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Post-workout stretches

Even with stretching, perform only stretches that you are comfortable doing and preferably those that you have already done with your trainer in the studio. Modify them as needed (reducing/increasing intensity where appropriate) and stop if you feel pain. Don’t forget...

Work your core!

Have you ever wondered why your trainer may not include sit-ups or crunches in your workout program? The answer is the movement required for these exercises – continually curling the lumbar spine – adds pressure to the discs and can actually lead to tears and...

We challenge you to move!

Have you ever been given exercises to do at home – like homework? Many people struggle to find and make time to exercise at home. While it may be ideal to try and do a whole set of homework exercises one after another, realistically we may not have the time to do so....

Fun Fact Friday!

Each one of our team members has completed the COVID-19 Prevention for Health & Wellness Professionals course. This course was designed to provide information about the virus, as well as what we can do to stay healthy and prevent the spread of the virus....

Fitness Tip – Tips for Running

Running requires whole body integration of multiple systems for stability and power through each stride. To better coordinate that integration we can further train two fascial systems that play a significant role in maintaining the form of running. The anterior...

Carbs for Training

Carbohydrate – aka ‘carbs’ – are our main source of energy. In order to have sufficient energy for our upcoming training workout, we should eat carbs beforehand. A slow digesting carb source is recommended about 45 minutes prior to your workout...