How to Order the BCRPA Fitness Theory Exam

How to Order the BCRPA Fitness Theory Exam

Click this link to be taken to the page to order the BCRPA Fitness Theory Exam: Click Here

Once you complete payment, an email will be sent to you, within 3 business days, containing detailed instructions on how to access the online exam.

After purchasing the exam, be sure you have access to the following on exam day:

  • Photo ID
  • Computer with internet access, webcam, microphone, and speaker
  • Mirror or phone (to show beneath the desk and the walls

Still have questions?  Feel free to call us at (six-zero-four) 372-3233 or email us at

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Gym Employee? Signed a non-compete contract? READ THIS!

Are you new to the fitness field and now working at a ‘Big-Box’ gym that had you sign a non-complete clause in an employment contract?  Read this article (click here to read the full article: LINK).

Typically, when a trainer leaves an employer, they may be taking with them a list of loyal clients.

To prevent a loss of confidential information and unfair competition, the employer may draft restrictive terms to protect their business.  For example – as the trainer, you may not contact any of your clients for 1 year or may not work for any company in the fitness field within 5-10 kms of the original business.

HOWEVER, our courts have been reluctant to enforce the terms in the contract – finding that they are by default impermissible restraints on trade.

Find yourself in this position? Seek legal advice before quitting the fitness field if you find yourself!



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12 New Year’s resolutions to help you build a healthier business

The following information is from the this article (and for more details): Click here

1. Make financial projections for the coming year
2. Tune up your strategic plan
3. Set up an advisory board
4. Get up to speed on online marketing
5. Use more technology in your business
6. Review your sales targets
7. Get your business processes down on paper
8. Clean up your place of business
9. Learn to take your time when hiring
10. Introduce a performance management system
11. Schedule regular meetings with your key suppliers
12. Plan you days ahead

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What is the upper limit of training volume for gains?

This is another great article by Menno Henselmans: Click Here >>

What is the upper limit of training volume for gains?

Menno’s take-home message:

  • Training to failure all the time is probably not a good idea.
  • Training a muscle only once a week doesn’t cut it for trained individuals with  higher volumes.
  • Muscle size does not seem to change the training volume dose-response relation. Smaller and bigger muscles thus probably have similar optimal training volumes.
  • When training to failure and performing all your weekly volume in one workout, doing more than 5-10 sets likely results in overreaching and sabotages your gains.
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Grandma Hazel (96 years old) training for the Inside Ride

Check this article out about Grandma Hazel (96 years old) training for the Inside Ride with our very own, Shannon Whieldon!

B.C. grandma, 96, preps for a bike race with a good cause

Click here to watch the video of the training Grandma Hazel does with Shannon at her place of residence:

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