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A Possible New Treatment for Diabetes

By Eddie Fatakhov  M.D. A study released out of a British Columbia research lab in Canada provided a new possible treatment for one of the most rampant diseases in the...

Understanding GMOs: No hype just the basics

By Carol Harrison, RD Genetically modified foods (GMOs) have become a real hot-button topic for consumers; but we’re all so busy, it can be hard for us and our clients...

Is It Too Late for a Summer Body?

By Fyonna Vanderwerf, B.A, B.Sc, canfitpro PRO TRAINER With 1,440 minutes every day until that first week of September, it’s never too late to get in shape and create some...

Why Train Mental Toughness?

By Jeff Melis Most health and fitness professionals spend countless hours devoted to mastering and training the physical body.  They plan their workouts for the week, carefully noting how many...

How Overuse Injuries Can Derail Your Fitness

By Jamie Logie, PTS, NWS Your training is going great. You’re getting stronger, fitter, losing weight and seeing results. And then … Bam! You get injured. Nothing derails progress more...

Fuel Up for Fun

By Carol Harrison, RD Summer is here, and fueling up sporty kids to help them feel and perform their best is now easier with this resource: Fuel up for Fun....

Meet Our Members: Mike Goertz

Mike Goertz has been a long standing volunteer in the fitness center at Hutton House; his dedication to the program and the people that participate in it is inspirational.  Recently,...

A History of canfitpro: A Continued Glory

By Mo Hagan By the early 1990s, there was an increasingly growing demand for quality group fitness instructors (back then called “Aerobics Instructor”), and at the same time personal training...

Kyphosis: Is it a Thoracic or Pelvic Problem?

By Chuck Wolf The client/patient presents with the familiar rounded shoulders, posterior pelvic tilt, and head forward posture. All we want to do is place our knee between their scapula,...

Brain Surgery: How I Survived my Emotional Journey

“I survived brain surgery” was my first thought when I woke up in the post-op recovery room.  The decision to have a brain surgery biopsy came with major mental anguish and...

Sleep is the Secret to Improved Fitness

By Mike Bracko, Ed.D., CSCS, FACSM The on-line Merriam-Webster dictionary defines sleep as “the natural periodic suspension of consciousness during which the powers of the body are restored.” For fitness...

Resilience Works!: What You Go Through, You Work Through™

By “SGT Ken®” and Stephanie Weichert I sat painfully nervous inside a Boeing-747, making our final approach toward the San Francisco International airport after a 13-month tour of duty in...

Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance

By Sue Falsone Where does rehabilitation end and performance training begin? Can this exact moment be defined? I don’t believe it can be. In my many roles over the past...

The Top 10 Tips to Beat the Heat

Ken “SGT Ken®” Weichert Trouble on the Trail I could not believe this was happening! I had all of the classic symptoms of heat exhaustion—muscle cramps, nausea, weakness, headache, dizziness...

5 Tips to Get Through Your Midday Slump

By Dr. Eudene Harry, MD We have all felt it. After lunchtime, you’re lethargic, tired, and constantly checking the clock waiting for the day to be over. Don’t let your...