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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Audio Set-Ups to Awkward Hugs: My Journey Back to In-Person Classes

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It was a no-brainer. We needed to survive. We bought the microphones, the mixing boards, the computer risers, and the ring lights. We converted our bedrooms, our offices, our garages, and our basements into virtual fitness studios. Our carefully angled computer screens broadcasted our energized and optimistic faces, and we did the best we could…

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5 Things “COVID Kids” Need from Fitness Leaders

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We are in the midst of raising a generation of “COVID Kids” – young bodies and minds affected by indoor isolations, limited social interactions, and the impact of increased stressors at home, school and in the community. Pediatricians and researchers have observed and confirmed that over the last two years, children’s mental, physical and social-emotional…

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Why Schools Will Need Fitness Professionals This Fall

Why School Will Need Fitness Professionals This Fall

If you listen closely enough, you can almost hear the collective exhale of school teachers as the end of the 2020-21 school year wraps up. As teachers prepare to use these summer months to ‘recover’ from their year, I’m preparing to use these summer months to get my in-school kids fitness business ready.  Let me…

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Virtually Awesome – Online Classes for Kids

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I’m not going to lie. I was the first to reject the idea of online kids classes. Business coaches have been telling me since 2012 to launch an online studio, and it didn’t feel right. For me, teaching children isn’t just about sweat, squats and scalability. I pursued a career in Physical Education and launched…

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Planning For Your Business’ Future: The Opportunity in Kids Fitness

The Opportunity in Kids Fitness

With the recent measures taken by governments worldwide in light of COVID-19, society has been forced to drastically change its behaviours in a relatively short amount of time. This includes how and where people exercise. Boutique studios, gyms and fitness chains alike have all been forced to consider and explore virtual exercise classes. Whether you…

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