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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 2012


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Making The Leap. Dream of owning your own studio or club? Three personal-trainers-turned-owners share their secrets to success.
  • Profile - As Easy As A-B-C Software that processes payments and handles other club administration makes life easier for clubs and members alike.
  • Are Waivers Important for Fitness Professionals? Three thriving clubs take three unique approaches to equipping thier gym floors.
  • Facility Profile - The Victoria Athletic Club A well-established club gets creative with marketing to boost membership.
  • Product Focus - Fitness Assessment Software
  • Plus.... 2013 CDN Product & Service Directory Four Keys to Effective Marketing


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July / August 2012


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - On The Cover - canfitpro International Fitness and Club Business Conference and Trade Show Toronto, August 15 - 19, 2012
  • Profile - The Gold Standard The original muscle gym broadens its reach with mainstream services and programs.
  • Buying Equipment - Different Clubs, Different Strategies Three thriving clubs take three unique approaches to equipping thier gym floors.
  • Facility Profile - Seriously Fun Fitness World Gym Tri-Cities brings the world famous club franchise to Southern Ontario.
  • Product Focus - The Longevity of the Selectorized Workout
  • Plus.... Tradeshow Spotlight Are You Product-Centric ro Customer-Centric? Motivate Trainers to Understand Thier Role in Member Retention Maximize Client Satisfaction and Build a Rock Solid Reputation


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May / June 2012


Features for this Issue:

  • On The Cover - Life Time Ventures North Mega American chain opens its first Canadian Club.
  • Management - Club Financials Improve No one expects the industry to return to 2007 levels anytime soon, but the tide has started to rise again.
  • Q & A - Equipping Your Club Equipment experts offer their decades of experience and advice.
  • Product Focus - The Body Leverage Workout Suspension training is ideal for clients of all ages and abilities.
  • Plus.... Exploit Trends to Grow Your Business 6 Secrets to Strengthening Relationships Independent Contractor or Employee? SPECIAL...Extended Whats New


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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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