Cani-Fit is a human and dog fitness company ran by dog lovers. Using adaptations of dog powered harness sports Cani-Fit is a fun, natural way to get both owner and dog fit at the same time.
The sport canicross , is trail running with a dog. The dog wears a harness and is attached to the runner by a bungee line to a belt.
Our regular classes are canicross related fitness training. They build great fitness for you and your dog. Increase bonding time and can improve your dogs behaviour with a one off or regular Cani-Fit class.
Expect adventure on the trails and sometimes a little mud!
You will see each of our classes are labelled with ability levels and we cater for all! Here are the definitions of those levels, so you can see which class is best suited to you and your dog. For most classes we can cater for all levels and a mixture of abilities so don’t let the level put you off.
These classes are suitable for people with no existing fitness level. They are not high intensity. You will be able to begin at power walk level with some jogging and over the weeks work your way to jogging and running.
You should also attend this level of class first if you and/or your dog are totally new to canicross or running. Even if you are a regular runner, it’s a good idea to get a few of these under your belt to let you and your dog learn the basics of running as a team.
People with level 2 or 3 ability can also attend these classes but be prepared that this class is aimed at those who are new to the sport or to fitness.
A mixed ability class with more experienced people than newbies. This class is for people who have been canicrossing before and already having some existing fitness. You should be able able to jog/run 5k in order to attend this class. We can welcome newcomers at this level but be prepared to do more running than a level 1 class.
For experienced canicrossers who are running 5k in under 30 mins. This more intense class is to push you in your training and will work on your speed and endurance.