Athlete Health Resources

Stay active this summer with SOBC's Summer Sweat Challenge!

SOBC Summer Sweat Challenge 2020

Special Olympics BC wants to help everyone stay active, healthy, moving – and having fun! Try out our weekly wellness calendars! Open the calendar and click each day’s image to find your activity for the day. Stay tuned to SOBC’s social media accounts for future challenges!

#SOBCSummerSweat

#SOBCJumpIntoJune

Daily Routine Template

New April 27: Use this template to fill out your daily tasks and goals, and make a plan for your day!

    Videos 

    Tune in to our Facebook Page to be part of each week's challenge launch on Facebook Live! Please share your comments and questions, we love hearing from you! We'll be live this summer on the following Mondays at noon PT: July 13 and 27, August 10 and 24.

    Watch the past launch videos:

    • June 29 to July 6 featuring SOBC – Richmond athlete Sandra Malku
    • June 22 to 28 and June 15 to 21 featuring inclusive dance instructor Ashlee Davidson sharing the feature dance she created for the SOBC Virtual Dance Party
    • June 8 to 14 featuring SOBC – Kelowna athlete Tony Wilkinson and BC Dairy Association Nutrition Educator Joel Barohn
    • June 1 to 7 featuring SOBC – Oceanside athlete Shayne Blandin
    • May 25 to 31 featuring SOBC – Quesnel athlete Matthew Hender and mental wellness advocate Kimberly Rutledge
    • May 18 to 24 featuring SOBC – Abbotsford athlete James Clifford
    • May 11 to 17 featuring SOBC – Trail athlete Jake Miller and BC Dairy Association Nutrition Educator Joel Barohn
    • May 4 to 10 featuring SOBC – Campbell River athletes Matthew Basso and Tye Cranton
    • April 27 to May 3 featuring SOBC – North Shore athlete Pierce Burns
    • April 20 to 26 featuring SOBC athlete and Director Susan Wang
    • April 13 to 19 featuring SOBC – Surrey athletes Jesse and Zack Thibeault
    • April 6 to 12 featuring SOBC – Richmond athlete Vincent Li
    • March 30 to April 5 featuring SOBC – Abbotsford athlete Paige Norton
    • March 23 to 29

    #SOBCMayinMotion

    #SOBCActiveApril

    #SOBCMoveItMarch

    Info on COVID-19 and staying healthy at home

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    Special Olympics Fit 5

    Athletes want to perform their best at every competition. You can do this by being fit. Special Olympics International's 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

    Health Care Appointment Support

    To help with communication and followup for visits with health care providers, Special Olympics BC has created this booklet that athletes can print and take to appointments to help them talk about issues and keep track of what needs to happen next. 

    Special Olympics athlete wall sit

    SOBC Physical Training Tools

    Special Olympics Mental Training Tools

    SOBC Nutrition & Wellness Tools

    SOBC Healthy Athletes Program Tools

    External Tools