Logan

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About Logan

Logan is the Director of Education for Fitness World and the Lead Educator for BC Personal Training Institute. Logan has been working for Fitness World for 8 years and has over 20 years of experience in the industry. Certifications include TRX, RIP Trainer, Kettlebell, Bulgarian Bag, Trigger Point, Therapeutic Fascial Mobility, Keiser cycling, Biosignature and Muscle Testing. Getting into group fitness and personal training after a successful professional soccer career in Canada, the US and the UK Logan has since enjoyed inspiring all types of clients, members and team members in the fulfilling and fascinating world of fitness!

3 Things To Do For Health Outside The Gym

The statistics on how many people actually follow through and accomplish their New Year's resolutions are rather grim. Studies have shown that less than 25% of people actually stay committed to their resolutions after just 30 days, and only 8% actually accomplish them. And we've all seen this before: Well... or maybe this: But this is not a bummer blog. Instead, I want [...]

By | January 20th, 2021|Caradiovasular Health, Habits|1 Comment

Bridging the Pain Gap

The fitness industry has done an excellent job of teaching fitness professionals about the role of muscles, joints and the nervous system in movement. We've built bridges and filled gaps towards navigating rehabilitation with fitness training. However, one significant gap remains. Fitness professionals are not taught how to deal with pain. While it is not [...]

Student Spotlight: Tanya Lesstrange

We love connecting with people who are passionate about fitness! No one ever asks about getting certified as a personal trainer without some kind of meaningful experience leading them to consider making fitness their career. What’s amazing is how many different types of experiences lead people to make that leap. If you’ve ever thought you [...]

6 Foundation Exercises to Build up your Baseline Fitness Abilities

There are a lot of reasons people sign up for exercise: to lose weight, lose fat, gain muscle, gain strength, improve flexibility, reduce pain, have more energy, be healthy, etc. Let’s say there are two main categories: look better and feel better. But if you’re not particularly inspired by the vagueness of those options, here’s a [...]

By | October 9th, 2020|Caradiovasular Health, Core, Mobility & Movement, Squat & Deadlift|0 Comments

BCPTI Web Chat Series #17: Anthony Hanson

Anthony is a former client, business partner and my best friend. We talk about his journey from participating in my spin class all the way to becoming a well-respected fitness professional in his own right. He has a full time career in finance with his family's business but his love for fitness and his leadership [...]

BCPTI Web Chat Series #16: Dylan Wade

Dylan is a fitness industry veteran starting out in Recreation 31 years ago! We chat about his journey to leadership and what has to happen to bring customer service and confidence back as businesses start to reopen after the Covid closures.

BCPTI Web Chat Series #15: Josh Russell

Josh has been a big part of BCPTI in the last year, serving as the Lead Instructor and doing a lot of work with prospective students as well as graduates. He takes his experience as an athlete, personal trainer and former club manager and is an exceptional mentor! We chat about his efforts to optimize [...]

By | May 2nd, 2020|Habits, Instructor Spotlight, Web Chat Series|0 Comments

Remembering the Ride for the Kids

In August 2018, in the middle of epic summer forest fires all up and down the west coast, 7 riders left South Surrey BC to ride almost 600 km to Cape Meares, Oregon. The Ride for the Kids was done in support of the Michael Cuccione Foundation - committed to finding the cure for childhood cancer. [...]

By | May 1st, 2020|Caradiovasular Health, Instructor Spotlight, Motivation|0 Comments

BCPTI Web Chat Series #14: Sharaya Poulin

Sharaya is a personal trainer, club manager, figure competitor and delivers awesome nutritional content! We chat about her journey to becoming a personal trainer as well as how to support clients who have challenges with body image and their relationship to food. This can be a tough issue and, of course "if in doubt, refer [...]

BCPTI Web Chat Series #13: Ingrid Knight-Cohee

Ingrid is an industry power-house so I was thrilled to have her join me on the Web Chat Series! She was a member of the US Rhythmic Gymnastics team before becoming a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the start of her fitness career. Since then she has become a sought-after international presenter, presided [...]