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High Intensity Business is a high intensity strength training and strength training business podcast offering content to help you realise your health goals, become a great personal trainer, and build a successful HIT business. Content includes training protocols, workouts, exercise science, nutrition, and biohacking. From a HIT business perspective, we cover personal training, coaching, startup, sales, marketing, operations, systems, hiring, scaling, etc. Guests include Dr Doug McGuff, Drew Baye, Skyler Tanner, Patty Durell, Walter Vendel, Fred Hahn, James Fisher PhD, James Steele PhD, Luke Carlson, Adam Zickerman, Kyle Recchia, Adrian Antigua, Bill Crawford, Joe Cirulli, Dorian Yates, Simon Melov PhD, Roger Schwab, Simon Shawcross, and many more.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

High Intensity Business is a high intensity strength training and strength training business podcast offering content to help you realise your health goals, become a great personal trainer, and build a successful HIT business. Content includes training protocols, workouts, exercise science, nutrition, and biohacking. From a HIT business perspective, we cover personal training, coaching, startup, sales, marketing, operations, systems, hiring, scaling, etc. Guests include Dr Doug McGuff, Drew Baye, Skyler Tanner, Patty Durell, Walter Vendel, Fred Hahn, James Fisher PhD, James Steele PhD, Luke Carlson, Adam Zickerman, Kyle Recchia, Adrian Antigua, Bill Crawford, Joe Cirulli, Dorian Yates, Simon Melov PhD, Roger Schwab, Simon Shawcross, and many more.

Language:

English

Contact:

+44 7919037386


Episodes

451 - Budget Equipment Choices, Visionary Goals, Motorized Resistance Insights: Jeff Turner's Imagine Strength Q&A - Part 2

2/21/2024
Is it worth your time and money to think about Imagine Strength if you’re starting a new strength studio on a budget? Jeff Turner returns for part 2 of our Imagine Strength Q&A and we talk about which machines you should choose if you’re just starting out, how to serve a variety of different customers (e.g., over 40s, men, women, etc.), future machines, the pros and cons of motorized assistance in HIT, and so much more! If you’re starting a new fitness business or you’re keen on what the future of HIT machines look like, don’t miss this episode! *** 📈 Jump-start your HIT Business with 1-on-1 Coaching from Million-Dollar Trainer Pete Cerqua ♣️ Join the Best HIT Business Membership Here *** 📩 Download a FREE Essential Guide on Getting Endless Referrals *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:00:45:49

450 - Pete Cerqua's 7-Figure Secret: Genius Strategy or Overhyped Fiction?

2/14/2024
Can HIT Business coach Pete Cerqua really make you a millionaire or is he just scamming you out of your money? Pete has decades of experience in building high-powered fitness businesses and training high-ticket clients, and he is also the author of the books The 90-Second Fitness Solution, High-Intensity Fitness Revolution for Women, and High-Intensity Fitness Revolution for Men. In this episode, Pete gives it to his skeptics straight and he tells you exactly what he can do for you, how he’s made himself and the people he’s coached successful, and what to expect on your road to being truly successful as a fitness business owner. If you love helping people get fitter and stronger while making money at the same time, you’ll want to tune in to this episode! *** 📈 Get POWERFUL HIT Business Coaching from Pete Cerqua ♣️ Join the Best HIT Business Community Here *** 📩 Get a FREE Guide to Getting Infinite Referrals *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:45:05

449 - Aurum's Rapid Expansion: Candid Insights on Strategic Decisions, Financial Performance, and Growth with CEO Julian Massler

2/7/2024
How can you grow your strength training business successfully and avoid the pitfalls that those who grow too soon, too fast, and too unprepared fall into? ⁠⁠Aurum Fit CEO Julian Massler returns to the podcast to talk about the strategies and tactics that have allowed him to scale one of the most interesting HIT brands in the world right now. We catch up on Aurum’s rapid expansion and go into detail about how to scale without losing focus, managing operations, making smart decisions at a high level, frameworks for franchising, and even building their own tech-driven HIT equipment. If you want to know what it takes to grow fast and scale your fitness business the right way, this episode is for you. *** 📈 Supercharge Your Strength Training Business with Powerful, 1-on-1 HIT Coaching HERE 🏛️ Don’t like waitlists? Join the best HIT Business Community Here *** 📩 Download a FREE Essential Guide on Getting Endless Referrals *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:04:27

