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The Fitness Business Podcast

The Fitness Business Podcast is the most unique podcast, as it dives deep into educational topics and real action items to make a difference in your business - no matter the size or your role. There has been a weekly show since 2015 making it the longest running podcast to help fitness business owners, managers, career individuals and entrepreneurs to lead, manage and run their businesses. There are 3 spin off shows: The Value Proposition where you find out the real value of industry suppliers bring to your business; Educational Intensive is a 60 minute show where you are taught a new business skill; and Thinking Ahead is a show to challenge how we should we be doing things into the future. The show is supported by Active Management, Discover Strength Franchise, Tribe Team Training, One Fit Stop, MyZone, Team RockstarFit and Keepme.
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Jul 27, 2021

In this episode, guest Thom Shea explains what the 3 Simple Things are to lead during chaos. His leadership style, of which he learned from the Navy Seals, is prevalent as he shares what has worked for him during his years in the military. Thom Shea is passionate about making people, from all different backgrounds, become better leaders by listening more and placing the right people in the correct roles.

Jul 22, 2021

One guest from each of the 13 companies TVP Host, Sarah Pellegrino, has interviewed join her for a special anniversary episode. You’ll hear company & product updates, industry trends to watch out for and advice from our supplier partners on how to win in 2021 and beyond!

Jul 20, 2021

Sheay Wheeler is the proud owner of The Function Room, a personal training studio located in Australia. Sheay is passionate about fitness and as a trainer, helping people be the best they can be is what drives his success! As a veteran to the fitness industry, Sheay has made it his focus to develop his fitness studio into more than just a place to improve your physical fitness, but a place where mental fitness is highlighted as well. We are proud to have Sheay as a Fitness Business Podcast Fanatic alumni.

Jul 13, 2021

Aimee Nicotera is the creator of online fitness program E5 Collective. Aimee has over 25 years of experience in the health and fitness industry, having served in a variety of positions ranging from High School Health Educator in South Central LA to Fitness Director at Canyon Ranch Resort and Spa in Lenox, MA.  Listen along as Aimee Nicotera explains how she started an online course during the pandemic. The lessons that she learned along the way will benefit anyone listening. Give this episode a try, I guarantee it will increase your income opportunity!

Jul 6, 2021

Want to grow your personal training department for 2021? Take a listen to this week's episode as industry expert, Brandon Bennett, shares what has worked for the success of his fitness facility. Brandon's industry tips on how to keep trainers engaged, the importance of continuing education and the best place to scout out fresh, new talent has us hanging on every word. Follow along and allow yourself to be consumed by Brandon's passion and his love for personal training, as well as the fitness industry as a whole. Enjoy in this week's In The Trenches episode.

Jun 29, 2021

Crystal's unique ideas makes this episode one you can't miss. Who doesn't want to make a lasting impression with their members while working within a limited budget. Crystal and her team at 43 Degrees North know how to connect with their current members and future members by going the extra step and finding ways to introduce them into their fitness community. Take a listen as Crystal shares her tips on how to improve customer experience in unique and thrifty ways.

Jun 22, 2021

James Kerr is a bestselling author, speaker and business consultant specializing in defining, designing and delivering change for leaders of world-class teams and organizations. Listen and follow along as author James Kerr shares his book: Legacy with our FBP family. He dissects the 15 mantras of the New Zealand National Rugby Team, The All Blacks, and how important each mantra is to the team's success.

Jun 17, 2021

Join host, Sarah Pellegrino as she discusses the important anchors that make up IHRSA with Brent Darden, their new and improved membership options with Nicole Johnson, and the details about this year’s cannot miss ‘Super Bowl’ of a convention in October with Luke Ablondi!

Jun 15, 2021

Discover the fast forward movement of technology in the fitness industry since the start of the pandemic. Dr. Michael Rucker breaks down how the pandemic has pushed along technology in the industry and which technology is here to stay and which ones are possible fads. Don't miss this educational episode to bring technology into your club.

Jun 8, 2021

Sarah Luna is the President of Xponential Fitness, a curator of leading brands across each vertical of the boutique fitness industry. Sarah's story of how she turned her passion into a full time fitness career is inspiring. Take a listen as Sarah not only encourages the listeners to dive into their passion, but she also talks about the benefits of owning and operating a franchise. Sarah is a true example of women empowerment!

Jun 3, 2021

Joining us on today’s show we welcome Jeff Tobe. Jeff is one the most dynamic certified professional speakers in the world. He is the author of Coloring Outside the Lines and co-author of the best selling books, The Sales Coach and the Communications Coach.

