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Cassandra Hope Personal Training

Posted by on Feb 22, 2012 in Blog, Gyms

Cassandra is a friend of mine and neighbor who has created a private personal training studio right on Carlaw.  From the first time you look at her you can tell this girl must really know what she is doing.  She claims to be able to get individuals in to the best shape of their life and does this through an extremely large mixture of cross training techniques.  My buddy Joel is currently working with Cassandra and claims that they have never done the same exercise twice! Cassandra Hope Personal Trainer...

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Fortis Fitness

Posted by on Jan 19, 2012 in Best of Leslieville, Gyms

Fortis Fitness Where? 276 Carlaw Ave, Toronto 416-465-4777 If you are someone who is looking for a gym that is; no nonsense, well equipped, grunt it out workout centre, then this is the gym for you! No glitzy washrooms here. For the most part everyone training here means business. Very little talking or socializing going on but everyone has a friendly attitude and are courteous to each other. I am currently a member here and working with a personal trainer Jocie who has completely changed my attitude towards getting in to the gym. Between my training sessions and some changed eating habits I have lost 16 pounds in the last 2 months (I strongly recommend Jocie). And if you’re looking for another place to buff your body in Leslieville check out...

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Crossfit

Posted by on Jan 19, 2012 in Best of Leslieville, Gyms

Crossfit Where? 32 Logan Avenue, Toronto 647-351-6336 Located at the bottom end of Logan this incredible space that looks straight out of a Mad Max movie will help motivate you to do this old school traditional military style of workout (no major free weights here).  Chin up bars, rings, kettle bells and rowing machines as well as expert instruction in all the traditional Olympic style lifting techniques and some running are the essence of this awesome gym.  There are Crossfit gyms popping up in all of the North American big cities.  So if you are looking for something a little different it will definitely appeal to you.  All workouts are done in class format.  There are typically between 6-12 people in a class led by an expert instructor.  The classes go every hour on the hour starting at 5am...

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