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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.

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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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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