sponsors

Thank you to all of our Sponsors for participating in the 2017 world fitness expo!

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360 ATHLETICS

360 Athletics is Canada’s most trusted supplier of professional fitness equipment and provider of cutting-edge training and education. 360 Athletics proudly distributes industry leading brands like COREFX, BOSU®, TRAINING MASK, Harbinger, TriggerPoint Performance® and HYPERICE® on top of our own line of essential fitness gear. We provide access to the best equipment and education all under one roof! Our cutting-edge products in combination with our wide selection of top certification programs will push your game to the next level. Visit us online at www.360athletics.com

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ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER

Founded in 1927, Arthur J. Gallagher is an international brokerage offering insurance, risk management and benefits consulting. As a global organization, our expertise and deep knowledge meets the sophisticated financial needs of clients worldwide. With 800 insurance professionals across Canada, we have both the global scale and the local service and expertise to deliver market leading insurance solutions for our clients. Call us for a FREE, no obligation quote: 877.734.8776 or visit ajgcanada.com/canfitpro

CORE HEALTH + FITNESS

At Core Health & Fitness, when we brought together fitness brands to build our company, we settled for nothing but the best – four iconic brands that pioneered entire categories and whose machines are still the ones members ask for by name. StarTrac. StairMaster. Nautilus. Schwinn. Our global customer base includes health clubs, community recreational centers, hotels, government, educational facilities and more. Today we’re committed to continuing the tradition that started decades ago. And that’s greatness you can feel good about building your business on.

GOODLIFE FITNESS

GoodLife Fitness is Canada’s largest and most successful fitness company. Recently honoured with Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures award, GoodLife was also awarded Platinum Club member, Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies honouring twelve consecutive years of outstanding management and fiscal performance. We are continuously opening new clubs, offering you tremendous potential for career growth in an exciting and dynamic industry.

HUMAN KINETICS

Since 1974, HK continues to be the premier publisher of physical activity resources, producing textbooks, consumer books, software, videos, journals, online education courses, and more. HK serves the fitness industry with resources in personal training, group fitness, yoga, strength training, club management, rehabilitation therapy, and more. Browse www.humankinetics.com and visit the HK booth.

INSIDE FITNESS

Inside Fitness is Canada’s number-one fitness magazine. Bursting at the seams with industry-leading experts, exclusive content, and top-quality photography, it is our mission to bring fitness enthusiasts and health-conscious people together in an engaging, informative, and entertaining way. From casual gym-goers to full-on fitness pros, our audience has a vested interest in the latest trends in health, sports, fitness, nutrition, and strength and conditioning—something we proudly deliver in every action-packed issue. In the overcrowded, unedited online world of fitness, Inside Fitness Women is the name you can trust to curate what’s hot in health and fitness. Our team of top experts and fitness pros ensure that we produce cutting-edge training advice that will deliver the results readers are after.

KEYSTONE FITNESS

Keystone Fitness is located in Vaughan, Ontario. We offer Canada’s largest inventory of pre-owned commercial fitness equipment. Our refurbished products provide a cost-saving alternative to the purchase of new equipment. For a complete list of our products, visit www.keystonefitness.ca or call 866-294-4075.

LIFE FITNESS

Life Fitness manufactures strength and cardiovascular equipment, productive well-being equipment, billiards tables and accessories, and game room furniture under the brand names Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group, SCIFIT, InMovement and Brunswick Billiards. Its equipment is distributed to more than 120 countries. Life Fitness is a division of Brunswick Corporation.

MATRIX CANADA/STAK FITNESS

When you choose Matrix, you’re getting more than the world’s finest fitness equipment. You’re getting a partner that will be there, for your grand opening and every day after. Together, there’s no detail of your business that we can’t refine, reimagine or reinvent. And that includes your bottom line.

