This is something we’ve been highlighting literally since these franchised gyms (you all know the ones we mean) started in the industry while this article is 95% original, I am going to borrow a point from another independent gym owner who had recently articulated well, the points against high intensity cookie cutter franchise gyms. “With… Read More »High Intensity Cookie Cutting
Big Globo Gym Mantra: The more equipment we have the better our gym. Independent Gym Mantra: Space is a premium, bare minimum equipment can produce results. This is a very common thing to see, the larger corporate gyms stacking their floors with machines, side by side like soldiers going into battle. With the exception of… Read More »Equipment or Space?
We are a 3 weeks into the new year now so many of you have probably thought about what you would like to achieve this year. Some have even put goals up on the black board in the gym. The purpose of this article is to provide a framework and identify any traps relating to… Read More »Goal Setting with Open goals or SMART goals
The back story; Google set out to prove managers are surplus to effective businesses, conversely they found the 10 traits the best managers had. As I read each one, my mind automatically related it to my business in the fitness industry. Here are my thoughts and what I sent to my facility staff: Be a… Read More »PT’s and Google’s manager experiment; the correlations.
Podcasts have allowed for an incredible exchange of knowledge from anywhere in the world to anyone in the world. This is undeniable. I feel privileged to be able to learn from people who I would other wise never (loosely) interact with. On any given week I will get through 2-5 podcasts & this week I… Read More »Life; a game like quality.