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Could a person be fit and still considered fat?

I get asked this question on a regular basis from my clients – “Can a person be fit and still be considered fat?”  Great question with no easy answer. This 2012 article from TIME magazine is a great article about … Continue reading

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CERTIFICATION UPDATE (BCRPA) – Training / Insurance for training ‘youth’

In all BCRPA Scope of Practice documents, the term YOUTH is used, and labelled, as a Special Population requiring addition training.  However, the issue is the term YOUTH is not clearly defined. So, BCRPA, working in cooperation with HUB International … Continue reading

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PART 1: Transferring Personal Training qualifications to BCRPA

PART 1: Transferring Personal Training qualifications to BCRPA This is Part 1 of 3 regarding questions around transferring to BCRPA from other certifications.  This information is from the BCRPA directly. Start Point One: Trainer resides in Canada and has ACE … Continue reading

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BCRPA Scope of Practice and Age (Youth)

Answer from BCRPA (December 4, 2019) regarding the age of a client trainers all allowed to train (PT and Group): “The Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Scope of Practice indicates (note portions underlined below): 1. Design and instruct a comprehensive, … Continue reading

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Wonderful message to receive on a Friday morning…

When client’s express positive thoughts and appreciation, as a trainer / kinesiologist, it makes my week! Here is a message I received today: “We are almost at our one year anniversary of working together. With 50 pounds down I am … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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