Category Archives: Medical Fitness

How You Can Help Clients Living with Prediabetes to Mitigate Thier Risk for Developing Overt Type 2 Diabetes

People Living with Prediabetes can Reduce their Risk for Developing Overt Type 2 Diabetes with Lifestyle Modifications. Prediabetes is defined as the intermediate state between normal blood glucose levels and below the levels used to diagnose diabetes. According to Diabetes Canada, nearly 6 million people in Canada are living with prediabetes; in the US, according […]

Range of Motion Limitations Following Breast Surgery

Range of Motion Limitations Following Breast Surgery Adapted from the:  Free Mini Course: Essentials of Cancer Exercise Following breast surgery/reconstruction, shoulder range of motion limitations (ROM) are not uncommon. This may also be the case with some head and neck cancer surgeries. It’s important to address these issues because they can lead to additional joint […]

Immune Up: Supporting the Body’s Natural Defenses

Immune Up: Supporting the Body’s Natural Defenses with Nutrition Article by: Lisa Tsakos R.H.N. Since the pandemic, protecting our health and well-being has become a top priority. We are more concerned than ever about strengthening the body’s defenses to fight off pathogens and reduce inflammation. A strong immune system acts like a natural firewall against […]

What Makes Our Nutrition Program Different?

We asked our grads to tell us a bit about how the Natural Nutrition Coach Program has changed their life and here is what they said!   “I have incorporated so much of what I learned from the NNC program into so many aspects of my business, as well as my personal life!”   Frances […]

ARE THE FOODS YOU’RE EATING CAUSING YOU PAIN?

In a recent study, it was shown that rodents fed the typical SAD (Standard American Diet) were found to have an increase in fat mass, a decrease in lean mass, and significant increases in pro-inflammatory cytokines (which play a role in initiating the inflammatory response and may trigger pain), high serum leptin (a satiety hormone […]

WEBINAR REPLAY : DIABETES EXERCISE WITH DR. SHERI COLBERG

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WEBINAR REPLAY : DIABETES EXERCISE WITH DR. SHERI COLBERG  This webinar, by DR. Sheri Colberg PhD, FACSM, is a great introduction for Fitness and Health Professionals working with clients who are physically active with Diabetes or Prediabetes (which is one in three Canadians), What you will learn: Which types of training that are appropriate, exercise […]

WEBINAR REPLAY: BRAIN HEALTH AND EXERCISE

WEBINAR Replay: BRAIN HEALTH AND EXERCISE:PROGRAMMING FOR THE FUTURE Presented by Ryan Glatt Ryan will show you how combining Exercise with Cognitive Stimuli can make a difference for your Clients and your Business! Cognitive Function is one of the top health concerns for those over 50 and represents a huge opportunity for Fitness Professionals to […]

WEBINAR REPLAY “BUILDING YOUR FITNESS BUSINESS as a CANCER EXERCISE SPECIALIST”

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Join Andrea Leonard, Author and Founder of the Cancer Exercise Training Institute, as she speaks on the subject of Cancer Exercise and how it can help Build your Business while helping YOU make a difference in the lives of the over 2.3 Million Cancer Survivors in Canada! As a Cancer Survivor herself, Andrea knows the […]

Managing Your Exercise in a Pandemic: 10 Easy Exercises to Build a Strong Core Without Leaving the House

By : Dr. Sheri Colberg Just in time for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) social distancing and closures of gyms and fitness centers in many areas, here’s a revisit of many important core exercises you can do at home to keep yourself strong and healthy. Download the pdf excerpt from the book by Dr. Colberg “Diabetes […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Become a Cancer Exercise Specialist

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A New Field of Practice in Canada: Medical Fitness Exercise If you think of a client’s fitness level as a progression on a continuum, with treatment and rehab on one end and fitness on the other end, medical fitness exercise fits into the gap between post-rehab and fitness. This is the space where a client […]