MERRITHEW™

Merrithew™ – Leaders in Mindful Movement™ is dedicated to innovating premium equipment, education and fitness brands. Our high-caliber branded programs STOTT PILATES®, ZEN∙GA®, CORE™ Athletic Conditioning and Performance Training™, Total Barre™ and Halo® Training inspire people worldwide to achieve optimal fitness and wellness. www.merrithew.com

NPE

NPE is the only global fitness community that empowers entrepreneurs at every stage of business growth and development. Through education, coaching, and access to a community of like-minded professionals, we’re here to help you grow your fitness business so you can achieve your goals and fulfill your dreams. www.netprofitexplosion.com. Education Partner

PRECOR®

Precor® develops and manufactures premium fitness equipment, software, and service solutions that help fitness facility operators grow their business and create a personalized fitness experience for their customers. Precor has introduced the world to industry-changing products including the Elliptical Fitness Crosstrainer™, Adaptive Motion Trainer®, Queenax™, and Spinning®. www.precor.com.

REEBOK

At Reebok we see it as our purpose to inspire people to be their absolute best. We believe that fitness is a way of life. Tough Fitness is our take on fitness for all that are willing to conquer the unknown obstacles in life. #BeMoreHuman.  For more information, visit www.Reebok.ca or @ReebokCanada

STAGES CYCLING

The Stages Cycling brand is focused on cycling, both indoors and outdoors, since the brand’s inception. Unlike other commercial indoor bike manufacturers, who produce full lines of fitness equipment, all Stages’ resources — including that of Stages Cycling University education — are dedicated to enhancing the experience of your riders. Your members will feel our devotion to cycling in the quality of our technology, bikes, power and world-class instructor education.

TORONTO STAR

The Toronto Star, founded in 1892, is Canada’s largest newspaper and is read in print and online by 3,000,000 readers a week. It delivers the Greater Toronto Area’s most sought after demographics in unequalled numbers. With a commitment to editorial excellence, the Toronto Star has won the prestigious National Newspaper Award 136 times. thestar.com

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UVALUX TANNING & SUPPORT

Uvalux is Canada’s largest tanning distributor. Established in 1979, Uvalux provides state-of-the-art equipment from uwe, Ergoline, VersaSpa, Mystic Tan, and top-selling lotion brands: Australian Gold, Swedish Beauty, California Tan and Designer Skin. Discover the Aqua Frixio and Cocoon Wellness for luxury spa technology. Learn about industry trends, training, and much more! www.uvalux.com, 1-800-661-629

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FITNESS BUSINESS CANADA

Fitness Business Canada (FBC) magazine serves the owners, managers, staff, and independent fitness professionals throughout the health/fitness industry in Canada. Facility owners and managers use FBC and FitNet e-news as a network of management knowledge teamed with industry news. FBC meets their most requested editorial topics combined with quality information on fitness equipment and accessories.

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FREEMOTION FITNESS

FreeMotion makes modern fitness machines that are safe, reliable, state-of-the-art personal trainers that raise the fitness levels of passionate goal setters. Together with our 40 year old parent company, Icon Health & Fitness, we’re believers in what’s next, what’s possible and what’s worth every drop of sweat.

KEISER

Keiser relentlessly pursues solutions that push the limits of fitness science. By beginning the design process with the human body rather than the limits of current technology, Keiser develops science-backed solutions that break the widely accepted industry conventions and elevate human performance. Keiser. Because…’Good Enough’ Isn’t.

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SCHWINN

INNOVATION, UNCHAINED. Introducing Carbon Blue™ technology – a belt drive system combining unmatched durability with the authentic outdoor feel you expect from Schwinn. Add the latest Echelon MPower Console technology and cutting edge education for a complete package! Learn more about our products and Schwinn education at www.schwinnequipment.com

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TRX®

TRX®, creators of Suspension Training®, offers functional training equipment, trainer education, comprehensive programming, and all new digital platform called TRX CONNECT, to help fitness facilities create sustainable and lucrative programs and spaces. Through a commitment to research and development, TRX® is changing the way consumers exercise; athletes train for sports; soldiers train for combat; and trainers and instructors coach clients. Visit www.TRXtraining.com or call 1-888-878-5348.

