(604) 569-2888 contact@bodysoul.ca

A well rounded workout program

A well rounded program should involve lots of primary movement exercises; for instance, squats, lunges and chest presses. These exercises incorporate the movement of multiple joints and muscles. Once you feel comfortable doing primary exercises, and your body has...

Posture and form

During your workout, you have likely heard your trainer comment, in some way or another, on your posture and form. Most people have a good idea about what constitutes ‘good’ posture but seem to accept their own ‘bad’ posture. Maintaining good posture is key to...

Progression is important

With any exercise, to continue to receive the full benefits of the exercise, one has to continually increase the difficulty to avoid a plateau. A general rule of thumb for increasing resistance is to do it once you are able to complete the upper number of reps within...

Strength Training

You may not like it, but ensuring you include some type of strength training exercises into your workout program will help prevent the onset of many health-related issues including osteoporosis, stroke and heart disease. There are many benefits to including...

Fitness File – April

The April issue of our monthly e-newsletter – The Fitness File – is available now! This issue covers the following: “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” fitness tip: bent-over rows nutrition tip: am I drinking too much...