Athlete Health Resources

SOBC Active April Challenge graphic.

#SOBCActiveApril Challenge 2021

Special Olympics BC wants to help everyone stay active, healthy, moving – and having fun! Try out our monthly calendars of at-home workouts and wellness activities for every day!  

Current calendar

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

Active Athlete Alphabet

Matthew Hender's No Pain, No Gain

Need a new workout routine? 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 (new January 2021)

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

Watch the Healthy Athletes nutrition video created by Special Olympics BC athletes and Health Messengers Jesse and Zack Thibeault:


 

Healthy Athletes program info

External tools