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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 –...

Breathwork For Mood Management

By Paul Galloro, B.Msc Yoga Therapist and Soul Coach As humans, we have both voluntary and involuntary control over our breath. Don’t think about it, and your breathing will be...

Member FAQs – COVID-19

Updated on May 13, 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...

Are You Ready For What Comes Next?

By Mike Lipkin Yes, I know you’re still in shock. I know your life has been blown up. I know that no-one knows specifically what will happen next, or exactly...

Wellness Series: Mental Health in Changing Times

May 4 – May 10, 2020 is Mental Health Week. canfitpro is offering wellness strategies every day during this time to help you cope in these rapidly changing and unprecedented...

Being a Compassionate Leader in Challenging Times

By Mo Hagan We are at an unprecedented and very unpredictable time of global change in history. In such times as these there is an incredible opportunity for each and...

Five Strategies to Manage Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19

Many of us are feeling uncertainty about what they future will look like given the current interruption of our lives due to COVID-19 and this is causing extreme stress and...

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 –...

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...