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Tap Into Your Goldmine of Happy Clients

By Mark Campbell As a measurement of our success as trainers, referrals often stand up as one of those markers that say “Wow! I AM doing a good job”. Most...

Taking Care of our Shoulders in Chaturanga

If you’ve been to a Vinyasa (flowing) style Yoga class, then chances are you’ve been put through the ringer on countless chaturanga flows between postures and really throughout the majority...

Swimming 101

By Iulia Soerensen, BSC KIN., PTS, FIS, OAS, WaterART All individuals, regardless of age, benefit from swimming, and may continue engaging in the activity for a lifetime. Furthermore, swimming is...

Stress Busting Workouts

Exercise is the perfect remedy to alleviate stress. It can release built-up tension and any frustrations in your day. Exercise also provides you with endorphins, which can boost your mood....

Do you question the period?

I’d like to invite you to explore what I have come to discover is a missing component of health and fitness. I’m talking specifically about women and menstruation. Right away...

Sometimes the Best Advice is What Not to Do

By Claudiu Popa, PTS, OAS Every fitness professional takes pride in fine tuning expert advice and making to-do lists for discerning clients to follow in a bid to improve, as...

Should you become a life coach?

As a fitness professional, you probably got into the industry because you love health and fitness and also love helping people change their lives. If you took the fitness instructor...

Riding the Age Wave

By Lauren Walker Seniors are more healthy and active then ever before. The distinct shift of the tide is evident. The 2016 Canadian Census showed 5.9 million Canadian seniors vs....

Results Matter

By Mark Campbell, canfitpro PRO TRAINER Before a session even begins, a good trainer will perform a client consultation. The client consultation is vitally important because you can’t provide results...

Renewals…Naturally

By Mark Campbell After my previous article about referrals, ‘Results Matter’, I’m excited to talk renewals, as it is one of my favourite topics. Results that are achieved on multi...

Reclaim Your New Year’s Resolutions

By Dave Smith, Fitness and Weight Loss Coach, canfitpro 2013 Fitness Professional of the Year Don’t worry. It’s not just you. Every year, millions of people around the world resolve...

Reboot Your Snacks

By Carol Harrison, RD I’ll just grab a muffin after work on the way to the gym to tide me over until supper. Seems harmless right? But that 400+ calorie...

Pre-Workout Fuel for Your Next Workout

You’ve probably heard this before, “abs are made in the kitchen”. This is true for the overall results not just the abs. Your performance in the gym is greatly affected...

Preparing for Your First 5K

Running season is upon us! I have always loved running – it’s a therapeutic exercise that allows runners to be alone with their thoughts and focus on what’s important while...

Painless Prospecting: How to Talk to New Leads and Book Consults!

Are you a smooth prospector, or does the thought of approaching and talking to new people make you cringe? Do you depend upon others for leads? Prospecting for new clients...