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New NPE Podcast: Secrets to Their Fitness Business Success

Take your fitness business to the next level!  Our business education partner NPE has just launched their new “Secrets to Their Fitness Business Success” Podcast and canfitpro’s COO Mo Hagan...

Reality Check on Red Meat Consumption

By Carol Harrison, RD A recent review of the health impacts of red meat published in the Annals of Internal Medicine calls into question the need to cut back further...

Top 5 Do’s and Don’ts When Hiring Fitness Professionals

Are you sabotaging your staff recruiting process? Make your hiring bulletproof with these insights. 1 Don’t: Ask them where they see themselves in 3 to 5 years. Do: Ask them...

Yummy Pumpkin Muffins

By Teri Gentes I’ve long held a love affair with home-made muffins, yet not had them very often over the last decade or so as flour has taken a back...

Vendor Spotlight: Altitude Athletic Training

What type of facility are you? Gym/Studio. Tell us about your business? We are a high performance training gym with an altitude training chamber. What attracted you to the fitness...

Why Dieting is Ineffective and What to Do Instead

By Nick Rizzo We are all guilty of it. You put on a little extra weight and you decide “it’s time to go on a diet.” Instead of working to...

Why You Shouldn’t be Scared to Consume Fat

By Kathleen Trotter Fat is not the enemy and we should be consuming the right fats to promote our health!

When is the Best Time of Day to Work Out?

By Jamie Logie, PTS, NWS You are aware of the benefits that come from being physically fit and active. You know strength training, cardiovascular exercise, stretching, and recovery can be...

Developing Your EQ: Body Language

By Judith Humphrey I once coached a young financial executive who was tall and attractive with a warm, engaging manner.  I assumed that he would come across with executive presence...

Teaching Outside the Fitness Box

By Elizabeth Mooney It is easy to find yourself in a “rut” as a fitness instructor. Your certifications land you many jobs at local gyms and fitness centers. However, only...

Movement of the Month: Cable Horizontal Split Squat

>By Coach Kennedy With the fall season now in full swing, winter is not far behind. As we move many of our activities indoors, we also tend to spend more...

Imagining a Society Where Physicians Write Prescriptions for Physical Activity

To date, there is an epidemic of physical inactivity within the Canadian population where apparently healthy, low risk, sedentary individuals are not meeting the recommended Health Canada recommendations levels of...

Start and Grow a Profitable Fitness Business–and Increase Your Profits, Revenue, and Happiness

Many fitness professionals dream of starting and growing their own fitness business. They’ve put a lot of investment (both time and money) into getting certified … and they’re excited to...

Business Member Spotlight: City of Mississauga

What type of facility are you? Municipal Recreation Tell us about your business? City of Mississauga fitness and therapeutic programs are part of the municipal recreation division. We have 13...

3 Portable Protein Snacks

By Carol Harrison, RD Help your clients to eat better in the long run by making small changes over time, like swapping sugary snacks for protein-filled snacks that help to...