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Fight Back Against Aging With Strength Training

By Nick Rizzo Canada’s population has been steadily aging. As of 2014, seniors were making up 15.6% of the population (approximately 6 million). By 2030, estimates expect that number to...

Get Over Your Fears of Being the Newbie at the Gym

By Leah Staff, PTS The gym can be a scary place, until you feel like you belong. When joining or rejoining a gym, it can raise intimidation that make us...

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...

Developing Your Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

By Judith Humphrey During the 30 years that I was building my company, I became increasingly tired and stressed. There were plenty of gyms near me, but I regarded them...

Exercise for Anxiety and Depression

By Igor Klibanov You’re a personal trainer, and you work with clients who have mental health issues (be it anxiety, depression, or something else). You know they’ve gotten better over...

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...

Music Licensing Simplified

Can you imagine a fitness class without music? Probably not, because music and exercise are a natural fit. While it’s important that you put music to work in your classes...

Business Member Spotlight: 360 Athletics

Business Name: 360 Athletics What type of business are you? Fitness Equipment Tell us about your business. Headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, 360 Athletics has been Canada’s most trusted wholesale equipment...

Why is the Boutique Biz Booming?

By Matthew Taub This past weekend I was a presenter at the Canadian fitness professional conference, canfitpro 2019. One of the presentations I was asked to do was a panel...

Lemon Coconut Energy Balls Recipe

By Shelby Stover Gluten Free and Vegan – Makes 8 balls Having healthy snacks on hands is crucial for busy days! These lemon coconut energy balls are loaded with nutrients, easy...

It’s All About You!

By Leah Staff, BA Psychology, Speech Communication Minor, PTS Stop! Don’t cancel that appointment with your trainer! Didn’t complete your workouts this week? Your nutrition intake was more than a...

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...

Increase Weight Loss with NEAT

By Eric Williamson, RD, MSc, CSCS, PhD (C) You’re working out, you know you’re eating less and you’re still not losing weight?  Is it a slow metabolism that you can’t do...

canfitpro 2019 – A Few of My Favourite Things!

By Kathleen Trotter, PTS I have been attending the Toronto canfitpro conference for just shy of 20 years, the last ten with my colleague and dear friend Harry. This weekend...

Meet our Members: Gail Brooks

At the young age of 49, Gail Brooks began training for Ironman races and achieved her dream goal of becoming an Ironman at 52.  Gail’s desire to continue goal setting,...