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Fitness Myths

Sadly, there is no shortage of misleading information when it comes to fitness. In an attempt to set the record straight, Body & Soul tackles some of the most common industry myths here: Weight training makes you look bulky. This is probably the most common myth...

The human race…

A fitting description for the approach many of us take towards living our lives. For whatever reason, many of us feel rushed and we often act in ways that attempt to speed up various aspects of our lives, such as pushing ourselves too quickly after an injury, trying...

Benefits of skipping

Skipping rope is an oft-neglected form of cardiovascular training; a surprising fact considering the affordability and portability of a decent speed rope. Skipping can be used for improving aerobic capacity and, for more trained individuals, as part of a general...

Act FAST

According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation™ (HSF), stroke is the third leading cause of death in Canada – with an estimated 50,000 strokes in Canada each year. Many of us have already been affected by a stroke – either personally or with a loved...

‘How’ you eat your food…

Did you know  ‘how’ you eat may very well be as important as ‘what’ you eat. Here are some ‘how to’ tips to help you eat better: 1) Take time to chew your food and enjoy the taste. Your body needs time before it knows it is full and...

Full body – mountain climbers!

Mountain climbers are a great full-body compound exercise that works the core, hip flexors, legs, arms, and shoulders. If you’re tired of performing basic mountain climbers, consider performing them at a faster pace, introducing ‘holds’ at timed intervals (i.e....