Chad Nabe

Coach / Athlete

Chad is a powerlifter and coach who has trained under Matt Taylor since 2014.

After competing in rowing at Simon Fraser University, he made the switch to powerlifting in 2013 and has progressed steadily over the years.

Chad holds competition PRs in the squat of 182.5kg, 120 kg in the bench press, and 212.5kg in the deadlift while competing in the Men’s 83kg Open Division of the BC Powerlifting Association.

Chad has been training professionally since 2016 and has extensive continuing education in strength training, rehab, and sports performance.


Notable Achievements
  • Certified Personal Trainer
    National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Personal Trainer.
  • DNS Exercise
    Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization is a unique way of bracing and moving which improves force output and safety while performing strength movements.
  • PRI Trained
    Postural Restoration Institute techniques allow for an optimization of the Zone of Apposition to ensure maximum safety and efficiency in lifting as well as providing a unique way to improve mobility without wasting time on passively stretching without improving movement quality.
  • Adaptive Bodywork
    Level 1 Certified — Reduce pain and muscle tightness with a unique manual therapy method.
  • Provincial Level Powerlifting Competitor
    British Columbia Powerlifting Association
  • SFU Rowing Team
    Simon Fraser University Rowing team, Seat 8. Regional competitor, 2010.