Program Design - Part 2

by Paul Chek |  Date Released : 22 Feb 2005

  • Stress accumulates
  • Six major stressors to the body (physical, chemical, electromagnetic, psychic, nutritional and thermal)
  • Positives and negatives of stressors – i.e. sunlight
  • Looking at the lifestyle factors in our client’s bodies (musculoskeletal, visceral, hormonal and emotional)
  • Where a person hurts is commonly NOT the cause of the problem
  • 85% people cannot identify the underlying cause of their pain
  • Getting to the source and determining the overall LOAD of stress in the body
  • Based on stress levels, who is benefiting from popular exercise programs and who is NOT?
  • Just because they come to your exercise class does not mean they are READY to do the class
  • What is being sacrificed in the body in order to complete the workouts we ask our bodies to do?
  • Where are the body’s toxins stored and how do they release themselves into the body?
  • Trading our pancreas for a nice set of abs - FIT does not always equal HEALTHY
  • Walking our talk - Are fitness professionals any healthier than the clients they train?
  • The difference between an intellect and a wise man…

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Paul Chek

About the author: Paul Chek

Internationally acclaimed speaker, consultant and Holistic Health Practitioner Paul Chek, draws upon over twenty-eight years of experience in corrective exercise, high performance conditioning and integrative lifestyle management. Author of six books, over 60 DVDs and numerous correspondence courses and seminars, he has also developed four advanced training programs for professional development in the health and fitness industry. Paul is the founder of the C.H.E.K Institute, based in San Diego, CA which specializes in Corrective Holistic Exercise Kinesiology ( He is also the creator of the P~P~S Success Mastery Program (

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