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YOGAFIT®

YogaFit® is the largest Yoga school in the world with over 250,000 trained instructors worldwide. Founded in 1994 by Beth Shaw, YogaFit® offers a user-friendly, fitness-oriented style of yoga for everybody and every body. Offering numerous specialty teacher trainings including: Seniors, PreNatal, Anatomy, Kids, Restorative and Therapeutic featuring our 100-hour YogaFit for Warriors certificate for trauma-informed Yoga. A registered school (RYS) with Yoga Alliance for 200 and 500-hour training, YogaFit Canada was the 2013 recipient of the Steve Block Vendor of the Year Award and is the official Yoga Education Provider for canfitpro.
www.yogafitcanada.com | 1-855-607-YOGA (9642)
Education Partner

ZUMBA® FITNESS

Founded in 2001, Zumba is the largest branded fitness company in the world — reporting more than 15 million weekly participants, in 200,000 locations, across 186 countries. Known as “exercise in disguise”, Zumba® blends contagious world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography, for an effective, total-body workout that feels more like a party than exercise. In addition to its original Zumba® program, the company offers 10 Zumba® specialty classes — from aquatic-based to those specifically designed for active older adults and children. In 2016, Zumba launched its first non-dance, HIIT-based workout called STRONG by Zumba™, based on Synced Music Motivation. The Zumba® lifestyle is rounded out by the company’s many consumer product offerings, including DVDs, video games and original music, activewear and footwear, nutrition drink line “Zumba Shake Shake Shake®” and interactive Fitness-Concert™ events. For more information about Zumba’s programs and products, or to find a live class, visit zumba.com. Visit the ZLife blog and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Classic Sponsors

BEACHBODY LIVE

Beachbody LIVE is a community of like-minded people who thrive on results-oriented, innovative, and inspiring workouts. We are Instructors, Master Trainers and class-goers bonded by sweat and a shared journey where fitness is fun. Backed by Beachbody, the leader in group fitness with over 20 years of helping people lead healthy lifestyles.

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BELLIES INC

Bellies Inc was first known for the Ab System – a patented system to help pregnant women prepare, recover and restore their core. They have since evolved into the industry leader in female core and pelvic floor education and are helping professionals move their clients safely through pregnancy, motherhood and menopause.

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C.H.E.K. INSTITUTE

Are you seeking advanced training that integrates functional exercise systems with holistic approaches to a healthy lifestyle? For over 20 years, the C.H.E.K Institute, founded by industry icon Paul Chek, has offered multiple ways to enhance your professional skills and knowledge, helping thousands of professionals worldwide achieve greater success with their clients. Study online and earn CECs at your convenience. Or learn with hands-on instruction at our comprehensive Advanced Training Programs. From post-rehab to sports-specific conditioning, stress management or holistic coaching, call 800-552-8789 or click www.chekinstitute.com for your complimentary CHEK Starter Kit.

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DTS FITNESS EDUCATION

DTS Fitness Education is an award winning fitness industry continuing education provider. Our company vision of longevity and pain free movement for everyone is what drives our commitment to delivering courses focused on the fundamentals along with our belief that the application of knowledge is what makes knowledge powerful. www.dtsfitnesseducation.com, info@dtsfitnesseducation.com, 1-800-722-3155.

FITCHEK

Fitchek – The easiest way on earth to reach more customers and increase your revenues! We think everyone should have access to incredible tools that do just that without having to pay a fortune for it. It’s why we created Fitchek! Make your sessions available on the new Fitchek canfitpro marketplace today!

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FITNESS KICKBOXING CANADA

Fitness Kickboxing Canada Inc. (FKCI) “official preferred MMA Certification provider for canfitpro” with Courses and Master Trainers across Canada: Our mission is to implement nationally standardized authentic Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing & Kickboxing training for fitness. FKCI offers certification courses and CEC workshops for: Fitness Boxing, Fitness Kickboxing , Fitness MMA and NEW BOOCAMP CANADA Certification launched in 2016. For more information contact us at 519-942-1625, e-mail us at info@fitnesskickboxingcanada.ca or visit our website at www.fitnesskickboxingcanada.ca
Education Partner

FMS

Functional Movement Systems, Inc. (FMS) is an education company that produces and promotes principles and methodologies to enhance movement as individuals engage in physical activity. We are committed to giving fitness, healthcare and performance professionals actionable steps to help people around the world first move well. Then, move often.
Education Partner

HEALTHY PLANET

At Healthy Planet, health and wellness is our passion, and we want to share that with you by providing highest quality products readily available and affordable for consumers far and wide. Healthy Planet has come a long way in a short time. We succeeded by making Healthy Planet one of the best known brands in health foods, supplements, sports nutrition and beauty care category in the GTA. Our vision is “To help the people of the world Live Life Healthy” www.healthyplanetcanada.com

HOIST® FITNESS SYSTEMS

HOIST® Fitness Systems is a San Diego, California based company producing strength training and indoor cycling products for the commercial and home markets. The company’s commercial products can be found all over the world in health clubs, YMCAs, community centers, hotels, personal training facilities, colleges & universities, corporate fitness centers, government facilities and military bases. Home products can be purchased through specialty fitness retailers throughout the world.

