Hal Johnson & Joanne MacLeod

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BodyBreak TV Hosts, Producers, Authors, Former Canadian Athletes - Virtual Diversity Speakers

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Hal’s love for baseball as a youth lead him to a scholarship at the University of Colorado. He went on to represent Canada at the Baseball World Championships in Japan in 1982. He finished his business degree and worked in Canada and the US. Besides having a successful baseball and business career, his extensive sales back-ground and enthusiasm to keep fit helped launch and sustain BodyBreak’s longevity. In his “spare” time you might find him golfing, playing hockey or walking on his treadmill.

Joanne was a member of the Canadian Track and Field Team and was a 4 time National and 7 time Provincial hurdle champion. Joanne also represented Canada at several international competitions such as the World Cup, Commonwealth and Pacific Conference Games. Her business and health background in the insurance industry helped to further BodyBreak’s success. Joanne now enjoys trail running, cycling and playing golf They bring their passion, energy and simplicity for healthy living to their presentations.

Hal and Joanne share their wealth of personal experiences and fitness, health and wellness knowledge as well as their entrepreneurial business background in an upbeat, entertaining and positive manner. Attendees quickly connect with Hal and Joanne as many have grown up seeing them on TV. Attendees also come away with the inspiration, motivation and means to take immediate steps for positive change with their health and attitude. In turn, it can help them to be successful in their personal lives and careers.

To celebrate their 25 years of healthy living, team work and positivity, they appeared on CTV’s The Amazing Race Canada as Team BodyBreak. One of 9 teams being challenged physically and mentally as they compete and travel across Canada. Why Hal and Joanne? The Amazing Race Canada Executive Producer, John Brunton, called them “special” and “unique”. They have enjoyed being part of a wide range of corporate, university and special events. From being Oktoberfest Parade Grand Marshals to Hosts of the Regina Grey Cup Family Zone to Leading a Walk for Heart Day to Celebrating Canada Day on a cruise with the fans of Radio Indie88 to Participating in McMaster University’s Soul Food Fair.

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Virtual Keynotes and Virtual Presentations

Hal Johnson is available to do Virtual Keynotes and Virtual Presentations for your audience.


Hal and Joanne will inspire and motivate others to succeed. They will share their wealth of personal experiences, fitness and wellness knowledge and entrepreneurial business attitude in a simple, energetic and positive manner.


A Healthier You

Hal and Joanne provide simple strategies to live a healthier lifestyle from their best-selling book - Being Active, Strengthening your Muscles, Healthy Eating, Improved Sleep, Supplementation and Attitude Check. Hal and Joanne also help the audience to put themselves in a position to win regardless of their goals and discuss the new 21st Century Killers - stress and sitting.
Participants also have the opportunity to download free a comprehensive booklet to help get them started.


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 role a leader and a follower play and how to trust your teammate(s) for success.


Building Your Brand

A look at BodyBreak's simple branding approach, how to stay true to your brand and keep it current. Over their 25 years, BodyBreak has never spent a dime on advertising or PR, yet it is one of the most recognized, iconic brands in Canada. How did they do it and how can your business use their approach to engage your consumer. Hal and Joanne will show you the BodyBreak way.


Participants will come away with the motivation and means to make immediate and positive change.

Programs can be tailored to your needs.