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That means we apply training volumes and intensities appropriately, progressively and responsibly. You can succeed regardless of age, gender, or physical condition.  Visit our resources page to learn more about how to live well while increasing your power. Learn more about reaching your strength and power potential at the Fortis Blog.

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Learn how to arm wrestle and impress all your friends at your next get together 💪💪💪 World Champion @devlarratt will be hosting our first seminar of the New Year and teaching you how to arm wrestle and how to train for arm wrestling in the gym. There will be a practical component as well as […]

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  Visited the one and only @westsidebarbellofficial in Columbus, Ohio last week with @rideoutmma Connor is preparing for his first pro MMA fight in December We were able to train a few sessions with UFC and MMA legend, Matt Brown @iamtheimmortal and the rest of the Killers who make up the Westside Fight Crew. Needless […]

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Another successful Orientation in the books! Our gym seems to be known for our many competitive athletes, including those members involved with the strength sports we love: power-lifting, weight lifting, Strongman, etc. Regardless, our gym was actually designed with beginners in mind. As such, our online Orientation, Fatloss 101 and our “in the gym” small […]

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I am excited to officially invite you to see me speak at the upcoming Strong Summit in Toronto on June 1st and 2nd at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  The Strong Summit is the premier performance fitness and business event of the year in Canada that brings together the brightest minds in the industry to […]

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KNOWLEDGE IS POWER! Come and learn from two of the best minds in the business. We’re PUMPED for this one! More information and sign up @the_muscle_doc @bpakfitness #FortisFitness #KnowledgeIsPower #MuscleCamp

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Soooo….this happened. Somebody had to order these things…Solid steel chairs, welded from various pieces of scrap metal, but in perfect form, by our favorite blacksmith, Mark Prendergast of Deity Metallurgy. These chairs weigh about 90 pounds (or more) each and I don’t know how we got along without them!  They are perfect representations of our gym.  Thanks, […]

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Finally, a fitting front door sign for our gym.  Solid, ½ inch thick stainless steel.  A perfect laser cutout of our brand in shining metal. Huge shout out to Fortis West member and “Titan of Steel”, our Buddy, Sandeep Bhogal of A.D. Welding in Brampton, On. Thanks so much, Sandeep!  We couldn’t be happier with our new sign!  […]

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  November 29th, 2018 – happy to be back at Wilfrid Laurier University as a guest lecturer on the topic of aging with optimal health and function.  Much thanks to ProfessorKari Brozowski, Ph.D. and Community Health, Public Health and HealthAdministration for this honor.  This is always a great opportunity to introduce students to evolutionary discordance […]

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It was both a privilege and a real pleasure to have the one and only Dave Bautista train here at Fortis over the last few months (…AND Robert and Jonathan, also working on the same film production). Dave is a world-renowned elite professional athlete – WWE World Heavyweight and Tag Team Champion and Pro MMA […]

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SWIS 2018!  Ken Kinakin has done it again.  Only at this incredible event can you run into THESE TWO GUYS!  Brian Carroll (left) and Dr. Stu McGill (on the right) authors of “Gift of Injury”.  Too many Superstars of our industry, renowned PhD’s and famous World Record holders to list who were present at this […]

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The Fortis Incline Bench Press