Fitness + Technology
By Josh Trent: Fitness Industry Technology Council featuring Bryan O'Rourke and other global influencers at the intersection of fitness + technology
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Welcome to the Fitness + Technology Podcast for club owners, operators, and fitness professionals! This show is your #1 trusted resource for the accelerating world of fitness technology. Each week, we bring you an expert interview with a global influencer at the crossroads of fitness and technology. You’ll get the insights, tools, and inspiration you need to stay connected to the pulse of what matters most for your fitness business in the age of exponential technologies. This podcast is brought to you by the Fitness Industry Technology Council, who is mobilizing resources to drive the fitness industry forward, and representing leading companies and organizations to success through collaboration. This show is supported by Vedere Ventures, a boutique investment and advisory firm helping early mature and late stage enterprises succeed in a new era. Hosted by wellness influencer and founder of Wellness Force, Josh Trent.
||Clean037 Jim Worthington: The Movement For A #PHIT America||For episode 37 we're learning about the exponential benefits and current progress of the #PHITAct, and why it is so vital to fitness industry growth, with the Vice-Chair of IHRSA and the Owner of Newtown Athletic Club, Jim Worthington. After the...||7/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean036 Remembering Michael Scott Scudder||For episode 36 we are remembering the dynamic health and fitness career of our friend and industry leader, Michael Scott Scudder. "As some of you may know, a very well-known fitness industry consultant passed away unexpectedly early in July. He...||7/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean035 Women & Technology In Fitness||On episode 35 were spotlighting two industry leaders, whom together along with the newly founded Women In Fitness Association, are creating a vibrant space for female leadership in the fitness world. We're talking to Lindsey Rainwater, an...||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean034 Fitness Technology & New Training Methods||On episode 34 we're taking a 360° look with the VP of Sales for Power Plate, Craig Bradley, at how technology is impacting new training methods in the fitness industry. If you've been curious about whole body vibration training and how this...||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean033 Lifestyle Fitness & Technology||For episode 33 we’re learning from the CEO of FitCloudConnect, Brad Weber, and exploring the rapid changes of how all size clubs are reaching consumers through "lifestyle fitness" including delivery of programming 24/7 365, through any mobile...||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean032 Technology Disruption vs. Adoption||With the results now being calculated for the recent Fitness Industry Technology Council's technology usage survey, for episode 032, we're exploring the real answers for club owners around the adoption of new technologies and when to recognize true...||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean031 Increasing Lifetime Value For Fitness Professionals With Technology||In episode 31 we take a deeper look at the churn rate and attrition of fitness professionals in the industry. Whether you are a studio, small or big box club, increasing the lifetime value of a fitness professional is more important now than ever as...||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean030 Understanding The New Club Member Lifecycle||For episode 30 were learning about taking inspired, data-driven action based on market trends, to understand and serve the new fitness club member lifecycle. Of course, from the pulse of the industry and from many of our previous shows on the...||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean029 Technology & Medical Fitness||For episode 29, we're talking about medical fitness and its impact on our industry. This is an advanced model of personal training that is yielding an massive opportunity that fitness clubs will be able to capitalize on, and get people more healthy...||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean028 Bobby Cappuccio: Creating Company Culture In A Digital World PT 2||For part two of our special two part episode we're exploring building a company culture in a digital world with sought after speaker, influencer, and fitness industry icon Bobby Cappuccio. A lot of what we've been uncovering in our podcast...||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean027 Bobby Cappuccio: Creating Company Culture In A Digital World PT 1||For part one of our special two part episode we're exploring building a company culture in a digital world with sought after speaker, influencer, and fitness industry icon Bobby Cappuccio. A lot of what we've been uncovering in our podcast is...||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean026 Fitness Technology & Attrition: What Works Best?||Marty Regan is Vice President of Sales for Club OS, the leading sales and retention tool in the fitness industry. He has been in the fitness industry for nearly 10 years, working with clients to bring them best in class software solutions to best...||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean025 Using Technology For A New Era of Gym Members||What can location and activity tracking do to improve the lives of millions of health club members and deliver to the bottom line of fitness facilities in our industry? Today on the podcast, were diving into depth on this topic, and how new...||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean024 Connected Fitness & Beyond - Dan McDonogh, Under Armour||With the creation of UA Record and the major acquisitions of Endomondo, My Fitness Pal, and Map My Fitness, the most connected fitness community on the planet with over 200 million active users actually started out in the garment industry and not...||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean023 The Truth About Health Clubs & Behavior Change - Jan Middelkamp||Across our industry space, we're well aware that new technologies including wearables, SaaS platforms, and connected fitness devices found across the world are collecting billions of data points. But the real question that is top of mind for...||4/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean022 #IHRSA2017 LIVE - Fitness Technology Ecosystems & The Youth Market||For the second half of our featured series "LIVE from IHRSA 2017," we're learning from two fitness technology professionals in different parts of our industry spectrum. In this doubleheader episode recorded live after the FIT-C roundtable session, we...