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Dr. Mark Tremblay speaks on the growing heart disease epidemic at Can-Fit-Pro 2007

August 15, 2007

In a session sponsored by Remington Sport, Dr. Mark Tremblay will present the latest research behind the growing problem of coronary heart disease and the role fitness professionals can play in helping reverse the current trend. Dr. Tremblay is a Professor of exercise physiology and pediatric exercise science and former Dean of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Tremblay is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity; an Adjunct Professor with the Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy (CRISP) and is currently Chair of Active Healthy Kids Canada. Dr. Tremblay has published extensively in the areas of childhood obesity, physical activity measurement, exercise physiology and exercise endocrinology. Dr. Mark Tremblay session replaces Dr. Pipe's session.

Session: 2231 Moving...To Beat Heart Disease (L)
Date: Friday August 17, 2007
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Level 800, Room 808

About Remington Sport and GYMSTICK:

Remington sport is introducing GYMSTICK from Finland to the Canadian market. GYMSTICK is a revolutionary total body fitness tool that strengthens tones and defines every muscle in your body and core! Designed for all ages and fitness levels, GYMSTICK delivers real results, real fast. This athletic-based fitness tool uses its unique technology to work every major (and minor) muscle group in the body and core. The GYMSTICK concept includes effective forms of exercising outdoors and indoors. For more on GYMSTICK and Remington Sport visit www.gymstick.net or www.remingtonmedical.com or contact Remington Sport at 1-800-267-5822.

About the show:

The Can-Fit-Pro Toronto International Fitness and Club Business Conference and Trade Show, to be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from August 16 to 19 is set to attract over 6,000 fitness professionals and fitness enthusiasts from 25 countries. Participants will be exposed to industry trends in fitness equipment, sports nutrition, athletic footwear and apparel, books, education, training, club management, technology and more.

Trade Show hours of operation are Friday August 17, 2007 from 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM and from Saturday August 18, 2007 from 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM. Admission for delegates is included with their conference registration, while admission for non-delegates is $20 at the door. Free media passes are available to qualified media representatives.

About Can-Fit-Pro:

Can-Fit-Pro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, Can-Fit-Pro delivers accessible, quality education, certification, conferences, trade shows and membership services. Can-Fit-Pro's 15,000 members include some of the world's finest fitness professionals, health club operators, industry suppliers and fitness consumers.


For further information please contact:

Laura Gregory, Sales and Marketing Manager, Can-Fit-Pro
or 416-493-3515 ext. 242
or (Cell): 416-573-5548

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