Get to Know Us

The Funky Banana was founded in 2002 by former Army Medic and Personal Trainer, Vic Herrod. Born in Barcelona, Spain, Vic is a decorated Army Medic who served in the Canadian Armed Forces for 16 years (including an overseas humanitarian mission to Rwanda in 1994). After his service in the Military, Vic continued to help others through personal training, then eventually opening The Funky Banana to offer the residents of Calgary a quality alternative for eating and living healthy.

Locally owned, our Fresh Fuel Lounge is an upscale-casual environment to relax after a tough workout or to take a healthy break from the day. We specialize in clean cuisine with no fillers, sorbets or yogurts - keeping the nutrition high and the calories low, with tons of fresh flavour.

You don't have to be a member of GoodLife Fitness to taste the benefits of our clean-eating menu; The Funky Banana is a personalized, delicious and healthy meal choice for anyone, at any time of day.

Partner with Us

Create your own fresh exerience.

We we want to see more people across the country reaping the benefits of our clean food and performance supplements - living our mantra of Nutrition for a Better Life. If you've been looking to dip your toe in the nutrition business, becoming an operating partner with The Funky Banana could be just the opportunity.

We offer an affordable and sustainable business model that will see you running your own Funky Banana location in your city or town, with a manageable investment of time and money. We do the heavy lifting - the branding, the product development, the policies and pricedures. You open and run the store as your own, and reap the financial rewards. Best of all, you get to live what you love.

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Work with Us

Ready for a fresh experience? 

We're always seekng friendly, fun, fitness-and-health inspired people to help deliver our fresh blend of healthy food, clean smoothies and top-shelf sports supplements. With two locations and growing, there are exciting opportunities to become part of a fun, fresh, local, small business that cares.

Who you are.
Best suited to high energy individuals with a passion for healthy living, regular exercise and clean eating, this is your opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a flourishing local business with an emphasis on providing fresh meals and smoothies to Calgarians of all walks of life. We are looking to build a team of smart, fun, engaged and passionate people as we continue to grow the business across Calgary - and beyond!


For more information about these positions, or to apply with your resume and cover letter, reach out to us at