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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.

Winter 2019


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - 10XTO
    Toronto's newest luxury sports club impresses with its inspirational space and amenities.
  • Career Profile - From the Ground Up
    A long ago humbling interview eventually led Matt Cassells to his fulfilling GM role with the Cambridge Group of Clubs.
  • Accessibility - Everyone Can Break a Sweat
    How to attract new regulators and make a difference for people with disabilities.
  • Retention - Small Changes, Major Wins
    Exceptional communication skills are the secret to helping members achieve their goals.



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Fall 2018


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.
  • Your Business - Best Business Lesson Ever
    Successful entrepreneurs and leaders have at least one thing in common: the massive learning curves and lessons they've experienced along the way.
  • Success Story - Mindful Movement, Mindful Business
    Merrithew celebrates 30 years of fitness leadership, innovation and education.
  • Technology - Wearables 3.0 Exploring New Tools for Health and Wellness 
    The next generation of wearable technologies will offer real-time feedback and opportunities to promote health and wellness.


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Summer 2018


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Going Global A personal trainer finds professional and personal fulfillment with self-employment.
  • Career Profile - Embracing Opportunities Jennifer Kennedy, fitness director of TEN X Toronto, shares the steps of her successful career.
  • Management - Oh No B.O. There's no way around it-this is going to be an uncomfortable conversation.
  • Sponsor & Exhibitor Listing  canfitpro World Fitness Expo


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Mar / Apr 2018


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Join the Tribe TRIBE Team Training brings together the best personal training and group exercise.
  • Profit Centres - Make Healthy Eating Part of Your Success Formula If you claim to transform lives do you have all the tools required to deliver?
  • Training and Development - 5 Do's and Don'ts of Staff Training
  • Facility Profile - Small Town, Strong Culture A new club owner discovers that creating an inspirational fitness community can build a business.
  • Executive Focus - Improve Your Hiring Process Time to revitalize your recruiting practices?
  • Your Business - Fit for Business Questions to ask on the path to peak performance.


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Jan / Feb 2018


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - The Year Ahead Insights, advice and ideas from industry veterans.
  • Retention - What Do Members Expect from Your Club When someone buys a membership to your club, it's crucial to meet-and ideally exceed-their expectations in order to keep them as a long-term, satisfied club member.
  • Supplier Profile - Balanced Habits A California company finds success by offering clubs a turn-key nutrition program based on a balanced diet and sensible portions..
  • Facility Profile - Big Changes, Big Impact Business flourishes at 360fit when staff members are salaried and its footprint expands.
  • Executive Focus - High Tech or Low Tech? Successful clubs across the country have taken a decidedly technological turn. Or have they?


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Nov / Dec 2017


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Strong Women Helping Women Become Stronger Spa Lady enriches women's lives by inspiring a healthy and active lifestyle.
  • Your Business - Music Licensing A workout just isn't a workout without music.
  • Career Paths - The Power of a Mentor Boost your career potential with the wise advice and counselling of a mentor.
  • Executive Focus - Disrupting the Way We Age Technology continues to transform the way we live and work.
  • Prescribing Fitness - RxTGA Program Partnering with the healthcare community provides new prospects and new opportunities.
  • Sales - Don't Just Touch Base Provide value at every interaction to keep sales momentum alive.


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