Grad Spotlight: Sarah Boyes

By | May 30th, 2018|Categories: Student Spotlights|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Born and raised in Vancouver BC I am a true Vancouverite! At a young age I was a competitive gymnast, dancer, swimmer and performer. Being young, active and not having much knowledge of nutrition I really ate whatever I pleased. I am also half Filipino which means I was surrounded by the most delicious foods imaginable. [...]

Activating the Client Training Session

By | March 6th, 2018|Categories: Professional Development & Client Interaction|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In part 1 of this article we examined best practice for improving mobility & developing compliant, injury resistant muscle. In part 2 we will look at the best practice & training methods for nervous system activation. Whether the goal is athletic performance, body composition, aging gracefully or fascial fitness, progressive activation & client preparation is an [...]

Overcoming Adversity & Creating a New Life

By | January 12th, 2018|Categories: Student Spotlights, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

#GradSpotlight Nicci Clark: "Ever since being rear ended in a car accident in August of 2014 and receiving multiple injuries to my neck, back, ribs, shoulders and hips, I have been on a furious and seriously dedicated mission to gain new strengths in an attempt to replace weakness and to find ways to cope with and [...]

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 you progress to maximize gain, and minimize the risk of injury? Honestly, I'd be writing for a week to answer all of [...]

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 listed below, but it certainly means we have a reasonably informed opinion. PS. If you haven’t heard of TFM, you will soon [...]

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 it or hate it. That being said, it is safe to assume that a large number of teenage dudes, myself included, [...]

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