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We unfold the story behind industry-leading fitness entrepreneurs, sharing the trials and tribulations faced on their journey to success in order to pave the way for aspiring fitness entrepreneurs.

The Fitness Founders Podcast Glofox

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

We unfold the story behind industry-leading fitness entrepreneurs, sharing the trials and tribulations faced on their journey to success in order to pave the way for aspiring fitness entrepreneurs.

    Josh Biro Tells Us About the Simple Secret to Making Your Sales Pitch Successful

    Josh Biro Tells Us About the Simple Secret to Making Your Sales Pitch Successful

    Josh will be speaking at #Glocon2021 which brings together the best minds in the industry to help you navigate the world post pandemic.

    Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/glocon-2021-tickets-158559464627

    Josh Biro is the founder of The Yogapreneur Collective, an ethical business coaching program for purpose driven yoga studios.

    In this episode Josh talks about focusing on the core vision of your studio, why value is the key to your pricing and the simple secret to making your sales pitch successful.

    Connect with Josh here: https://www.instagram.com/joshbiro
    Find The Yogaprenuer Collective here: https://joshbiro.com/the-yogapreneur-collective/

    This podcast is brought to you by Glofox, a gym software management company. If you are looking to accelerate growth, work efficiently and deliver a well-branded boutique customer experience, check us out at http://www.glofox.com

    • 49 min
    David Marquet Talks About Building an Empowering Organization for Your Fitness Business

    David Marquet Talks About Building an Empowering Organization for Your Fitness Business

    This week we talk to David Marquet, a retired United States Navy captain and submarine commander, leadership expert and bestselling author of Turn the Ship Around and Leadership is Language.

    In this episode David describes how he transformed USS Santa Fe into what has been called the most empowering organization ever seen, how to transform your leadership style from telling people what to do to letting people make decisions for themselves and why you need to think about the legacy you want to leave as a business owner

    Find out more about David and his essential leadership books here: https://davidmarquet.com/

    This podcast is brought to you by Glofox, a gym software management company. If you are looking to accelerate growth, work efficiently and deliver a well-branded boutique customer experience, check us out at http://www.glofox.com/

    • 28 min
    April Fisk Talks About Building Culture and Community Within a Fitness Franchise

    April Fisk Talks About Building Culture and Community Within a Fitness Franchise

    This week we talk to April Fisk, the CEO of Rockbox Fitness, a boxing inspired boutique fitness franchise based in the US.

    In this episode, April tells us about what the best franchises do at the highest level of operations, the key qualities of a successful franchisee and the importance of building strong communities within a franchise network.

    Connect with April here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/april-fisk-08600316/

    Check out Rockbox Fitness here: https://rockboxfitness.com/

    This podcast is brought to you by Glofox, a gym software management company. If you are looking to accelerate growth, work efficiently and deliver a well-branded boutique customer experience, check us out at http://www.glofox.com/

    • 32 min
    Chris Cooper Tells Us The Proven Formula For A Successful Fitness Business

    Chris Cooper Tells Us The Proven Formula For A Successful Fitness Business

    This week we welcome back Chris Cooper, a gym owner, author and the founder of the fitness business mentorship program Two Brain Business. 
    In this episode Chris tells us about how gyms were forced to rethink their business models during Covid-19, where fitness operators need to spend their time and money to be successful and he explains the secret behind why you should aim for 150 members when starting out. 
    Connect with Chris here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/twobrain/?originalSubdomain=ca
     
    Find out more about Two Brain Business here: https://twobrainbusiness.com/
     
    Take a look at their State of The Industry report here:  https://twobrainbusiness.com/research/
     
    Check out this article on Robert Dunbar's research that Chris mentions in the episode: https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20191001-dunbars-number-why-we-can-only-maintain-150-relationships

    This podcast is brought to you by Glofox, a gym software management company. If you are looking to accelerate growth, work efficiently and deliver a well-branded boutique customer experience, check us out at http://www.glofox.com/

    • 44 min
    Laurie McCartney Talks About Developing Your Business For A Changing Fitness Industry

    Laurie McCartney Talks About Developing Your Business For A Changing Fitness Industry

    This week we are joined by Laurie McCartney, who is the President of Global Fitness and Wellness Solutions at Ascend Learning, which includes The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), Premier Global, ActiveIQ, and ClubConnect.

    In this episode Laurie talks about the changing role of fitness learning and development, how to add to your toolkit of skills to grow your business and the new opportunities on the horizon for fitness businesses post pandemic.

    Connect with Laurie here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurie-mccartney-1ba1456/

    Check out NASM on the following channels:

    NASM on Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/personaltrainers

    NASM on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/nasm_fitness/

    NASM on YouTube
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjWgUFeyDbeQ3Q_eVCup_7Q

    This podcast is brought to you by Glofox, a gym software management company. If you are looking to accelerate growth, work efficiently and deliver a well-branded boutique customer experience, check us out at http://www.glofox.com/

    • 30 min
    Debra Strougo and Eric Von Frohlich Talk About Building Row House Into a Successful Boutique Fitness Franchise

    Debra Strougo and Eric Von Frohlich Talk About Building Row House Into a Successful Boutique Fitness Franchise

    This week we talk to Debra Strougo and Eric Von Frohlich, the founders of Row House, an Xponential brand and boutique fitness franchise that offers a low-impact, cardio enhancing, full-body strength workout for all fitness levels.

    In this episode Debra and Eric tell us about the challenges and successes starting out, how they built the brand from a few locations into a franchise and what the future looks like for the company and the industry as a whole.

    To to get involved with the Gyms Coalition that Debra mentions in the episode check out this link here: https://gymscoalition.org/get-involved

    Connect with Debra here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/debrastrougo/

    Connect with Eric here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-von-frohlich-7a93b525/

    This podcast is brought to you by Glofox, a gym software management company. If you are looking to accelerate growth, work efficiently and deliver a well-branded boutique customer experience, check us out at http://www.glofox.com/

    • 40 min

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