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190 Running a Fitness Business with Frank Nash

Frank Nash is the owner of STRONGER Personal Training. For the past 20 years Frank has been committed to achieving excellence in the field of Fitness Training and Performance Enhancement. He is an experienced fitness business owner, best Selling Author and International Speaker. During the interview we discuss:


189 Inside the Red Room with the CEO of Barrys Bootcamp, Joey Gonzalez

Joey Gonzalez is the CEO of Barry’s Bootcamp. Barry’s is known as the original cardio and strength interval workout that innovated group fitness and started a global boutique movement. In this episode: Joeys journey to becoming the CEO, their formula for success, Joey shares how they ensure their brand message remains consistent across multiple countries and locations and we discuss Barrys retail and how it has grown to become an important and profitable part of the business.


188 Rachel Cosgrove 3 Ways to Make More Money in your Fitness Business

In this weeks show we discuss 3 Ways to make more Revenue in your Fitness Business, How to increase your prices each year, Tips for getting new members into your club. Rachel Cosgrove, 2012 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, co-owns and has operated Results Fitness, a fitness center in Southern California, for the past 16 years. Results Fitness was named one of the top ten gyms in the United States by Men’s Health Magazine three years in a row and was voted a Best Gym by Women’s Health...


187 Mike Arce How to Set Your Prices so your Prospects Don't Say No

How can we use pricing psychology to influence consumer behavior?This weeks expert guest is Mike Arce the Founder and CEO of Loud Rumor, the fitness & wellness industry's leading source for lead generation. Mike is also the host of the GOAT Show - a podcast that interviews those who are arguably the Greatest Of All Time at what they do.


186 Creating the Ultimate Group Fitness Business Model with Amy B Thompson

Amy B Thompson is a national account executive for Les Mills USA, she is experienced in leading operations, sales, training and programming for her own studio, several multi-club fitness chains and franchise fitness brands.


185 Travis Barnes Critical Systems for Fitness Business Success

Travis Barnes is a Multiple Business Owner, Speaker, Author and Founder of FITBIZ Mastery. He has two books. Journey Fitness. And 52 Amazing Journeys. His most recent accomplishment is becoming a franchisor and he is far from an overnight success. Travis had to overcome a decade of incarceration to get to where he is at.


184 The 5 Stages of Building a Legacy Fitness Business

Greg Justice, MA, is a best-selling author, speaker, and fitness entrepreneur and was inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame in 2017. He opened AYC Health & Fitness, Kansas City’s Original Personal Training Center, in May 1986. Greg is the co-founder and CEO of the National Corporate Fitness Institute (NCFI), and the co-founder of Scriptor Publishing Group.


183 Super Charge Your Productivity with These Tips from Mark Fisher

Mark is a speaker, consultant, and co-founder of Mark Fisher Fitness, the fitness industry’s most eccentric gym, and Business for Unicorns, a company that helps awesome humans become successful entrepreneurs.


182 Orange Theory Fitness: How to Recruit World Class Fitness Coaches

Zack Bell is a wellness professional, coach, and educator. During this episode Zack shares: the Orange Theory approach to their coach recruitment strategy, Methods for communicating to team members across multiple locations, Team KPI's for measuring performance, 3 traits to look for when recruiting new coaches for your fitness business.


181 How to Develop a Social Media Strategy for Your Fitness Business

Sam Mutimer is the Founder and Director of Social Media at Thinktank Social. During this weeks show you will learn, where you should start to develop a social media strategy, The key components of a Facebook strategy, The key components of a Instagram strategy, Top Tips on developing a social media strategy.


180 Ryan Holiday How to Turn Adversity into an Opportunity for Growth

Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying; The Obstacle Is the Way; Ego Is the Enemy; Conspiracy and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His work has been translated into over 30 languages and has appeared everywhere from the New York Times to Fast Company. His company, Brass Check, has advised companies such as Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as multiplatinum musicians and some of the biggest authors in the world. During his interview on...


