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“Wim Hof” Method Workshop

One of the most interesting workshops we have ever conducted here at Fortis Fitness, headed up by” Wim Hof” method master trainer, Steve Beattie.  Steve introduced us to the proven methods of Mr. Wim Hof and how to successfully disassociate fear and panic from reality through these astounding methods.  We proved the effectiveness of these ideas to ourselves by sitting in an ice bath for at least 1 minute, in the middle of January.  Fantastic day for all attendees.  We highly recommend these incredible methods!

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WIM HOF Seminar at Fortis Fitness

The WIM HOF Method With Certified Instructor Steve Beattie

The 4-hour workshop will focus on the fundamentals of the WHM. Whether you have been practicing WHM for months already and want to fine-tune your technique, or you are new to the practice and don’t know where to start, this workshop will help you establish a successful daily practice.

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Mark Bell Seminar – Parking info

The Mark Bell Seminar is now completely FULL

Attention:  All of our guests and members who have RSVP’d and are attending this Seminar

We have VERY limited direct parking.  Nonetheless, there is much street parking and some parking lots in the vicinity of our gym and within a short walk.   If you are driving PLEASE, Google available parking in the neighborhood.

The address for Fortis Fitness is:
11 Carlaw Ave, Toronto, M4M 2R6

We have attached a few links for your convenience:,-79.3356272,17z,-79.3368378,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0xcd2b3571966f1bee!8m2!3d43.656395!4d-79.3368378

Again, this seminar is completely FULL and we cannot accept any more attendees!


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Ma Strength is back by popular demand!

Presented by Barbell 101 and Fortis Fitness, Ma Strength is back by popular demand!

The Ma Strength team is coming Toronto!

This seminar is a Chinese Weightlifting Technique Clinic which is a practical, hands-on seminar that introduces the fundamental elements behind Chinese weightlifting technique to improve snatch, clean, and jerk technique under the guidance of expert coaches at Ma Strength: Ma Jianping and Manuel Buitrago.

Who: All experience levels, including beginners, are welcome.
Where: Fortis Fitness, 11 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto, ON
When: Sunday March 5, 9am-5pm
Cost: $450 CAD
Host: Barbell 101 & Fortis Fitness

Contact: Nicole Dinn –
Registration Link:
For more information, please visit

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Group Strength Training @ Fortis Fitness Non-Members Welcome!



Join us!

Only $20.00 per session
(for a package of 10)

Group training is more fun, extremely effective and inexpensive


  • Small groups of approximately 3-5 people
  • Beginners and more advanced are welcome!
  • Quickly learn correct technique on the primary strength lifts
  • Learn the assistance exercises
  • Learn how to use specialty bars and other strength equipment
  • Learn how to use chains, bands and other accessories
  • Learn how to correctly warm up, mobilize, and improve flexibility
  • Learn how to maximize (or minimize) muscular size
  • Learn basic programming and how to train yourself effectively
  • Become comfortable and confident with the gym and the highly effective methods, principles and ideas practiced here


Any questions regarding diet, fat loss, and all aspects of training and programming will be answered on an ongoing basis.

Let us help you quickly and successfully attain your health, fitness and strength goals!  

Mondays and Thursdays at 8:00 pm
Classes to begin on Monday Nov 7, 2016 


   10 sessions – $200.00arrow-angled

20 sessions – $360.00

  1 session – $25.00

To book into a session and pay please go to our the “Members Log in” link in the top right hand corner of our website.


You can also pay at the gym.

Non-Members are welcome! 

    Please contact Ninette if you would like to join us or if you have any questions:
416 465 4777

 Thank you!

Ken Kinakin’s 2016 SWIS seminar


Ken Kinakin’s 2016 SWIS seminar.  Absolutely the best place to be in the entire world for the very best of the best information on training, nutrition, rehabilitation and the science of human performance in general.  

Where the hell else could you EVER, possibly sit down for breakfast in the hotel lobby and run into THESE THREE GUYS – DAVE TATE, DONNY THOMPSON, AND MATT WENNING.   Three giants of elite strength training who spoke and shared their knowledge at SWIS.    

Huge thanks to Ken Kinakin for putting on such an unique and astounding weekend of learning.  


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Matt Wenning Strength Seminar at Fortis Fitness

Special thanks to Matt Wenning, 3 x World Record Holder and Masters in Sport Biomechanics for conducting a highly successful Strength Seminar at Fortis Fitness last Sunday.  This lecture included some incredibly useful information on conjugated periodization, form and restoration among many other topics.  This seminar was attended by an extremely grateful group of “Strength Nerds” who will no doubt become much stronger by putting this valuable information into practice.   Thanks again Matt and we hope you will visit again soon.  


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Barbell 101 Oct Seminar

Barbells101 October Weightlifting Seminar at #FortisFitness

Correcting Technical Errors in Weightlifting. This will build on our previous seminar and discuss technical errors in the lifts and how to correct them. Come with questions and be ready to train.

Note: If you don’t currently train in Olympic lifting, this seminar is NOT for you!

For more information, head to or email Nicole at

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Matt Wenning Strength Seminar



Matt Wenning

Strength Seminar

Fortis Fitness Gym

10:00 am Sunday, October 16, 2016

  • 3 World Power-lifting records
  • 2,665 lbs Equipped total
  • Masters of Science in Sport Biomechanics
  • Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science
  • Over 10,000 hours experience training Division 1-A, Pro, and Olympic athletes
  • Strength & conditioning trainer to over 6,000 army, infantry and special forces military
  • Owner – Ludus Magnus – Private Strength Training Facility, Columbus, Ohio
  • Expert in Conjugated Periodization, especially related to Raw Power-lifting
  • UPA Raw Nationals Power-lifting 2,204 lbs total – 865 squat (no wraps), 611 bench press, 725 lbs dead-lift

Join us for this incredible opportunity to learn from Matt

$50.00 – Please pre-pay and register – space is limited


Phone:  416 465 4777


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