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Movement of the Month: Supine Diaphragmatic Breathing

By Coach Kennedy It’s no secret that COVID has caused much stress, put many into mental states of “fight or flight”, affecting our breathing patterns and our health. So, in...

Producing Results with Resistance Bands

By Sam Hurley Are you looking for a fun, safe, and accessible way to produce phenomenal results for your personal training clients? Adding resistance bands to your arsenal is exactly...

7 Tips to Avoid Injury When Returning to Exercise

By Claudiu Popa, PTS After a period of inactivity, or simply when following an entirely different routine, the absolute last thing you want to do is to invite injury by...

Creating Fitness Spaces that Support Gender Inclusion and Gender Inclusive Language

By Adam Benn, M.A, M.Ed. Over the years, I have worked with PT clients who shared some of the challenges they navigate when entering fitness spaces. Individuals who are Transgender*...

Movement of the Month: Lateral Push-Up

By Coach Kennedy There is a saying that I am sure most of us have heard: Necessity is the Mother of invention.  If you have not heard it before, it...

Must-Do Stretches to Avoid Workout Boredom

By Kathleen Trotter, PTS In this video, Kathleen Trotter gives some stretch ideas for pre- and post-workouts. About Kathleen Trotter Kathleen Trotter holds a masters in Exercise Science, is the...

7 Social Benefits of Exercise for Children

By Ashley Halsey Exercise helps children build the social skills that they need to get through life’s ups and downs. And, the more active that they are, the better those...

Kettlebell Functional Training

By Jodi Barrett We all want to move pain free in our daily lives, though we often forget that the best way to accomplish this is training through functional movement....

Movement of the Month: Flow from Home or Outdoors

By Coach Kennedy July is here, summer is well on its way, and we are now some four plus months into our “new reality”, if you will, since COVID hit...

A Safe Return to the Gym

By Claudiu Popa, PTS For many, the prospect of returning to the gym is accompanied by mixed emotions. Aside from the obvious concerns over invisible viruses anxious to make us...

Falling Into the Expertise Trap

By Justin Tamsett When you’re an expert you can charge more. You have an unequivocal new level of professionalism. It can be associated with being a high performer. It can...

The Power of Connections

Women Who Influence has grown to become one of the largest, most popular events at canfitpro and has sparked a movement within the fitness industry globally. This event is not...

Movement of the Month: Single Leg Bounds With Perturbations

By Coach Kennedy Reality is a strange thing, is it not?  One day we’re living with all of the freedoms the world has to offer and the next minute we’re...

Movement of the Month: Loaded Lateral Bound Single Leg Ice Skaters with Pause

By Coach Kennedy I’ll be the first to say it. I’m EXTREMELY happy to be so, so close to summer! Now, that does not mean I let winter be an...

Strength Training for the Pregnant Athlete With Tracie Smith-Beyak

Exercise during pregnancy is generally good for both the mother and baby. In this episode, Tracie Smith-Beyak discusses the specifics of strength training during pregnancy. This includes both risks and...