179 How Distributed Decision Making can Transform Your Fitness Business

How to turn employees into stakeholders How distributed decision making can transform your fitness business How to measure performance in a business using distributed decision making Chuck Blakeman is a serial entrepreneur, an internationally acclaimed speaker, weekly Inc. Magazine contributor, best-selling author and world-renowned business advisor who has built ten businesses in seven industries on four continents.


177 How to Meet the Needs of Fitness Consumers with Brand President of Anytime Fitness, Stacy Anderson

As Brand President for Anytime Fitness, Stacy Anderson steers the world’s largest and fastest-growing fitness franchise, serving 3 million members at gyms located in 30 countries on five continents. Her top priority is leading the evolution of Anytime Fitness from its pioneering 24/7 convenience model to a more personalized coaching approach, featuring new digital technologies and a broader selection of group training programs.


178 Sean Cannell How to Start Your Own You Tube Channel

Why should a fitness business be on You Tube? How to set up a You Tube channel? When loading a video what should we include in the decryption, tags? How can we help the Search Engine Optimisation of our videos? Sean Cannell is a YouTuber, international speaker, and business coach who built a seven figure media company helping entrepreneurs and creatives build their influence and income with online video.


176 Ben Coomber How to Become an Awesome Personal Trainer

Topics discussed in this show: Essential skills that Personal Trainers need to succeed Tips on Time Management for PT's Advice about operating on multiple platforms Ben Coomber is a nutritionist (BSc, CISSN), Coach, speaker and writer. Ben has the UK’s #1 rated health and fitness podcast on iTunes ‘Ben Coomber Radio’. Ben run’s The BTN Academy, an online nutrition education company. Ben also owns Awesome Supplements, a brand offering clarity in the confusing world of supplements. Ben is...


175 Kristen Hadeed Lessons in Millenial Leadership

Kristen Hadeed imagines a world in which all organizations have cultures that empower people to keep climbing toward the best version of themselves every day. As the young leader of Student Maid, a successful cleaning company that hires primarily students, Kristen has fostered a unique perspective on leadership, organizational culture and engaging the next generation. In October 2017, she published her first book, “Permission To Screw Up,” in which she tells the stories of her biggest...


174 Erik Fisher 11 Apps All Fitness Professionals Should Know About

In todays show, Erik Fisher shares 11 Apps for Getting & Staying Organised, Being Creative and Saving Time. Erik Fisher has been with Social Media Examiner for 4 years where he serves as the social media manager. He is also a podcaster on productivity, producing for the last six years, ‘Beyond The To-Do List’ podcast where he talks with real people who practically implement productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives.


173 In The Trenches of MidTown Athletic Club Chicago with COO Jon Brady

A life-long athlete with more than 20 years of experience in the sports, hotel and health club industries, Jon Brady is a natural as the chief operating officer (COO) of Midtown Athletic Clubs. In his role, Brady oversees all areas of business operations for Midtown’s eight locations across the U.S. and in Canada, including the newly opened Hotel at Midtown in Chicago. During the show, we go behind the scenes of MidTown Athletic Chicago to hear how they have integrated 3 party brands into...


172 Incoming IHRSA Chair Jim Worthington Leading Industry Changes

Jim Worthington is the owner of the Newtown Athletic Club, a 250,000 sq ft lifestyle club on 25 acres and Chairman of the IHRSA Board of Directors beginning July 1, 2018. As of May 2018, he has been appointed to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition along with individuals such as Herschel Walker, Dr. Oz and Bill Belichick. During this show we discuss, What will we see on the agenda for IHRSA for the next 12 months Jim's plans for his appointment on the President’s...


171 Ignite the Customer Experience in Your Fitness Business with Amanda Stevens

In this weeks show: Amanda Stevens has dedicated nearly two decades to researching and understanding the science of consumer behaviour and how organisations can grow through uncertain times by putting their customers at the heart of everything they do.