WELCOME TO MY LIFE'S WORK. 


THE LATEST

I was featured recently on Equinox's Furthermore blog as a Run Coach and Fitness Model (me? whah? model?). The article writers consulted me a while ago, asking for my professional opinion on exercises for runners that would optimize upper body performance. I responded with my two cents and they replied with, "we're coming to Toronto in August, we'd like to photo shoot you and these exercises!" Wow! The glamorous photo shoot was a full day of fitness modeling. I felt like a celebrity throughout the entire experience. I was met with a full on production team that included wardrobe, hair and makeup, producers, director, photographer, technicians, and set assistants. There was also an RV parked right on Cumberland street with food and snacks for me to relax in between set locations. We took over the famous Yorkville rock and put on a show for everyone. Although quite nano of a feature in the grand scheme of things, this article did receive global attention, and was a pretty neat experience that I'd do again any day. Thank you Equinox!       

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AUDIO BLOG

I'm experimenting with Audio and will be recording two series, one series contains audio versions of past written blogs called "Mr. 2.0's Audio Blog", the other series contains interviews with industry peers called "Coach's Corner". I will upload them bi-monthly. The interviews are very real, raw, and unedited. The audio blogs are low production recordings through my phone. The intention is to simply experiment with another information vehicle. Listen while commuting, cooking, or chillaxing. Enjoy!


SOCIAL MEDIA:
DAILY INSTAGRAM


CLASSES:
PRIVATE SMALL GROUP TRAINING

THE OFFICIAL VIDEO

COED CIRCUIT TRAINING CLASS

Here's an insider look into my most intimate class that I teach. Class participants comprise of friends, family, past clientele, and current clients that seek a more personalized approach to group training. Each participant has a personal relationship with me. We support one another and cherish the time spent together with hard work, good conversation, and playfulness.
Video created by Francis Luta.
With guest teacher Ben Dussault.   

  THE BREAKDOWN: Segment 1 - Mobility Lab (15 minutes) Segment 2 - Functional Strength & Conditioning (40 minutes) Segment 3 - Hybrid Core Training (15 minutes) Segment 4 - Group Talk (5 minutes)   @ 90 Sumach Lofts | Mondays 6:45-8PM (75 Minutes) $25 per class | $20 per class for 8 pack

THE BREAKDOWN:
Segment 1 - Mobility Lab (15 minutes)
Segment 2 - Functional Strength & Conditioning (40 minutes)
Segment 3 - Hybrid Core Training (15 minutes)
Segment 4 - Group Talk (5 minutes)


@ 90 Sumach Lofts | Mondays 6:45-8PM (75 Minutes)
$25 per class | $20 per class for 8 pack

BOOMERS ONLY CLASS

  Motor-Control & Balance Hips/Spine/Core Lab Tensegrity     @ 90 Sumach Lofts | Thursdays 8:30AM $25 per class | $20 per class for 8 pack

Motor-Control & Balance
Hips/Spine/Core Lab
Tensegrity  


@ 90 Sumach Lofts | Thursdays 8:30AM
$25 per class | $20 per class for 8 pack

WOMEN'S ONLY CLASS

  Neural Activation Functional Strength Athletica Cardio Core    @ 90 Sumach Lofts | Mondays 6PM or 7:15PM $25 per class | $20 per class for 8 pack

Neural Activation
Functional Strength
Athletica Cardio Core


@ 90 Sumach Lofts | Mondays 6PM or 7:15PM
$25 per class | $20 per class for 8 pack

MEN'S ONLY CLASS

     Mobility Lab Functional Strength 3D Metcon   @ 90 Sumach Lofts | Monday 6PM or 7:15PM $25 per class | $20 per class for 8 pack

 

Mobility Lab
Functional Strength
3D Metcon


@ 90 Sumach Lofts | Monday 6PM or 7:15PM
$25 per class | $20 per class for 8 pack


MUSIC

Click below screenshots to gain free access to my latest Spotify music playlists found in my classes. 


EVENTS:
2.0 TORONTO MASTERCLASSES 2018

At each holistic workshop, we aim to combine movement and mindset coaching. We call it our 'work-out then work-in' method. This year, our work is inspired by The School of Life's mission to better understand emotional intelligence for self-improvement.

 

COMING UP - SEPTEMBER 22

***NEW***

MINDSHARE: AN INNOVATION EXCHANGE

Elevated networking.
Where curation is king.
And connection is truth. 

By invitation only. 
No phones. No ego.
Good vibes only.