448 - Bill DeSimone's Fitness Philosophy Q&A: Mastering Biomechanics for Safe and Effective Exercise - Part 2

1/31/2024
What makes certain popular exercises unsafe and some machines sub-optimal, and are you inadvertently increasing your clients’ risk of long-term injury (even if things seem like they’re fine right now)? Bill DeSimone returns for part 2 of our deep-dive Q&A on the biomechanics of specific exercises, machines, and modalities. Bill is an ACE-certified health coach, Senior Fitness Specialist, and owner of Optimal Exercise in Cranbury, New Jersey, and has certifications in Functional Anatomy, Functional Fitness, and Orthopaedic Exercise. He has been training people since 1983, and he is also the author of Congruent Exercise, Moment Arm Exercise, and Joint-Friendly Fitness: Your Guide to the Optimal Exercise Program. In this episode, we go in-depth on form, technique, and machine and equipment usage and configurations, along with Bill’s thoughts on shoulder hanging, Knees Over Toes, blood flow restriction, and more! *** 📈 Get POWERFUL 1-on-1 HIT Business Coaching from Pete Cerqua — join the waitlist NOW ♣️ Don’t want to wait? Join the HIT Business Membership Here *** 📩 Get Your FREE Guide to Infinite Referrals *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:45:21

447 - The EOS Edge: How Small Businesses Can Thrive with Chris Beer's Strategies

1/24/2024
Anyone can start a strength training business, but what do you need to do to make sure you’re not just barely surviving but successfully thriving? Joining us on this episode is Chris Beer, The Wizard of Ops, and she specializes in helping fitness business owners create systems and strategies that help their business boom. We dive into how you can make HIT business – no matter how big or small it is – streamlined, made more efficient, and primed for growth using the EOS framework and systemization concepts, and how strength studio owners and trainers can gain more freedom and focus while powering up their business and overcome any unexpected obstacles and challenges well. *** 📈 Get POWERFUL HIT Business Coaching from Pete Cerqua — join the waitlist NOW ♣️ Waitlists not your style? Join the HIT Business Membership Here *** 📩 Download a FREE Guide on Getting Infinite Referrals *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:00:47:32

446 - Your Imagine Strength Questions Answered: An In-Depth Discussion with Jeff Turner - Part 1

1/17/2024
If you’re a strength studio owner (or you’re looking to start one), why should you think about Imagine Strength versus other HIT machine brands? In this episode, I sit down with Imagine Strength’s Jeff Turner to talk about your questions, and we cover things like design differences and technical innovations, the benefits your clients can get with IS (that you can’t with other brands), which countries Imagine Strength ships to (and how long shipping takes), and a lot more — so much, in fact, that we had to just plan a part 2! Side note: if you want to be in the loop for future Q&As and submit your own questions, subscribe to the HIB email list here. If you’re looking for great equipment that’s got terrific bang for your buck to kit out a new strength studio or refresh your current one, check out this episode now. *** 📈 Get Exclusive, 1-on-1 HIT Business Coaching from Pete Cerqua — join the waitlist NOW ♣️ Waitlists not your style? Join the HIT Business Membership Here *** 📩 Want Endless Referrals? Get This FREE Guide Now *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:00:41:32

445 - Back to Basics: Pete Cerqua's Strategies for Revitalizing Veteran HIT Businesses

1/10/2024
Do you feel like your strength training business could use a jolt to revitalize itself and break through a plateau in growth? Legendary Trainer and Master HIT Business builder Pete Cerqua returns to talk about how you can double your revenue and reignite your fitness business success, even if you’ve been in the HIT game for years. Pete has decades of experience in building high-powered fitness businesses and training high-ticket clients, and he is also the author of the books The 90-Second Fitness Solution, High-Intensity Fitness Revolution for Women, and High-Intensity Fitness Revolution for Men. His program “Million Dollar Trainer” shows personal trainers how to earn 7 figures per year, and he is currently running an Exclusive HIT Business Coaching Program that’s been helping trainers and strength studio owners generate more revenue than ever before — check out the results and join the waitlist here. In this episode, Pete talks about why HIT businesses and even experienced trainers start struggling, the mindsets and tactics you need to generate constant revenue, and what you can do to make your business as magnetic as it can be to clients, even during seasonal dips. If you like seeing your income double, you’ll want to tune in to this episode! *** 📈 Get Powerful HIT Business Coaching from Pete — join the waitlist NOW 🏛️ Don’t want to wait? Join the best HIT Business Community Here *** 📩 Download a FREE Essential Guide on Getting Endless Referrals *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:00:34:13

