Toronto focuses on fitness August 10-14, 2016


TORONTO, Canada – 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.


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

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

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.