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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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Apr 1, 2018

Jessica Matthews, M.S., E-RYT500 is an award-winning and industry leading fitness and wellness educator. She is a professor at Point Loma Nazarene where she developed the Masters of Kinesiology in Integrative Wellness program. She also serves as senior advisor for health and fitness education for the American Council on Exercise (ACE). A sought after and trusted media resource, Jessica regularly contributes as a wellness expert to numerous publications and media outlets, including Women’s Health, The Washington Post, and CNN.

Mar 16, 2018

Peter Docker is the co-author of Find Your Why.  He is passionate about enabling people to be extraordinary and inspired by the theory of The Golden Circle, he has collaborated with Simon Sinek for over five years and has the role of Igniter and Implementation Specialist on the Start With Why team. He is dedicated to continuing to learn and share insights into how humans operate, communicate and relate.

Mar 16, 2018

What were you doing in 1988? Our guest today completed his personal training course which means in 2018 he celebrates working 30 years in the fitness industry – for some of you listening means he has been working in the industry longer than you have been alive! As of today he has spoken in 19 countries delivering 316 presentations, speeches or key notes to over 180,000 people! Including speaking at Filex in Australia for 19 consecutive years and at IHRSA for 13 consecutive years!

He is Australia’s most awarded industry speaker, coach and contributor:

The 2006 Fitness Australia Presidential Award,
The 2008 Australian Fitness Network Presenter of the Year
The 2008 FitnessNSW Contribution to the Fitness Industry Award and
And in 2011 he was an inaugural inductee into the Fitness Australia Roll of Honour
And why does he do all this? He wants to reduce the health care costs across the globe by having more people move more often in the safest place, health clubs, with the best experts, qualified fitness professionals.

Todays special guest is the Managing Director of Active Management Justin Tamsett.

Mar 11, 2018

Amanda Bond is owner of The Ad Strategist and the creator of the StrADedy System. Entrepreneur Magazine calls her a “Facebook advertising genius”, Social Media Examiner named her “the brightest mind in Facebook advertising today” due to her unique mix of creativity and her vast analytical experience from analyzing hundreds of millions of client ad impressions. A fiery personality, Bond mixes education and entertainment in a straight shooting way to show people the right way to do Facebook advertising.

Mar 6, 2018

Jan Spaticchia is the Chairman, CEO and co-founder of the énergie Group. With a widespread reputation for his entrepreneurial flair, leadership and vision, Jan has over 24 years’ experience in the Health, Fitness and Leisure industry.

Feb 26, 2018

Ed Delahenty is the Club General Manager of Goodlife Prahran Victoria.  He started as a Membership Consultant,  progressed to Sales Manager for Fitness First, progressed to Club Manager for Fitness First then Club Manager at FitNFast. Wanted a better understanding of the Fitness side of the business so became a Personal Trainer to further develop skills in the industry and then for the last 4.5 years Club General Manager for Goodlife. 

Feb 20, 2018

Mike Michalowicz is the entrepreneur behind three multimillion dollar companies and is the author of Profit FirstThe Pumpkin Plan and what BusinessWeek deemed the entrepreneur’s cult classic, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. Mike is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the former business makeover specialist on MSNBC. Today Mike travels the world as entrepreneurial advocate speaking to groups just like ours. He is globally recognized as the guy who “challenges out dated business beliefs” and teaches us what to do about it.

Over the next 4 shows you will learn:

  1. Recourses to improve your knowledge around financial management
  2. Tips for improving cash flow in your business
  3. Strategies to reduce expenses
  4. How to stick to your New Year financial resolutions
Feb 15, 2018

During this weeks show, special guest Thomas Plummer talks about how much of your marketing budget should be allocated to social media marketing, how to use social media to market to prospects at different buying stages, how to use video to market your business and 3 tips for fitness business owners marketing on social media.

Thomas Plummer has been working in the fitness business for over 40 years. He founded the Thomas Plummer Company in 1990, which eventually became the National Fitness Business Alliance (NFBA) in 2003. The NFBA is a group of industry vendors and suppliers banded together to bring advanced business education to all fitness business owners operating anywhere in the world.

Currently, Thomas does about 20 workshops a year around the world and is in front of more than 10,000 people a year through numerous speaking engagements as a keynote speaker, event host and private consultant.

He has authored 10 books on the business of fitness, which have remained the bestselling books in the industry for over 20 years and several of the books are currently used as textbooks in numerous college programs as their source for fitness business education. He also has one of the most popular Facebook sites in the industry with over 100,000 followers where he writes about business and life on an almost daily basis.

Thomas is also the creator of the modern training gym concept in the late 1990s, which has led to a complete revolution in the fitness industry. This new gym concept represents the evolution of the industry and this new generation of gym and owner are now the most financially successful fitness businesses in the world.

Due to the over 100,000 people who attended the seminars during the past decade, coupled with the continuing popularity of his books that have sold over 250,000 copies worldwide since first being introduced in 1999, many industry experts feel that Plummer is the most influential person working in the fitness industry today.

