Tag «HIT business»

276 – Luke Carlson – 10 Reasons to Start a HIT Business

Luke Carlson on fitness studio recovery

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, including virtual personal training, facilitated by educated and expert trainers. Stay educated throughout the year with COURSES by …

272 – Erik McKay – Turning Adversity into Opportunity

Erik McKay - No Bull Strength

Erik McKay is the owner and coach of No Bull Strength and Performance, founded in January 2010. He helps athletes, students, working professionals, moms and dads improve their strength, nutrition, and mindset. No Bull’s 30-minute intense workout enables people of different ages to achieve their strength and performance goals.  Erik has a bachelor’s and a …

Rahul Bernath – The Future of the Boutique Studio

Rahul Bernath - Sales and Marketing Director for CAR.O.L

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 stands for CARdiovascular Optimization Logic. It is an AI-powered, interactive exercise bike with self-learning algorithms that …

270 – Luke Carlson – The Complete Fitness Studio Recovery Plan

Luke Carlson on fitness studio recovery

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, including virtual personal training, facilitated by educated and expert trainers. In this episode, Luke Carlson shares the 3 …

268 – Jeff Tomaszewski – Powerful Marketing Strategies

Jeff Tomaszewski - maxstrengthfitness.com

Jeff Tomaszewski (jeff @ maxstrengthfitness.com) is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, minor in Sports Medicine, and a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology. He is a NATA certified Athletic Trainer and NCSA certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.  Jeff formed MaxStrength Fitness in May of 2007 in Westlake, …

262 – Dr Doug McGuff – How More Contractions may Increase Muscle Growth, Training with a Newborn, and MedX Medical Machines

Dr Doug McGuff

Dr Doug McGuff is the co-author of Body by Science: A Research Based Program for Strength Training, Body building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week and The Primal Prescription: Surviving The “Sick Care” Sinkhole. Doug practices full-time emergency medicine with Blue Ridge Emergency Physicians and owns, Ultimate Exercise, where he and his instructors continue to explore the limits …

256 – Luke Carlson and Dr Bryce Lee – Hiring, Referral Marketing, and Startups

Luke Carlson and Dr Bryce Lee

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 …

253 – Matt Hedman – The Perfect Workout – Part 1

Matt Hedman

Matt Hedman (matt.hedman @ theperfectworkout.com) is a Master Level Super Slow instructor and the founder/president of The Perfect Workout. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Washington. He worked briefly as an engineer in GE, until he found his passion for HIT, and pursued …

248 – John Briggs – Profit First for Micro Gyms

John Briggs

John Briggs (john @ incitetax.com), is a tax genius and runs Incite Tax and Accounting in Sandy, Utah, a multi-million-dollar firm and the largest in the country, adapting Michalowicz’s Profit First concept serving micro gym owners focusing on tax and cash-flow strategies. He has been featured in CrossFit Journal, Box Pro Magazine, and on micro …

247 – Lawrence Neal – How to Start a HIT Business Part 2

Lawrence Neal

I wanted to start a personal training business in one form or another for several years now. However, the podcast and HIT Business Membership have always taken center stage. More recently, I realized it makes a lot of sense for me to start a personal training business to document the journey, developing my expertise, and providing more value …

246 – Thom Tombs – How to Generate More Revenue with CAR.O.L HIIT Bikes

Thom Tombs

Thom Tombs (thom @ smarterexercise.org) 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. He is a certified Super Slow instructor, and the proud owner of Smarter Exercise in Encinitas, CA which provides evidence based strength training services to clients of …

243 – Luke Carlson – How Often Should you Train your Clients?

Luke Carlson - Discover Strength

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 …

239 – Luke Carlson – Are you a Personal Trainer or a Business Owner?

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 …

238 – Skyler Tanner and Wayne Thacker – How to Acquire, Retain, and Delight your Clients

Skyler Tanner and Wayne Thacker

  Skyler Tanner (skyler @ smartstrengthaustin.com) is an exercise physiologist and a world-class personal trainer. He operates Smart Strength, a HIT-focused, evidence-based, strength training studio in Austin, Texas. Smart Strength’s certified personal trainers use evidence-based methods to help you gain strength, boost energy, gain muscle, and improve mobility & balance. Skyler also brings a fascinating …

237 – Cassandra Av – How to Build a Timed Static Contraction Personal Training Business

Cassandra Bunhong

Cassandra Av (bunhongav @ yahoo.com) is a certified HIT trainer at Innate Strength Personal Training focusing on safe, efficient, and effective resistance training using high intensity. She also has certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine, HITuni, and California Massage Therapy Council.    Cassandra graduated at Southern California University of Health Science as an advanced …

234 – Celeste Fortier – How to Convert 100% of your Introductory Workouts

Celeste Fortier

Celeste Fortier (celestialbodies10 @ gmail.com) is a HIT trainer and a certified Superslow™ instructor for 20 years. Celeste was a pet food business owner until she discovered the potential of HIT in Baton Rouge. She currently trains clients at Centurion Fitness which specializes in HIT, specifically, the 30 minute, once per week highly efficient and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Podcast Transcript: Greg Anderson – A High Intensity Strength Training Icon

Please enjoy this transcript of Dave Durell’s podcast with Greg Anderson, Co-Founder of Ideal Exercise. It was transcribed and therefore might contain a few typos. When interviews last 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen to it on Apple Podcasts Stream by clicking here Download as an MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “save as” Grow …

187 – Greg Anderson – A High Intensity Strength Training Icon

Greg Anderson

Greg Anderson was the Co-Founder of Ideal Exercise. Greg was an amazing promoter and instructor of the SuperSlow® protocol and was named one of the greatest trainers in the world by Dr Doug McGuff (co-author of Body By Science) and other slow HIT enthusiasts. His legacy lives on through his wife and Ideal Exercise Co-Founder, …

180 – Kyle Recchia – HIT Business Productivity Strategies and Tactics

Kyle Recchia with wife, Tiffani

Kyle Recchia (kyle.recchia [@] theperfectworkout.com) is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for The Perfect Workout, the largest high intensity training studio chain in the United States with ~70 locations. In this episode, Kyle and I discuss productivity strategies and tactics, and how The Perfect Workout team use different methodologies to drive business results. We discuss …