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  • 00:51

    Episode #30 Fitness Business Events and Continuing Education

    in Fitness

    In this episode we talk about the many events available in the fitness industry and how you can benefit from them. We also cover the cool new promotions we have coming, including free workouts, cheat sheets, templates, and Jesse's new book at www.bootcampbook.com.


     


    Jesse Stoddard, fitness boot camp business coach, personal trainer, and author featured in CNN Money, along with the well-known and highly regarded fitness expert Georgette Pann, owner of NutriFitness Bootcamps, the founder of Sure Victory Fitness Bootcamp Club, and creator of the famous Sure Victory Boot Camp Business in a Box program, host this discussion about the personal training career and fitness business. Along with exclusive interviews with fitness experts and trainers who run successful fitness boot camp companies, they discover why some personal trainers fail and others succeed.

  • 01:00

    Episode #38 Thomas Plummer 'The Fitness Business Guru' Interview

    in Fitness

    In this episode we interview Thomas Plummer a veteran with more experience in his little pinky finger than the vast majority of all the fitness business guru's online.


    Thomas goes over the good, the bad, and the ugly in the industry, along with the changes and trends in the industry and predictions for the future.


    About Thom

     

    Thomas Plummer has been working in the fitness industry for over 30 years. Though he is not one to brag he is know as the, fitness business guru! Throughout his years as a road warrior, maverick and leading consultant of the fitness industry he has seen it all. He is the founder of the National Fitness Business Alliance.

     

    His no holding back, say it like you mean it leave out all the BS approach is what makes him not only one of the best speakers in the industry but by far the most entertaining.

    These days he has found his true calling in life coaching and helping people find their true purpose in life. Helping them set and reach goals and asking tough questions to get them thinking about their future. Thom has a unique approach to guiding and leading the way with a blunt way of telling you things you don’t want to hear, but need to hear. He truly is on a mission to change lives in the fitness industry.

  • 01:04

    Episode #39: Pat Rigsby Interview—Fitness Business Powerhouse Takes You To The Next Level

    in Fitness

    In this episode we interview Pat Rigsby, a 42 year old fitness business powerhouse that has built his share of successes from the ground up. He is a father, husband, entrepreneur, coach, and author.


    In the past decade Pat built over a dozen businesses as a CEO and Co-Owner, with five becoming million dollar or multi-million dollar ventures. Two of those businesses, Athletic Revolution and Fitness Revolution, have been multiple time winners on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 with each being the #1 franchise for it’s respective market. Another business, Fitness Consulting Group, was a multiple time honoree on the Inc. 5000, placing as high as #580 on the list of fastest growing businesses in the U.S. He's also been a Best-Selling Author 6 times over, presented in front of thousands of entrepreneurs and been featured in Entrepreneur, Men’s Health, USA Today and on hundreds of other media outlets.

     

    When it comes to sales, Pat sold as many as 116 franchises in a single year and been the strategist and copywriter for over 10 million dollars in online sales from his own businesses and millions more in sales for his clients.

     

    Jesse Stoddard, fitness boot camp business coach, personal trainer, and author featured in CNN Money, along with the well-known and highly regarded fitness expert Georgette Pann, owner of NutriFitness Bootcamps, the founder of Sure Victory Fitness Bootcamp Club, and creator of the famous Sure Victory Boot Camp Business in a Box program, host this discussion about the personal training career and fitness business. Along with exclusive interviews with fitness experts and trainers who run successful fitness boot camp companies, they discover why some personal trainers fail and others succeed.

  • 00:31

    Kristi Frank: Health, Fitness, and Business Guru

    in Motivation

    Our Host: 


    Svetlana Kim, Speaker, Author of White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee, Speaker, Consultant, and  Community Advocate.


    Svetlana is a host of the Radio Talk Show called "To The Stars Through Adversity." http://www.blogtalkradio.com/svetlanakim. 


    Our Guest: 


    Kristi Frank is a women’s health, fitness and business expert who gained national attention as one of the breakout stars from the first season of Donald Trump’s hit TV show, The Apprentice. She has appeared on Oprah, MSNBC, The View, The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight, The Howard Stern Show and numerous magazine covers. She is currently following her entrepreneurial spirit in many entrepreneurial endeavors, now combining health, fitness and weight-loss with her upcoming launch of MommyBodyMakeover, the highly acclaimed weight-loss program for women and her position as the Celebrity Publisher of Losing It! 


    Magazine www.LosingItMag.com.


     


     

  • 00:29

    Consummate Fitness Professional: Starting & Growing Your Training Business III

    in Health

    After being in the health & fitness industry for the past 9 years, I have been asked many questions about becoming a personal trainer. Many health conscious people aspire to be great influencers of change in their world, so it's no surprise that a career in personal training comes to mind first. But, it can be overwhelming just to figure out what education is needed, certifications are required, business licenses to apply for and how to just get going. I'm going to take the next 4-5 episodes to discuss a number of things to consider to be a successful and well-rounded personal trainer. Today I discuss:


    -What is your business model?


    -Who is your audience?


    -Where do you work?