INDURO CYCLING

Induro Cycling offers both Beat Based and Theater Enhanced indoor cycling workouts utilizing amazing soundtracks, instructor certifications / CECs, and cycling videos from over 20 locations around the globe! Induro combines the 1-5 Resistance and Cadence scale with moves including Rocks, Rolls, Rock’n’Roll Combos, and Diamonds with 2-4-and 8 Count beats.

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON ACTIVE AGING

ICAA is dedicated to changing the way we age by uniting fitness and wellness professionals. The council supports these professionals with education, information, resources and tools, so they can achieve optimal success with the 50 plus population. As an educator and advocate, ICAA has advised numerous organizations and governmental bodies.

LEBERT FITNESS

Lebert Fitness is a Global leader in the development of high performance workout tools with the Lebert EQualizer®, Lebert Buddy System™ Lebert Stretch Strap™ and the Lebert SRT Barbell™. Our Education courses are creative, cutting edge and provide everything needed to conduct personal training, small group training and group fitness classes in an amazing variety of programs.

METRO TORONTO

Metro is Canada’s most read national daily newspaper brand and the first national daily to publish in both official languages. Metro is available in print, online and mobile in Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. Metro targets metropolitans through traditional newsprint, online and mobile platforms as well as through proprietary iPhone, iPad and Android apps. Metro brings relevant daily updates and unique global inspiration at the right time and in the right format to enhance quality of life.

NAVINA™

Navina™ evolves the world of touch education globally. We evaluate old paradigms, and blend classic and contemporary sciences, to develop new traditions. We create community with purpose and invoke positive personal and social change. Our legacy will be a more connected, better educated, and more compassionate society.
Education Partner

OCTANE FITNESS

Octane Fitness perfected the elliptical machine, introduced a new category with the xRide®, designed strength-infused cardio with CROSS CiRCUIT®, created new workouts with LateralX®, optimized cross training with the XT-One™, invented zero-impact running with the all-new Zero Runner®, and redefined stationary cycling with the AirdyneX.

ONTARIO PHYSIQUE ASSOCIATION

The Ontario Physique Association is sanctioned by the IFBB “International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation”. The IFBB is represented in over 190 countries. The IFBB is the official federation representing Bodybuilding, Fitness, Physique, Figure and Bikini and is a member of the Olympic Sport Accord. Ontario boasts a membership of 3,000 members with 26 competitions in Ontario alone. We are proud to promote a healthy lifestyle by encouraging our members to compete in our natural sanctioned events as one of the motivation factors to stay in shape. Please visit our website at www.physiqueassociation.ca

POUND – ROCKOUT. WORKOUT.

POUND® is a unique exercise method inspired by the energizing, infectious, and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. What started as one class in Los Angeles, CA has exploded into a global fitness and lifestyle brand with a network of over 10,000 certified instructors across the world! www.poundfit.com, info@poundfit.com, 310.601.4728

TOTAL GYM

Total Gym continues to lead the industry with functional training products on an adjustable incline. Visit Total Gym to see the RE-IMAGINED Elevate Circuit™; a unique line of single station units designed for all fitness levels. Total Gym is changing Group Rowing and offers GRAVITY, a turnkey solution for member retention.

WATERROWER

The WaterRower GX fitness programs, ShockWave and Indo-Row, are enjoyed throughout hundreds of facilities across the globe. Created by world-renowned presenter and fitness icon Jay Blahnik and former world-champion rower Josh Crosby, these programs have cemented rowing as a mainstay within the group fitness studio. To experience our products and programming, first-hand, contact sales@waterrower.com