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New Times, New Strategies

By Kathleen Trotter, PTS It is a new world, one filled with ZOOM, facemasks, heightened anxiety, home gyms… oh, and did I mention anxiety? The conundrum is this: although our...

Exercise Prescription for Mental Health

By Igor Klibanov As a fitness professional, you undoubtedly know how prevalent mental health issues are, and you may even work with people who have them. However, there’s very little...

R.E.W.I.R.E. Your Brain for Success!

By Jill Hewlett, Brain Fitness Expert We often refer to our cognitive abilities as muscles, but did you know that your brain is actually a jelly-like substance that is malleable...

Mino-bimaadiziwin (Live the Good Life)

By Donna Mior, RN, BSCN, IBCLC Niwiisoogawaananing Ashinaabeg chi mino bimaadizid Ogimaawabiitong Kenora Chiefs Advisory (KCA) is committed and dedicated to providing culturally appropriate health and social services which address...

Red Light, Green Light: Red Light Therapy and the Input-Output Equation

By Marc Poirier Most fitness journeys look a lot like that childhood game — one voice calling out ‘red light’ and ‘green light’ in alternation, the crowd running hard on...

Equipped for Emergencies: Bug-in and Bug-out Bag Basics

By SGT Ken® Introduction Two tornadoes tore through our city in May of 2020. While our house was unscathed, one of the twisters trashed the power transformer three blocks away...

Kinesiologists: Join the Movement

WillKin is a company created for Kinesiologists, by Kinesiologists, inspiring them to stick with their beloved profession. And connect them to clients. We understand Kinesiologists have a vital role to...

We Are Unsinkable

The canfitpro 2020 Virtual Series launched with its first of four events on August 14 and 15, leaving an incredible and unforgettable mark in history. In these two days we...

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...

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...

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...

Boosting Awareness of Sarcopenia

By Carol Harrison, RD Most of us have heard of osteoporosis, but ask people what sarcopenia is and many folks have no idea. Sarcopenia is the progressive loss of muscle...

5 Health Benefits of Our Green Spaces

Courtesy of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI). “Your Yard Contributes to Your Health and Well-Being.” As you get outside this summer, have you ever considered how our green spaces...

Exercise for Anxiety: What Works Best?

By Igor Klibanov As a fitness professional, you undoubtedly know how prevalent anxiety is. You may know people who are living with anxiety. They may be your colleagues, your clients...

Remembering Sharon Mann

The Fitness Industry has lost an icon and true Role Model. It is with great sadness that canfitpro announces one of its most dedicated members – Sharon Mann Compagna –...