About Protac Fitness

PROTAC FITNESS, LLC is a 100% veteran-owned small business that specializes in tactical athlete conditioning, strength and conditioning training, sports specific strength training, resiliency programs, and research. We are a certified business in Louisiana’s SEBD program, Hudson Initiative, and Veteran Initiative and by the Veterans Administration.


Our goal is two-fold: 1) to transform our clients’ physical fitness with the most effective and sustainable training & resiliency programs in the field, and 2) to conduct & deliver useful, cutting-edge research to change the future of wellness programming for athletes, military members, and law enforcement professionals. Our CEO, Canaan Heard, served 10 years in the United States Marine Corps. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, a certified personal trainer, and has a Master’s degree in Physiology from Tulane School of Medicine. For the last 8 years, he has developed his expertise in both the private and public sectors, researching, advising and training individuals and groups from various backgrounds.