He is perhaps best known for helping young fitness professionals understand and master the business side of the gym business and his “no nonsense” speaking style has kept him as one of the most popular speakers in the world of fitness year after year.

Feb 15, 2018

Mike Michalowicz* is the entrepreneur behind three multimillion dollar companies and is the author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan and what BusinessWeek deemed the entrepreneur’s cult classic, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. Mike is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the former business makeover specialist on MSNBC. Today Mike travels the world as entrepreneurial advocate speaking to groups just like ours. He is globally recognized as the guy who “challenges out dated business beliefs” and teaches us what to do about it.

Over the 4 shows you will learn:

  1. Recourses to improve your knowledge around financial management
  2. Tips for improving cash flow in your business
  3. Strategies to reduce expenses
  4. How to stick to your New Year financial resolutions
Feb 13, 2018

In this weeks show special guest Emma Barry talks about the key lessons we can learn from boutique studios. 

Emma Barry (LA) is an observer and a catalyst. A founding member of group fitness juggernaut Les Mills International and previous Director of Group Fitness Programming for luxury-lifestyle brand Equinox; Emma has inhaled senior roles in programming, product development, global training, and people & culture. Emma is fluent in what happens NEXT in fitness.

Feb 8, 2018

Mike Michalowicz* is the entrepreneur behind three multimillion dollar companies and is the author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan and what BusinessWeek deemed the entrepreneur’s cult classic, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. Mike is a former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal and the former business makeover specialist on MSNBC. Today Mike travels the world as entrepreneurial advocate speaking to groups just like ours. He is globally recognized as the guy who “challenges out dated business beliefs” and teaches us what to do about it.

Over the next 4 shows you will learn:

  1. Recourses to improve your knowledge around financial management
  2. Tips for improving cash flow in your business
  3. Strategies to reduce expenses
  4. How to stick to your New Year financial resolutions
Feb 6, 2018

In this weeks show:  Questions to ask yourself at the start of a new year, Bad habits to avoid, Maintenance versus Progress tasks, Tips for finding focus and avoiding distraction. Greg Sellars work in the fitness industry has seen him speak and present training workshops in over 55 countries worldwide, training over half a million people in the process. He is a ten-time IDEA World presenter and has been recognised as the International Fitness Presenter of the Year 2010 at the International Fitness Showcase. Having worked with some of the biggest brands in fitness including Nike, Total Gym and BOSU, Greg now delivers keynote speeches and his 30-day LIFEHACK program to corporates. He uses his degree in Sports Science and Coaching accreditation to help people better understand what makes them tick in physical and psychological wellbeing.

 

 

Feb 1, 2018

Mike Michalowicz* is the entrepreneur behind three multimillion dollar companies and is the author of Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan and what BusinessWeek deemed the entrepreneur’s cult classic, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur.

Over the next 4 shows you will learn:

  1. Recourses to improve your knowledge around financial management
  2. Tips for improving cash flow in your business
  3. Strategies to reduce expenses
  4. How to stick to your New Year financial resolutions
Jan 30, 2018

Dom dos Remedios is the owner & CEO of the Personal Training Academy, one of Australia’s premier Fitness Education providers. While his passion now lies in creating and delivering health and fitness education, he previously spent over a decade as the National Fitness Manager (Fitness First, Australia) and National Personal Training Manager (Crunch Fitness, USA), thus has extensive fitness club operations experience. Dom graduated from the University of Sydney with a BEd (Human Movement w Honours) and is a proud PTA Global Faculty member.

Jan 23, 2018

Lisa Bodell is a bestselling author and the Founder and CEO of futurethink. She’s helped thousands of senior leaders at companies like Google, Pfizer, and Lockheed Martin get to the work that matters so they can leapfrog the competition.

As a keynote speaker, Lisa inspires over 100,000 people each year with radical thinking and practical tools that motivate her audiences to take action. Lisa’s latest book, Why Simple Wins, shows organizations and individuals how to eradicate complexity and embrace Simplicity as their new operating system. Her first book, provocatively titled Kill the Company, started this movement for eliminating low-value work to create the space for change to happen. 

Jan 16, 2018

The club industry has labeled Brent Darden a “Texas Talent” and “Industry Treasure” – “part preacher, part teacher, and part reacher”. For over three decades, the former IHRSA Board of Directors Chairman has amassed a wealth of knowledge about the industry and continues to share his experiences around the world through speaking and consulting.

During this weeks show Brent talks about the 7 Steps to Influence Movement for fitness professionals and your clients.

Jan 10, 2018

Deb Heisler is Active Wellness' Director of Operations overseeing the company's day-to-day activities on the East Coast. is responsible for operational best practices and client relationships across many of our Active sites. With almost 20 years experience, Deb has held a multitude of management positions and worked in various channels from commercial to corporate. Deb lives in Tampa, FL and when she is not working you can find her camping or spending time at the beach with her family.

During the interview we discuss: 

What is a Brand Ambassador

What qualities should we look for in a Brand Ambassador? 

and can we look internally for a Brand Ambassador?

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