Adam James Petrin,

Infantry Officer, 2PPCLI, Canada

Your Success is My Goal


My clients have:

  • Dropped 50 pounds and took up skiing
  • Flattened their stomachs
  • Joined the police department
  • Defended themselves from attacks
  • Improved their self-confidence and relationships
  • Learned outdoor survival skills and assisted an injured hiker to safety
  • Completed demanding military courses
  • Become leaner, stronger, faster


"Doug, I took this advice from you many years ago with my Fitness Boot Camp and have seen amazing results up to 7 inches in a 2x a week 4 week program, thanks for sharing that tip buddy."Susan Hyrnchuk, Steel Back N’ Six Pack course.