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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Keegan is a former varsity baseball player (left-handed pitcher) and a personal trainer/assistant manager. He's also the guy I trust to train my mom which is a pretty high vote of confidence! We started working together in 2014 when I took my first club manager role and he's been a great teammate and friend ever [...]
Alex Van is a former client, the 2019 Success Story winner and a great friend. In honour of her 10 year "Cancerversary" 4/21/2010 we had a chat about adversity, identity and how rediscovering her physical confidence allowed her to move forward in her life to where she is now!
I had a blast on the Muscle, Mind & Money Podcast with hosts Nastasia & Dominic Genova talking about how to manage working out during this #stayhome Covid-19 situation. Check out Part 1 here: And Part 2 here:
Brian is a trainer, clinical counselor, BCPTI instructor and all-around fitness badass. There were lots of topics we could have chewed on for this chat but we decided to focus on supporting clients beyond their sessions. There's a fine art to balancing support, accountability, being the "boss" and empowering our clients. This is a must-listen [...]
At the beginning of each class I share with the students that my background leading me to fitness was playing soccer. I was fortunate to be able to catch up with my coach from university days: Mike Lupenec. I wanted to chat with him because I think what I learned as an athlete and as [...]