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Meet our Members: Jennifer Bonnici Elias

I have always taken fitness classes, starting back in my 20’s, and I was always a person who needed a class to hold me accountable. I was not a gym...

Fascial Stretching: FST versus ELDOA — Part One

By Kathleen Trotter, FIS, PTS When it comes to continuing education, I have always felt like a kid in a candy store — wanting to attend every course and certification...

Skill Acquisition – How to Become Your Best Self in the Fitness Industry

By Karyn Silenzi, canfitpro PRO TRAINER Anyone who works in the fitness industry has an innate desire to better the world. We want our clients to move better, we want...

Movement of the Month: Reverse Lunge Contralateral Barbell Split Squat to Standing Single Arm Chest Press

By Coach Kennedy Winter is part of being Canadian, so there’s no point in complaining about it, it’s coming no matter what. So, learn to flow with it. Afterall, the...

Business Member Spotlight: Fight Fitness

What type of Facility are you?   We are a Fitness Studio. Tell us about your business? Fight Fitness is the leading fitness company helping people make the difficult look easy....

New NPE Podcast: Secrets to Their Fitness Business Success

Take your fitness business to the next level!  Our business education partner NPE has just launched their new “Secrets to Their Fitness Business Success” Podcast and canfitpro’s COO Mo Hagan...

Reality Check on Red Meat Consumption

By Carol Harrison, RD A recent review of the health impacts of red meat published in the Annals of Internal Medicine calls into question the need to cut back further...

Top 5 Do’s and Don’ts When Hiring Fitness Professionals

Are you sabotaging your staff recruiting process? Make your hiring bulletproof with these insights. 1 Don’t: Ask them where they see themselves in 3 to 5 years. Do: Ask them...

Yummy Pumpkin Muffins

By Teri Gentes I’ve long held a love affair with home-made muffins, yet not had them very often over the last decade or so as flour has taken a back...

Vendor Spotlight: Altitude Athletic Training

What type of facility are you? Gym/Studio. Tell us about your business? We are a high performance training gym with an altitude training chamber. What attracted you to the fitness...

Why Dieting is Ineffective and What to Do Instead

By Nick Rizzo We are all guilty of it. You put on a little extra weight and you decide “it’s time to go on a diet.” Instead of working to...

Why You Shouldn’t be Scared to Consume Fat

By Kathleen Trotter Fat is not the enemy and we should be consuming the right fats to promote our health!

When is the Best Time of Day to Work Out?

By Jamie Logie, PTS, NWS You are aware of the benefits that come from being physically fit and active. You know strength training, cardiovascular exercise, stretching, and recovery can be...

Developing Your EQ: Body Language

By Judith Humphrey I once coached a young financial executive who was tall and attractive with a warm, engaging manner.  I assumed that he would come across with executive presence...

Teaching Outside the Fitness Box

By Elizabeth Mooney It is easy to find yourself in a “rut” as a fitness instructor. Your certifications land you many jobs at local gyms and fitness centers. However, only...