MEDIA ADVISORY - Toronto focuses on fitness August 10-14, 2016

Fitness pros and consumers learn newest workouts, nutrition and lifestyle tips at 2016 canfitpro world fitness expo

TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2016 /CNW/ -

Fitness professionals and consumers will gather in downtown Toronto to squat, spin, plank and learn during the 2016 canfitpro world fitness expo. Global fitness/wellness experts will demonstrate the newest, most effective workout moves, provide nutrition ideas and share tips for healthier living during the four-day expo.

With more than 200+ leading companies showcasing the latest fitness trends, nutrition, apparel and equipment in the industry, the expo is the largest gathering of fitness and wellness leaders in Canada.

Media are encouraged to interview presenters, try the latest workouts and sample fitness equipment, fashions and products. A full list of canfitpro world fitness expo presenters is available at

Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building
222 Bremner Blvd., Level 600

Media and consumers are invited to attend expo hall on:
Friday, August 12, 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. & Saturday, August 13, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(Media are also encouraged to attend intensive sessions and interview presenters during the full professional event – August 10-14, 2016)

Schedule highlights:
Friday, August 12
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Opening Keynote: Harley Pasternak's 5 Things You Need to Do Every Day
11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Cristina Peerenboom and Kirsten Potenza demonstrate POUND Rockout. Workout. A high-energy, drumming-inspired workout.

Saturday, August 13
11:00 – 11:55 a.m.
Tony Horton, creator of P90X, presents The Big Picture: 11 Laws That Will Change Your Life
11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Feature workout with Shaun T, creator of INSANITY, CIZE & Hip Hop Abs, choreographer, dancer and fitness pro
4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Zumba live workout with Beto Perez, creator of Zumba, Colombian dancer and choreographer

Media are invited learn from internationally-known fitness and nutrition experts, including:

  • Fighting the obesity epidemic: Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, assistant professor and obesity researcher at the University of Ottawa
  • Food & mood: the gut-brain connection: Michelle Vodrazka is an Ottawa-based nutrition coach, sports nutritionist, yoga instructor and personal trainer.
  • Staying fit to save the world: Free the Children co-founder Craig Kielburger will speak to how physical and mental wellness is a first step to create change and improve lives.
  • Celebrity fitness tips with Tommy Europe & Eric the Trainer: Find out the latest moves and shortcuts to get a Hollywood physique in time for the summer months.

Try the newest workout trends including: PiYo (Pilates-Yoga fusion), YogaFit for Warriors, BollyX – The Bollywood Workout, Trampoline Fitness

Test out cutting- edge fitness gear and fashions, from canfitpro world fitness expo exhibitors including Reebok, SKECHERS, RealRyder International, ASICS Canada, LöleWomen, Saucony and more.

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 consumers.

SOURCE Canadian Fitness Professionals Inc. (canfitpro)

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For further information: To arrange an interview or workout or product/equipment demonstration before or during the canfitpro world fitness expo, please contact: Holly Dunn, Dunn & Associates Communications and Public Affairs, 902-266-3866 or


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