man work out

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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woman fitness workout, elbow plank

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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Live the Good Life

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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Yoga Time in red room

Most fitness journeys look a lot like that childhood game — one voice calling out ‘red light’ and ‘green light’ in alternation, the crowd running hard on green and coming to a halt on red. In the gym, some weeks are green light weeks. The client achieves a personal goal, proves their commitment, and the…

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Equipped for Emergencies: Bug-in and Bug-out Bag Basics

INTRODUCTION Two tornadoes tore through our city in May of 2020. While our house was unscathed, one of the twisters trashed the power transformer three blocks away from us. Many people in our neighborhood heard it when it exploded in the chaos, putting us all in sudden darkness with screaming winds around us. One of…

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self-manage their condition.

WillKin is a company created for Kinesiologists, by Kinesiologists, inspiring them to stick with their beloved profession. And connect them to clients. We understand Kinesiologists have a vital role to play in improving the lives of patients with chronic illness. As part of the broader medical community, Kinesiologists demonstrate daily their value and the positive impact…

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We Are Unsinkable

The canfitpro 2020 Virtual Series launched with its first of four events on August 14 and 15, leaving an incredible and unforgettable mark in history. In these two days we saw close to 2,000 of our members come together to learn and grow! “The Power of Connection” could not have been a more appropriate theme…

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Black Lives Matter

Recently, we made a promise to stand up and speak out against racism—not just for the near future, but for the long term. We at canfitpro believe Black lives matter and that each of us has a role to play in opposing racism, injustice and oppression. We are committed to listening and creating space for…

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Fun in the Sun

With the sunny weather finally upon us, many of us will be getting outdoors for some much-needed fresh air. With increasing awareness of the harmful effects of the sun’s UV rays causing photo-aging, sunburns, and skin cancers, sun protection is a staple in any outdoor activity. On cloudy days, 80% of the UV rays from…

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