19 episodes

Every month we connect you to the latest innovation in fitness and introduce you to groundbreaking leadership ideas. Join us for conversations with global fitness and tech experts.

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Every month we connect you to the latest innovation in fitness and introduce you to groundbreaking leadership ideas. Join us for conversations with global fitness and tech experts.

    Rob Handy: Gym community building lessons

    Rob Handy: Gym community building lessons

    With over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry, today Rob Handy combines his sales, management and people knowledge to support the independent fitness sector. He founded Independent Gyms as a “happy accident”. From a Facebook group to an empowering community, today Independent Gyms connects hundreds of gym owners across the UK & Ireland and helps their businesses grow.

    • 38 min
    David Minton: Why Do “Gen Active” Spend More on Takeaways than Fitness?

    David Minton: Why Do “Gen Active” Spend More on Takeaways than Fitness?

    He’s the Director of The Leisure Database Company. A data geek and an industry expert, David Minton is making data more accessible for fitness professionals. We invited him to mPowered to learn more about the upcoming 2022 State of the UK Fitness Industry Report. How have gyms bounced back from the COVID closures? What’s changed in customer behaviour? Has the gym penetration rate gone lower or higher? 
    Gym operators, gym suppliers and industry consultants will all benefit from the upcoming 2022 STATE OF THE UK FITNESS INDUSTRY REPORT – the largest leisure industry audit delivered by The Leisure Database for the first time since 2019. More than 30,000 hours of research have gone into the making of the audit, covering 7000+ fitness clubs in the UK.
    Listen to the episode to find out how data can help your gym! 

    • 39 min
    Jamie Cartwright: The Most Important Person in the Fitness Industry

    Jamie Cartwright: The Most Important Person in the Fitness Industry

    He’s the Co-Owner of Hatton Boxing, Co-Founder of Box12, pioneering in-club boxing solutions for fitness operators, and Founder of Move4Freedom. With previous experience spanning across 20+ years working with global manufacturers and solution led products, he’s spent over 10 years running his own gyms. Impressive, right?
    As a former professional football player, he knows a thing or two about resilience. If that wasn’t enough, he decided to take on the challenge of SAS Who Dares Win, a TV series where recruits go to the edge of physical and mental boundaries during some of the toughest Special Air Services drills, and he survived it like a champion. 
    We introduce you to Jamie Cartwright, a fitness entrepreneur and industry leader whose name you’re likely to hear more often!

    • 57 min
    Matthew Griffin: A Futurist’s Guide to the Fitness Industry

    Matthew Griffin: A Futurist’s Guide to the Fitness Industry

    An award-winning futurist and international keynote speaker, Matthew Griffin is the Founder of 311 Institute, which helps organisations everywhere to envision, shape and lead the exponential future. 

    Certified as a personal trainer about 20 years ago, today Matthew Griffin spends his days predicting the future. We invited him to mPowered to learn how he envisions the future of the fitness industry!

    Will AI forever change customer service in the gym? Can digital humans ever replace personal trainers? How much data do fitness professionals need to make the world a healthier place? Listen to this episode to find out!

    • 58 min
    Robert Sawhney: How to Beat Your Fitness Competitors Online and Offline

    Robert Sawhney: How to Beat Your Fitness Competitors Online and Offline

    What does behavioural science, business strategy and NPS score have to do with running a gym successfully? We spoke to Robert Sawhney, Director of Strategy & Key Accounts at Life Fitness, to learn how fitness clubs can attract and retain members in today's digital fitness climate!

    • 44 min
    Craig McNeill & Jack Malin: The Future of Personal Training

    Craig McNeill & Jack Malin: The Future of Personal Training

    In this episode, we go back to our biggest takeaways as to what it takes to add more value to your PT offerings. Whether you’re just starting as a PT or you’re a gym operator looking for a model change, our guests have the strategy for success. Join us for a recap of season 2 of mPowered! 

    • 40 min

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