444 - Does Dr. MacMillan's Eccentric Method Outperform Traditional Training? (Part 1)

1/3/2024
Just how powerful are eccentric-focused workouts and what do you need to know to really tap into the benefits for yourself and your clients? Dr. Michael⁠⁠⁠ MacMillan joins the podcast, drawing from his expertise and wealth of knowledge in biomechanics and his experiences in working with Arthur Jones and designing HIT equipment. He is a retired orthopedic surgeon and former associate professor at the University of Florida, and the co-creator of the NeGator Strength System. In this episode, we talk about the importance of heavy negative training – and the right way to do it – with its positive impact on bone, ligament, and tendon strength. He also presents some very interesting insights that may challenge our conventional understanding of some aspects of high-intensity training as we know it to be, along with what we can do to get even more out of our HIT workout sessions. *** 📈 Grow Your HIT Business FASTER with Pete Cerqua’s Exclusive Coaching Program — Join the Waitlist NOW (Limited Slots!) ♣️ Can’t wait? Join the HIT Business Membership Here *** 📩 Get a FREE Guide for Getting Infinite Referrals *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:00:52:39

443 - Cracking the Code: How Pete Cerqua Doubled His Personal Training Sessions with This One Key Change

12/27/2023
What PROVEN keys are there to DOUBLING your fitness business revenue are there and why are so many trainers and strength studio owners failing to use these? Legendary Trainer Pete Cerqua talks about the mistakes that even he made and how he saw his training sessions and earnings double once he learned these lessons the hard way — the very lessons that he wants HIT business owners and strength trainers like you to learn but just all gain without the pain. In this episode, we talk about what your workout sessions need to be like so that you can not only attract clients but also keep them for life. We also go into the wrong ideas trainers and strength studio owners get that sabotage their earnings and business growth, as well as going into the nitty-gritty of how to execute the changes you need to put into practice for maxing out your revenue. *** 📈 Get EXCLUSIVE 1-on-1 HIT Business Coaching from Master Trainer Pete Cerqua — LIMITED slots; join the waitlist NOW 🏛️ Don’t want to wait? Join the best HIT Business Community Here *** 📩 Download a FREE Essential Guide on Getting Endless Referrals *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:00:45:00

442 - Building Simply Strong with Ed Collins: Empowering Seniors through Fitness

12/20/2023
What’s it like to build a thriving strength studio that makes a meaningful difference in your older clients’ lives and a powerful impact on your family? Simply Strong founder Ed Collins joins us to talk about his journey in designing a business geared toward helping the older population get stronger, live better and happier lives, and how you can tap into and serve this market in a way that enriches not only your fitness business but also in the lives of the clients you serve. In this episode, we talk about specific marketing strategies and tactics, designing appropriate workout experiences, the little things you can do that can have a big impact and set you apart from your competition, and so much more. This episode is one of the more eye-opening ones we’ve done, especially when it comes to thinking about what may be one of our more underserved segments of the potential market. *** 📈 Get EXCLUSIVE 1-on-1 HIT Business Coaching from Master Trainer Pete Cerqua — LIMITED slots; join the waitlist NOW 🏛️ Don’t want to wait? Join the best HIT Business Community Here *** 📩 Download a FREE step-by-step guide on how to build a referral machine *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:14:47

441 - Bill DeSimone's Fitness Philosophy Q&A: Integrating Strength and Steady State for Superior Health - Part 1

12/13/2023
How can you optimally tailor your HIT protocol if you or your clients want to do more than just resistance training as part of their active lifestyle? Bill DeSimone returns for a Q&A and we talk about how you can tweak your HIT protocol for maximum results for different goals, how it can complement (instead of complicate) other physical activities and sports, and some potentially controversial things that Bill has to say! Bill challenges prevailing exercise myths within HIT and encourages factoring in individual needs and aspirations when designing workout routines, with some valuable takeaways for trainers and HIT enthusiasts looking for a more balanced and personalized approach to fitness and health. *** 📈 Get POWERFUL 1-on-1 Business Coaching from Pete with this Exclusive HIB Program — Slots are Limited, so Join the Waitlist NOW 🏛️ Don’t want to wait? Join the best HIT Business Community Here *** 📩 Download a FREE Essential Guide on Getting Endless Referrals *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:15:15

