Athlete Health Resources

Calendars of daily at-home physical training and wellness challenges

Special Olympics BC wants to help everyone stay active, healthy, moving – and having fun! 

SOBC Outstanding October graphic

october 4 to 31

Join us for the #SOBCOutstandingOctober Wellness Challenge! Let's stay active together to be in top shape for this sport season! 

This four-week calendar includes: 

  • Daily workouts and wellness challenges
  • Weekly virtual health sessions (be sure to register!)
  • Chances to win prize packs
  • Joining the SOBC Wellness Challenges Facebook Group to share encouragement and motivation

Find full registration and challenge details in the calendar below!

Click here for the calendar

Additional Activity Ideas

Physical activity ideas

 

Health and wellness activity ideas

 

SOBC Challenge Games

In spring 2021, athletes across the province accepted the challenge to compete and connect with the Special Olympics BC Provincial Challenge Games!

Click here to find highlights  

Past calendars and Facebook Live recordings

Upcoming health opportunities

Participate in SOBC Health virtual programs and opportunities! Find the list here
 

Info on COVID-19 and staying healthy at home

Please click here
 

Special Olympics at-home workouts

Need a new workout routine? Check out some of the awesome options below!

SOBC Facebook Live workouts

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Active Athlete Alphabet

Matthew Hender's No Pain, No Gain

Special Olympics BC – Quesnel athlete and Health Messenger Matthew Hender has you covered with his “No Pain, No Gain” circuit!

Check it out

Watch his presentation on the November 4 SOBC Facebook Live

Fit 5

Athletes want to perform their best at every competition. You can do this by being fit. The Special Olympics Fit 5 program is a plan for physical activity, nutrition, and hydration. It can improve your health and fitness to make you the best athlete you can be. The fitness cards and videos offer exercises to challenge all abilities. These exercises can be done at practice, at the gym, or even at home! 

Special Olympics School of Strength

Special Olympics athletes and WWE Superstar Becky Lynch teamed up to launch an awesome series of at-home training videos! Work out with these videos five times a week to help you stay fit and reach your athletic goals.

Please click here to join the School of Strength

Bonus School of Strength class with WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre

Please click here

Get moving with Shayla McLean

Work out with Special Olympics BC – Kelowna coach Shayla McLean, who delivered at-home Club Fit sessions on Facebook three times a week through spring and summer 2020!

Find the recordings

1 per cent better every day with Steve Topham

Improve your athletic performance and daily lives by completing at-home workouts with Special Olympics Team Canada strength and conditioning coach Steve Topham!

Please click here

Yoga and Mindfulness with Shelbi Snodgrass

Yoga is an important part of any athlete’s routine. So our very special guest Shelbi Snodgrass created a series of calm, stretchy, and welcoming Yoga and Mindfulness sessions specifically for the Special Olympics BC community! 

Please click here
 

Special Olympics athlete wall sit

More physical training tools

Mental training tools

Nutrition & wellness tools

  • Find nutrition and wellness resources as well as as some quick and healthy recipes you can start creating today on our Nutrition Resources page!
     

Healthy Athletes program info

External tools