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Jump In and take Your Next Workout to the Pool

By Cat Kom We’re not just talking about swimming laps, because you can absolutely get a body-sculpting weight-training session in a pool. So many people think of swimming as a...

Movement of the Month: Foot Flow

By Coach Kennedy I just returned from the LARGEST Fitness Expo of its kind in the WORLD – The 26th annual canfitpro 2019 Fitness Convention and Tradeshow. One thing most...

Signs You’re Overtraining

Listen in as Kathleen Trotter, PTS, shares signs that you might just be working too hard. About Kathleen Trotter Kathleen Trotter holds a Masters in Exercise Science, is the author...

Movement of the Month: Barbell Single Arm Lateral Lunge to Press

By Coach Kennedy Barbell bench press, barbell squat, barbell deadlift, barbell bent over row, barbell hip thrusts:  we’ve all heard of these very important, KEY fundamental movements in exercise and...

Movement of the Month: ViPR Lateral Bound with Single Leg Landing

With Coach Kennedy It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been exercising, we all go through various phases of expanding our knowledge of the human body and movement. What sort of...

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...

Movement of the Month: DB Multi-Planar Hip Thrust with Swing Switch

With Coach Kennedy Summer brings along summer sports and many outdoor activities. Walking, running, hiking, mountain climbing, soccer, football, baseball, tennis, golf, and the list goes on, and on! One...

Pulling for Power™: Six Simple Steps to Total Pull-up Proficiency

By “SGT Ken®” Weichert The US Marines Physical Fitness Test (PFT) utilizes the Pull-up exercise to effectively measure the grip strength and power of the back and arms muscles. The...

Breaking the Barriers to Build a Better Bench Press; World Class Technique by a World Champion

By Frances Manias and Jennifer Thompson The bench press is perhaps one of the most technical lifts to master because it requires unique considerations and presents challenges to both the...

The Champion’s Challenge: Burn 300 Calories in 30 minutes

By “SGT Ken®” Weichert “Your struggle today is your strength tomorrow.” Our Little League Baseball team kneeled in front of me for some encouraging words after a difficult loss last...

Movement of the Month: Single Arm DB Frontal Plane Deadlift

With Coach Kennedy With summer just around the corner, many are now taking action to be ready for the summer ahead. With that said, we get to a point where...

Think (and Move) Outside the Core Box!

By Kathleen Trotter, FIS, PTS Planks, side planks, V holds, bird dogs — all are excellent functional core exercises. The problem is, on the millionth repetition, even the most amazing...

Hard-Core!

By Cat Kom Shhhh…we’ve got a secret, and it’s a doozy. It’s all to do with getting that sleeker, slimmer waist – the one that people spend hours upon hours,...

Movement of the Month: Single Arm 5 Step Progressive DB Lateral Raise

With Coach Kennedy As I sat down to write this, I was quickly reminded at how January and February have just flown by!  Spring is right around the corner and...

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...