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Crickets: A New Superfood

By Kristina Nel In 2013, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released a report entitled Edible Insects – Future prospects for food and feed security. This report recommends integrating edible...

Cricket Powder Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies Recipe

By Kristina Nel Yields: 8 big cookies Preparation time: 15 minutes Baking time: 12-15 minutes Ingredients: 1 ¼ rolled oats ¾ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup cricket powder ¾ cup...

Fuel Up for Fun

By Carol Harrison, RD Summer is here, and fueling up sporty kids to help them feel and perform their best is now easier with this resource: Fuel up for Fun....

Meet Our Members: Mike Goertz

Mike Goertz has been a long standing volunteer in the fitness center at Hutton House; his dedication to the program and the people that participate in it is inspirational.  Recently,...

2 Meals Prepped With Bruschetta Mix

By Angela Wallace, MSc, RD, PTS I love nothing more than fresh local tomatoes during the spring and summer months, and a meal that can turn into two! Since prepping...

Movement of the Month: DB Multi-Planar Hip Thrust with Swing Switch

With Coach Kennedy Summer brings along summer sports and many outdoor activities. Walking, running, hiking, mountain climbing, soccer, football, baseball, tennis, golf, and the list goes on, and on! One...

Pulling for Power™: Six Simple Steps to Total Pull-up Proficiency

By “SGT Ken®” Weichert The US Marines Physical Fitness Test (PFT) utilizes the Pull-up exercise to effectively measure the grip strength and power of the back and arms muscles. The...

A History of canfitpro: A Continued Glory

By Mo Hagan By the early 1990s, there was an increasingly growing demand for quality group fitness instructors (back then called “Aerobics Instructor”), and at the same time personal training...

Kyphosis: Is it a Thoracic or Pelvic Problem?

By Chuck Wolf The client/patient presents with the familiar rounded shoulders, posterior pelvic tilt, and head forward posture. All we want to do is place our knee between their scapula,...

Living 4D with Paul Chek

Paul Chek is a name well known to many canfitpro members. For over 30 years he has been one of the most influential figures in the world of fitness education,...

Brain Surgery: How I Survived my Emotional Journey

“I survived brain surgery” was my first thought when I woke up in the post-op recovery room.  The decision to have a brain surgery biopsy came with major mental anguish and...

Sleep is the Secret to Improved Fitness

By Mike Bracko, Ed.D., CSCS, FACSM The on-line Merriam-Webster dictionary defines sleep as “the natural periodic suspension of consciousness during which the powers of the body are restored.” For fitness...

Resilience Works!: What You Go Through, You Work Through™

By “SGT Ken®” and Stephanie Weichert I sat painfully nervous inside a Boeing-747, making our final approach toward the San Francisco International airport after a 13-month tour of duty in...

Breaking the Barriers to Build a Better Bench Press; World Class Technique by a World Champion

By Frances Manias and Jennifer Thompson The bench press is perhaps one of the most technical lifts to master because it requires unique considerations and presents challenges to both the...

The Champion’s Challenge: Burn 300 Calories in 30 minutes

By “SGT Ken®” Weichert “Your struggle today is your strength tomorrow.” Our Little League Baseball team kneeled in front of me for some encouraging words after a difficult loss last...