Andrew Kanerva, BKin, KINESIOLOGIST, NSCA STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH, NCCP Level 1 Certified

andrew_kanerva

Specialty Areas:

  • Strength training
  • Athletic performance
  • Movement ability

Interests:

Andrew enjoys being physically active through all walks of life. Most importantly, he loves sharing his passion for weight training with others. During his time away from the gym, Andrew loves to cook and explore new recipes. He also enjoys hiking; he is on his way to conquering every hike the north shore and the lower mainland has to offer. When you can't find Andrew cooking, hiking, or working, he is in the gym working out. He has a bachelor’s degree of Kinesiology from the University of British Columbia and is certified by the national strength and conditioning association as well as the coaching association of Canada. Andrew has enjoyed over ten years of high performance sports competition at the BC provincial and Canadian national level. In addition to his position at Prime, Andrew also works with varsity athletic teams at the UBC’s varsity weight room.

Philosophy:

My purpose in life is to explore boundaries. In the gym, I am a large proponent of accountability whereby the hones for health is shared between client and trainer. I am responsible for myself and accountable for my actions. I work to explore physical boundaries and to inspire those around me. I look for areas of improvement and provide the best of my ability to help others realize improvements.