Continuum Fitness & Movement Performance – Registered Kinesiologist Ottawa

John Zahab - Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist


Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

John is the co-founder of Continuum Fitness & Movement Performance. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT) through the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology. He has long-standing professional experience developing and implementing exercise programs for individuals and teams with varying abilities and needs, which spans over 21 years. John has had the opportunity to work with athletes from a broad spectrum of sports including, nationally competing professionals. In addition to his work with athletes, John has provided fitness services to a number of active individuals who seek to regain and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.

Since 2009, John has volunteered as a Youth Fitness Advisor for Impossible2Possible, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering the global community to reach beyond perceived limits to make positive change within the world. Throughout his role, John has developed several training programs to assist in preparing youth ambassadors for the expeditions. Additionally, John has acted as a guide for the Baffin Island, Tunisia, and Bolivia running expeditions, and looks forward to guiding in upcoming treks.

For over 25 years, John has competed in a variety of disciplines, and following a three-day multi-sport adventure race with family and friends, John became hooked to the act of endurance sport competition. John has participated in a multitude of races including: triathlon (Olympic distance to Ironman distance), road bike racing, adventure-racing (multi-sport), cross-country skiing, and Ultra running.