272 episodes

Welcome to the Fitness Business Asia podcast, hosted by BASE founder and CEO Jack Thomas - a show with a strong and powerful mission to raise the standards of Asia’s fitness industry.

If you’re an ambitious gym owner, fitness manager, investor in the wellness industry or a coach that wants to get into the business side of fitness, this weekly resource will help you raise your game.

Fitness Business Asia Podcast Jack Thomas

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 15 Ratings

Welcome to the Fitness Business Asia podcast, hosted by BASE founder and CEO Jack Thomas - a show with a strong and powerful mission to raise the standards of Asia’s fitness industry.

If you’re an ambitious gym owner, fitness manager, investor in the wellness industry or a coach that wants to get into the business side of fitness, this weekly resource will help you raise your game.

    Seven Gym Sales Essentials That Will Quickly Put You In The Top 5%

    Seven Gym Sales Essentials That Will Quickly Put You In The Top 5%

    Host Jack Thomas talks through seven gym sales essentials that will help you increase revenue and impact more people. Based on over 250 gym visits to clubs around the world, this list lays out the ‘must-dos’ which you can start implementing now.
     
    THE FIT GUIDE
    The Fit Guide helps you find and experience the world’s best fitness clubs and studios; and helps clubs create incredible, five star client experiences every time.
    Visit The Fit Guide
    The Fit Guide on LinkedIn
    The Fit Guide on Instagram
    The Fit Guide Newsletter
     
    SHOW RESOURCES
    Jack Thomas on LinkedIn
    Fitness Business Asia Website
    Fitness Business Asia Instagram

    • 22 min
    The Huge Potential and Opportunity in Saudi Arabia and the GCC Region, with Mohammed Iqbal of Sweatworks

    The Huge Potential and Opportunity in Saudi Arabia and the GCC Region, with Mohammed Iqbal of Sweatworks

    This episode is a must if you’re looking to do business or grow your brand in GCC, or you want to learn more about the region.
    Taken on the sidelines of Beyond Activ in Riyadh, we welcome Mohammed Iqbal back to the show to discuss the huge potential in Saudi Arabia and the wider region.
    Beyond Activ showcased some incredible projects and brands, as well as the people making it happen behind the scenes!
     
    GUEST RESOURCES
    Mohammed Iqbal
    Sweatworks
    LIFTs Podcast
    Beyond Activ
     
    THE FIT GUIDE
    Visit The Fit Guide
    The Fit Guide helps fitness lovers find and experience the world’s best fitness clubs and studios; and helps fitness clubs create incredible, five star client experiences every time.
    Subscribe to The Fit Guide Newsletter
    The Fit Guide on LinkedIn
     
    SHOW RESOURCES
    Jack Thomas on LinkedIn
    Fitness Business Asia Website
    Fitness Business Asia Instagram

    • 25 min
    What does your brand stand for? SoulCycle's new approach to handling social issues

    What does your brand stand for? SoulCycle's new approach to handling social issues

    In this episode host Jack Thomas reacts to a recent LIFTs podcast interview with SoulCycle CEO Evelyn Webster, where she discusses the company’s stance on handling sensitive social issues.
    This is an important conversaton for our industry that will challenge your thinking on values and branding.
    What do you think SoulCycle’s position? Connect with me on LinkedIn and let me know.
    Watch Evelyn Webster on the original episode of LIFTs podcast here.



    THE FIT GUIDE
    The Fit Guide helps you find and experience the world’s best fitness clubs and studios; and helps clubs create incredible, five star client experiences every time.
    Visit The Fit Guide
    The Fit Guide on LinkedIn
    The Fit Guide on Instagram
    The Fit Guide Newsletter
     
    SHOW RESOURCES
    Jack Thomas on LinkedIn
    Fitness Business Asia Website
    Fitness Business Asia Instagram

    • 11 min
    One of the most important trends in boutique fitness for 2023-2024

    One of the most important trends in boutique fitness for 2023-2024

    Host Jack Thomas talks about one of the most important trends in boutique fitness currently - using your unit space efficiently. Discover why this is so important, how you can maximize your space and how it can lead to you saving $100,000.
     
    THE FIT GUIDE
    The Fit Guide helps fitness lovers find and experience the world’s best fitness clubs and studios; and helps fitness clubs create incredible, five star client experiences every time.
    Visit The Fit Guide
    The Fit Guide on LinkedIn
    The Fit Guide on Instagram
    The Fit Guide Newsletter
     
    SHOW RESOURCES
    Jack Thomas on LinkedIn
    Fitness Business Asia Website
    Fitness Business Asia Instagram

    • 17 min
    Year In Review - 2023 for the fitness industry, Thailand, my gym (BASE) and me

    Year In Review - 2023 for the fitness industry, Thailand, my gym (BASE) and me

    In this honest and open episode, host Jack Thomas discusses how 2023 was for the fitness industry as a whole, Thailand’s fitness industry, his gym BASE Bangkok and also him personally.
    Hear about trends, predictions and what to expect in the next 12 months!
    Subscribe for our complimentary The Fit Guide 'Year One' report: The Fit Guide Newsletter
     
    THE FIT GUIDE
    The Fit Guide helps fitness lovers find and experience the world’s best fitness clubs and studios; and helps fitness clubs create incredible, five star client experiences every time.
    Visit The Fit Guide
    The Fit Guide on LinkedIn
    The Fit Guide on Instagram
    The Fit Guide Newsletter
     
    SHOW RESOURCES
    Jack Thomas on LinkedIn
    Fitness Business Asia Website
    Fitness Business Asia Instagram
     

    • 24 min
    Diagnose and Fix Any Problem In Your Fitness Business with Jack Thomas

    Diagnose and Fix Any Problem In Your Fitness Business with Jack Thomas

    In this episode, host Jack Thomas introduces The Fit Guide’s four step process to identifying issues in your business, as well as how to fix them.
    This easy to follow breakdown is essential for any fitness club or studio manager.
     
    THE FIT GUIDE
    The Fit Guide helps fitness lovers find and experience the world’s best fitness clubs and studios; and helps fitness clubs create incredible, five star client experiences every time.
    Visit The Fit Guide
    The Fit Guide on LinkedIn
    The Fit Guide on Instagram
    The Fit Guide Newsletter
     
    SHOW RESOURCES
    Jack Thomas on LinkedIn
    Fitness Business Asia Website
    Fitness Business Asia Instagram

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

newuserTH ,

Love this podcast!

Clear, straight to the point, no nonsense extremely valuable information. Highly recommended!

Jack BASE ,

Top Podcast On Asia’s Fitness Business

Aiming to be the no 1 resource for those in Asia’s fitness industry but also a solid source of information and inspiration wherever you’re based.

SanTekasub ,

Jack doesn't waste your time.

It's a very well structured podcast that obviously has a lot of thoughts behind it. I'm subscribing.

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