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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.

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March / April 2012


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - The Power of Group Exercise It's a sales tool and a retention tool. And for some members, it's the only reason they go to the gym.
  • Management - Change Without Pain New owner on board? Merged with another organization? Take an approach that encourages a smooth transition.
  • Facility Profile - Fit for 10! The Town of Whitchurch - Stouffville Lebovic Leisure Centre
  • Product Focus - A New Spin On Indoor Cycling Bike manufacturers roll out entertaining new options.
  • Plus.... Candid Manager - Sink or Swim? Taxes for Trainers Dispelling Weight Training Myths The Fitness Professional's Quick Guide to Menopause


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January / February 2012


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - The Gym for People Who Love the Outdoors The Trent Community Sport & Recreation Centre.
  • 2012 The Year Ahead Outstanding leaders and achievers share their experiences to date and their outlook on the year ahead.
  • Staffing - Build a Winning Recruiting Program Are your hiring choices hit and miss - one recruit a star and the next one a dud? Check out this plan for a repeatable and effective recruiting process.
  • Product Focus - Secrets of Success Get the most from your yoga and Pilates programs.
  • Plus.... 2012 Certification, Education & Training Directory Learning Online - Try one of these alternativs to collect your CECs Workouts - The Essence of Balance 7 Secrets to Getting Clients Pumped About Regular Exercise


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November / December 2011


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Changing the Culture of Your Club Businesses and their culture change as years pass. To make transitions smooth, get your staff involoved, define the the new culture and model the new values.
  • Marketing - 5 Marketing Ideas that Won't Break the Bank Increase customer loyalty and brand awareness with these cost-effective strategies.
  • Facility Profile - Review, Revamp, Reinvent Fierce compettition and a consultant's advice create success for The Fitness Firm.
  • Product Focus - Get On and Go! Ellipticals give cardio competitors a run for their money.
  • Plus.... Great Canadian Fitness Sale Your Business - Going from Solo to Multiple Workouts - Small Group, Big Results Look Fight Ready with an MMA Workout


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September / October 2011


Features for this Issue:

  • On the Cover - Building Healthy Communities Surrey, B.C.'s newest recreation facility wows with its architecture, equipment and programming.
  • Management - Marketing Your Club
  • Industry Advocacy - Fighting for the Industry Fitness Industry Council of Canada celebrates six years and counts its successes.
  • Product Focus - The Free Weight Workout Dumbbells and barbells continue to be a timeless resistance training tool.
  • Plus.... 2012 Canadian Products & Services Directory Member Services - Understanding Overweight Prospect's Needs Community Connection - Grow the demand for your fitness business with this secret to success. Workouts - Building an Athletic Centered Core


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July / August 2011


Features for this Issue:

  • On the Cover - Building Foundational Strength for Young Athletes Help young athletes build strength and confidence with appropriate strength training methodologies.
  • Management - Climbing to Leadership Success
  • Legal - You're Fired! How to limit your liability when terminating with and without cause
  • Product Focus - Get in the Game! Interactive equipment puts fun into fitness for children and youth
  • Plus.... Facility Profile: Beating the Odds Programming: Getting Active After Cancer Treatment Supplier Profile - Precor focuses on improving the way people improve themselves Conference Spolight - 2011 canfitpro Toronto


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May / June 2011


Features for this Issue:

  • On the Cover - All About the Members Gym-Max focuses on members and celebrates success.
  • Management - Club Financials An Uptick in 2010
  • Compensation - The M Word Is it better to pay personal trainers hourly, on salary, commision or a mix?
  • Product Focus - Functional Trainers Satisfy a wide mix of members by including a functional trainer on your workout floor.
  • Plus.... Manager Profile: Wisdom Through Experience Programming: Pilates Helps Athletes Reach Full Potential Workouts - Get Fired Up! Pointers for Writing Blog Posts


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