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The Fitness Business Podcast

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Rank #146 in Management category

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Since 2015, the fitness business podcast has produced a weekly show to help fitness business owners, managers, career individuals and entrepreneurs lead, manage and run their businesses. Each week the show invites leading business experts, coaches, authors and owners from around the world to share their expert advice on a specific topic, make book recommendations and end each show with 3 specific actions listeners can do. Themed shows include In The Trenches, where an owner shares a strategy that has had amazing impact in their business; and the Intensive Series, four mini episodes with laser focus on a specific topic and real time actions for listeners to implement into their business. The show is supported by Active Management, Precor, Tribe Team Training, One Fit Stop, ABC Financial, MyZone & RockstarFit.

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Since 2015, the fitness business podcast has produced a weekly show to help fitness business owners, managers, career individuals and entrepreneurs lead, manage and run their businesses. Each week the show invites leading business experts, coaches, authors and owners from around the world to share their expert advice on a specific topic, make book recommendations and end each show with 3 specific actions listeners can do. Themed shows include In The Trenches, where an owner shares a strategy that has had amazing impact in their business; and the Intensive Series, four mini episodes with laser focus on a specific topic and real time actions for listeners to implement into their business. The show is supported by Active Management, Precor, Tribe Team Training, One Fit Stop, ABC Financial, MyZone & RockstarFit.

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Excellent Podcast

By brias125 - Sep 25 2019
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Every podcast I have listened to has been enjoyable and relevant to my company. I also share among my managers and adds to collaboration on how to improve.

Love this podcast!

By Trainyourinnerbadass - Sep 21 2019
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Each podcast has valuable information and tools that can be used in any form or fashion! From owning a studio to being a part of a team at a corporate gym! Each podcast, you can take away info that will work for your situation and apply what you see suitable! I’ve have gone back and listened to podcasts that I already used and applied more info as I see fit to my situation! Love it!

iTunes Ratings

62 Ratings
Average Ratings
57
3
0
0
2

Excellent Podcast

By brias125 - Sep 25 2019
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Every podcast I have listened to has been enjoyable and relevant to my company. I also share among my managers and adds to collaboration on how to improve.

Love this podcast!

By Trainyourinnerbadass - Sep 21 2019
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Each podcast has valuable information and tools that can be used in any form or fashion! From owning a studio to being a part of a team at a corporate gym! Each podcast, you can take away info that will work for your situation and apply what you see suitable! I’ve have gone back and listened to podcasts that I already used and applied more info as I see fit to my situation! Love it!
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The Fitness Business Podcast

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Since 2015, the fitness business podcast has produced a weekly show to help fitness business owners, managers, career individuals and entrepreneurs lead, manage and run their businesses. Each week the show invites leading business experts, coaches, authors and owners from around the world to share their expert advice on a specific topic, make book recommendations and end each show with 3 specific actions listeners can do. Themed shows include In The Trenches, where an owner shares a strategy that has had amazing impact in their business; and the Intensive Series, four mini episodes with laser focus on a specific topic and real time actions for listeners to implement into their business. The show is supported by Active Management, Precor, Tribe Team Training, One Fit Stop, ABC Financial, MyZone & RockstarFit.

Rank #1: 023 Debora Warner – Turn Your Passion into Profit by Creating Your Dream Business

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Debora Warner is the president and CEO of Mile High Run Club. A niche fitness business that caters to runners, both new and experienced. They promote themselves as the first dedicated studio for running, and it's based in the heart of NYC. Debora herself has coached hundreds of runners over the past several years, she is an RRCA Certified Running Coach as well as an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor and lifetime endurance athlete.

Mile High Run Club is an example of how a passion can turn into a profitable business and throughout this interview, Debora shares some of her key secrets to success and the exciting plans for the future of Mile High Run Club.

Visit: ActiveMgmt.com.auVisit: fitnessbusinesspodcast.comEmail: info@activemgmt.com.auPhone: +61 2 9484 5501Twitter: @fitbizpodcast

Oct 21 2015

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Rank #2: 024 Mike Michalowicz – Profit First, Turning Your Fitness Business into a Money Making Machine

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Mike Michalowicz is the entrepreneur behind three multimillion dollar companies and is the author of "Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan" and "The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur." He's 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. He is globally recognized as the guy who “challenges out dated business beliefs” and teaches us what to do about it.

During today's show, Mike talks to us about his book "Profit First," in which he give us details on the cash management system that will ensure any business – of any size, in any industry, no matter how much debt it carries or how many years it has been operating — will become permanently profitable.

Visit: ActiveMgmt.com.auVisit: fitnessbusinesspodcast.comEmail: info@activemgmt.com.auPhone: +61 2 9484 5501Twitter: @fitbizpodcast

Oct 28 2015

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Rank #3: 122 Shannon Fable How to Grow, Lead and Inspire your Group Fitness Team

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Shannon Fable is an experienced business and program developer in the health and wellness space. With nearly 20 years in the industry, she has presented and educated in six continents on group fitness, personal training, management, business development and time management. 

With a proven track record for assessing needs and developing programs, systems, and structure for a wide variety of businesses in the fitness industry, she has also carved out time to write, mentor, and star in over 25 fitness and management related DVDs. Shannon is a certified Book Yourself Solid® Business Coach interested in helping fitness professionals navigate the industry and find their place. She owns both Balletone® and Sunshine Fitness Resources. Most notably, along with her developer husband, she co-created and founded GroupEx Pro®, a revolutionary software designed to streamline and operationalize the management and marketing of group fitness programs for health clubs.

During this weeks show we discuss where to find the best group fitness instructors, how to get more men teaching group fitness, tips for building your group fitness team and advice for instructors wanting to move into management roles.

