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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 2013


Features for this Issue:

  • Special Feature 2014 Canadian Product & Service Directory
  • On The Cover Fun and fitness in the land of Anne: Stretch Fitness, Summerside, P.E.I.
  • Your Business - Measure to Manage 10 key performance indicators your club should live by.
  • Supplier Profile - The Mother of Invention Years of perseverance lead to success of the Lebert Fitness Brand.
  • Crisis Management - When Disaster Strikes June flooding devastates Calgary fitness clubs.
  • Product Focus - How Do Your Locker Rooms Rate? Don't underestimate the impact of the pre- and post workout experience at your club.
  • Trainers - Cracking the Gender Code Don't let communication with the opposite sex get lost in translation.


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July / August 2013


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover 20th Anniversary canfitpro International Club Business Conference and Trade Show
  • Education & Training How To Get Your Money's Worth from Fitness Conventions
  • Supplier Profile - Top of the Lines National Fitness Products' business strategy tempers risk with responsibility and aggressive action with care.
  • Facility Profile - Fitness United, Dorval, Que. New Montreal club empowers its community to make active lifestyle changes.
  • Product Focus - Networked Cardio Fitness Remember line ups for the Stairclimbers?  The step class craze?  Get ready for the next big thing - networked cardio fitness.
  • Technology - An Equipment Revolution? State-of-the-art a few years ago is now run-of-the-mill by some standards.
  • Plus.... FBC Trainers - The Benefits of Yoga and Personal Training


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May / June 2013


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Adding Equipment Adds Fun Equipment-based classes are a mainstay in clubs today. Are you keeping up?
  • Your Business - Club Industry Financials 2012: A Different Year At this year's IHRSA Financial Panel, presenters from North Castle Partners, Pulse Equity, LNK Partners and TEKA Capital reflected on 2012 and discussed future trends.
  • Member Service - All About the Members Outstanding customer service encourages members to stick with you for the long haul.
  • Facility Profile - The BAO Institute for Healthy Living One-Stop health and fitness shopping in Halton Hills, Ont.
  • FBC Trainer - Work Within Your Scope of Practice Personal trainers should train not diagnose!
  • Facility Maintenance - Greening Your Fitness Centre Is it time to rethink your cleaning products and processes?
  • Plus.... Legal - Crossing the Line The Art of the Awkward Conversation


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March / April 2013


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Changing The Way We Are How Canadian Colin Milner is helping change the way the world is aging.
  • HR - Make Recruitment and Hiring Your Organization's Strength Five tips to development a recruitment and hiring strategy.
  • Your Business - Should You Hire a Business Consultant? Expert input can be an efficient and effective way to discover your club's full potential.
  • Facility Profile - Running On the Power of People Canada Games Centre, Halifax, N.S.
  • FBC Trainer - Don't Do It! What front line fitness staff and trainers shouldn't do when interacting with members and clients.
  • Product Focus - Plate - loaded Resistance Equipment
  • Plus.... Nutrigenomics Testing Tap into the future, tap into the revenue.


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January / February 2013


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Annual Certification and Training Directory A directory of certification and training providers dedicated to the Canadian health and fitness industry.
  • The Year Ahead Outstanding leaders and achievers share their experiences and outlooks on the year ahead.
  • Your Business - Five-Minute Fixes Perk up your business in five minutes or less.
  • Facility Profile - Twisted Sports A new franchise encourages families to be active together.
  • Supplier Profile - Technology and Human Harmony From its humble beginnings as a taekwondo club grew ASF International.
  • Product Focus - Total-Body Cardio Equipment
  • Plus.... Sales Training CDN Forum - Evolution or Revolution for the Fitness Industry?


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November / December 2012


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Putting the "Health" in Health and Fitness Interview: Dr. Scott Wilson, Chairman and CEO, Physiomed Health
  • Staffing - The Generation Gap Empowering Gen Y Employees to From Relationships with Your Members
  • Design Feedback You Can't Afford to Ignore.
  • Facility Profile - Club Aurora Updating, rebranding and revitalizing brings life to a well-loved facility.
  • Facility Management - Do You Know Where Your Water Goes? Save water and money with a water audit.
  • Product Focus - Treadmills
  • Plus.... 13th Annual Great Canadian Fitness Sale Best Advice Ever - Don't let rookie mistakes sink your business.


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