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Food for thought

Optimal health and fitness isn’t about just being active or just eating healthy. In order to excel in your  goals, it’s important that you commit your time and energy to both active living AND healthy eating. The two go hand-in-hand; a poor quality diet...

Improving cardio without running

For many people the term ‘cardio’ tends to elicit the thought of someone running; however, there are many ways in which you can improve your cardiovascular fitness that doesn’t involve running. For instance, kickboxing is an incredible activity that...

What motviates you?

For many people, finding motivation can be a challenge. It all begins with a decision to make a change and it’s up to us to decide how we want to tackle it. If your goal is to eat healthier each day or to exercise more frequently, for instance, find what triggers that...

Eccentric training

Eccentric training takes place when a muscle is under tension while it is lengthening. For instance, the eccentric phase of a bicep curl is when you are lowering the weight (in a controlled manner). The greatest benefit of eccentric exercise training is the ability to...

How can we help you?

Are you, or is someone you know, looking for a personal trainer?  Are you under the impression that most personal trainers embody drill sergeants? Have no fear; Body & Soul Consultations are here! Come down and see the studio, meet the staff and sit down with one...

Eating before a workout

It’s important to think of your body as a machine. In order to function, it needs fuel. This is especially important after a night of fasting or a long break since your last meal. Without proper fuel your body is unable to perform at its optimal level and you...