Aug 28 2017

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Rank #4: 181 How to Develop a Social Media Strategy for Your Fitness Business

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Sam Mutimer is the Founder and Director of Social Media at Thinktank Social. During this weeks show you will learn, where you should start to develop a social media strategy, The key components of a Facebook strategy, The key components of a Instagram strategy, Top Tips on developing a social media strategy.

Jul 17 2018

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Rank #5: 079 Ilana Wechsler – The First Thing to Do Before Advertising on Facebook

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Ilana Wechsler is the founder and director of Green Arrow Digital, and she is a former data analyst turned pay per click (PPC) expert.

She has worked at many of the global financial institutions but switched careers many years ago when she finally gave in to her passion for PPC and online marketing. She is truly passionate about working closely with her clients and also teaching businesses how to run profitable ad campaigns themselves, without needing an agency.

During today's interview, Ilana defines all the most frequently used terms in Facebook advertising, and she tells us about the importance of pixels and conversion tracking.

Visit: fitnessbusinesspodcast.com Email: info@fitnessbusinesspodcast.com Phone: +61 2 9484 5501 Twitter: @fitbizpodcast On Facebook

Nov 22 2016

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Rank #6: 154 Thomas Plummer Social Media Marketing for The Fitness Industry

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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

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Rank #7: 224 Kari Saitowitz – Behind the Scenes of Building a Fitness Brand

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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 18 2019

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Rank #8: 244 Essential Skills Every Fitness Leader Should Possess

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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

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Rank #9: 254 How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Personal Brand

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Sam Mutimer is the Founder and Director of Social Media at Thinktank Social. During this weeks show you will learn, who should use social media to grow their personal brand, how to develop your personal brand statement, why you should be using Instagram and LinkedIn more than you think, how to find what content style best suits you and last of all we chat about the benefits for a business to have a team member with a strong personal brand

Sep 17 2019

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Rank #10: 237 Everything you need to know about Marketing, with Mark Schaefer

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  • 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.

Jun 04 2019

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Rank #11: 247 How To Be A Successful Rent Paying Personal Trainer

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Chris Mooney is Personal Training Performance Coach. In 2016 Chris launched 51FIT with the goal of leveraging his 20+ years’ experience in the industry to help prospective PTs make it through their first 12 months working as a commercial gym personal trainer. His business, 51FIT, has now evolved to offer coaching and mentoring services to established PTs to help keep them focused, accountable and succeed. Further to this, Chris has partnered with Australian based EMF Performance Centres as the PT manager across their 7 and rapidly growing clubs.

Jul 30 2019

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Rank #12: 230 Elias Scarr - Essential Actions for Onboarding New Members

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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 30 2019

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Rank #13: 257 Setting New Staff Up for Success

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Greta Wagner is the Executive Director and Senior Vice President at Chelsea Piers Connecticut.

Chelsea Piers is a premiere sports and entertainment complex with locations in New York City, Brooklyn, and Stamford.

As the Executive Director/EVP of Connecticut, Greta is responsible for the leadership, development, and financial success of the 500,000+ square foot Stamford facility. She has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years.

Greta is a board member for the Chelsea Piers Scholarship Fund and the Stamford School of Ballet and supports over 25 additional charitable organizations and as you will hear later in the show, she is also one of the panelists for the 2019 IHRSA Womens Leadership Summit.

Oct 01 2019

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Rank #14: 188 Rachel Cosgrove 3 Ways to Make More Money in your Fitness Business

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In this weeks show we discuss 3 Ways to make more Revenue in your Fitness Business, How to increase your prices each year, Tips for getting new members into your club. Rachel Cosgrove, 2012 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, co-owns and has operated Results Fitness, a fitness center in Southern California, for the past 16 years. Results Fitness was named one of the top ten gyms in the United States by Men’s Health Magazine three years in a row and was voted a Best Gym by Women’s Health Magazine in 2011. 

Aug 31 2018

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Rank #15: 165 Michael Piercy: Impacting your Community to grow your fitness business and brand

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Michael Piercy is the owner of The LAB in Fairfield, New Jersey.

He is the recipient of the 2017 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year award and has also been awarded the 2013 TRX FACEUP award for Overall Instructor of the Year.

Michael represents brands such as Under Armour, TRX® and Matrix fitness as a Master Trainer. He is a former professional baseball player with three Major league organizations and holds a master’s degree in exercise science.

Apr 16 2018

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Rank #16: 234 How To Improve Member Engagement in Your Fitness Business

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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 21 2019

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Rank #17: 119 Fitness Business Intensive Paul Brown on Retention 3 of 4

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Paul Brown Mr Retention is known for his ground-breaking work in member retention, exercise adherence and membership growth, he is the creator of the Face2Face Retention Systems which are the standard operating procedure for several of the world’s most successful and prestigious health club groups with many millions of success stories to date and growing rapidly. During this show you will learn the must haves of a quality fitness busines and how new clients can attain a level of independence. 

Aug 17 2017

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Rank #18: 133 Casey Conrad The 8 Steps to Fitness Sales Intensive 1 of 4

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Casey Conrad, BA, JD, has been in the health and fitness industry for 27 years. In addition to authoring “Selling Fitness: The Complete Guide to Selling Health Club Memberships,” she has created and published over 25 other sales, marketing and management training products for the industry. 

Nov 02 2017

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Rank #19: 240 6 Step System to Finding Growth in your Fitness Business

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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 25 2019

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Rank #20: 120 Justin Tamsett Facebook Live Tips For The Fitness Industry

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Justin Tamsett has been in the fitness industry since 1988 as a personal trainer, sales person, club manager and multi-club owner. During this show he shares the hottest tips to video live stream for fitness professionals including: Why you should consider doing a LIVE video, How to get people to watch, How to get people to interact , Tips for planning your first live streaming video.

Aug 22 2017

32mins

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