JULY - "FLOW STATE"

Featuring Fit Squad Coaches: Jen Lau, Julian Stephens, and Aldo Frixione
Featuring Guest Speaker: Dr. Mehran Tabrizi from The Integrative Health Institute
Supported by: Flow Water, RYU Apparel
In Support of: Holland Bloorview Children's Rehabilitation Foundation
Held at Corktown Common Recreational Park

 

MARCH - "PEAK STATE"

Featuring Myodetox Performance Workout Coaches: Kate Van Buskirk and Maddie Crighton
Featuring Guest Speakers: Kate Van Buskirk & Vince Luciani (Motivational Interviewing)
Sponsors: Fedwell Organics, Phat Nutrition, FitJoy Nutrition
Held at Myodetox Performance

 

FEBRUARY - "CAPACITY"

Featuring Torq Ride Workout Coaches: Justine Keyserlingk, George Chaker, Derek Finkle
Featuring Guest Speakers: Dr. Mehran Tabrizi (Neuroscience), Cheryl Torrance (Breakout Facilitator), Tony Van Marken (Motivation)
Sponsors: Fedwell Organics
Held at Torq Ride Cycling

 

JANUARY - "COMMUNICATION"

Featuring Ferris 360 Workout Coaches: Megan Leach, Sylva Mischke, and Shaheed Keshvani
Featuring Guest Speakers: William Greenblatt (Speech Coaching), Evanka Osmak (Storyteller),
Cheryl Torrance (Storyteller), and Susan Stewart (Comedian) 
Sponsors: Roar Organic Coconut Water, Kivas Bagels
Held at Ferris 360


PAST EVENTS:
2.0 TORONTO MASTERCLASSES 2017

OCTOBER - "RESISTANCE"

Featuring JAMIE SNOW, with special guest Michelle Rothstein (leadership coaching). 
Held at Fuel Training Club East

October - "Culture"

Featuring JOSH ADAMSON, with special guest Courtney Laurie (nutrition).
Held at Lift CrossFit in Corktown.

 

JULY - "FEAR"

Featuring PALUNA SANTAMARIA, with special guest Andre Talbot (meditation) and Bolt Fresh Bar.
Held at Pursuit OCR.

JUNE - "Community"

Featuring BEN DUSSAULT, with special guests Josh Reichmann (meditation) and James Forsythe (farmer's market).
Held at The Canary District.


MONTHLY BLOG


PAST EVENTS:
2.0 TORONTO SPRING SUMMIT CONCERT 2017

 

THE 2.0 TORONTO SPRING SUMMIT PRESENTERS

  2.0 Toronto Presenters of 2017.   Top left to right: Derek Friday, Justin B. Haley, Nate Bower, Sylva Mischke, Jonathan Phair, Dammecia Hall  Bottom left to right: Cecily Milne, Queenie Phair, Chivon Bielawski, Julian Ho  Theme: Journey to Appreciation Charity: Healthy Minds Canada  Location: 99 Sudbury, The Gallery   Sponsors: Adidas, Freshii, Elxr Juice Lab, Flow Water, Way of Will, Nagi, Fit Joy    

2.0 Toronto Presenters of 2017.
Top left to right: Derek Friday, Justin B. Haley, Nate Bower, Sylva Mischke, Jonathan Phair, Dammecia Hall
Bottom left to right: Cecily Milne, Queenie Phair, Chivon Bielawski, Julian Ho

Theme: Journey to Appreciation
Charity: Healthy Minds Canada
Location: 99 Sudbury, The Gallery  
Sponsors: Adidas, Freshii, Elxr Juice Lab, Flow Water, Way of Will, Nagi, Fit Joy

 


METHODOLOGY

Fitness successes come in many forms. In this industry, success is dominated by quantitative measures—tangible results and milestones in weight, strength, distance and so on. Even though I respect the quantitatives to success (i.e. you can't manage what you can't measure), I believe successes can also be qualitatively displayed—without numbers, without measurement. It’s not just about what’s on paper, but what’s in the pen. It’s those special moments—the intangibles—that I strive to help my clients and class participants achieve.

I take an athletic approach to optimizing your lifestyle. 
Freedom through fitness. Mind over muscle. Tough love. Perpetual becoming.

Solve
Develop an understanding of habituation, misconceptions, and setbacks

Set
Find clarity, redefine fitness, establish a holistic mindset, build sustainable solutions

Structure
Develop a plan of action geared towards nutritious movement and physical literacy

Synthesize
Develop an ecosystem that cultivates physical autonomy while managing priorities with legacy


 
“We have more possibilities available in each moment than we realize”
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Photography by Jeremy Benning