Body & Soul May 2016 Newsletter

injury prevention

While you may not have complete control over everything that goes on in your life, there are many ways in which you can prevent injuries from occurring when it comes to your exercise program: Read more...

get fit for the summer!

Our always popular summer special is back!* From May 16th to June 4th, purchase the following training package at a reduced rate:

May 16th - June 4th
Personal Training: 10 sessions for $700 save $100

*Each client may purchase one summer special package. Additional packages can be purchased as gifts. Tax will be added.

fitness tip: mind over matter

Maintaining good physical form and a solid focus while completing those final reps in that last set can be a challenge. Instead of counting the reps as you complete them (1, 2, 3, etc.) try counting down (10, 9, 8, etc.). Read more...

nutrition tip: opt to eat - not drink - fruit

Some people argue that although they don't eat a lot of fruit, they do drink a lot of fruit juice, which is more or less the same thing. This is simply not true. One of the biggest differences is that fruit juices often contain high amounts of sugar, which can lead to weight gain if consumed in large quantities. Read more...

club news

Studio Closure: Body & Soul will be closed Monday May 23rd for Victoria Day. Studio will re-open Tuesday May 24th at 6am. We hope you have a wonderful long weekend.

New Staff Members: We are excited to welcome Yusuke Asakawa and Katarzyna Labaziewicz to our Personal Training Team. Stay tuned for their trainer profiles!

Refer & Receive!: Did you know that our referral program includes training specials? If your friend purchases our summer special package, you will receive a personal training session! Speak with our front desk for more information.

Michelle Wong

Personal Trainer

Michelle has a diploma in Sport Science from Douglas College, is a BCRPA certified Personal Trainer and registered Osteofit Trainer, a certified Pre and Postnatal Fitness Specialist, Menofitness certified and has been a BCRPA certified Group Fitness Instructor since 2001. She has played competitive tennis, volleyball, and softball.

Michelle's goal is to make exercise fun by sharing her love for fitness one smile and one drop of sweat at a time. She is attentive and prides herself on listening to each client's specific needs and goals, and working to take them to the next level in their fitness.


trainer's corner

Q: What can I do to achieve bigger muscles?

A: While you will achieve some degree of muscle enlargement - also known as muscle hypertrophy - by following a typical strength training program, significant enlargement will depend on a variety of factors, including: intensity, repetition and the type of weights used. Read more...