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The Fitness Business Podcast

THE Fitness Business Podcast is the #1 podcast to help any size and any variety of business in the fitness industry. With a goal to provide profound insights to help your fitness business you will be guaranteed amazing interviews every week full of ideas, strategies and insights to help you. If you are in health club management or personal training business ownership/management you will truly benefit. All of this hosted by the amazing Chantal Brodrick.
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Jul 16, 2019

Shawn Stewart is the Chief Operating Officer for O2 Fitness. He oversees the operations of 28 clubs in North and South Carolina.While studying Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Florida, Shawn Stewart began his career in the fitness industry in 1994 at Gainesville Health & Fitness in Gainesville, FL. He quickly discovered his passion for values based leadership and the power of company culture.

Jul 16, 2019

Shawn Stewart is the Chief Operating Officer for O2 Fitness. He oversees the operations of 28 clubs in North and South Carolina.While studying Exercise and Sports Science at the University of Florida, Shawn Stewart began his career in the fitness industry in 1994 at Gainesville Health & Fitness in Gainesville, FL. He quickly discovered his passion for values based leadership and the power of company culture.

Jul 9, 2019

Kate Toon is an award-winning SEO copywriter and SEO consultant with over two decades of experience in all things advertising, digital and writing.

Kate is the founder of The Clever Copywriting School and The Recipe for SEO Success eCourse. Shes the co-host on the Hot Copy Podcast and the host of The Recipe for SEO Success podcast.

She recently published her book, The Confessions of a Misfit Entrepreneur and she is the founder of The Copywriting Conference.

Jul 2, 2019

Sunil Saha, the Founder and CEO of Perkville. Perkville is the largest rewards platform for the fitness industry.

Sunil started the company to help Small to medium businesses compete with large companies by giving them a powerful, yet affordable program.

He now works with companies of all sizes, primarily in the fitness industry. Prior to founding Perkville,  he held product management positions at Yahoo! and LinkedIn.

Jun 28, 2019

Adam Witty is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Advantage and Forbes Books. 

Adam has authored and co-authored several books including Lead The Field: How To Become An Authority And Dominate Your Competition, 21 Ways to Build Your Business with a Book and the book we are speaking about today, Authority Marketing: How To Leverage 7 Pillars of Thought Leadership to Make Competition Irrelevant.

Jun 25, 2019

Emmett Williams is the President of Myzone.  Prior to Myzone, Emmett built and owned a chain gyms  as well as having owned and grown the international sales & marketing company CFM International.

In recent years Emmett was inducted into Fitness Australia’s ‘Roll of Honor’ for his excellence in leadership, and also accepted IHRSA’s ‘Associate of the Year’ award on behalf of Myzone.

Jun 18, 2019

Andrés Lopez-Varela is the Head of Strategy at Storyation, an award-winning content agency, working with brands such as Blackmores, Destination NSW, MetLife, City of Sydney and BHP. Andrés led the content program for Tourism Australia as the global content editor from 2014 to 2017 when he oversaw content produced for visitors to Australia from around the world.

Jun 11, 2019

Brook Dixon  lives and breathes smart cities. He is the Managing Director of Delos Delta, driving performance improvement, smart city and digital transformation for clients around the world.
Brook is a Churchill Fellow, previous president of the Australian Smart Communities Association and previous Director of Smart City and Smart Regulation for ACT Government. 

Jun 4, 2019
  • Mark Schaefer is a globally-recognized author, speaker, podcaster, and business consultant who blogs at {grow} — one of the top five marketing blogs of the world. He teaches graduate marketing classes at Rutgers University and has written seven best-selling books.

Mark ‘s new book Marketing Rebellion: The Most Human Company Wins has already hit number one in both the Marketing and Advertising categories of Amazon.

May 30, 2019

Dave Flynt is the Vice President – Experience Design for Precor. Dave has spent over 11 years working with Precor, in roles including the Principal Interaction Designer, Director of User Experience and Director – Experience Development Centre. During this time, he has built a unique, design-led product development team and culture, who together, create innovative digital fitness experiences.

May 28, 2019

Dori Nugent the Membership Director at Club La Maison Health and Fitness Club

Dori is a 15 year fitness industry veteran, she started out as an instructor, then later became a Group Fitness Director for 2 different privately owned health clubs.

Dori currently serves on the Board of Directors for the mid-atlantic club management association and she is an educational presenter at IHRSA conferences.

May 21, 2019

Robert Barnes is the Country Manager - Asia Pacific for Higher Logic.  He has held Chief Executive roles in Australia and New Zealand over a 20 year period including CEO of Australian Canoeing and GM-Operations for Fitness Australia.

