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Meet Our Members: Savoy Williams

Why did you choose canfitpro? It’s simple – canfitpro provides opportunities to learn and grow as an individual and collectively as people moving our bodies. That’s how we live –...

Member FAQs – COVID-19

Updated on March 25, 2020 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) In Canada, the public health risk associated with COVID-19 is low; however, it is imperative that as health and fitness leaders, we...

Top 4 Strategies for Fitness Professionals During COVID-19

As Fitness Professionals, we know how important achieving and maintaining a healthy physical regime is, and we also understand how critically important mental and emotional health is. The COVID-19 global...

Build Better Workouts Using Positive Language With Nathalie Plamondon-Thomas

Your clients are doing everything “right” and somehow, you know that when your back is turned, they jeopardize their success. 8 times International No.1 Bestselling Author Nathalie Plamondon-Thomas discusses the...

Heart Attack and Exercise

By Igor Klibanov Your client or someone you know had a heart attack. It’s now behind them and they want to get back to their daily life as fast as...

Exercise Can Help Prevent Dementia

By Holly Klamer There is no known cure or prevention yet for Alzheimer’s disease and other cases of dementia. As it happens, it’s quite difficult to know these aspects when...

Meet our Members: Richard Bent, CPT

Chemo made me feel very fatigued. Radiation caused pain and inflammation making it hard some days to just move. Cancer, at any stage, can wreak havoc on the body and...

COPD and Fitness

By Becky Zucco, RCEP COPD stands for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. It is a slowly progressive respiratory disorder that causes the airways of the lungs to be inflamed and become...

Live Your Passion in 2020 – Here’s How

When you hear the word “passion” what comes over you? When I hear the word passion I don t have so much a thought as I do an emotional reaction;...

Self-Talk: Coach Yourself to Better Exercise Habits

By Leah Staff Check in to see if your internal conversations frame exercise as a chore, or even a punishment. About Leah Staff Leah Staff is a communications consultant, wellness expert,...

Workout Shoe or Running Shoe?

By Nick Rizzo 1. Running shoes are not “workout shoes”. These categories of shoes are drastically different, and for good reason. Where a workout shoe or crosstrainer can be used...

Hormones, Calories, and Weight Gain

By Igor Klibanov Many women going through menopause wonder, “Why am I gaining body fat if I’m eating the same, and exercising?” They conclude, “It must be my hormones.” And,...

Meet our Members: Jennifer Bonnici Elias

I have always taken fitness classes, starting back in my 20’s, and I was always a person who needed a class to hold me accountable. I was not a gym...

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...