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Lindsay Vastola speaks on topics ranging from work-life balance, emotional intelligence, and business-specific topics including industry best practices.
John is the founder and chief motivator of Fast Action Training, a 4300 square foot fitness and nutrition coaching studio in San Jose CA that was recently awarded Bay Area’s #1 Fitness Studio by the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Since early 2010 he's built Fast Action Training to a seven figure fitness business with over 350+ clients.
Shannon Fable helps you better understand the planning process to start your own business, the research data you need to know, how to build a strong organizational culture, and maintaining your business for scalable and sustainable success!
Brent Gallagher takes you through ideas on how to build your leadership skills, the best strategies to find qualified trainers/instructors, how to differentiate yourself from the competition, and learning the keys to drive more revenue to your business!
Anthony founded Function First more than 22 years ago and is an international educator for the health and fitness industry. Anthony has authored two bestselling books, developer of the Pain-Free Movement Specialist and is the inventor of Core-Tex.
Jane Bahneman showcases her tips for getting clients coming back again and again, fostering a safe and ethical business environment, plus marketing strategies that you can implement now for your fitness business!
PJ Stahl utilizes over 20 years of experience in the industry to provide an elite level of service ranging from Coaching, Motivational Speaking, Fitness Consulting, Educational Seminars/Clinics and Hosting/Appearances.
Mike Arce is an entrepreneur, speaker, coach, and advertising professional who owns Loud Rumor, a 7-figure marketing agency for fitness studios and independent gyms, and hosts a top fitness business podcast called The GSD Show.
Being a Canadian who finished high school in San Diego, California, did undergrad studies in Miami, Florida and Portland, Oregon, then worked in Austria, Germany and Hong Kong for five years before returning to the USA to receive my Masters in International Business, I learned early on about technology and trend transfer internationally.
Setting the right price for fitness services is important to anyone in the business, from studio owners to independent fitness professionals.
Curating a price list of services can be a delicate balancing act between what your services are worth, where they are being offered, and what is being offered by your competitors. Below are a few tips to consider when crafting a price list for fitness services.
Some website visitors convert and others don't. But why? And what can we do to increase the number of website visitors that take action on our site so we can have more personal training clients?
Your website can be a great tool for generating revenue. And with a few adjustments that align with the psychology behind what makes visitors convert, your website can be one of your greatest assets.
In this AFS webinar, Power Systems is excited to present all about how branding impacts member retention. Elisabeth will go into great detail to ensure you understand the factors that influence the definition of brand to consumers and on the value of material purchases vs. experiential purchases.
Many fitness studio owners make their first hire out of desperation. The stress piles up, you’re on the edge of burnout and you hire someone to take some of the stuff off your plate that you hate doing. Ultimately, the new hire doesn’t work out and you’re right back to where you started.
So, how do you avoid the hiring mistakes made by nearly every business owner and bring on a team member that will allow you to grow your business without causing you more stress and frustration?
Lightning does strike and hit HVAC units! Are you required by your lease to repair or replace this unit? You might be...learn more from Jennifer Urmston Lowe from Sports and Fitness Insurance.
Erik Marthaler is the Co-Founder of Lateral Fitness a full amenity, walk-up, boutique studio located in Chicago, IL. The first of its kind, Lateral is a full service studio that has all the offerings of a big box gym but in a private environment for clients to work with some of the best fitness experts in the city.
Pat Rigsby has built over 30 different businesses in the fitness industry ranging from individual facilities to award winning franchise organizations. The focus of today is on coaching fitness entrepreneurs to build a business that provides them the impact, income and lifestyle that they deserve.
Rachel Cosgrove is the owner of Results Fitness, was the 2012 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year is a columnist for Women's Health Magazine as well as Huffington Post and a seasoned author.
Jon Goodman is the author and founder of the first ever certification program for online training, including a first-of-its-kind textbook, workbook, online. He also created PTDC, the world's largest independent community of personal trainers.
Let’s talk TEAM. It’s actually one of the most overused buzzwords in business. Everyone talks team dynamics, team engagement, team building, the secrets of building a great team…etc. Now, please don’t get me wrong; I’m a huge fan of the concept!
I have been blessed to say I’ve been part of some incredibly dynamic and successful teams throughout my career. I simply love being part of the team.
Where should you begin? There are a number of aspects to consider when opening your own studio starting with a great business and marketing plan. There are several key elements to focus on that will contribute to your studio’s success.
What types of clients are you trying to attract, where will you be located, what types of programs will you offer, and how will the design support this vision?