Effective Coaching. Lasting Results.

Get superior fitness results with professional personal training


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Effective Coaching. Lasting Results.

Get superior fitness results with
professional personal training


Take The First Step

Train With Us

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The Barr Health and Fitness Team delivers personalized and effective programs to help you achieve your specific health and performance goals. If you want to work hard and get better, then we want to help.
Here are some things we do well:

Train With Us

The Barr Health and Fitness Team delivers personalized and effective programs to help you achieve your specific health and performance goals. If you want to work hard and get better, then we want to help. Things we do particularly well are:

Strength Training for Older Adults

Strength training is fountain of youth. When properly facilitated, strength training is completely safe, and is the best way to preserve strength and prevent frailty.
If you want to age well, let us help.

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Return to Activity After an Injury

Whether you got hurt playing your favourite sport or just bad luck, rehab can only take you so far. Regain your confidence and prevent future injuries by going beyond passive treatments and building strong, resilient joints.

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Strength and Conditioning

If you’re serious about your sport, strength and conditioning has to be part of your training regimen. Take your performance to new heights and reduce your injury risk by training like an athlete.

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What Clients Are Saying

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  • “When I moved to Toronto for a new job, I decided to take my training a lot more seriously and I felt very confident that Andrew, whom I’ve known since our days at McGill when he was my Strength & Conditioning Coach on the Men’s Varsity Basketball Team, would be the guy to help me reach my goals. Professional, knowledgeable, caring, and fun, Andrew has an uncanny ability to put together efficient workouts which map out perfectly …”

    – SIMON
    Financial Analyst, Former McGill Basketball Player

  • “I have learned so much about nutrition and fitness from Andrew Barr! He is up-to-date on the latest research, and he is a natural, effective and inspiring coach. I love that he incorporates videos and photographs in his teaching, and he does it all with lots of patience and a sense of humour!”

    – EDIE
    Retired

  • “When I started working with Andrew, I had been training with another personal trainer for 4 years. I liked my trainer a lot and saw great results, but I was constantly dealing with a rotation of minor exercise-induced injuries. The amount of rehabilitative therapy that I had to do to maintain my training became truly unsustainable. Within a week of applying a new program that Andrew gave me, my chronic hip and shoulder pain diminished …”

    – ALEX
    Nutritionist

  • “I had the pleasure of working with Andrew to develop a plan to fit exercise within my busy schedule. I used to be a high-level athlete, but have long since fallen out of the habit of exercising. With three young kids at home and my wife and I both working full-time, there isn’t much time in the day to work out. Andrew synthesized my goals, my current fitness level…”

    – ALEXANDER
    Lawyer, Father of 3

Meet Your New Coaches

Matt Flynn BSc, CPT

Andrew Barr, MSc, CEP, CSCS

Matt and Andrew work together to deliver superior results to their valued clients. Learn more about Matt and Andrew's experience and approach to training

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