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Push & Pull

When you use the push/pull approach, you focus on “pull” exercises one day and “push” exercises the next day. Pull exercises focus on muscle groups that contract as the weight is pulled toward the body and lengthens as the weight is extended away from the body (i.e....

3 polarizing fitness topics

When it comes to fitness, there is no shortage of conflicting information. In an attempt to set the record straight, Body & Soul tackles some of the most common polarizing topics here: Low vs. High Repetitions: Lower reps (less than 6) favour increases in muscular...

Bring up intensity!

It might be time to consider taking your training to the next level. Changing the intensity of a particular exercise may be as simple as increasing the weight and/or number of reps and sets or it could be achieved by increasing the difficulty. You can boost the...

Fitness File – March

The March issue of our monthly e-newsletter – The Fitness File – is available now! This issue covers the following: the 7 key components of good health fitness tip: mountain climbers nutrition tip: be sodium savvy club news: waitlist, refer & receive,...

Stay hydrated!

It surrounds our environment and comprises most of our existence, and yet ensuring we drink enough water still proves to be a challenge for many people – with profound detrimental consequences to our bodies. Water is an essential ingredient to human life....