232 – Dave Smith PhD – How to make Better Decisions in your Business Part 1

Dave Smith PhD

Dave Smith PhD (d.d.smith @ mmu.ac.uk) is a Health Care and Professions Council registered Sport and Chartered Exercise Psychologist. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University and Associate Editor of The Sport Psychologist, which is one of the most prominent peer-reviewed sport psychology journals. His research interests include …

231 – Richard Chartrand – How to Start a HIT Business from Home

Richard Chartrand

Richard Chartrand (Richard @ sustainablesuccess.ca) is a HIT trainer and the owner of Sustainable Success, a one on one strength training studio in North Grenville, Canada. His studio is designed to provide clients with an ideal training environment with the right privacy using exercise equipment like Nautilus, Dynavec and Powertec. Richard has been practicing strength …

230 – Diana Del Garbino – How to Create Unique Client Training Prescriptions

Diana Del Garbino

Diana Del Garbino (diana @ mymusclesinmotion.com) is a former SWAT, certified fitness coach, and the CEO of Muscles in Motion, INC. located in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Muscles in Motion is a personal training studio which offers exercise methods that are based on science & bio-mechanics, fitness programs for busy lifestyles, and utilise state-of-the-art technology to …

229 – How to Grow a HIT Business in a Big Box Gym

Nigel Lyon and Simon Costello

Nigel Lyons (info @ specialisedpersonaltraining.com) is a HIT personal trainer and founder of Specialised Personal Training in Dublin, Ireland. Health and fitness has always been Nigel’s passion. He has been in the industry for over 4 years educating and motivating people from around the world to make positive changes to their lifestyle. Nigel is also …

228 – Patty Durell – How to Improve and Prevent Common Shoulder Injuries

Patty Durell

Patty Durell, along with her husband, Dave Durell, own and operate Rock Solid Fitness, a one-on-one personal training studio in Dunedin, Florida. Their unique high-intensity training philosophy has helped thousands of clients increase strength, lose fat, improve conditioning and rehabilitate injuries.  Patty has been helping people achieve their fitness goals for over 25 years. She is …

226 – Dr. Bryce Lee – Are Muscle Activation Techniques a Waste of Time?

Dr. Bryce Lee

Dr. Bryce Lee (bryce @ strength-space.com) is a former Surface Warfare Naval Officer turned Director of Therapy and Co-founder of StrengthSpace, a provider of resistance-based exercise and physical therapy services located in Chesapeake, Virginia. He is a former CrossFit and Kettlebell addict and following a string of acute and overuse training injuries, became a Body By Science devotee, …

224 – David Landau – How to Optimize HIT Training and Recovery

David Landau

David Landau (Exarchives[@]aol.com) is the owner of Advanced Exercise located in Miami, Florida which offers high tech training in all phases of HIT/Nautilus Protocol. He is a highly respected HIT trainer with over 40 years of experience and rubs shoulders with many of the world’s greatest exercise thinkers, body builders and old-time strong men. Over …

Podcast Transcript: Luke Carlson – How to Attract and Keep Great Personal Trainers in your HIT Business Part 1

Luke Carlson

Please enjoy this transcript for Luke Carlson – How to Attract and Keep Great Personal Trainers in your HIT Business Part 1 (#215). Generate more profit in your high intensity training business – Join HIT Business Membership   Download the Trainer Retention Slides and PDF Transcript   Lawrence Neal: Lawrence Neal here, and welcome back to highintensitybusiness.com. …

223 – Bill DeSimone – How To Make Your Weight Training Joint-Friendly

Bill DeSimone (photo from HITuni.com)

Bill DeSimone (Congruent Exercise) is a personal trainer known for his sensible, biomechanics-based approach to strength training and is the go-to biomechanics expert for some of the best high-intensity trainers in the world like Dr. Doug McGuff and Skyler Tanner.  Starting as a trainer in 1983 in New York City, in 2006 he opened his own studio, Optimal …

222 – Pamela Gold – How to Build a Biohacking Fitness Studio

Pamela Gold

Pamela Gold (LinkedIn) is the founder of HACKD Fitness, New York City’s first biohacking fitness studio, sharing the latest fitness and recovery tech and holistic coaching. She grew up on her family’s apple farm in upstate New York, graduated from Yale University as a Microbiology and Biochem major, and then entered the business world in …