Jun 1, 2021

Hank turns up the heat on the customer service and customer experience. By making a few small changes, to your level of customer service, your club can crush the competition! Follow along for Hank’s 14 service points and a “how-to” guide on implementing them. Plus, Hank explains the definition behind “Surprise and Delight.”

May 27, 2021

In this podcast partner interview Chantal Brodrick chats to the President of Tribe Team Training North America, JP Richard, about their plans for 2021 and how they are working with clubs. 

May 25, 2021

Take your goal setting to a whole new level! Christian Swann shares with me how you, the listener, can throw out your outdated way to set personal goals and modernize your strategy! It's quite an interesting and efficient way to become the best you!

May 20, 2021

As our lives begin to get back to a level of normalcy and your members transition back to your clubs, it’s more important than ever to capitalize on their energy and provide them with an amazing, welcome back, group fitness experience! Learn from the experts of live events, Les Mills, on best practices when planning an event, who to include, and important marketing tips & tricks to make sure that your event is a success.

May 18, 2021

Christa's energy and passion for boutique fitness shines brightly in this episode of The Fitness Business Podcast. She delivers an important message to all studio owners about how important it is to create and build a strategic business plan. One of the key messages she delivers is how important it is to know your community and to cater to their needs. Christa also gets real and discusses the mistakes that she has made along the way to help our listens to avoid the same pitfalls. Sit back, turn up the volume and enjoy the episode with Christa Gurka.

May 12, 2021

The Fitness Business Podcast Fanatics share their views on the new direction of the industry, post-covid. They discuss their thoughts and insights on the changes that have taken place, which of these changes they forsee will continue, the new way to market the fitness clubs and boutiques and they shine some insights on how to reignite the fitness industry as a whole.

May 6, 2021

Named as Canada’s most promising young HR leader, Jomana Elwenni is a strategic HR Executive with progressive experience in demanding, global environments in the Fitness, Retail, and Hospitality worlds. Jomana is currently the Director of Human Resources for Orangetheory Fitness Canada. Championing national leadership and management of full range of HR functions for over 110+ locations across multiple groups (Franchises, corporate, and headquarters). She is an innovative HR leader focused on developing and promoting engaged cultures and cultivating teams of natural brand champions. 

May 4, 2021

Most fitness businesses hear the word "referral" and think of member or client referrals, but in this episode, Michael delivers an amazing insight on how to find referrals outside of your fitness walls. He poses the questions...."how well do you view your relationships with other businesses in your community." By creating partnerships with other businesses, gyms can cross market and reach a whole new community and tap into a new lead source. Listen to how Michael encourages gym owners and sales managers to build relationships with like minded businesses!

Apr 29, 2021

Life is too short not to love your work.

Discover Strength, believes you should be able to build the career you want while doing work that changes lives.

Imagine owning a distinguished fitness business, back by a market-tested business model, where efficient, 30-minute workouts are provided to your clients by expert, educated personal trainers.

Imagine building a thriving business while doing work that you love, with people you love.

If you are curious to know more about buying a strength training franchise, then this episode is for you.

Tune in to the podcast and video interview, where Chantal Brodrick speaks to the CEO of Discover Strength, Luke Carlson.

 

Apr 27, 2021

In this episode, Pete McCall discusses the importance of staff training and making your team members better by focusing on individual and team development.  He also discusses, that despite budget cuts there are creative ways to continue to educate your staff without spending a lot of money. You won't want to miss this episode, so you can start your journey on developing a 12 month professional development plan for your team.

Apr 22, 2021

As the fitness industry comes back stronger than ever in 2021, now is as a great time to reimagine your business: who are you aligned with? Who are you doing business with? Who is cheering you on? Who is your customer and what do they want now?

If something or a certain partnership isn’t aligning with your goals going forward it may be time to reimagine your business and who you’re working with! You’re in for an insightful conversation with Vapor Fresh, REX Roundtables, and MXMetrics about the value they’re providing their customers and how you can make adjustments to reimagine your fitness business.

Apr 20, 2021

Mark Schaefer is a globally-recognized keynote speaker, educator, business consultant, and author. His blog {grow} is hailed as one of the top marketing blogs in the world.  Mark shares his new book Cumulative Advantage: How to build momentum for your ideas, business and life against all odds with our Fitness Business Podcast family.

Apr 13, 2021

Group Fitness Professionals Ellen de Werd, Rebecca Pinto and Shannon Fable take to discussion about the future of group fitness and what the industry looks like moving forward.

Apr 6, 2021

Frank is passionate about creating a little L.I.P. Service, that is, Leadership, Inspiration and People Management.  That servant leader mindset is used to formulate actionable and executable initiatives for his clients as explained in this episode.

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