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Fitness Business Canada (FBC) is the primary trade publication in Canada for owners, managers, directors and staff of health and fitness facilities. We are pleased to offer FBC in two formats: A traditional hard-copy version and our new e-magazine.

The e-magazine offers all the benefits of the traditional magazine plus more! Read the full magazine online - anywhere you have an internet connection. Or, download it and read it later. Your Choice.

Sept / Oct 2017


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Buyer's Guide and Directory Listing of suppliers who are dedicated to serving the Canadian health and fitness industry.
  • Renovating - Renovate, Reinvigorate, Retain A planned approach along with input from more experienced colleagues can help you navigate the renovation road to success.
  • Supplier Snapshot - Wipe Out Fear of Germs 2XL cleans up in the gym.
  • Executive Focus - Make a Splash! Swimming pools are an important amenity in today's fitness clubs.
  • Facility Profile - Club16 Trevor Linden Fitness: Reinvent to Reboot Industry veteran celebrates club success by constantly reacting to the changing market.


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July / August 2017


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - ALP Training Institute Inc. Strong Community connections, basic grassroots marketing and superior service add up to first year success for ALP Training.
  • Profit Centres - Weighing in on Body Composition Analyzers How does you body composition assessment stack up?
  • Executive Focus - Maximize Your Member Engagement Take pride in your facility by offering well-maintained equipment.
  • Technology - How Technology Can Increase Member Engagement Are you ahead of the tech curve or already behind?
  • Management - How to Manage Your Legal Risk Laws exist to protect employees and customers alike and can have serious repercussions for employees if breached.
  • Sponsor & Exhibitor Listing  canfitpro world fitness expo.


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May / June 2017


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - University of Guelph U. of G. creates an active living hub for students and its community.
  • Club Launch - Trend Setting Emerging American club chain poised to enter the Canadian market.
  • Executive Focus - Great Layout, Great Workout Is your equipment layout helping or hindering your bottom line?
  • Technology - Tech Will Shape Our Industry At this year's IHRSA convention, tech disruption was a hot topic.
  • Marketing - Revive Referrals by Being Remarkable Referrals can be the single most important source of new prospects and members.
  • Demographics - Baby Boomers and Millennials Do your marketing strategy and value proposition address the differences between how and why Baby Boomers and Millennials purchase fitness?
  • Management - The 2017 Financial Outlook for the Club Industry A wrap-up of the Financial Panel presentation at the 2017 IHRSA Conference and Trade Show.


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March / April 2017


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - FIC: 10 Years Strong Fitness Industry Council of Canada celebrates a decade of success.
  • Facility Profile - Tsawwassen Springs Facility Where staff help members create a fitness lifestyle.
  • Executive Focus - In With the New Ready to upgrade your Equipment?  Read this first.
  • Sport For All - Olympic Champions Built Here Technogym's innovative equipment benefits everyone from world-class athletes to residents in disadvantaged communities.
  • Marketing - Drive Sales with Program Marketing Design programs for people who dislike exercise.


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January / February 2017


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - The Year Ahead Insights, advice and ideas from industry veterans.
  • Facility Profile - Saving the Recreaplex A phenomenal fundraising initiative puts a town's recreation centre into the black in a big way.
  • Executive Focus - Trend or Traditional? With more equipment options than ever on the market, choosing the right mix can be a challenge.
  • Club Maintenance - Clean Up Your Act A clean club isn't just a point of pride, it's a money-maker.
  • Marketing - Lights, Camera, Action! Video testimonials from member are a powerful tool for showcasing your business, facility and services.
  • HR - Company Culture: More Important Than Ever Perking up your workplace culture is critical to attracting and retaining top talents in 2017.
  • Conference - Seth Mattison IHRSA's 2017 Keynote Speaker explains the impact that the workplace "relationship revolution" is going to have on health clubs.


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November / December 2016


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Top Fitness Trend for 2017 is Wearable Technology
  • Facility Profile - Human Potential Fitness thrives in a creative and collaborative space.
  • Product Focus - Get Your Heart Racing One-of-a-kind cardio pieces help boost member and staff enthusiasm.
  • HR - Workplace Conflict - Surviving and Thriving Handling interpersonal tension head-on can be a manager's biggest nightmare or greatest triumph.
  • Supplier Profile - More Than Pools! PPL Aquatic, Fitness & Spa Group.
  • Your Business - 9 Business Trends to Help You Stay Competitive Get on board with new models that can protect your business.
  • Club Management - Lessons Learned: What it Takes to Run a Successful Club A successful business takes time and effort to build.


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