221 – John Little – The Time Saver’s Workout Part 2

John Little

John Little (Linkedin) is considered “one of the top fitness researchers in North America” (Ironman magazine). An accomplished author in the field of exercise (Max Contraction Training, Body By Science, The Art of Expressing the Human Body), philosophy, history and martial arts, John’s articles have been published in every major fitness and martial arts magazine in North America. …

220 – Luke Carlson – How to Attract and Keep Great Personal Trainers in your HIT Business Part 2

Luke Carlson

Luke Carlson (Luke[@]DiscoverStrength.com) is the founder and CEO of Discover Strength, a fast growing personal training business based in Minneapolis and four other personal training facilities in Minnesota. Discover Strength offers a variety of strength training sessions facilitated by educated and expert trainers. Their personal training facilities are among the highest volume/revenue training facilities in …

219 – Walter Vendel – How to Build a Successful fit20 Franchise

Walter Vendel fit20

Walter Vendel (walter[@]fit20.nl) is the CEO of fit20 Group. The first fit20 studio started in 2009. Today, they have more than 120 studios in the Netherlands and continue to grow fast internationally having licensed Master Franchisees in 8 countries on 4 continents.  fit20 is an innovative training studio that offered thousands of people worldwide an …

218 – Joe Cirulli – How to Build a World-Leading Health Club

Joe Cirulli

Joe Cirulli (joe.cirulli[@]ghfc.com) is the founder and CEO of Gainesville Health & Fitness (GHF) located in Gainesville, Florida. GHF is one of the most well-known and respected health clubs in the world with more than 27,000 members across three sites: a 80,000 square foot club in the heart of Gainesville, a 25,000 square foot club …

217 – Logan Herlihy – How to Look Good Naked

Logan Herlihy

Logan Emmet Herlihy (logan @ how2lookgoodnaked.com) is a personal trainer at Discover Strength. Logan is a graduate of BS Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Exercise Science at the University of Central Florida. He is a blogger, online coach, and the author of How 2 Look Good Naked: The Least Amount Of Effort, To Look The …

216 – My Online HIT Coaching Session with Gary Knight

Gary Knight

Gary Knight (Intensegainsgary[@]gmail.com) is a high-intensity trainer and online HIT coach. He’s worked with hundreds of people from different backgrounds, including high powered executives and CEOs. Gary has been able to deliver excellent results as both a personal trainer and online coach, helping clients to optimise their body composition with proven strategies for exercise and nutrition. …

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215 – Luke Carlson – How to Attract and Keep Great Personal Trainers in your HIT Business Part 1

Luke Carlson

Luke Carlson (Luke[@]DiscoverStrength.com) is the founder and CEO of Discover Strength, a fast growing personal training business based in Minneapolis and four other personal training facilities in Minnesota. Discover Strength offers a variety of strength training sessions facilitated by educated and expert trainers. Their personal training facilities are among the highest volume/revenue training facilities in …

214 – John Little – The Time Saver’s Workout Part 1

John Little

John Little (Linkedin) is considered “one of the top fitness researchers in North America” (Ironman magazine). An accomplished author in the field of exercise (Max Contraction Training, Body By Science, The Art of Expressing the Human Body), philosophy, history and martial arts, John’s articles have been published in every major fitness and martial arts magazine …

212 – Jim Keen – The Complete ARX Exercise Selection

Jim Keen

Jim Keen (email – Jim [at] arxfit.com) is the Director of Fun at ARX (Facebook, Instagram). He’s been SuperSlow certified since 2013, and transitioned from a career as a trumpet player in pit orchestras for Broadway tours to a career training people in accordance with High Intensity Training principles. As an “outsider” to the field, and having trained people …

208 – Dave Smith PhD – Acknowledging Arthur Jones, Body Dysmorphia, and Adherence to Resistance Training

Dave Smith PhD

Dave Smith PhD (email – d.d.smith[@]mmu.ac.uk) / Linkedin) is a Health Care and Professions Council-Registered Sport and Chartered Exercise Psychologist. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University and Associate Editor of The Sport Psychologist, which is one of the most prominent peer-reviewed sport psychology journals. His research interests …

206 – James Fisher PhD – Evidence Based Recommendations for Hypertrophy Part 2

Dr James Fisher Basic Training

James Fisher PhD (Instagram, Facebook) is a Course Leader and Senior Lecturer for the School of Sport, Health, and Social Sciences at the Southampton Solent University in the UK. He is regarded as one of the leading researchers in exercise science, and in particular, resistance training. Contact James via email to james.fisher [@] solent.ac.uk In this follow up episode …