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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...

canfitpro Healthy Club and Studio: A Smart Checklist for Success

Download the Checklist Our Mission is to provide SMART guidance to Fitness Clubs and Studios reopening to members. Note: The following are recommendations to be used as guidance, and in...

Back to Base: Orangetheory® Safe Re-opening Strategy

By Michele Nesbitt – National Fitness Director, Orangetheory® Fitness Canada Like everyone in Canada and throughout the world, Orangetheory® Fitness was caught off guard by the COVID-19 pandemic that swept...

How Fitness Companies Should Adapt, Pivot and Respond In A Changed World

By Lindsay G. Merrithew Merrithew™ Co-founder and CEO Lindsay G. Merrithew shares his insights on the opportunities and challenges ahead for fitness professionals and studio owners. None of us were...

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...

Top 3 Online Virtual Platforms to Train Your Clients for Non-Techs

Everyone can agree that when gyms re-open, the fitness landscape will not be the same as it was before. Virtual training is now the new normal, allowing you to train...

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...

Virtual Fitness in the COVID-19 Era

By Samir Murji It’s no secret that Canadians have been less active as a result of measures to stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. You’re most probably sitting at...

Shifting Your Services Online— How To Protect Your Business & Your Clients

The world has been turned upside down by the COVID-19 global pandemic and this includes your role as a fitness professional.  As you navigate your way through the ‘new normal’ you’re likely wondering: how do I transition...

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...

How A Great Leader Creates A Better Vibe Within Their Tribe

By Mo Hagan With a global pandemic underway, and concerns over our own health, safety and personal and professional security mounting, doubt, anxiety, and fear distract us from being at...

You can’t quarantine Zumba

You can’t quarantine joy. You can’t quarantine movement. You can’t quarantine Zumba. By Alberto Perlman In recent times we have become accustomed to disruption in the fitness industry, often coming...