canfitpro opens nominations for Fitness Professional of the Year

TORONTO, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - canfitpro, Canada's largest provider of fitness education, has opened its online voting for nominations for Fitness Professional of the Year award.  The award recognizes a canfitpro certified and practicing professional member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, motivation, and technical skills and has inspired clients to achieve their goals. New this year, is the addition of two categories of excellence; Fitness Instructor of the Year and Personal Trainer of the Year.

With the increasing rates of overweight and obesity, fitness professionals play a crucial role in helping inspire, motivate, and engage individuals and communities to achieve optimal health.

"Fitness professionals have the opportunity to be on the front lines making a difference in the lives of the people they train and teach every day.  canfitpro created the Fitness Professional of the Year award to recognize their efforts and the changes they inspire in individuals to larger communities and globally. We are proud of what canfitpro professionals have achieved and welcome nominations from professionals and their clients alike." Nathalie Lacombe, canfitpro Membership & Certification Director

About canfitpro
canfitpro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, canfitpro delivers accessible, quality education, certifications, conferences, trade shows, and membership services. canfitpro's over 100,000 members include some of the world's finest fitness professionals, health club operators, industry suppliers, and fitness enthusiasts.

Facts about canfitpro:

  • canfitpro is Canada's largest certification organization for fitness professionals.
  • canfitpro offers education for both fitness professionals and fitness consumers.
  • canfitpro hosts more than 14 fitness conferences across Canada annually.
  • The canfitpro world fitness expo is the largest combined fitness conference and trade show in the world with over 15,000 delegates and visitors.

SOURCE Canadian Fitness Professionals Inc. (canfitpro)

Image with caption: "CANFITPRO FITNESS PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR 2014 - Finalists: Joseph Rios (L); Carol Phillips (R); Winner: Michelle Soares (center) (CNW Group/Canadian Fitness Professionals Inc. (canfitpro))". Image available at:

For further information: Media Contact: Erin Andersen, canfitpro Communications and Media Manager,, 416-493-3515 ext. 228


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