Join Sarah Pellegrino as she speaks with Mary Milkie, InTouch Sales & Customer Success Leader. Learn how InTouch’s lead generation platform helps operators capture leads, automate follow up, track staff performance, and support the new member throughout their entire journey!
Paul Meldrum stops by the Fitness Business Podcast to drop a few powerful tips on how to become the best possible trainer for your clients' wants and needs. Getting your clients to use a food journal is vital, and learning how to approach your training depending on your clients level is a great place to start. Stop what you are doing, grab a notebook, because I guarantee you will take away a few key points from today's episode.
Ben Ludwig is a returning guest on The Fitness Business Podcast. In today's episode, Ben takes on the topic of leadership and managing your team through the ugly. Leading your team through changes and challenges can be stressful and frustrating for a leader. Ben's calm and natural way to lead offers inspiration, hope and positivity to those leading the way for their teams. Take 30 mins and give yourself a boost of optimism!
The fitness needs of Millennials are different than Generation Z or Generation X, according to Dr. Sarah Marion. Take a listen as she explains exactly what they are looking for and what isn't on the top of the list for them. Make sure your marketing is on point for this generation, sit down, relax and take a few notes! There are lots of potential new members in this generation!
For gym operators, finding qualified trainers in today’s market is challenging. On the flip side, personal trainers are having a hard time finding jobs. Today’s episode will speak to both of those issues. Johnny August from ISSA delivers beneficial information on personal trainer recruiting trends and solutions. If you are a gym operator, learn tips on how to find and retain qualified talent. If you are a personal trainer, learn the value of arming yourself with several certifications.
Let's talk Group Fitness! In today's episode, Vanessa covers group fitness topics such as programming, using group fitness to promote small group training, the importance of a great experience for retention, and introducing an instructor assessment to your group fitness team. Vanessa does a wonderful job at capturing a fresh, updated vision of group fitness. Take a listen and see for yourself!
We caught up with Jarron Aizen, CEO and Founder of Hapana. If you are looking for a software company that focuses on marketing automation, nurturing the members journey, and digital content as a marketing tool, this is the episode for you.
“How you show up matters”, according to today’s guest Brian Weaver. Showing up to work with the right mindset will not only set you up for success, but will also trickle down to your sales team. And speaking of success, Relationshipping Wednesday will take your employee and member engagement to new heights! Listen to Brian’s advice on how to implement this into your monthly schedule.
Laugh your way through this Thinking Ahead episode. Michael Kerr delivers not only a humorous episode, but also one that we can all relate to. Your attitude towards your job has a huge impact on your happiness. If you sit in a leadership position at your workplace, Michael will deliver some tips to ensure your employees are happy! Take 30 mins to make your life and your employees' lives brighter!
Welcome to the first of four episodes that unleash what each generation is looking for in a fitness facility, according to Murphy Research. Join Dr. Sarah Marion as she gives us the rundown on each generation, starting with Generation Z. The findings are quite interesting and will definitely help you market and design your programs to tailor to each generation's wants and needs.
The Global Health & Fitness Alliance just released its Deloitte Report, and the findings are fascinating. This first ever report examined the economic and socioeconomic impact of the global health and fitness industry. We invited Andrea Bell, Chair of the GHFA, to highlight key findings of the 64-page report.
Join Sarah Pellegrino as she speaks with Brad Thorpe, Inventor of the Isophit, to learn about this safer, more effective, and more efficient workout. We cover the benefits of isometric training, how to partner with Isophit, and which Isophit model is the best fit for your business!
Attention personal trainers and PT departments, this episode is for you! Michael Hughes, Functional Movement Specialist and CEO of Gymnazo EDU, is here to help you improve your fitness business and your skill set. Michael has 7 skills that have helped him become successful, and he wants to share them with you. Grab a seat, a pen, a note pad, and follow along.
Finding and keeping the best talent is a hot topic in the fitness industry. Do you need ideas to keep your employees from running off to the competition? Our industry expert will share some fresh and unique ideas on how to hire and retain the best employees. Our expert doesn’t believe it is any harder to find employees, it’s just different!
Join Chantal Brodrick on sadly, her last show with the Fitness Business Podcast. Keen to take pics like a pro? Take a listen for some great tips from Collette on snapping pics using your smartphone, along with some terrific recommendations on social media content creation and planning. Join co-host Chantal Brodrick for this special educational intensive episode!
Sadly, this will be Chantal’s last show with the Fitness Business Podcast. Chantal joined the podcast 7 years ago, as the weekly host, when Justin Tamsett had a forward thinking idea about starting an educational series. Chantal has interviewed hundreds of guests - the best of the best in the industry. She has been in our cars, our offices, and has educated us during our workouts – right? Chantal has been an intricate part of the success of this podcast. She will be dearly missed!
According to brand strategist and designer Naomi Gee, branding is like a tapestry. There are multiple facets that need to come together. 1) A clear message and 2) Strategic design. Weave them together, and it will be impactful. I don’t know about you, but that statement has peaked my interest. Tune in for more great information about making your brand on point!
Join me as I catch up with our podcast partner, Myzone. Mike Leveque, Group COO of Myzone, gives us the inside scoop on everything new with Myzone. Learn about exciting new products, a new mobile app platform, new app integrations, and more. But first, we talk IHRSA 2022 swag, some surprising data revealed during a recent exercise location study, and Myzone's decision to continue to deliver free live gym classes.
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Looking for new and fresh ideas on how to not only build your online community, but to keep it? Today's episode will answer those questions. Kelly Coulter, Founder and President of Fit Pros Connect, shares her expert advice on how to build your online program and the return you can expect.
Join Sarah Pellegrino as she speaks with Allison Porter from Ecore. You’ll hear how Ecore uses reclaimed materials to create unique performance surfaces, how they manufacture in the US and supply globally, and how their incredible team will act as a design resource throughout the entire construction and installation process.
Technology isn't just for the tech geeks, it's for your staff and particularly for your members. With the right software and technology, you will have the tools to know exactly what your members want, as well as what they don't want. This episode will help you run towards technology, not away from it.
Personal Trainers and Group X instructors scurried to virtual fitness studios when COVID-19 hit and gyms closed their doors. They navigated the waters to quickly build an online platform for their faithful followers and clients. Today's podcast, with Sunshinekelly Moore, is filled with insight on how to keep your virtual fitness studio fresh and updated for continued success.
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There’s no better way to expand your fitness business brand than to get published. Media outlets are looking for people to tell their story, but they won’t chase you. YOU need to go to them and pitch the VALUE that you will bring to their listeners or audience. James Patrick, founder of FITposium, shares advice on how to be successful when pitching yourself to media outlets and podcast hosts.
Lisa Haggis is a business expert, brand strategist and founder of Realize Your Brand. According to Lisa, your brand is the way you give people a reason to choose you. Therefore, if you only have surface level marketing, your members won’t stay. I’d say that is a powerful statement. This episode is filled with a lot of powerful information that your business needs to hear.
Join Sarah Pellegrino as she speaks with Amy Boone Thompson, the NEW Owner & CEO of IDEA Health & Fitness Association, about her vision for the association, what to expect at this years’ IDEA World Convention, and how they are working hard to provide continuing education to fitness professionals globally!
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Could you use a morale booster among your team or staff? Have you thought about conducting a team building exercise? Before you do...listen today’s episode for all the do’s and don’t when planning a team building activity. Our guest today is Matt May. He will set you up for success and make you look like a hero to your team.