440 - HIT Where It Fits: Transforming Any Space into a HIT Studio with Pete Cerqua

12/6/2023
If you had the knowledge of a legendary HIT Trainer and the experience of a massively successful businessman, how would you start your own Strength Studio? Pete Cerqua returns to talk about everything you need to know to start your own Fitness Studio business from scratch and give it all the advantages to make you successful FAST. In this episode, we talk about choosing from a variety of locations, how to keep your operating costs low, negotiating good terms, strategies and tactics for maximizing profits, how to deal with the various risks and challenges you might face while starting out, and so much more. If you’ve ever dreamed of running your own fitness business, you need to tune in to this one! *** 📈 Get POWERFUL HIT Business Coaching with Legendary Trainer Pete Cerqua Here 🏛️ Join the Best HIT Business Community *** 📩 Download a FREE step-by-step guide on how to build a referral machine *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:00:55:31

439 - Tailoring Training Intensity: A Deep Dive with Logan Herlihy

11/29/2023
What’s the best way to optimize intensity for your strength training clients and convert more of your free workouts into paying ones? This episode’s guest is Logan Herlihy, a senior exercise physiologist and general manager at Discover Strength, and the author of How 2 Look Good Naked: The Least Amount Of Effort, To Look The Best With Your Clothes Off. Logan has overseen over 20,000 workout sessions, hosted the Discover Strength podcast, and studied and seen what works best for most strength training clients — including the difficult ones (if you’re a personal trainer, you know the type)! If you’re keen on getting more clients, you’ll love this episode — Logan talks about the keys to providing great customer experiences with your workouts, both in getting clients results as well as growing your strength training business effectively. *** 📈 Get POWERFUL HIT Business Coaching with Legendary Trainer Pete Cerqua Here 🏛️ Join the Best HIT Business Community *** 📩 Download a FREE step-by-step guide on how to build a referral machine *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:00:51:34

438 - The HIT Business Reboot: Personal Branding Essentials with Pete Cerqua

11/22/2023
What are some of the biggest mistakes that are holding you back from really growing your fitness business? Legendary trainer Pete Cerqua returns to talk about the most important keys that every personal trainer and HIT Business owner MUST get right to get more clients and grow their business faster — or else continue to struggle and be stuck in mediocrity. If you're seriously looking to grow your strength training business, this episode is a must-listen! *** 📈 Get 1-on-1 Business Coaching from Pete with this Exclusive HIB Program — Slots are limited, so Click Here Now *** 📩 Download a FREE step-by-step guide on how to build a referral machine *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:03:16

437 - Revive Your Fitness Website with Connie Holen's 7-Step Audit Checklist

11/15/2023
So you have a website for your strength studio, but do you really know how well (or how poorly) it’s working to drive potential clients to your fitness business? In this episode, web design expert and fitness website specialist Connie Holden joins us to talk about what you can do now to check your website for issues and make sure it’s not costing you business! Pixality Design is Connie’s web design agency that specializes in helping fitness businesses and wellness studios grow online, and Connie herself is a MindBody Certified Business Consultant, an accomplished web designer, digital strategist, podcast host, speaker, and educator. We dive deep and explore how you can fine-tune your website from the first load all the way until your prospective clients decide to make a decision to transact with you, and Connie and I go step-by-step into what your website needs to have to really drive more business and revenue for you — if you’re serious about running a fitness business, don’t miss this episode! *** 📈 Build A Successful Fitness Business the Right Way *** 📩 Download a FREE step-by-step guide on how to build a referral machine *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:00:50:37

436 - Training and Transformation with Borge Fagerli — Mastering Fatigue Management in Strength Training, Debunking Resistance Training Myths, Tackling Muscle Gain Stagnation with HIT, Journeying into Life Design and the Quest for True Happiness

