Welcome to canfitpro 2023 Global Conference and Trade Show!

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It’s been 30 years since canfitpro got its start…three decades of providing training and certification to fitness professionals and uniting the industry. In 30 years, canfitpro has grown to include more than 25,000 certified fitness professionals and 100,000+ members. It has taken courage to go through the ups and downs of the industry throughout these…

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Bridging the Health Care Gap Through Building Credibility and Relationships

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The results are in: “Inactivity is costly, and exercise means big savings”.  In a landmark global report on the impact of the health and fitness sector, the Health and Fitness Industry was proven to have a “profound” economic and social impact on countries all around the world. This report also showed that inactivity is costly,…

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Tips to Win Your Fitness Business Game from Award Winning Fit Pros

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Spring is here – a time for renewing, refreshing, and revamping our business strategies, systems, and routines. What is working? What needs some attention and nurturance this season? Whatever season your fitness business or career is in – whether you are just starting, a long time veteran or just looking to get out of a…

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How To Build Better Understanding As A Fitness Professional

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एक फ़िटनेस पेशेवर के रूप में बेहतर समझ बनाने के लिए 5 सुझाव (Hindu translation) As fitness professionals, we are needed more than ever. But how do we engage, support, nourish, and create sessions and spaces that make an impact? How do we connect and communicate better with more people? How do we ensure that…

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Fuel Your Focus to Fuel Your Business and See Results

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For many business owners, leaders and entrepreneurs, March marks the end of the first quarter of the year.  We recognize that this is a critical time, especially when working in the fitness industry, where the sales goals and progress we make in Q1 sets the pace and gives us some indication of what the rest…

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Find Your Fitness Personality  

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You can’t fit a square peg into a round hole … so stop trying!  Sure, you can make yourself do the “best new” generic workout for a few weeks, but if you hate the plan (or it is too advanced, not convenient, too expensive) you will eventually quit or get injured. For sustainable change you…

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Newly Updated: Children’s Fitness Coach Course

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To support fitness professionals in designing and delivering quality fitness and exercise programs for children, canfitpro recently updated and enhanced its Children’s Fitness Coach course.  According to the 2022 ParticipACTION Report Card, only 17.5% of Canadian children and 11.6% of youth (ages 12-17) are meeting the requirements set by the 24-Hour Movement Guidelines, which support children’s…

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The State of Fitness in 2023

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Welcome to The State of Fitness in 2023. As we look at the year ahead, fitness experts across Canada are predicting more focus on personalization, physical and mental wellness, and a return to foundational moves designed to build strength and prepare us for daily life. canfitpro’s Fitness Trends Report is based on responses from more…

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Be the Best Group Fitness PROfessional You Can Be 

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Whether we are a full-time group fitness instructor or teaching part-time in addition to our “day job” or any number of variations in between those two personas, it is rarely a bad idea to check-in with ourselves and ask, “am I doing my part to truly put the ‘pro’ in being a literal canfitpro?”  In…

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