If you are interested in writing for YYC Fitness, you’ve come to the right place.
YYC Fitness features local stories of Calgary area businesses. We try to put a local spin on news stories and activities. We keep our reader informed about current fitness related stories and events and we love featuring articles written by local fitness and health professionals.
Please look over our writer’s guidelines below. We welcome new writers but obviously prefer to use those with previous journalism/writing experience. Thanks again for your interest. We look forward to working with you.
To pitch a story idea or submit a feature for YYC Fitness, contact us here. For more information on what we’re looking for, read below.
With a monthly reach of more than 120,000 unique national and international visitors and growing, YYC Fitness features daily, web-exclusive content.
For pitches, include a summary describing the article idea, an approximate length and date it could be finished.
We prefer submissions as Word attachments. Your name, photo and one- to two-sentence bio should be included with your submission. Submissions to the website are on a donation basis (byline and bio are compensation). Articles are automatically archived. Please double-check spelling and grammar before submitting. All articles will be edited for length, grammar, content, style and tone.
Note: We suggest you check out several issues of YYC Fitness before submitting an article query. Back issues are available in the Archives section.
If you are submitting images for us to include, please ensure you are authorized and have permission to use those images and share them with us. We require at least one landscape image (1200×800 px ratio) to use for the post.
We do our best to respond to all inquiries, but be aware we are sometimes inundated. If you have not heard back from us after 4-6 weeks, please assume we will not be able to use your idea or submission.
We do not link sponsored posts to gaming, steroid/performance enhancing drug or adult themed sites. We check all content for accuracy and links to ensure they feature scientifically sound content. We can not be help liable however for article content and the sole responsibility of the content regarding errors or omissions lies with the author of the piece.