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How Can Strength Training Lower The Risk of Fracture?

How Can Strength Training Lower The Risk of Fracture?

So often the fitness world places a focus on muscle strength, fat loss, muscle building, and/or performance. Although all of these are front and center in the world of fitness on a regular basis, what about bone strength and integrity? People seem to only ask this...

Seven Ways to Prevent Gym Injuries

Seven Ways to Prevent Gym Injuries

Whether you have made your return to the gym or are planning your imminent return, let’s shed some light on injury prevention. Due to self-isolation, many of us have spent nearly three months off from our regular training routines. Subsequently, many of us can also...

How to Use Exercise to Revitalize Mood

How to Use Exercise to Revitalize Mood

Are you feeling mentally sluggish after months of self-isolating? Are you seeking ways to feel inspired again? Believe it or not, exercise is an incredible way to feel your best quickly! While exercise is known primarily for its cardiovascular, strength, and bone...

How to Bounce Back from a Pandemic

How to Bounce Back from a Pandemic

Are you feeling derailed with your diet and exercise? Does it feel like an impossible task to return to the momentum you once had? For many, COVID19 is proving to be a heavy hitter. Many will admit this crisis has had a major impact on their lives. Despite setbacks,...

Competitive Bodybuilding: Healthy or Unhealthy?

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

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

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

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

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

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...