Lou Lentine believes connected fitness is here to stay, as it offers convenience and affordability for people who may not have time to go to the gym. Echelon Fitness is constantly innovating and has several new products launching, including treadmills, ellipticals, a stair climber, and partnerships with Disney and Advent Health.
Join Sarah Pellegrino as she speaks with Lou Lentine, the founder and CEO of Echelon Fitness, who shares his background and story behind this global company. Echelon Fitness offers a range of smart fitness equipment, including bikes, rowers, treadmills, and mirrors. The equipment can connect to the Echelon Fit app, which provides access to over 1,500 live classes per month. Echelon Fitness has a strong community of supportive members and instructors who are relatable and real. The company has seen success in both the home and commercial fitness markets, with a low churn rate and high usage levels.
About The Guest
Lou Lentine is the founder and CEO of Echelon Fitness. With a background in product development and a track record of successful consumer products, Lou started Echelon Fitness in 2015. He was inspired to create fitness products after his doctor advised him to get in shape. Echelon Fitness has since become a global leader in connected fitness, offering a range of smart fitness equipment and an app with over 1,500 live classes per month.
The passion that fills today's episode is inspiring. Tim Keightley has dedicated his professional career to making a difference in the fitness industry. His journey is incredible and worth a listen as he shares what he has learned along the way. From his time in the British Royal Marines to his leadership roles in fitness clubs, Tim provides valuable insights on fortitude, leadership, and building successful businesses.
Tim Keightley is a veteran in the fitness industry with over 25 years of experience. He has held various leadership positions in well-known fitness organizations, such as Fitness First UK and New York Sports Clubs. Tim is known for his expertise in building and scaling successful fitness businesses, as well as his passion for helping others achieve their fitness goals.
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Learn how to take your personal training business to new heights with Anthony Amen, the owner and visionary behind Redefine Fitness in New York. Anthony shares his expertise in selling personal training. He emphasizes the importance of knowing how to sell to help more people and make a difference in their lives. He discusses the steps to take before starting the sales process, including creating a welcoming and clean gym environment, making a personal connection with potential clients, and offering a tour that focuses on building rapport. He also highlights the importance of role-playing to improve sales skills and overcome objections. Anthony concludes by explaining the key elements of a successful fitness assessment and the importance of asking for the sale.
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Terry Blachek, CEO and owner of Austin Fitness Group, LLC, which operates 133 Orangetheory studios across Texas, Arizona, and Kansas, shares his insights on building a dream team and cultivating a successful and productive work environment. Terry Blachek is a seasoned leader and entrepreneur with extensive experience in the fitness industry. He has successfully launched and managed multiple fitness businesses, and is known for his expertise in building dream teams. Terry is also the host of the podcast "Tuesdays with Terry," where he shares insights on self-development, leadership, entrepreneurship, and sales and marketing. He's also one of the original founders of Orangetheory Fitness.
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Donna McGeorge joins the Fitness Business podcast to discuss the power of ChatGPT (also known as Charlie) in improving productivity. ChatGPT is a language model that can generate written content based on a vast amount of data it has been trained on. Donna explains that ChatGPT can be a valuable tool for fitness business owners in various aspects of their work, such as writing social media posts, marketing materials, and website copy. She emphasizes the importance of approaching ChatGPT with curiosity and using it as a tool to enhance and refine written communication. Donna also highlights the need for proofreading and editing to maintain credibility and avoid potential errors or inaccuracies generated by ChatGPT.
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