11/8/2023
How can you help your strength training clients break through plateaus and maximize muscle gain throughout life? Trainer of Champions Borge Fagerli returns to the podcast to talk about advanced strength training techniques and strategies to help you build muscle more effectively for the long term, why and how you should manage fatigue for better gains, debunking resistance training myths, and designing your life for success in business and everywhere else. *** 📈 Build Your Own Highly Successful Fitness Business *** 📩 Download a FREE step-by-step guide on how to build a referral machine *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:30:47

435 - A Masterclass with Dr. Jurgen Giessing — Exploring the Science of HIT Vs High-Volume Training, Debunking Muscle Building Myths, Cardio's Role in HIT, and Aging's Impact on Muscle Recovery

11/2/2023
Why do some scientific studies say that HIT is better than High-Volume Training, and why do others say the opposite? How can you make sense of this information for yourself and your strength training clients? Dr. Jürgen Giessing has authored best-selling books on High-Intensity Training and is an esteemed researcher and professor of sports science at the University of Landau in Germany, and his expertise is in muscle hypertrophy and its health-related effects. In this episode, we dive into the science behind why HIT is better for you long-term, optimizing muscle recovery and muscle-protein synthesis, debunking common muscle-building myths, incorporating cardio into your HIT regimen (and why you might want to), and so much more! *** 📈 Set Your Fitness Business Up for Success *** 📩 Download a FREE step-by-step guide on how to build a referral machine *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:50:28

434 - Redefining Age: David Pike on Being an 84-Year-Old Harmonizing Fitness, Family, and Business

10/25/2023
Do you have a clear vision of what a massively successful life is for yourself? Not just as a fitness business owner, but including your personal and family life as well? This episode is a special one for me as I welcome an incredibly successful businessman – and my mentor – David Pike to the podcast. David has built many successful businesses in a variety of industries (including fitness) and has amassed a wealth of knowledge, experience, and wisdom on what it takes to start and grow a thriving business that all of us can take valuable insights from. We talk about how to build motivated teams, the keys to entrepreneurial success, balancing your family life and business, and much more, seen through the lenses of the businesses David has built and his experiences in life. There’s so much to learn from somebody who has already walked the path most – if not all of us – want to tread. *** 📈 Set your fitness business up for massive success here *** 📩 Download a FREE step-by-step guide on how to build a referral machine *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:28:03

433 - The Dr. Ted Naiman Masterclass: Decoding the Overlooked Impact of Resistance Training on Fat Loss, Unveiling the Satiety Per Calorie Revolution, Reassessing Protein Intake, Demystifying Blue Zones, and Ted's Unbeatable Diet and Training Regimens

10/18/2023
What’s the best strength training + diet combination if you want to optimize fat loss, body composition, and overall health and fitness for yourself and your clients? Dr. Ted Naiman returns to the podcast to talk about the underrated power of proper strength training on your ability to make (almost) any diet work for your fitness goals, along with how to make achieving fitness goals easier by creating systems to help you (or your clients) do more of the right things and less of what hinders progress and results. In this episode, we go into why satiety per calorie matters (and what it means in practice), choosing the best foods to help with body composition and fat loss, the most practical and effective strategies you can put in place to help you reach health and fitness goals, and so much more (including a few bits that might rile up some folks) — this is a good one, so don’t miss it! *** 📈 Fitness Business owner? Get powerful, PROVEN tools, tactics, and strategies for growth and success here *** 📩 Download a FREE step-by-step guide on how to build a referral machine *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:27:54

432 - The Strength Therapy Story: Peter and Brian Collins Discuss Scaling from Garage Training to 200 Weekly Studio Sessions, Carving a Niche in Police and Emergency Services, and Business Insights for Fitness Entrepreneurs

10/11/2023
What would it take you to grow your fitness business from small to great? If you want a blueprint for taking your personal training business from zero to successful strength training studio, you’ll want to hear from Peter and Brian Collins, founders of Strength Therapy Personal Training. In this episode, you’ll hear about how small beginnings can be scaled to become a thriving business, and you’ll get practical advice on carving your specific niche, effective marketing, creating a good training environment for your specific type of clients, and more. If you’ve ever had doubts about how well you can do while you’re still starting out in your fitness business journey, hang in there and give this episode a listen! *** 📈 Get everything you need to grow your strength studio successfully, straight from the experts *** 📩 Download a FREE step-by-step guide on how to build a referral machine *** 🎬 For the complete show notes, links, and resources, click here

Duration:01:26:01