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The business of fitness — why studios and gyms need your help

By Emily Slaneff Pretty early into quarantine, I saw this article on Medium about how restaurants in 2020 are screwed and said to myself “yep — sounds familiar”. Because I own two...

Kettlebell Functional Training

By Jodi Barrett We all want to move pain free in our daily lives, though we often forget that the best way to accomplish this is training through functional movement....

Movement of the Month: Flow from Home or Outdoors

By Coach Kennedy July is here, summer is well on its way, and we are now some four plus months into our “new reality”, if you will, since COVID hit...

A Safe Return to the Gym

By Claudiu Popa, PTS For many, the prospect of returning to the gym is accompanied by mixed emotions. Aside from the obvious concerns over invisible viruses anxious to make us...

Facts, Not Fear

By Carol Harrison, RD With worries about our health and the economy running high during this COVID-19 crisis, your clients do not need more concerns to add to their list....

Ability and Beyond

By Jeff Tiessen, Executive Director, ParaSport Ontario Disability knows no prejudice. It does not discriminate by demographic… by race, religion, socio-economic status or gender. It does however, categorize by ability...

Falling Into the Expertise Trap

By Justin Tamsett When you’re an expert you can charge more. You have an unequivocal new level of professionalism. It can be associated with being a high performer. It can...

Be an Online Group Fitness STAR – Webinar Resources and Top Tips

canfitpro PRO TRAINER panelists include: Assata McKenzie (IG: @satalata_fitness & FB: Assata McKenzie) Beth Oldfield (FB: Beth Oldfield – Fitness Protrainer & IG:  @betholdfield_protrainercanfit) Dawna Mensah (IG:  @dawnamensah & FB:...

Beyond the Crisis and Chaos: Quebec’s New Coalition

By Nathalie Lacombe, M. Sc. Having had the honor of representing Fitness Industry Council of Canada’s Quebec Coalition of fitness clubs and studios through the COVID-19 crisis, here are a...

The GoodLife Standard: Our Commitment to Health And Safety

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things – it has changed the way we work, how we socialize, who we can see, and where we can go. From restaurants to...

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...

The Power of Connections

Women Who Influence has grown to become one of the largest, most popular events at canfitpro and has sparked a movement within the fitness industry globally. This event is not...

Fun in the Sun

By Dr. Tania Bhanji, MDCM, CCFP, Dip P Derm With the sunny weather finally upon us, many of us will be getting outdoors for some much-needed fresh air. With increasing...

Creating an Online Personality: Build Your Brand Through Thought Leadership

By Trish Tonaj As personal trainers, we begin our business with the intention of helping others reach their health and wellness goals. We educate ourselves on the fundamentals of both...

Journaling the Next Generation: Beyond the Basic Food and Diet Journal

By Kathleen Trotter, PTS The traditional food and exercise journal is — for good reason — a staple of the health field. Too many of us overestimate our healthy choices...