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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.

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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September / October 2016


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Don't Move...Improve Your toughest competitors are continuously growing, upgrading and renovating. Don't be left behind!
  • Facility Profile - Keeping it Simple Quest Personal Training Studio, Cornwall Ont.
  • Product Focus - Around We Go Build new-member confidence with circuit training.
  • Q&A How do you recognize outstanding prospects when you're interviewing for a job at your company?
  • Special - Products, Service and Education Directory Listing of suppliers who are dedicated to serving the Canadian health and fitness industry.


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July / August 2016


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Still Standing Oranj fitness staff and members rise above the devastation in Fort McMurray
  • Facility Profile - Bigger Isn't Always Better A new club owner turns a perceived liability into a thriving business.
  • Product Focus - Pump It Up! Plate-loaded equipment holds its own amidst new fitness trends.
  • Your Business - Does Your Corporate Culture Need a Workout? Create a competitive edge with a workplace that's all about sharing, connection, collaboration and fun.
  • Supplier Snapshot- Kinetic Energy Kinetic Solutions attributes 20 years of success to its commitment to high standards.
  • Canadian Forum - Prescription to GET ACTIVE is Here!


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May / June 2016


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Having it All The Bracebridge Sportsplex, Bracebridge Ont.
  • Management - Club Industry Financials: Some Optimism for the Future American clubs forecasting slightly better bottom lines for 2016.
  • Product Focus - Understanding Functional Training An exercise is functional only if it moves clients toward their individual goals.
  • Your Business - Think Outside the Box! Cast your net further than your immediate competitors by borrowing ideas from thriving non-fitness businesses.
  • Supplier Snapshot- Keystone Fitness: The Key to Fitness Equipment supplier celebrates 13 years and planning expansion.
  • Team Building - Keep Your Personal Trainers Happy You need a strategy to keep people working with you long-term.


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