Welcome to YA Core Fitness! Whether you are about to start your journey for the first time, or are a returning athlete, I am looking forward to assisting you in achieving your goals.

About Me

Hi! My name is Yusuke, and I am here to help you achieve your fitness goals, or assist in recovering from injury.

My certifications:

  • ACE
  • First aid, CPR
  • Infofit rehabilitation of the Hip, Knee and Ankle
  • Infofit rehab of the Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist
  • Bone Fit Trained Exercise Professional

My service to you:

  • Injury prevention or injury recovery
  • Functional and core training
  • Proper and safe exercise form
  • Program focused on weight loss
  • Specialized in Safe Exercise for Clients with Low Bone Mass

Who can benefit from personalized program:

  • If you simply desire to become fit, improve flexibility
  • If you are wishing to avoid sitting all day and worrying about your health/posture
  • If you are a complete beginner who wants to go to a gym but doesn’t know where to start
  • If you are seeking to enhance your quality of life through progressive resistance training, balance training, and functional training, whether you are a senior or dealing with osteoporosis.


Personal Training

  • First Session ⌈$60⌋

  • Regular Personal Training Session ⌈$90⌋  – ask me if you are a student

  • Package of 5 Sessions  ⌈$425⌋  –  $85 per session

  • Package of 10 Sessions  ⌈$800⌋  –  $80 per session

  • Partner Training ⌈$130⌋

  • Partner Training  Package of 5 Sessions ⌈$600⌋ – $120 per session

  • Small Group Training (Limited to 4 people)    Learn More

Assisted Stretch Therapy

We provide exclusive stretch services available in 30-minute or 1-hour sessions.
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The Impact of Core Training on Athletic Performance and Muscular Activity

In the realm of competitive sports, the quest to enhance athletes’ performance remains a focal point of numerous studies. While core training has gained prominence in daily fitness routines, rehabilitation, and more recently, in competitive sports, its influence on sport-specific performance remains a subject of debate. Two studies, one delving into the impact of core …

Understanding the Impact of Single Leg Squats

Recovering from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury involves navigating through challenges, particularly in restoring quadriceps strength. In this blog post, we delve into two comprehensive studies shedding light on the efficacy of single leg squats (SLS) in rehabilitation, offering valuable insights for therapists and trainers.


“If you are looking for a fitness program that is highly tailored to you, which will treat & prevent injury, see Yusuke. He specializes in pain and injury free training for strength and fitness. I have been training with Yusuke for some time now, and he knows how to ensure to get the best results for YOU! Thanks Yusuke!”

– Warren P

“Yusuke is the best personal trainer that I’ve had the pleasure of working with. He has a very strong understanding of how the body works, and tailors every single exercise for your needs. I always felt comfortable working with him, and he was calm, well-spoken. He helped me navigate a lingering hip injury with poise, and was always attentive to strict form. If you’re thinking about trying a personal trainer, I can say with absolute confidence that you’ll get your money’s worth and more with Yusuke. If it means anything, with his motivation and skill I started to really enjoy how I felt in my body again.”

– Daniel H


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Feel free to reach out to us directly at :

Yusuke Asakawa (Male Trainer)

Email : yusuke@yacorefitness.com

Phone : 778 896 0722

Mariko Horikoshi (Female Trainer)

Email : horikoshi1986@gmail.com

Phone : 604 704 9572

We look forward to connecting with you!


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