    -Compare chain gyms, independent gyms and mobile training


    -How personal training has evolved from 1-on-1 to group settings


    -How to build clientele


    -How to retain clients


    -How to get referrals


    -How to get leads


    -Establishing a community presence & web presence


    -How to market on a dime


    -And much more


     

  • 00:30

    Consummate Fitness Professional: Starting & Growing Your Training Business V

    in Health

    After being in the health & fitness industry for the past 9 years, I have been asked many questions about becoming a personal trainer. Many health conscious people aspire to be great influencers of change in their world, so it's no surprise that a career in personal training comes to mind first. But, it can be overwhelming just to figure out what education is needed, certifications are required, business licenses to apply for and how to just get going. I'm going to take the next 4-5 episodes to discuss a number of things to consider to be a successful and well-rounded personal trainer. Today I discuss: 


    -More about the practice of personal training


    -Set up and preparation for all sessions


    -Filling out informed consent forms, waivers, doctor's releases (when necessary) and agreements


    -Setting and agreeing on goals, revisiting them frequently and planning ahead for goals


    -Take measurements appropriate to goals


    -Plan and track all workouts and progress, share regularly


    -Set a schedule, stick to it


    -The do's and don'ts of personal training


    -Miscellaneous wrap up

  • 00:29

    Consummate Fitness Professional: Starting & Growing Your Training Business I

    in Health

    After being in the health & fitness industry for the past 9 years, I have been asked many questions about becoming a personal trainer. Many health conscious people aspire to be great influencers of change in their world, so it's no surprise that a career in personal training comes to mind first. But, it can be overwhelming just to figure out what education is needed, certifications are required, business licenses to apply for and how to just get going. I'm going to take the next 4-5 episodes to discuss a number of things to consider to be a successful and well-rounded personal trainer.


    1st Episode: Introduction to Personal Training


    -What has been my experience?


    -What are some of the keys to becoming a consummate fitness professional?


    -What path should you choose?


    -How do you gain credibility?


    -How do you build your clientele?


    -What measures are needed to maintain and grow your business?


    -What are some of the do's and don'ts to personal training?


    -And, much more.

  • 00:29

    Consummate Fitness Professional: Starting & Growing Your Training Business VI

    in Health

    After being in the health & fitness industry for the past 9 years, I have been asked many questions about becoming a personal trainer. Many health conscious people aspire to be great influencers of change in their world, so it's no surprise that a career in personal training comes to mind first. But, it can be overwhelming just to figure out what education is needed, certifications are required, business licenses to apply for and how to just get going. I'm going to take the next 4-5 episodes to discuss a number of things to consider to be a successful and well-rounded personal trainer. Today I discuss:


    -The do's and don'ts of personal training


    -Miscellaneous wrap up

  • 00:30

    Consummate Fitness Professional: Starting & Growing Your Training Business IV

    in Health

    After being in the health & fitness industry for the past 9 years, I have been asked many questions about becoming a personal trainer. Many health conscious people aspire to be great influencers of change in their world, so it's no surprise that a career in personal training comes to mind first. But, it can be overwhelming just to figure out what education is needed, certifications are required, business licenses to apply for and how to just get going. I'm going to take the next 4-5 episodes to discuss a number of things to consider to be a successful and well-rounded personal trainer. Today I discuss:


    -More about building clientele, retention, referrals, advance purchasing options & a cancellation policy


    -Establishing a community & web presence


    -Why is marketing so important? How can you market without being "salesy"


    -The practice of personal training


    -Building relationships


    -Get know your clientele


    -Set up and preparation for sessions


    -Setting expectations with your clientele


    -Goal setting


    -Taking measurements


    -Setting your schedule and sticking to it


    -Maximizing the most of your time


    -And much more

  • 00:28

    Consummate Fitness Professional: Starting & Growing Your Training Business II

    in Health

    After being in the health & fitness industry for the past 9 years, I have been asked many questions about becoming a personal trainer. Many health conscious people aspire to be great influencers of change in their world, so it's no surprise that a career in personal training comes to mind first. But, it can be overwhelming just to figure out what education is needed, certifications are required, business licenses to apply for and how to just get going. I'm going to take the next 4-5 episodes to discuss a number of things to consider to be a successful and well-rounded personal trainer. Today I discuss: 


    -How to gain credibility in the health & fitness industry?


    -What kind of education is needed for personal training?


    -Is there specific qualifications needed to personal train?


    -The benefits of:


    -A college degree


    -A certification


    -Nothing


    -Are there set regulations for personal training?


    -Types of certifications: ACE, NASM, ISSA CSCS, etc.


    -Why is it so important to get credentialed? 


    -Why shouldn't you go without getting educated and credentialed in personal training?


    -What are the tools you'll need in your daily business?


    -What does "scope of practice" mean and how does it apply to this profession?


    -And much more

  • 00:14

    John Finn of Orange Theory Fitness with Kevin Hunter, The Business Forum Show

    in Business

    Join Host Kevin Hunter as he features business owner and guest John Finn or Orange Theory Fitness, Maple Grove, MN. 


    http://www.orangetheoryfitness.com/maple-grove


    Get ready for the most intense and effective workout you've encountered yet. Our heart-rate monitored training is designed to keep your heart rate in the "Orange Zone." The results are more energy, visible toning and an extra calorie afterburn. We call it the "Orange Effect," a concept that will help your way to a totally new you.