Winter Cycling Tips 

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By Sigma Sports  Don’t let the cold and snow stop you from reaping the benefits of cycling throughout the winter. Whether you decide to log some miles commuting to work or riding snowy trails, it’s a fantastic way to exercise the body, mind, and soul.  The experts at Sigma Sports have come up with some simple tips to help you prepare for and…

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Core. It’s More Than What You Think.

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Focus on it less, to focus on it more By Patrick Rado & Vyshnavi Sivakumaran, Founders of Fitness In Place   There are two common misconceptions about “the core.” The first is that having a “good core” or a strong core, has anything to do with the way it looks. The second is that “core” and your “abs” are mutually exclusive, they are…

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Working with Injured Clients Online

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Training clients online is challenging on so many levels. Working with an injured client can make it even more challenging. It is our responsibility as certified fitness instructors and personal trainers to be certain our classes and personal training sessions are safe and modifiable. This may take extra thought and preparation on the part of the instructor/trainer.   Here are five things to consider when working in…

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It is NEAT to MOVE

When we look back on the pandemic and how it affected our physical and mental health, we will be able to gather a great amount of insight to understand how and why we move.  This is evident in what happened when the world entered lockdown in March 2020, and we took NEAT out of our…

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Return to Running Post-Injury

Return to Running Post Injury

Many of our clients who love to run feel frustrated when they can’t. They love the convenience, low cost, and high reward running gives them. Our clients sometimes get injured and need to hit the pause on running. Many clients are in that limbo of finishing rehab but not ready for their usual running routine. They have tried running 5 km and it is just not working. They…

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Celebrating Cultural Diversity for Development

Celebrating Cultural Diversity for Development

“We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.” – Maya Angelou May 21 is World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. In December 2002, the United Nations sanctioned this date…

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Power Walking – The Forgotten Workout

Outdoor classes are currently a huge trend that many anticipate are here to stay. Power walking can be an excellent cardiovascular activity to incorporate into your programming. It can be included as part of your outdoor circuit classes (or on a treadmill), taught as a class of its own, or instructed to your runner clients who take walking breaks and do not want to lose precious…

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Five Spring Outdoor Workout Ideas

Five Spring Outdoor Workout Ideas

It is time to get outside. Moving your body in nature (even if your “nature” is mostly cars and concrete) is essential for your mental and physical health!  As I always tell my clients, “The worse your mood, the more important the workout” and, “Blah, blah, blah. GO WORK OUT!” The only workout you ever regret is the one you do not do, and do not give yourself the opportunity to think your way out…

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Music for Online Workouts and Classes

CANFITPRO PARTNERS WITH LEADING MUSIC COMPANIES TO BRING YOU ROYALTY-FREE MUSIC FOR FREE As fitness professionals, music is essential to us. Killer beats and favourite jams can have performance-boosting effects, can energize, inspire; and can keep us going during a grueling workout. So, we purchase and consume music at a fast rate. The world of…

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