Paul Chek is a world-renowned expert in the fields of corrective and high-performance exercise kinesiology, stress management and holistic wellness. For over thirty years, Chek’s unique, integrated approach to treatment and education has changed the lives of many of his clients, his students, and their clients. By treating the body as a whole system and finding the root cause of a problem, Paul has been successful where traditional approaches have consistently failed. Chek is the founder of the CHEK (Corrective Holistic Exercise Kinesiology) Institute, based in California, and the P~P~S Success Mastery Coaching Program. He is a prolific author of books, articles and blog posts and the host of the popular podcast Living 4D with Paul Chek.
Chek has consulted with elite organizations such as the Chicago Bulls, Australia’s Canberra Raiders, and the US Air Force Academy. Students leave his classes with information they can use, and achieve results with right away. He was also the keynote speaker for the NZ Musculoskeletal Conference in 1998, presented at the 6th European PGA Teaching and Coaching Convention in 2003, the World Junior Golf Convention in 2006, and the NUCCA Convention in 2010. He has received numerous speaking awards such as Best Male Presenter by ECA World Fitness members in 2004, Most Controversial Speaker by Can-Fit-Pro in 2004, Specialty Presenter of the Year in 2007 at Can-Fit-Pro and was rated number one speaker by participants at the 1998 IHRSA conference. In 2005, Paul was presented with a Lifetime Achievement award by SWIS, The Society of Weight-Training Specialists, and in 2019, Can-Fit-Pro awarded him another Lifetime Achievement award for his work within the fitness industry.
Paul has produced hundreds of videos and 17 advanced-level home study courses designed for the fitness and clinical professional. He has authored or co-authored 11 books; contributed to many publications and websites, such as On Fitness, Personal Training on the Net, and New Zealand Fitness; and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Men’s Health, and Glamour magazine; as well as on TV and radio shows. He has also accrued three US patents for posture calibrating, hydrotherapy and equipment inventions, and has also designed several pieces of functional exercise equipment.