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WIN a YYCfit VIP Package…Valued at Over $1,000!

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Interested in winning a YYCfit VIP Package valued at over $1,000? All you have to do is stop by one of the upcoming YYCfit pop-up events and enter our draw. We’ll be drawing for the winner on May 9th. Here is a list of current scheduled pop-up events (note dates, are subject to change, please

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ATB BoostR – at YYCfit!

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Have you heard of ATB BoostR? It’s ATB Financial’s crowdfunding platform for Alberta entrepreneurs. In addition to providing an online platform to raise money, test ideas and get exposure, ATB also holds live pitch events called the BoostR Stage – think Dragon’s Den meets American Idol. We’re excited to share that ATB will be holding

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Are YOU the Type to Save a Life?

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YYCfit Expo has partnered with Canadian Blood Services to raise awareness for the need for blood donation. Canadian Blood Services will be onsite at the expo offering free blood typing to anyone 17 years of age or older and will be booking blood donation appointments for their upcoming Calgary and area blood donor clinics. Find

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Meet our Latest Exhibitor: Modern + Mindful

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Meditation. Mindfulness. The buzz words of the year that you have likely heard floating around. But what exactly is it, and how do you fit it into your life? Everyone these days seems to have a busy life, rushing from appointment to appointment, with a never ending to-do list. However, we will let you in

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Be Part of a Live Photo Shoot with IMPACT Magazine….at YYCfit!

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Calling all wannabe models! Be part of a LIVE fashion shoot with IMPACT Magazine at YYCfit Expo! IMPACT will be onsite at YYCfit conducting a live photo shoot, with the photos due to appear in their Summer 2017 issue, and is looking for models to take part in the fun. Interested in experiencing the thrill

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YYCfit Special Guest….Daniel Maguire

You know him from Bachelorette season 12, and Bachelor in Paradise season 3: Vancouver-based personal trainer and model Daniel Maguire will be joining us at YYCfit on Sunday, May 14. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to see Daniel on the seminar stage, ask this Bachelorette fan favorite your burning questions, snap a selfie

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Canada 150 – How Will You Celebrate?

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Canada turns 150 this year! And there is no shortage of ways to celebrate this exciting milestone. Outlined below are just a few of the ways in which proud Canadians can take part in the fun. The ParticipACTION 150 Play List Sign up for the Play List here, and check out the 150 listed activities

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Leg Health!

Coming to the YYCfit Seminar Stage: Healthy Legs for life – Understanding your Legs and How to Keep Them Strong and Healthy We use them every day to get from point A to point B, and they are big part of our lives. No, not bikes. Not cars. Not public transit. Our LEGS. Keeping our

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Make History by Joining TeamMito!

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Up for a challenge? Can you run a marathon? Want to be a hero for a great cause? In 2013, a group of 10 runners, led by Calgarian Blaine Penny, completed the Calgary Marathon while linked together by surgical tubing. Their aim was to bring attention to mitochondrial disease by setting the Guinness World Record

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New Year, New Customer Base!

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The holidays are a great time to spend with family and friends, eating, drinking and being merry – but once January rolls around and the smell of candy canes, chocolates and other holiday treats are gone – reality sets in and we all know it’s time to start the new year on the right track!

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Staying Active During the Holidays

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With shorter days, longer nights and colder weather, it can be more than tempting to stay warm and cozy indoors and relax on our fitness regimen a little (or a lot). But why stay cooped up in your house when there are so many options for fun indoor and outdoor activities here in Calgary? Our

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Exhibitor Profile: G Adventures

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When temperatures start to dip below -20, Calgarians start thinking about winter getaways. YYCfit exhibitor, G Adventures, is a good place to start for the adventure traveller. G Adventures has defined (and redefined) small group travel for over 25 years, and provides excursions for a variety of travelers, including YOLO tours, Active tours, Local Living

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The Importance of Vitamin (N)ature

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Coming up on the YYCfit seminar stage: The Importance of Vitamin (N)ature We all know the importance of Vitamins A through E and we know to get our daily dose through the foods we eat or the supplements we take. But what about vitamin N? Why is it important to get your daily dose of

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The Road to Guinness

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The Guinness Book of Records was first published in 1955 and has since grown to be one of the most recognized brands in the world. The act of securing a world record in any given activity is no small feat. Records range from the downright bizarre (I’m looking at you Gary Bashaw Jr. and your

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Exhibitor Profile: Running Room

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Hit a popular running trail on a nice (or even a not-so-nice) day and you will see that Calgary has no shortage of runners. Running Room was established in 1984 in Edmonton in the living room of an old house (thus, the name Running Room), and today has 117 locations across Canada and the US.

