THE BCPTI BLOG

The most effective way to ‘Tabata’: Have we been doing it wrong?

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: HIIT & Specialized Training|

Anyone who has followed Fitness for the last 20 years knows what Tabata training is, but did you know it is a training foundation that originated from Izumi Tabata and its series of experiments first [...]

Deconstructing the Deadlift

By | May 17th, 2017|Categories: Squat & Deadlift|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There are more opinions on deadlift technique than there are Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavors. How does one decide the correct technique? Who should deadlift? What is the best warm-up for deadlifting? How do [...]

Stretching & Mobility – By Shelley Sheren & Chad Benson http://www.bcpti.ca/team/

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Mobility & Movement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Right off the hop, let’s be clear, the authors of this article are either certified in or extensively practiced in all methods included in this article. That doesn’t mean we are experts in each discipline [...]

Using Resistance Training to Overcome Metabolic Dysfunction: FITafer40. By Chad Benson, MSc, CSCS, CPT. Director of Education www.bcpti.ca

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Loaded Movement|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Spoiler alert: this Blog, I mean book, comes from a dude’s perspective. But ladies, this article, and the concepts like bone density, fascia, and function very much apply to you. Weight training: you either love [...]

Engagement (7 client engagement mistakes & ways to overcome these PT business pitfalls)

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Professional Development & Client Interaction|Tags: , , , , |

At BCPTI our instructors are constantly looking for ways to help students recognize the gaps in current best practice tactics, and then give them the gap removing tools to create success in their new career [...]

Cardio (FITTER) = Frequency, Intensity, Time, Type, Enjoyment & Recovery

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The #1 FITNESS predictor of a longer, more productive life is your cardiovascular fitness http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/107/1/e2 . Yet, when I ask client’s or students if they regularly perform cardio, the response is 50% I hate cardio [...]

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