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National Health & Fitness Day 2019

Fitness Industry Council of Canada Presents National Health and Fitness Day… and Key Meetings with Members of Parliament Fitness Industry Council of Canada (FIC) is your non-profit, trade association that...

Member Spotlight: Kathryn McKenzie

Meet Kathryn McKenzie, canfitpro 2018 Personal Training Specialist of the Year Finalist Tell us about your fitness career journey. I started working in the health and fitness industry because I...

An Update On Our Contribution

Dear CANFITPRO, Thank you. Thank you so very much for being such good people. You raised $100,000 for Pacific Autism and we are so grateful for you. When I was...

What’s Your WHY?

By Nathalie Plamondon-Thomas A young child sits in the kitchen, hungry. This kitchen is a somber place, as the bare cupboards contain the strict minimum and the fridge only has...

Sleep to Succeed

By Kathleen Trotter Contrary to how many of us live our lives, sleep is not “empty time” — it is not a “when I can fit it in” activity. Sleep...

Re-Think “Fit”

By Kathleen Trotter Fit is a word that is, unfortunately, too often thrown around as if there were one monolithic version of fit — as if “fit” will look the...

Getting in Shape to Run!

By Kathleen Trotter Spring is coming (small jump for joy), which for most of us means a greater number of clients hitting the pavement. As a fitness professional, and an...

Unplug For Your Health

By Dr. Eudene Harry, MD There is no scarcity of data about the addictive potential of electronics and social media in adolescents and young adults. We are also seeing these same...

Systems That Will Keep Clients Motivated

By Kathleen Trotter It is February, which means that most of the world has abandoned — for yet another year — their health and fitness resolutions. Now, you might be...

Spring Training: Find Your Inner Athlete

By Beth Shaw, CEO & Founder of YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide Spring is in the air and it’s time for many of us to restart our fitness program. If you...

Leading (ourselves!) From The Heart

By Nathalie Lacombe, M. Sc. As leaders in the fitness industry we spend a lot of time telling our clients, participants, and staff that self-care is the ultimate source of health...

Food Hacks to Ace Healthier Eating

By Teri Gentes You know how important food choices are and you have the know-how on better foods to eat along with sincere intentions to master healthy meals yet, somehow,...

Active through the Years: Exercise in Your 20’s, 30’s and 40’s

By Lauren Walker Women I’ve worked with who started good habits in their younger years have far more success long term. They have more self confidence in achieving their goals....

Tips to Fight the Post-Holiday Blues

By Kyle Michaud, Sustainability Thought-Leader, Consultant, and Best-Selling Author The holidays represent a much needed, but forced break from work. Of course, even if you gave into rest and enjoyment, the...

Tips to Stay Healthy At the Gym

Dr. Ferrer, MD FCCP You’re creating the new you right now. You’ve made your resolutions and are committed to being a part of the eight percent of people who actually...