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By Jordan MacAvoy, VP of Marketing, Reciprocity Labs  In many parts of the world, fitness facilities have been ordered to close down to curb the spread of COVID-19. This has led many gyms and studios to online classes. Moving your fitness practice online is challenging, especially if you have no idea about creating videos. Delivering classes through…

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Dan Doiron is a finalist for canfitpro’s Got Talent 2020. Why did you choose canfitpro? In 2008, at 50 years old, I decided to start a solo music career and I realized that if I was going to have the energy and health to finally follow my lifelong passion I needed to become more fit.…

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Cher Obediah is the winner of canfitpro’s Got Talent 2020 Why did you choose canfitpro? I chose canfitpro because it offers a comprehensive program and supportive path for industry professionals. As an intimidated novice new to the field, I wanted to feel confident in my leadership role as a fitness instructor. The mechanics and methodology…

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BY DAISY MOSS Meditation can mean different things to different people, but something that most people who practice meditation have in common is that it has greatly helped them in some way. One-way meditation can help is through its ability to improve your mental health, and therefore, your physical fitness. Incorporating as little as 10…

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THE POWER OF CONNECTION – UNITES US ALL, ESPECIALLY IN COVID-19 TIMES

BY MO HAGAN, CANFITPRO COO In a time of unprecedented change, the only thing that one can do is pivot — this applies to individuals and businesses. I realize this is a term that has been used and most likely overused throughout the last nine months, however, its definition means more than you might imagine.…

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It is a new world, one filled with ZOOM, facemasks, heightened anxiety, home gyms… oh, and did I mention anxiety? The conundrum is this: although our new normal has made “health” feel almost impossible, it also has made healthy living an absolute must—a non-negotiable. Exercising regularly, getting adequate sleep, and maintaining a nutritious diet not only…

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As a fitness professional, you undoubtedly know how prevalent mental health issues are, and you may even work with people who have them. However, there’s very little specific information on how to make it better (other than “exercise is good for you”) and any improvements that come are simply a side effect of exercise. But…

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Your Brain for Success!

We often refer to our cognitive abilities as muscles, but did you know that your brain is actually a jelly-like substance that is malleable and modifiable? Similar to the muscles of your body, your brain is designed to grow and strengthen, and thanks to a special ability called ‘neuroplasticity’ it can be sculpted too. This…

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By Donna Mior, RN, BSCN, IBCLC NIWIISOOGAWAANANING ASHINAABEG CHI MINO BIMAADIZID Ogimaawabiitong Kenora Chiefs Advisory (KCA) is committed and dedicated to providing culturally appropriate health and social services which address the needs and enhance the well being and capacity of community members in our affiliated First Nations.  KCA Communities include: Naotkamegwanning First Nation (Whitefish Bay First…

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