Balance Exercises EVERYONE Should Master

By | December 1st, 2021|Categories: Core, Corrective Exercise, Function, Loaded Movement, Mobility & Movement, Squat & Deadlift, Warm Up|

Rationale for Balance Exercises Balance training is one of the most underrated modalities of a training program. Balance exercises are often used as a reactionary measure (to someone who has experienced an injury from a [...]

Beyond the Session – Client Support

By | November 24th, 2021|Categories: Habits, Instructor Spotlight, Motivation, Professional Development & Client Interaction|

Although I have only been in the fitness industry for about two years, it is evident that client needs are constantly evolving. Although client needs are changing, technology and other modalities have become popular to [...]

Trainerize: The Future of Personal Training

By | August 27th, 2021|Categories: Business, Habits, Practicum, Professional Development & Client Interaction|

The fitness industry is infamous for its notoriously quick pace of innovation. Jazzercise took the industry by storm in the '80s; Richard Simmons caught the attention of daytime television in the '90s. In the 2000's [...]

Squat Variations for New Clients: by Courtney Parson

By | August 27th, 2021|Categories: Core, Corrective Exercise, Instructor Spotlight, Loaded Movement, Mobility & Movement, Professional Development & Client Interaction, Squat & Deadlift, Warm Up|

Our clients know how to sit on a chair. They do it every day. No matter their age, their lifestyle, their occupation, your clients squat. Even if they don't know that they do, they squat. [...]

Overhead Mobility: Lengthening Techniques

By | June 24th, 2021|Categories: Core, Corrective Exercise, Mobility & Movement, Warm Up|

The main objective of stretching within a Corrective Exercise Continuum is to restore or improve "length-tension relationships" (the net resting tension at a joint; too many biceps curls results in "bodybuilder's elbows" - perma-flexed elbows). Now that the length-tension relationships are improved, [...]

The BCPTI Practicum – a Review

By | June 18th, 2021|Categories: Practicum, Professional Development & Client Interaction, Student Spotlights|

The BCPTI Practicum - a Review by Jamie Bagoly and Eve Chan Picking your Personal Training Certification can be tough. There are so many options, and when you are shopping online, you are only [...]