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Community Builders Awards: Mind to Muscle transformative in sports development for local athletes

Mind to Muscle, the winner of the Sports and Recreation award, is dedicated to building a stronger Barrie through sports training and community engagement

Mind to Muscle is dedicated to providing holistic, hockey-focused strength and conditioning to athletes in Barrie.

The organization has provided expertise for more than 23 years, during which their personalized training programs have helped to propel athletes into the ranks of the Ontario Hockey League and the National Hockey League. 

Their success stories are a testament to the effectiveness of the programs offered, emphasizing both physical prowess and mental resilience.

At Mind to Muscle, training programs are more than just physical workouts. They are pathways to meaningful connections. 

Small group sessions encourage attendees to build trust with the coaching team, fostering a supportive and social environment that nurtures both physical and emotional growth. 

These bonds not only enhance the physical abilities of young athletes but also boost their confidence. It's a place where individuals find not just trainers, but friends and mentors who genuinely care about their progress.

The team at Mind to Muscle understands that every athlete is unique, and their programs cater to a diverse range of needs. 

Whether someone is recovering from an injury, preparing for a specific sport or simply striving for overall well-being, the expert coaches at Mind to Muscle provide personalized guidance. 

Their knowledge extends beyond physical training; they offer nutritional programming and mental health support, ensuring a holistic approach to athletes' well-being.

Beyond training programs, Mind to Muscle regularly sponsors local teams, supports local charities and raises money for the food bank each year with its Mind to Muscle Cup, now in its eighth year. 

In short, Mind to Muscle isn't merely a gym; it's a community hub where dreams are nurtured and athletes are transformed. 

Through their unwavering dedication and expertise, they have not only shaped exceptional athletes but also enriched the entire community, leaving an indelible mark on Barrie's sports and recreation sector.

The Sports and Recreation Award is presented to an individual who has contributed to the strength of a sport in the community, by way of inspiring people, establishing a program, mentoring a team or individual to extraordinary accomplishments or setting an example for others to carry.

Congratulations to the team at Mind to Muscle!

This award is proudly sponsored by Trans Canada Wood Products.

BarrieToday is proud to make a difference in our community by highlighting extraordinary individuals and organizations with our Community Builders Awards, a foundational piece of our BarrieToday Cares program.

Our mission is to create meaningful change in Barrie — and inspire others to do the same.