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Competitive Bodybuilding: Healthy or Unhealthy?

Have you ever glanced through your fitness feed on IG admiring the physiques? Maybe you’ve visited bodybuilding focused websites to get weight loss or muscle building tips? Are you one of many highly dedicated people who've graced the glossy magazine covers or...

You Can’t Out Train Bad Sleep

Do you know the saying: You can’t out train a bad diet? It turns out the same is true for sleep! A 2018 study published in the journal Sleep found people who had 1 hour less of sleep 5 nights a week lost less fat than those with a full night’s sleep 7 days a week....

Structural Balance Asssessment

The Benefits of A Structural Balance Assessment We understand the importance of structural balance assessment in regards to strength training at OBF Gyms. We've seen many trainees plateau in strength development due to a lack of structural balance. Let's take the...

Weight Training Has 9 Hidden Benefits

Did you know that weight training can actually change your life! We're going to go through 9 benefits of weight training that you may not be aware of. 1. It promotes weight loss (win!) In a study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, women...

How to Choose the Best Personal Trainer for You

Have you ever thought of personal training in Toronto? Did you visit a big box gym to inquire or ask your fit friend for a reference? Did you use a search engine to look for the best personal training in Toronto or personal trainer downtown Toronto? Did you even...

Live Longer with Exercises: Getting Fit for Beginners

Have you noticed how much time you are spending commuting, desk-bound or sitting on the sofa drinking wine? Maybe you’ve noticed your parents aging and thought you would like to age differently. Perhaps you’ve noticed yourself aging and have started to think about the...

Health Threats in 2019 Personal Trainers Want You to Know

How many hours a day do you spend sitting or lying down?   Are you doing any light activity like walking?   What about intense exercise like resistance training or sprinting?   Well... have you heard the news? Physical inactivity is one of the leading threats to...

Is it Safe to Exercise when Pregnant?

True or False:   It’s not safe to exercise in pregnancy.   True or False:   It’s not safe to start exercising in pregnancy if you never exercised before.   True or False:   Pregnant women should only take part in low-intensity exercise.   New research says False!  ...

Where Are You Getting Your Nutrition Advice?

Does your personal trainer focus on form in the gym and leave out advice on the other 23 hours of your day?   Have you tried the 21 soup day diet, 7 day veggie diet, 48 hour cleanse, 1 hour fast?   Are you confused about whether to go with high fat, low carb or high...