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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.

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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March / April 2016


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Transform Your Business Three companies take big steps to re-energize their brands.
  • Management - 5 Steps to On-Boarding New Personal Trainers Build a highly-skilled team and be the manager that everyone wants to work for.
  • Product Focus - Selectorized Staying Strong Despite the hoopla around body weight workouts, selectorized equipment is as popular as ever.
  • Your Business - Are You Compliant with Your Province's Employment Laws? Protect your club from liability, professionalize your business and drive results.
  • Supplier Profile - A Solid Case D&E Wood Industries
  • Profit Centres - Ahh Massage Enhance the member experience by offering massage
  • Facility Profile - When You Care It Shows 5 Star Fitness & Nutrition Centre, Stoney Creek, Ont.


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January / February 2016


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - On the Waterfront The Boulevard Club, Toronto, Ont.
  • Management - The Year Ahead Insights, advice and ideas from industry veterans.
  • Product Focus - Indoor Cycling: Still on a Roll Choose the right mix of bikes for your club.
  • Your Business - Reinventing Your Club: High Risk, Big Rewards When competition in her market hit a tipping point and some key staff departed, Linda burden knew it was time to pivot her business.
  • Club Trends - The Evolution of the Condo Gym Today's hottest condo amenity is a deluxe fitness facility.
  • FBC Trainers - Do Less Work and Get Better Results Turn prospects into paying clients by tracking your numbers.


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November / December 2015


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Group Ex: Licensed or Traditional? Some clubs sign on with licensed group fitness programs while others swear by instructor choreographed classes.
  • Club Marketing - How to Create a Marketing Machine Follow these steps to maximize your marketing dollars and efforts.
  • Product Focus - Cut the Clutter! How do you store those small but popular pieces of exercise equipment?
  • Your Business - Why You Need a Disaster Recovery Plan Secure Your Club's future by preparing today for a fire and other potential disasters.
  • Facility Profile - The Personal Trainer as Craftsman Eastern Edge Training - Vancouver BC
  • IHRSA 2016  Marketing strategist and bestselling author Jay Baer will explain why help is more important than hype at IHRSA 2016.
  • FBC Trainers - 7 Steps to Decreasing Cancellations Boost your bank balance by tweaking your cancellation policy.


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