The Fitness Industry Podcast

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Touching on everything from client coaching and hypertrophy, to nutrient timing, leadership and business growth, The Fitness Industry Podcast features insightful conversations with global leaders in the fitness industry.

Content is king, queen and ruler of everything, with Lynsey Fraser

Fitness social media marketer Lynsey Fraser talks the best social platforms for fitness, and how to cut through the noise to reach your customers online.

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Customer retention, differentiate or die, with Paul Bedford

The Retention Guru, Dr Paul Bedford, talks surprising findings of the Australian Fitness Industry Retention Report 2017, making sense of big data from 900 clubs, and how the numbers can reveal the demographic you should be marketing to.

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How to build a better PT offering in your club, with Wendy Sweet

Pioneer of personal training, Wendy Sweet, discusses the dawn and evolution of personal training, the problem of selling PT to clients who aren’t hungry for it, and how managers can improve their club PT operation.

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Lessons from a life in fitness, with Helen Vanderburg

Club owner and program developer Helen Vanderburg talks innovation in group programming, work-life balance, and evolving from professional athlete to globally respected fitness industry leader.

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Moving your team towards a common goal, with Steve Pettit

Leadership expert Steve Pettit talks the value of humility, the difference between managing and leading, and why having the desire to see others succeed will determine your own success as a leader.

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Resilience, rubber backsides and the importance of disconnecting from tech, with Andrew May

Performance and productivity coach Andrew May talks resilience, daily pause points, scar tissue and the importance of disconnecting from tech to reconnect with yourself.

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The business of fitness in 2017: engagement, tech and the power of niche, with Justin Tamsett

Fitness business and marketing leader Justin Tamsett talks people power and technology, the US versus Aussie market, and why the niche shall inherit the earth.

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Building good habits for fat loss and better health, with Matt O’Neill

Leading dietitian and nutritionist Matt O’Neill discusses the power of building habits over willpower alone for fat loss, meal planning, maintenance and the importance of ‘the next goal’.

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Does caffeine help or hinder exercise? with Cam McDonald

Nutritionist and Accredited Practicing Dietitian Cam McDonald talks caffeine, genetics and performance.

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Don’t tell me what to do… empower me to choose! with Kylie Ryan

Mindset coach and weight loss hypnotherapist Kylie Ryan talks NLP and behaviour shift, extrinsic motivators, and how to coach clients to self-empowerment.

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How your brain can change your body, with Dr Helena Popovic

Medical doctor and brain plasticity expert Dr Helena Popovich talks comfort eating, neuroslimming, and the language of weight ‘loss’.

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Superfoods and super marketing, with Teresa Mitchell Paterson

Nutritionist and naturopath Teresa Mitchell-Paterson talks nutrient density, superfood marketing, and kale vs spinach…

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When we eat, what we eat and why we eat it, with Adam Feit

Assistant director of performance nutrition at Precision Nutrition, Adam Feit, talks nutrient timing, protein consumption windows, eating real food and coaching tactics for client adherence.

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Your genes load the gun, but your lifestyle pulls the trigger… with Peta Carige

Nutritionist and sports dietitian Peta Carige talks affordable and actionable genetic testing, and increasing client buy-in to training and nutrition programs, with Network’s Emma Harvey.

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Building a perfectly symmetrical body, with Mike Fitch

Creator of the Animal Flow and Bodyweight Athlete training programs, Mike Fitch, discusses the 9 pinnacles for building a perfectly symmetrical body, and the importance of self-care and repair.

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Consistency, practice and programming evolution, with Tony Boutagy

Strength and Conditioning specialist, and avid devourer of exercise science texts, Tony Boutagy, talks programming, weight loss & hypertrophy and being open to differing fitness philosophies.

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Get inside clients heads to empower results, with Paul Taylor

Prominent exercise physiologist and neuroscientist Paul Taylor talks motivational interviewing, coercion and how exercise strengthens the area of the brain responsible for willpower.

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Helping women understand and love their bodies, with Nardia Norman

Women’s training specialist and former Personal Trainer of the Year, Nardia Norman, discusses helping women to understand and love their bodies.

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How to build a better PT offering in your club, with Wendy Sweet

Pioneer of personal training, Wendy Sweet, discusses the dawn and evolution of personal training, the problem of selling PT to clients who aren’t hungry for it, and how managers can improve their club PT operation.

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The rewarding way for every PT to train pregnant clients, with Lisa Westlake

Physio, fitness instructor and Network Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Lisa Westlake, discusses the rewards of safely training pregnant clients for every PT.

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The training that older clients REALLY want, with Ian O’Dwyer

Coach, educator and ‘elder’ of the industry, Ian O’Dwyer talks quality of life, the true motivators for older adults, and preventing the unnecessary tragedy of health decline.

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Whatever moves you – and makes you move, with Andrew ‘Chaddy’ Chadwick

‘The Movement Guy’ and multi-discipline master trainer Andrew Chadwick talks overcoming personal pain, individualising functional training, and what can happen to your career when you keep saying ‘yes’.

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Your genes load the gun, but your lifestyle pulls the trigger… with Peta Carige

Nutritionist and sports dietitian Peta Carige talks affordable and actionable genetic testing, and increasing client buy-in to training and nutrition programs, with Network’s Emma Harvey.

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