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. …

Guest Post Requirements

If you’re thinking of a blog post for this site, the checklist is below. I highly encourage you to use it precisely as a checklist. Please ensure your draft satisfies all of these criteria. When posts don’t hit these points, I usually have to decline them. Do you understand my niche? My blog is about …

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 …

205 – Rahul Bernath – Is the CAR.O.L Bike a Good Fit for your HIT Business?

Rahul Bernath

Rahul Bernath is the Sales and Marketing Director for CAR.O.L. Before joining CAR.O.L, Rahul graduated from the University College London with a First Class Degree and worked with some of the UK’s most valuable consumer brands in marketing and sales. CAR.O.L was founded by Rahul’s parents; both serial entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley. Since joining CAR.O.L, …

204 – Michael Petrella – How To Deliver The Perfect Introductory Workout

Mike Petrella

Michael Petrella is the owner and head trainer at STG Strength and Power. STG is regarded by many as one of the finest and best equipped private gyms in the world. Michael is MEDX/HIT Certified (IART), Master HIT Certified (S.P.A.R.T.A.), Certified as a Youth Fitness Instructor (YouthFit Certified), winner of the prestiges “Most Innovative Training …

203 – Gary Knight – How To Become An Online HIT and Nutrition Coach

Gary Knight Heavy Duty T-Shirt

Gary Knight 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. …

202 – Thom Tombs and Craig Hubert – The Resistance Exercise Conference 2019

Thom Tombs and Craig Hubert

In March 2019, Thom Tombs, Craig Hubert, myself, and many others attended the Resistance Exercise Conference (REC). REC provides a great opportunity to meet like-minded professionals in the strength training industry, learn about the latest exercise science, and take your personal training business to the next level. Following another unforgettable REC experience, Thom, Craig, and …

201 – Patrik Meier – The HIT Giant, Kieser Training

Patrik Meier

In 1967, Kieser Training was pioneering – it was one of the first companies to recognise the health benefits of strength training and consistently encouraged the use of machinery to this end. More than 50 years later, Kieser has remained faithful to its concept and is still ahead of the curve. The machines continue to …

Thom Tombs – How to Help Your Clients by Closing the Sale

Thom Tombs - Smarter Exercise

The following is a guest post by Thom Tombs. Thom has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, and is a former U.S. Marine and Senior IT Director for a fast-growing biotech company. Thom is the proud owner and operator of Smarter Exercise in Encinitas, CA. In this guest post, Thom tackles some of …

199 – REC 2019 Roundtable with ARX – The Common Themes In Successful Smart Gyms

Mike Pullano, Lawrence Neal, and Jim Keen

I joined Mike Pullano (ARXFit Product and Fulfilment Manager) and Jim Keen (ARXFit Director of Fun), for a really engaging and entertaining roundtable discussion at the Resistance Exercise Conference 2019. In this episode, we discuss the state of the high intensity training industry, including how the fitness business landscape is changing, common themes in successful …

197 – Bill Crawford – How To Close The Sale

Bill and Debbie Crawford

Bill Crawford (email – iamfitness [@] aol.com) has been a leader and visionary in fitness since 1977, and is the owner of Basic Training (Facebook), a well revered high intensity strength training facility in Scottsdale, Arizona. Bill was trained for musculoskeletal evaluation and rehabilitation at the Exercise Science Center, University of Florida in Gainesville, and was personally …

196 – Richard Wolff – How To Retain Clients

Richard Wolff - MEDFitness

Richard J. Wolff, RD, LD has dedicated his life to helping people live well. He is an entrepreneur, writer, and founder of MEDFITNESS, the company that created On Demand Strength Training ™. In 2018, MEDFITNESS had their best year yet with sales growth of 18% and monthly attrition of 2.2%. MEDFITNESS have the lowest attrition …