Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Level 600
Wednesday to Sunday
August 8 to 12, 2018
We’d like to thank our Elite, Prestige and Classic sponsors for their support of World Fitness Expo 2018.
360 Athletics has been the most trusted Canadian sporting goods wholesaler for more than 40 years. Our headquarters is based in Oakville, Ontario. We pride ourselves on offering our customers the highest quality fitness products so you can perform your best! We are honoured to be Canada’s distributor for the following leading brands: BOSU, COREFX, TriggerPoint Performance, Balega, Harbinger, Hyperice, and FuelBelt. Contact us today to find out more about our products and how we can help. Preferred Equipment Provider
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. Preferred Insurance Provider
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.
At GoodLife our purpose is to give every Canadian the opportunity to live a fit and healthy good life. With over 385 + locations across Canada, GoodLife is proud to offer welcoming environments that are fit for any fitness level with access to modern facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, motivating group fitness classes, as well as supportive, friendly and knowledgeable staff.
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. Preferred Education Provider
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.
Life Fitness manufactures strength and cardiovascular equipment, billiards tables and accessories, and game room furniture under the brand names Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group, SCIFIT, and Brunswick Billiards. Its equipment is distributed to more than 160 countries. Life Fitness is a division of Brunswick Corporation.
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.
NPE is the leading fitness business coaching company for business owners to grow their business and create the life they want.Since 2006, they’ve helped 36,000+ fitness business owners in 96+ countries, as an award-winning global company with a team of 30+ staff across North America, UK/Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Preferred Education Provider
Precor is one of the foremost suppliers of fitness solutions internationally. Our goal is to help operators in all business segments succeed. We do this by providing premiere equipment, maintenance services, and business offerings that increase membership attraction, increase member retention, drive higher yield per member, and deliver operational efficiency.
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. #BeMoreHuman. For more information, visit www.Reebok.ca or @ReebokCanada.
Stages Cycling is a product and technology company that is 100% focused on creating a fun, empowering experience for all cyclists, both indoors in studios and outside on the road. The world’s most prominent cycling studios around the globe feature Stages because of our quality, innovation, and customer service.
The Toronto Star, founded in 1892, is Canada’s largest newspaper and is read by approximately 3.0 million readers a week in print and online (thestar.com). It delivers the Greater Toronto Area’s most sought-after demographics in unequaled numbers. With a commitment to editorial excellence, the Toronto Star has won the prestigious National Newspaper Award 143 times.
Look Good, Feel Great with Uvalux! As Canada’s largest tanning distributor we provide state-of-the-art UV sun beds, infrared, red light, and spray tanning equipment! Top-selling brands: Australian Gold, Swedish Beauty, California Tan, Designer Skin. Try our must-have luxury spa technology from AquaFrixio hydro massage and Cocoon Pod for total wellness. Learn about industry trends, training, and much more! Visit us online at www.uvalux.com or call 1-800-661-6292
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.
Freemotion makes modern fitness machines for people who want to live life at the next level. We’re constantly building off our history of innovation to create the future of fitness with intelligent technology, solid construction, and design that changes how we all think of working out.
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.
Celebrating 30 years in mind-body exercise, 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
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
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.
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 training, 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) Preferred Education Provider
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, high-intensity workout STRONG by Zumba®, where music acts as the main motivator. The Zumba lifestyle is rounded out by the company’s many consumer product offerings, including DVDs, video games and original music, activewear and footwear 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 and Instagram.
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.
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.
Canadian Physique Alliance (CPA)
The Canadian Physique Alliance (CPA) is a community of amateur athletes who compete in bodybuilding, physique, figure, fitness and bikini categories. In 2018 we are expecting 4,000+ members and will be holding over 50 competitions annually in Canada, from Newfoundland to British Columbia. The CPA ensures fair and honest judging by respected and experienced professionals who have met the highest standard of testing criteria. The CPA also offers Natural competitions and follows the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) guidelines. In 2018, there will be 17+ natural competitions and a Natural Pro Qualifier in Canada. For further information, please visit our website at www.canadianphysiquealliance.ca
DTS Fitness Education
DTS Fitness Education is an award-winning continuing education provider. The company has been leading the fitness industry on a path towards longevity and pain-free movement for everyone. Our courses are designed to not just teach, but to coach real-world trainers how to effectively implement everything that they learn. We believe that it is the practical application of knowledge that makes knowledge so powerful. www.dtsfitnesseducation.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1-800-722-3155
Eleiko has helped shape the sports of weightlifting, powerlifting and the world of strength and conditioning. Eleiko’s handcrafted bars are widely regarded as the best in the world. We bring 60 years of experience, expertise and a passion for strength to our full range of strength-training and weightlifting products.
Fitness Kickboxing Canada Inc.
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 email@example.com or visit our website at www.fitnesskickboxingcanada.ca. Preferred Education Provider
Functional Movement Systems, Inc.
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. Preferred Education Provider
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.
Relax, Recover, and Rejuvinate. HydroMassage® Beds and Lounges feel great on sore muscles after a workout. Members receive one 10-minute massage per day, and clubs create new profit centres by using HydroMassage to inscrease premium membership sales or adding $10-20 extra to the monthly membership.
International Council on Active Aging (ICAA)
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.
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.
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, Toronto, 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™ 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. Preferred Education Provider.
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.
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 14,000 certified instructors across the world! www.poundfit.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, 310.601.4728
For over 40 years, Total Gym has produced functional training products on an adjustable incline. Now, in a sleek new matte black finish and with 7 levels of resistance for a more challenging workout, indoor rowing on the ELEVATE Row ADJ has never been so hard or as much fun.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.
WaterRower combines stylish design, our unique WaterFlywheel and ethically sourced materials to create the world’s finest rowing simulator. Now in our 30th year, WaterRower’s assortment of American-Made rowing machines and Group Fitness programming can be found within expansive health clubs, luxury hotels and boutique studios throughout the world.