May 14, 2019

The issue of privacy around the use of data has become increasingly prevalent over the past 12 months.  We had the introduction of the GDPR in 2018 and more and more often we are seeing clubs and studios invest in new technology, including the use of biometrics.  For these reasons and more, it’s essential that club operators have a good understanding of the privacy guidelines that affect the collection and use of customer data and information

May 7, 2019

Gemma Anderson the Head of Performance and Growth at Deakin University.  She has a background as a digital strategist, working with brands such as Holden, Jetstar and Specsavers and her work has received global and local awards. In 2016 she was the recognised by B&T Magazine as the most Influential person in Marketing Under 30. 

In this episode: 
Common mistakes businesses make when using data for marketing
The most important steps to set up your marketing to make the most of data and technology You Need to Know About Data Driven Marketing

May 2, 2019
Jeb Blount is a sales acceleration specialist and the author of ten books including Fanatical Prospecting, Sales EQ, People Buy You, People Follow You, and Objections. He is among the world’s most respected thought leaders on prospecting, sales, leadership, and customer experience.Through his global training organization, Sales Gravy, Jeb advises a who’s who of the world’s leading organizations and their executives on the impact of emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills on customer-facing activities.
Apr 30, 2019

Elias Scarr is the Membership Director for Results Fitness and the sales and communication coach for Results Fitness University, which is a consulting group for gyms world wide.

Elias has over 20 years of sales experience in the service industry and has presented for many organizations including IHRSA the NSCA and Perform Better.

Apr 23, 2019

In The Shoes is a series where we chat to someone in a specific role within a club, from a Fitness manager to a Franchise Manager, Sales to Group fitness.  We will hear about their role, their biggest challenges, their KPIS and advice for others in a similar role.  In this episode, we step into the shoes of a Club Manager.

Apr 16, 2019

Tim Oberg is the Founder and CEO of parkrun Australia, the largest participation event in Australia. From humble beginnings on the Gold Coast in April 2011, parkrun now operates in over 350 communities with 750,000 members. 

Apr 9, 2019

Andrea Hovell the co-owner of Healthier Bookkeeping,  an accounting business that caters specifically for the health and fitness industry.  In this weeks episode Andrea takes us through a quick Financial Health Check to ensure we are on top of the key metrics in our business and can be aware of any red flags to look out for.

 

Apr 2, 2019

Julie Creffield, founder of the plus size fitness movement,  Too Fat to Run.  For over 25 years Julie worked with organizations, such as the London 2012 Olympics, to bring communities together, and it was when she found herself alone as a single mom, she decided to put her community-building skills to work for herself  - turning her blog into a 6-figure business. 

 

Mar 26, 2019

Steve Lesnard is an innovative marketing executive with 20+ years’ experience leading high-profile business growth, global brand campaigns, revolutionary product launches and strategic partnerships across sports, technology and lifestyle. Steve is a creative and strategic brand leader with a proven track record of integrated marketing excellence and digital innovation in an ever-evolving consumer landscape. 

Mar 18, 2019

Kari Saitowitz is the Founder + CEO of Fhitting Room overseeing three Fhitting Room studios in NYC. Prior to creating Fhitting Room, Kari, was a marketing executive at Pepsi where she focused on building equity for powerhouse brands and launching new product innovations. She has an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she graduated with honors, and she graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania.

Mar 12, 2019

Andrea Vahl is a Social Media Consultant and Speaker and is the co-author of Facebook Marketing All-in-One for Dummies and her new book is Facebook Ads Made Simple.

She was the Community Manager for Social Media Examiner for over 2 years and has appeared in top lists on Entrepreneur.com and Inc.com.

This weeks episode is a little different to most, we have split this weeks show into two sections:

  1. Facebook Ad changes
  2. Top Facebook Ad tactics for gym owners and personal trainers.

And heres a tip – right at the end of the interview, Anndrea shares 3 of her favourite digital business tools, so make sure you listen out to todays Fitbizpiration!

Mar 5, 2019

Denise Lee Yohn is the go-to expert on brand leadership for national media outlets, an in-demand speaker and consultant, and an influential writer. She is the author of the bestselling book What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest and the new book FUSION: How Integrating Brand and Culture Powers the World's Greatest Companies. 

Not only is Denise a brand leadership expert and author, she is also a Key Note speaker at IHRSA 2019. 

Mar 1, 2019

Dr Paul Bedford has over 20 years experience working in the fitness industry, including role​s​ as a gym instructor, personal trainer, fitness manager and club manager. ​ ​He has a master's degree in exercise and health behaviours, and a PhD from the London Sports Institute. The aim of ​his​ PhD research was to identify interventions in a gym environment to increase adherence. The study increased average participation from 6 months to 13 months. ​He then went onto ​develop a training programme to assist retention that has now been delivered to 25 operators, involving nearly 93 facilities.

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