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‘20 Certificate of Excellence, 2020

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THE ROBERTO STARNINO STORY

FROM ADVERSITY TO INSPIRATION

Taunted by classmates for being an overweight child, Roberto Starnino decided to change his fate. He retreated to his family’s basement and started to build his body with gallon jugs and a warn-down York bench.

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18 March 2024

Personal Trainers

Working with Roberto as my personal trainer has been a transformative experience during my darkest times. His dedication to not only physical training but also life coaching has had a profound impact on my well-being.

Roberto's training methods are exceptional, tailored to my needs and goals while ensuring safety and progress. His team reflects his professionalism and expertise, creating a supportive environment for growth.

Beyond the gym, Roberto's life coaching sessions have been invaluable. His insights and encouragement have helped me navigate challenges and develop a positive mindset, leading to lasting change.

Thanks to Roberto, I've emerged stronger, both physically and mentally. He has truly changed my life for the better.
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17 March 2024

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Hi Roberto. I have to tell you how happy I am with my results since I’ve been working with you. For 20 plus years I have been working out with different trainers but I have never had the results like with you. Last night was the real test. Reaching my goal with you is more important than a night partying. That’s a huge win for me so thank you. See you Tuesday. 🙏💪💕 More...

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10 January 2024

Personal Trainers

So far so good .
Just the beginning and I am confident that I will reach my goals

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28 October 2023

Personal Trainers

Roberto has shown me that not only is it possible to feel energized and loose the extra weight I gained with COVID, but also better understand my metabolism and how to optimize it. Hansley has been a tremendous help and motivation at the gym and the explanations he provides are very insightful and adapted to my more beginner level. All in all would recommend if you are ready for a healthier life! More...

27 October 2023

Roberto and his team are great!

We train together at least twice a week for an hour. He takes time to ensure I'm reaching my fitness goals and protecting myself against injuries. He caters the training to my sports goals.

He's also got a solid nutrition plan that I've used to lose weight and improve my energy.

The training studios have all been well placed and well equipped!
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14 September 2023

Personal Trainers

Great coach. He motivates you and gives you a good plan to lose weight that includes physical training as well as a nutritional guide to follow.

20 March 2023

Roberto's coaching services are the highlight of my week. My partner and I have been going for a few months now. His coaches are friendly, professional and take a lot of care to make sure you're comfortable but pushing hard towards your goals. Roberto takes a holistic approach to coaching, providing nutritional guidance that supports personalized physical goals. Plus the location is in the heart of old Montreal. Highly recommend!! More...

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24 November 2022

Personal Trainers

Nice team. Personal approach, very professional. Convenient location.

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2 November 2021

Personal Trainers

I enjoy working with Roberto and his team very much. They are hands on and understand culture, psychology as well as nutrition & physical exertion. Highly recommend them; I am so pleased. More...

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9 June 2021

Personal Trainers

Great motivational coach! Hired him for my partner and he felt great after the first session with Roberto.

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29 May 2021

Personal Trainers

Great communication! Well located.

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21 May 2021

Personal Trainers

Very professional and cool team

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9 December 2020

Personal Trainers

Roberto changed my life! I have never entered a gym in my life and when I took a chance to do so to gain muscle and weight, he understood my needs very well. He knows what he is doing and you can see tremendous results. I would recommend his training to anyone who has goals for their body, he is a wonderful trainer! More...

19 November 2020

It was an easy and efficient process , transparent and no non sense approach to coaching . He is very knowledgeable and he helped me fix my back, lose my fat and gain energy effortlessly.

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17 November 2020

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I started to work with Roberto recently and I got amazing results. I lost 14 lb in just one month.
He is always pushing me to do my best and he makes sure that I do not get injured in the process.
I highly recommend working with him
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16 November 2020

Personal Trainers

The soul and determination behind the man!

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8 October 2020

Personal Trainers

Roberto is fun, knowledgeable and on the ball. Straight forward and results oriented. He is definitely a great trainer.

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8 September 2020

Personal Trainers

Roberto was very knowledgeable and very understanding of my challenges! Very fast to respond to my emails or phone calls ! It was gift to my husband who really likes working with him . I definitely recommend his services More...

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1 September 2020

Personal Trainers

Great first experience! Looking forward to next sessions!

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10 March 2020

Personal Trainers

Great place! So happy to have found Roberto!! Already seeing great results:)

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25 February 2020

Personal Trainers

Training with Roberto is great! I have lost a lot of weight in the 2 months that I have been training with him and I feel amazing! He knows what he is doing , he implements his exercises well and knows how to make it fun. I go 3 times a week and I won't be stopping anytime soon. More...

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15 December 2019

Personal Trainers

Personalized answer and approach! Very professional and understanding of your personal goals and needs.

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30 September 2019

Personal Trainers

Nice guy, knows what he's talking about when it comes to workouts

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28 September 2019

Personal Trainers

Roberto is a very knowledgeable and capable Professional.
He will absolutely help you reach your potential. It is a pleasure to train with him.
Thank you Roberto 🙏🏻

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14 September 2019

Personal Trainers

Roberto is very knowledgeable in health, nutrition and exercise. He takes the time to explain the fundamentals on sleep, nutrition, and exercise.

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19 August 2019

Personal Trainers

I had a great first workout with Roberto today! He's high-energy, easy to work with, and I really like the program he's designed for me. Thanks, again, Roberto!

