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Welcome to the Fitness + Technology Podcast for club owners, operators, and fitness professionals! This show is your #1 trusted resource for the accelerating world of fitness technology. Each week, we bring you an expert interview with a global influencer at the crossroads of fitness and technology. You’ll get the insights, tools, and inspiration you need to stay connected to the pulse of what matters most for your fitness business in the age of exponential technologies. This podcast is brought to you by the Fitness Industry Technology Council, who is mobilizing resources to drive the fitness industry forward, and representing leading companies and organizations to success through collaboration. This show is supported by Vedere Ventures, a boutique investment and advisory firm helping early mature and late stage enterprises succeed in a new era.

Fitness + Technology Bryan O'Rourke: Fitness Industry Technology Council

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Welcome to the Fitness + Technology Podcast for club owners, operators, and fitness professionals! This show is your #1 trusted resource for the accelerating world of fitness technology. Each week, we bring you an expert interview with a global influencer at the crossroads of fitness and technology. You’ll get the insights, tools, and inspiration you need to stay connected to the pulse of what matters most for your fitness business in the age of exponential technologies. This podcast is brought to you by the Fitness Industry Technology Council, who is mobilizing resources to drive the fitness industry forward, and representing leading companies and organizations to success through collaboration. This show is supported by Vedere Ventures, a boutique investment and advisory firm helping early mature and late stage enterprises succeed in a new era.

    105 The Science of Aging

    105 The Science of Aging

    This week, on the Fitness + Technology podcast, host Bryan O’Rourke welcomes Mike Studer to the show. Mike is a clinical specialist in neurological physical therapy and a certified exercise expert in aging adult geriatrics. This podcast episode focuses on key trends, neuroplasticity, and the importance of exercise with aging as Bryan and Mike delve deeper into these topics.

    • 22 min
    104 The Value of Trust

    104 The Value of Trust

    This week, host Bryan O’Rourke welcomes Sal Pellegrino to the show. Sal is the Senior Strategic Account Manager at Precor where he oversees, directs, and manages key commercial club accounts. With a background in physical education, he has worked in the fitness and wellness industry in a variety of roles, from club owner to equipment sales professional, to industry trend spotter, and advisor to leading organizations. Sal shares with Bryan his insights as well as the story of his professional career.

    • 25 min
    103 Technology Is Now A "Must Have" For Gyms

    103 Technology Is Now A "Must Have" For Gyms

    This week, Bryan O’Rourke welcomes Adam Zeitsiff to the show. Adam is currently the President & CEO of Gold’s Gym where he oversees more than 650 locations serving 3+ million people across six continents in 29 countries. Adam shares his views on the challenges his organization faces and in advance of participating in FITC’s latest webinar on enhancing digital engagement. This episode focuses on Adam’s perspective on technology and how Gold’s Gym pivoted their offerings in the midst of a global pan

    • 18 min
    102 Adopting Technology For Club Operation Success

    102 Adopting Technology For Club Operation Success

    This week, host Bryan O’Rourke welcomes long time colleague Daron Allen to the show. Daron has been in the club business for over 25 years, notably as the CEO of Visual Fitness Planner which specializes in point of sale and customer relationship management support for personal training. This episode focuses on the challenges for club owners in adopting technology and the processes involved in dramatically improving their operations.

    • 29 min
    101 The Revolution Of The Role Of Fitness Professionals And The Future Of Health Coaching

    101 The Revolution Of The Role Of Fitness Professionals And The Future Of Health Coaching

    This week, host Bryan O’Rourke welcomes Dr. Ted Vickey to the show. Ted is an educator and advisor with over 25 years of experience. He currently works as an assistant professor at Point Loma Nazarene University as a professor of kinesiology and is the founder of FitWell. This episode focuses on the dynamics behind health coaching and the impact of technology for fitness professionals. Bryan and Ted have an open conversation about the trends and what this means for the industry as a whole.

    • 21 min
    100 COVID-19's Impact On Fitness Instructors & Trainers

    100 COVID-19's Impact On Fitness Instructors & Trainers

    This week, host Bryan O’Rourke welcomes Dan McDonogh. Dan is a fitness leader with over 20 years experience and has played key roles for several global brands including Les Mills, TRX, and Under Armour. He currently works as the Director of Performance Programming for GoodLife Fitness where he continues to drive brand awareness, growth, and retention. This episode focuses on the impact and changes in the marketplace as a result of the pandemic and how industry professionals such as Dan have responded.

    • 23 min

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How to be a fitness disruptor, not a disrupt victim!

We're living in a time when all industries are being disrupted. The choice for fitness operators is whether to be disrupted or to be a disruptor, learning the latest technologies and tech-strategies to grow their businesses, make them more efficient and at the same time serve their customers (whose tech expectatins are changing) better. The Fitness + Technology podcast and their brilliant show notes are a "must subscribe, listen and read" for fitness entrepreneurs who want to survive and thrive.

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Greg Skloot

I listened to Greg Skloot and actually took a few points from it and created some marketing around it. Was a great listen. I look forward to listening to Dan's.

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