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Straight Talk About Iron: What Women Need to Know

By Carol Harrison, RD Iron is vital for women’s health, yet it’s rarely top of mind. Many of the women in your fitness class are likely unaware of the vital...

R.E.W.I.R.E. Your Brain for Success!

By Jill Hewlett, Brain Fitness Expert We often refer to our cognitive abilities as muscles, but did you know that your brain is actually a jelly-like substance that is malleable...

Movement of the Month: Supine Diaphragmatic Breathing

By Coach Kennedy It’s no secret that COVID has caused much stress, put many into mental states of “fight or flight”, affecting our breathing patterns and our health. So, in...

De- “MIST”ifying Fogging and Spraying

The process of “fogging” has been used for years as a solution in remediation and pest control, while the process of disinfecting has been a traditional one of bleach and...

The Long Road Back

By Mario Mavrides Without question the global pandemic has challenged the way we in the fitness industry conduct business. The global shutdown of most of our facilities and gyms has...

canfitpro 2020 Virtual Series: September

We hope you continued to enjoy the first-ever canfitpro 2020 Virtual Series. Your continuous support made the September event a success! We hope your experience with us was positive and...

Industry Strong – How COVID-19 can help us be better!

By Robert Robinson We will not soon forget the year 2020.  We started flattening the curve in the spring and social distancing in the summer, what will the Fall bring...

GoodLife Fitness: Setting the standard for COVID-19 safety

By Jason Sheridan, Senior VP of Operations, GoodLife Fitness When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Canada in mid-March, GoodLife Fitness made the difficult but important decision to close its clubs to...

Mino-bimaadiziwin (Live the Good Life)

By Donna Mior, RN, BSCN, IBCLC Niwiisoogawaananing Ashinaabeg chi mino bimaadizid Ogimaawabiitong Kenora Chiefs Advisory (KCA) is committed and dedicated to providing culturally appropriate health and social services which address...

Producing Results with Resistance Bands

By Sam Hurley Are you looking for a fun, safe, and accessible way to produce phenomenal results for your personal training clients? Adding resistance bands to your arsenal is exactly...

Red Light, Green Light: Red Light Therapy and the Input-Output Equation

By Marc Poirier Most fitness journeys look a lot like that childhood game — one voice calling out ‘red light’ and ‘green light’ in alternation, the crowd running hard on...

7 Tips to Avoid Injury When Returning to Exercise

By Claudiu Popa, PTS After a period of inactivity, or simply when following an entirely different routine, the absolute last thing you want to do is to invite injury by...

The COVID-19 Food Advice Your Clients Are Craving

By Carol Harrison, RD Plexiglass, masks, hand sanitizer… COVID-19 has changed how Canadians shop, cook, and eat. And, while panic buying has subsided, other challenges have persisted. Here are three...

Vendor Spotlight: Thermal Guard

What type of business are you? We are a software and technology company. Tell us about your business Thermal Guard is a leader in temperature screening and entry management. How...

Creating Fitness Spaces that Support Gender Inclusion and Gender Inclusive Language

By Adam Benn, M.A, M.Ed. Over the years, I have worked with PT clients who shared some of the challenges they navigate when entering fitness spaces. Individuals who are Transgender*...