Q&As

First, we increase the density of mithocondria within ones cells through strength training. Second, we teach one how to eat to feed their mithocondria, to have more energy, motivation, consistency and results and to help one create an optimal life experience.

1. Strength Train to increase the density of your mitochondria by doing at least 2-3 proper strength training per week
2. Autophagy
Autophagy is the body’s way of cleaning out damaged cells, in order to regenerate newer, healthier cells, according to Priya Khorana, PhD, in nutrition education from Columbia University.

“Auto” means self and “phagy” means eat. So the literal meaning of autophagy is “self-eating.”

It’s also referred to as “self-devouring.” While that may sound like something you never want to happen to your body, it’s actually beneficial to your overall health.

This is because autophagy is an evolutionary self-preservation mechanism through which the body can remove the dysfunctional cells and recycle parts of them toward cellular repair and cleaning, according to board-certified cardiologist, Dr. Luiza Petre.

Petre explains that the purpose of autophagy is to remove debris and self-regulate back to optimal smooth function.

“It is recycling and cleaning at the same time, just like hitting a reset button to your body. Plus, it promotes survival and adaptation as a response to various stressors and toxins accumulated in our cells,” she adds.

3. Follow the Diamond Rule of Gut Health

The most powerful indicator of a healthy gut is the diversity of plants in your diet, which makes complete sense. When you eat a more diverse diet, you can get all of these different types of fiber from each type of plant. And that diversity within the diet translates into biodiversity within the microbiome. So that's one of the fundamental concepts we need to follow
4. Eat vitamins A, B, C and K in your diet throught the consumption of Aggregate Nutrient Dense food such as leafy greens
5. Eat lots of Antioxidants food such as colourful fruits and vegtables as well as glutathione producing foods such as the cabbage, muschroom and onion family
6. Eat protein that contain a full range of amino acids.
7. Limit the consuption of carbohydrates if need be
8. Eliminate certain proteins that can create disbyosis such as Casein and Gluten
9. Get to bed by 10:30pm at least 5 out of 7 nights per week
10. Eat food that taste good and are good for you through the addition of herbs and spices that do not contain food additives and immulsifiers.i

I love seeing the people I train transform their bodies and lives. The thing I love the most about my work i can’t get enough of It. I always want to learn more. And I love when the people I train come and see me to tell me how much better they feel and how amazed they are about how they’ve progressed. It always put a smile on my face and make me profoundly happy.

From Personal Triumph to Personal Training

FROM ADVERSITY TO INSPIRATION

Starnino had it all — a beautiful girlfriend, a promising football career and a job training people at one of Montreal’s most beautiful health and fitness club. Then the unthinkable happened. During the last practice at training camp before turning pro, Starnino suffered a stroke.

OVERCOMING TRAGEDY

Hemi-paralyzed and bed ridden for almost two months at the Montreal Neurological Institute’s intensive care unit, Starnino lost his career, his friends, his girl and his dream. The depression was just as crippling as the stroke. Starnino was grief stricken, a broken man.

One day Starnino observed an elderly patient who also suffered from hemi-paralysis. The old man was sitting up in a chair and was gamely trying to feed himself. With newfound resolve, Starnino began to move... to will his body to comply. At that moment, Starnino decided he would overcome his accident.

THE ROAD TO REVELATION

Starnino studied all there was to read in the field of health and performance during his two years of intensive rehabilitation. He immersed himself in the literature, quickly identifying the shortcomings of traditional medicine. These shortcomings were a revelation, leading to his dream.

Starnino became his own trainer, using his newfound knowledge to create a highly specialized approach to healthcare. His miraculous recovery from the stroke further encouraged Starnino to pursue his dream in this field.

Specialties: Personal Training for Busy Professionals
Specialized in Biochemical Individuality

Because I get the results people want each and every time safely and securely with out fail.

Services

EXERCISE COACHING

Our Inside-Out approach starts with the proper management of the pelvis through the optimal function and balance of the abdominal wall, hip flexors, lower back and the hip extension mechanism.

Using isolation-type movement to strengthen and stabilize the hips, spine and shoulders, we create intramuscular coordination by strengthening, lengthening and balancing the musculature in and around these areas.

Then we use functional and dynamic movement to integrate one’s upper and lower body to create intermuscular coordination, which results in better performance of daily and/or sport-specific activities.


NUTRITION COACHING

With the help of naturopathy and Metabolic Typing, our trainers help one to choose the ideal foods and the ideal macronutrient ratios to suit their individual biochemical and physiological needs.



LIFESTYLE COACHING

A healthy lifestyle equals a healthy body. A healthy lifestyle consists of six foundational health principals. One needs to take the time to breath, drink, eat, think, move and sleep to be healthy. One’s life is made up of many major moderators which must be systematically mastered to lead one to a greater sense of purpose.

PERSONAL HEALTH TOOLS

1. Air - O2.
Learn how to balance your autonomic nervous system

2. Water - H2O.
Learn when your body is calling for water

3. Food – Carbohydrates, protein, and fats, vitamins and minerals.
Customize your diet to your unique body chemistry

4. Thought.
Understand how a clear outlook determines health.

5. Exercise – Proprioception, strengthening, myo-fascial stretching and ELDOA.
Learn how to move to condition your core, train your back and to put it all together

6. Sleep.
Learn to recuperate and activate your body’s immune system.

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