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Meet your Personal Trainer - Nancy Anne Cook, CSEP-CPT, PTS, NWS

Nancy has opened the doors of her business Go Figure! Family Fun and Fitness in January 2006. What an impact it has had. Go Figure! was the first facility in Canada to receive national recognition for their compliance with the Canadian Fitness Safety Standards. Making national headlines in Canadian Fitness Trade magazine as well as in local media.

Nancy genuinely cares about people's health and well being. The mission statement is to educate, motivate and stimulate people of all ages to improve their overall health and wellness through active living and healthy lifestyles. Nancy advocates strong family ties through family activities, healthy eating habits and a natural lifestyle. A real get back to basics approach.

Nancy dedicates much of her free time to advocate healthy living. To help spread the word Nancy joined various committees who also advocate similar messages such as the Barrie Springwater Good for Life Committee, Active Barrie Coalition and Active Transportation. In partnership with these committees Nancy puts on events for the families in Barrie to have an opportunity to participate in fun physical activities. Her love of children radiates as she gets down and partakes in the activities with the children, grass stains and all. Nancy has truly embraced her community.

Nancy Cook was nominated as Barrie Best Personal Trainer in 2006 – Barrie’s Advance Reader’s Choice awards. As a published writer, Nancy ‘s articles have appeared in Food and Home, Barrie Media and SNAP and web articles (Got My You might even have seen Nancy, on Rogers Daytime Television, promoting some great local events – supporting physical activity in our community.

Certificates and Certifications

  • Fitness Leadership, Graduated with Honours
    Seneca College, Toronto, ON

  • Certified Personal Trainer - Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP- CPT), Seneca College, Toronto, ON

  • Certified Fitness Consultant CSEP - CFC,
    (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology)
    Seneca College, Toronto, ON

  • Personal Training Specialist Can Fit Pro
    Georgian College, Barrie, ON

  • Nutrition and Wellness Specialist Can Fit Pro
    Georgian College, Barrie, ON

  • Youth Leadership Workshop, Facilitator, CAAWS, Halifax, NS

  • Principles of Healthy Child Development, High Five
    - Creating the Best Programs for Children

  • Weight Management, Human Kinetics,
    Continuing Education, Toronto, ON

  • Resist-A-Ball C.O.R.E Instructor, level one Can Fit Pro
    Barrie, ON

  • Emergency First Aid and CPR "C", Barrie, ON, Action First Aid

  • Certification of Fitness Safety Compliance, Canadian Fitness Matters
    Shelburne, ON

  • Fitness for Kids, Accredited Course Health in Motion
    Ottawa, ON

  • Gymstick Nordic Walking Instructor, Toronto, Gymstick

  • Gymstick Muscle/Cardio Instructor, Toronto, Gymstick

  • Train the Trainer Workshop - Active Transportation

  • Figure Skating Coach, Can Skate program, Beginner and Novice levels
    Russell, ON


In 8 short weeks I was able to achieve a level of fitness that I was never able to realize during several years of gym membership...
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Nancy is dynomite! She blasted me into my strength training sessions.
She is very knowledgeable
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  • Can Fit Pro, Canada

  • CSEP (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology)
    Toronto, ON

  • OASES (Ontario Association of Sport and Exercise Science)

  • Committee Member, Barrie and Springwater Good For Life
    Barrie, ON

  • Committee Member, Barrie Active Coalition, Active 2010

  • High Five (Quality Assurance Program), Park and Recreation Ontario

  • VIEWS (Voices Inspiring Equity for Women in Sport and Physical Activity)
    Ottawa, ON

  • CAAWS (Canada Association of the Advancement of Women and Sport
    Ottawa, ON

  • Committee Member, Active Transportation Simcoe County, ON

  • Roundtable Member, Active Transportation Ontario, ON Canada










  • Project Coordinator, Huronia Trails and Greenways

  • Facilitator, Stroller Striders, Bayfield Mall, Barrie

  • Planning Active Transportation Communities, Active Transportation, ON





  • 2007 Sudbury Championships (Level 1) 2nd Place Women's Figure - short division - Sudbury, Ontario

  • Woman of the Year 2007
    International Women's Day

  • FAME - Fitness Model Competitor

  • 2007 Business Woman of the Year Award Nominee, Women in Business, The Barrie Examiner

  • Nominated Barrie’s Best Personal Trainer – Barrie’s Advance 2006 Reader’s Choice Awards

CPT Certified Personal Trainer
PTS Personal Trainer Specialist
NWS Nutrition and Wellness Specialist
CFC Certified Fitness Consultant


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