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The YYCfit Demo Stage!

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There will be no shortage of things to see and do at YYCfit. One of the exciting show elements is the demo stage, which will be jam-packed with a variety of demonstrations, starting at 11:00 am on May 13th and going right through the weekend. What can show-goers expect to see on the demo stage?

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Pumpkin Seed Fun!

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Between Thanksgiving pumpkin pie and Hallowe’en jack-o-lanterns, and the surge of pumpkin-spiced lattes in coffee shops, October is a very pumpkin-filled month. One of the best parts of cooking with or carving up pumpkins….is getting to chow down on fresh-roasted pumpkin seeds afterwards! And, bonus, pumpkin seeds are nutritional powerhouses! So, once you manage the

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Disc Sports – Coming to YYCfit

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Disc sports are on the grow, and we are excited to have them represented at YYCfit! Anyone who has ever played Ultimate Frisbee will tell you it is a blast – an intense game, but also newcomer friendly. Ultimate Frisbee engages throwing and catching skills, speed, stamina and agility. Ultimate Frisbee was born on a

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Winter is Coming….Bring on the Soup!

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What is one of the best things about the weather turning cold? Soup! This winter staple, often tossed aside during the hot summer months, is a tasty way to get in your veggies, warms you up from the inside, and makes your kitchen smell amazing! Bring on the cold temperatures, with this Tortilla Soup recipe.

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Crunchy fall hikes in YYC

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Hiking and fall go hand in hand. The trails are quieter and more peaceful. The imagery is stunning. The air is crisp. And for those days when you don’t have the means to head to the mountains, there are a ton of fantastic urban hikes right within the Calgary city limits. Here is a list

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Hip-Hop Dancing…Coming to YYCfit!

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With school back in session and extra-curricular activities ramping up, we’re pleased to introduce YYCfit exhibitor SoundKreations. These in-school dance specialists will be putting on a show on the demo stage that will get attendees moving and eager for more. SoundKreations has a strong presence with in-school programming designed to: · Introduce a method of

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Spiralizer Fun: Zucchini Kung Pao!

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Looking for a delish way to use up the last of your garden zucchini? We’ve got you covered with this healthy (and yummy!) Zucchini Kung Pao recipe. Enjoy! Photo credit: @estrubes Ingredients • 1 zucchini • ½ chicken breast or 10 medium prawns • 1/2 red bell pepper • 1 carrot • 1 teaspoon sesame

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Top 5 Performance Tips for Your Exhibit Booth

Make Your Booth Stand Out: Use displays and imagery to make your brand identifiable and effectively communicate your message. Coordinate banners and signs to create a unique look and feel for your booth. Choose branded colours and use complementary promotional items that will have an impact with your visitors. Engage Your Audience: Design your booth

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Meet My Body Couture!

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YYCfit exhibitor My Body Couture works with their clientele to develop customized programs with their body, life and goals in mind, and by factoring in considerations such as injuries, preferences, skill level, fitness level, age, athletic background, career choice, habits and hobbies. You might visit My Body Couture if: You have an injury keeping you

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Five Great Swimming Spots in Calgary

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During these summer months, what better way than to take a dip in the pool to get some exercise? Whether it’s on your own or as part of a swim class, not only is swimming a great way to cool off and have some fun, but it’s also one of the most efficient and strain-free

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Explore Martial Arts in Calgary with YYCfit

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Martial Arts is one of the oldest forms of close combat, going back millennia. This full contact sport is a great way to get in shape as well as increase focus and discipline. There is a wide range of martial arts, from Tai Chi to Capeiora to Karate, and YYCfit is proud to have a

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Top 5 Summer Workouts to do in Calgary

Well, the Stampede is over – we’ve enjoyed the deep fried Oreos, turkey legs and other unhealthy (but oh so delicious!) fair food, but now it’s time to get back into our regular workout schedule. And what better time of year to be active? Calgary is beautiful in the summer, with a variety of activities

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Chia Banana Protein Pancakes

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Hundreds of thousands of pancakes get served up to Calgarians and tourists during Stampede Week.  Planning to host a pancake breakfast yourself, but looking to keep it clean?  We’ve got your covered with this protein pancakes recipe, which makes eight servings (two pancakes per serving).   Ingredients 2 cups milk ¾ cup egg whites 1

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YYCfit Western Canadian Strongman Classic

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Who hasn’t been flipping through the sports networks, or surfing fitness channels on YouTube, and come across footage of hulking men dragging vehicles, overhead pressing logs, tossing a keg or flipping giant tires. Would you like to see these men, and women, live and in action? Enter the YYCfit Western Canadian Strongman Classic, running in

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Let’s Talk About Water!

