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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...

Business Member Spotlight – Bloor Street Fitness & Boxing

Tell us about your business? Bloor Street Fitness & Boxing was opened in 1994 by former national lightweight champion Paul Ryan. The gym began as a non-profit organization to help...

canfitpro Toronto Tradeshow: A Great Place To Do Business!

By Jake Rondot HK Canada has partnered with canfitpro for over 20 years and in that time has not missed attending the Toronto conference tradeshow with an exhibitor booth.  As...

Meet our Members: Joseph Fireman

Joseph Fireman, aka Joey, is a native Cree from the community of Chisasibi, Quebec and the owner/trainer of SOOK Training. Joseph opened SOOK Training in 2009 to inspire others in...

Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe

By Julie Daniluk, RHN Not only are watermelons 92% water, they are also packed with magnesium and potassium. Magnesium and potassium are often lost in our sweat during exercise, along...

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...

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...

Cool Treat: NuTricia’s Dark Sweet Cherry Almond Nice Cream Recipe

By Tricia Silverman, RD, MBA This is my go-to healthy indulgence. I love ice cream, but eat it sparingly due to the sugar and unsavory ingredients that are often added....

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...

Fat is Not the Enemy

By Kathleen Trotter, PTS Listen as Kathleen Trotter, PTS, gives you a few good reasons why we should be eating healthy fat instead of sugar. About Kathleen Trotter Kathleen Trotter...

Probiotics and Weight Loss

By Eddie Fatakhov, M.D.   What is a probiotic? Probiotics are not only live microorganisms found in supplements and some fermented foods such as yogurt and pickles, but they have...

Meal Prepping Steps for Success

By Angela Wallace, MSc, RD, PTS Are you busy? Do you sometimes feel like there aren’t enough hours in your day? If you answered yes, you NEED to start meal...

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...