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Let’s talk about water!  Are you knocking back eight 8 ounce glasses a day?  If you’re not, it’s time to reach for the tap.  Still need convincing?  Water: Helps transport nutrients Assists with weight loss Leads to clearer skin Regulates body temperature Boosts productivity Helps pain management Aids digestion Promotes clearer thinking YYCfit Expo attendees

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National Health and Fitness Day

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Tomorrow, June 4th, is National Health and Fitness Day!  Bill S-211, the National Health and Fitness Day Act was passed in December 2014, and the first National Health and Fitness Day was held last year!  National Health and Fitness Day is an initiative to make Canada the Fittest Nation on Earth!  Canadians are encouraged to

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Introducing….Ron Jarrett, YYCfit Advisory Committee Member

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Introducing Ron Jarrett….YYCfit Advisory Committee Member.  Ron is a Fitness Coach, Medical Exercise Specialist, Level 3 NeuroKinetic Therapy practitioner and the owner of Mission Fitness in Calgary. His process involves re-creating appropriate function for effective movement and then adding intensity appropriately. Mission Fitness clients experience support and coaching in creating whole life balance, effective movement,

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Getting Started for Fitness Newbies

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The tremendous benefits of exercise and active living are hard to ignore – from helping to maintain a healthy weight to increased energy to better sleep, the rationale for keeping fit is strong.  Starting a new routine can seem like a daunting prospect for fitness newbies.  The Mayo Clinic suggests these five steps to get

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Adrenaline Junkie Calgarians Unite!

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Coming to the YYCfit Seminar Stage: Adrenaline Junkie Calgarians Unite! Does the thought of an afternoon/evening/weekend of defying death get your heart pounding? Is your bucket list full of activities that you couldn’t pay most people to do? Is your middle name “Danger”? This is the seminar for you. While we may not be home to Mount

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Giving Back!

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April 10 – 16 is National Volunteer Week in Canada!  Volunteers are critical to sports and recreation organizations in Alberta.  Here are some interesting stats from the 2007 Giving and Volunteering for Sports & Recreation Organizations in Alberta survey: Sports and recreation organizations comprise the largest component of the nonprofit sector in Alberta – 26%

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Panel Discussion: Entrepreneurship in Health and Fitness

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The need for economic diversification in Alberta has been widely reported in recent months.  The health and fitness industry is one that has seen tremendous examples of innovation, and Alberta is known as a nation leader in entrepreneurship.  The YYCfit seminar stage will feature a presentation on “Entrepreneurship in Health and Fitness”, which will include

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YYCfit e-newsletter….hitting inboxes in early April!

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The first issue of the YYCfit e-newsletter will be hitting inboxes in a couple weeks!  This newsletter is just one of the many ways we are keeping the public in the loop on the show as it unfolds.  If you haven’t already added yourself to the mailing list, head to the Contact Us page to

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Welcome aboard to MKT Communications, YYCfit’s PR and media relations sponsor!

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Welcome aboard to MKT Communications, YYCfit’s PR and media relations sponsor!  MKT Communications is a Calgary-based company that specializes in working with small to medium sized, fast growing businesses who don’t have in-house marketing teams.  MKT Communications has a proven track record of providing return on investment for their clientele.  YYCfit is excited to be

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Welcoming Robin O’Grady to the YYCfit Advisory Committee

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YYCfit is thrilled to welcome Robin O’Grady to the YYCfit Expo Advisory Committee.  Robin began her career in health and wellness in 2003. Since then Robin has been dedicated to teaching health and fitness and her contagious energy and positive outlook has ensured she excelled in all areas. Along with being a passionate Group Fitness

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Who needs to exhibit at YYCfit?

The health and fitness industry is so broad and all-encompassing, and so is YYCfit! Wondering whether your organization should be at the show? Here are some of the key business streams we are looking to for participation, in no particular order: Fitness Clubs and Gyms Apparel Companies Ski Resorts Vitamins/Supplements Fitness Equipment Manufacturers and Retailers Fun

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It’s Official!

It’s official….YYCfit, Calgary’s Health and Fitness Expo, will be kicking off at the Stampede Grounds on May 13, 2017. Calgary is home to a phenomenal roster of local expos, such as Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, The Calgary Baby & Tot Show, The Calgary Tattoo Show, The Calgary Women’s Show, The Calgary RV Expo, and more! YYCfit is proud to join the ranks of these quality consumer shows who exist to create an amazing customer experience, unite the business and consumer communities, provide educational and demo opportunities to attendees and tailor deliver to their respective audience needs.

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