||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean021 #IHRSA2017 LIVE: The Importance of APIs & Using Fitness Technology To Give||On episode 21 we're spotlighting a few exceptional conversations with some of the top influencers at the crossroads of fitness and technology, live after the FIT-C roundtable meeting during IHRSA 2017 in Los Angeles. With the options and choices of...||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean020 How Will The #PHITAct Change Our Industry? - Bryan O'Rourke||This legislation has the potential to transform our space and help put prevention in our healthcare system, because as you learn from Bryan, with as much as were doing in the fitness and wellness worlds to reach as many people we can, the...||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019 Brian Hayden: The Future of Strength Training||Brian Hayden is the Cofounder and CEO at fitness technology startup, ShapeLog. ShapeLog is your new personal trainer - their patented data collection platform helps gyms and trainers make more money by delivering better client experiences. Brian...||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018 Mac Gambill: Mobile Health Technology For A Better World||Mac Gambill is the co-founder and CEO of Nudge, LLC. As the CEO, Mac wears many hats, but his primary roles consist of business development, fundraising, and sales. In his time with Nudge, the company has been recognized as finalists in programs such...||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017 Bryan O'Rourke: IHRSA 2017 Technology & Innovations||Bryan O’Rourke serves as president of the Fitness Industry Technology Council, a consortium of leading companies working on technology standards for health and wellness. These organizations collectively serve more than 1,000 fitness facilities,...||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016 Lindsey Rainwater: Using Group Fitness Technology To Increase Revenue||Lindsey Rainwater is a sought after Business Consultant & Leadership Coach, Writer, and Presenter. Lindsey helps people and organizations enjoy transformational change with an enthusiasm for leadership, conscious living, and wellness...||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015 Dave Wright: The Current State of Wearables||Dave Wright is the CEO & owner of Creative Fitness Marketing, a global company with offices in the UK, Australia and North America that has served the international fitness community since 1990, specifically helping people be more and stay more...||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean014 What Does The IoT Mean For Fitness In 2017?||With the swell of technology growth in or industry, what does the IOT mean for fitness in 2017? Listen to Michael Piermont and Dave Johnson from ECOFIT Networks uncover the details in this featured episode. Michael Piermont has been starting...||2/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013 Polar, Lose It!, & The New Era of Fitness & Nutrition Tracking LIVE From CES 2017||For episode 13 we’re coming to the end of our featured series, LIVE from #CES2017 at the #FitTechCES summit bringing the top speakers and brands from Las Vegas right to your audio player. From heart rate to gamification,...||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean012 Valencell & Firstbeat Sensor Technology LIVE From CES 2017||For episode 12 we’re continuing our featured series, LIVE from CES 2017 bringing the top speakers and brands from Las Vegas right to your audio player. Our first guest is Dr. Steven Leboeuf from Valencell. You won’t want to miss...||2/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011 LIVE From CES 2017: Fitbit Group Health & Peloton Virtual Cycling||We're excited to bring you some of the most cutting edge information in fitness technology right from the 2017 CES show floor that directly relates to your fitness business. First up on today's show is Amy McDonough from Fitbit. Amy McDonough is...||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010 Robert Dyer: Technology & The One Thing That Hasn't Changed About Fitness||Robert Dyer is the principle at Integrus, LLC, and a global ambassador with more than 30 years of operating health clubs, consulting to and advising fitness facility owners, global suppliers, and developing organizations. Robert and his...||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009 Graham Melstrand: Leveraging Fitness Technology For Group Health Programming||Graham Melstrand develops opportunities and relationships that advance ACE health policy positions and fitness industry standards. He assesses legislative positions at all levels of government that align with the ACE mission, and he monitors...||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008 Ted Vickey: How New Technologies Are Changing Our Fitness Landscape||For over 20 years, Ted Vickey has immersed himself in fitness technology. Starting as the Executive Director of the White House Athletic Center through his fitness consulting company, FitWell, and continuing with his latest project as a Ph.D....||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007 Dr. Michael Mantell: Behavior Change, Technology, & Fitness||Dr. Michael Mantell earned his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania and his Masters at Hahnnemann Medical College, where he wrote his thesis on the psychological aspects of obesity. His career includes serving as the Chief Psychologist for...||1/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006 Paul Lockington: Sensor Technology In Global Fitness||Paul Lockington is a business development adviser to a select group of growing companies in the Sporting Goods and Fitness Industries. From over 35 years of experience, Paul has extensive hands-on technical knowledge of human locomotion and...||12/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005 Josh Leve: Technology For Fitness & Wellness Studios||Josh Leve is responsible for the strategic development and growth of the Association of Fitness Studios. Josh brings more than 10 years of sales, consulting, advertising, marketing, operations, and retail experience to AFS. Josh has spent...||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004 Daniel Waide: Omnipresence With Digital & Virtual Fitness||Daniel Waide has been a Fitness Operator and entrepreneur for 15 years. His fitness career began as a mobile Personal Trainer while completing a Bachelors degree in Applied Science (Human Movement) in Melbourne, Australia. He first worked...||12/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003 Greg Skloot: Mobile Apps For The Future of Fitness||Greg Skloot is an entrepreneur building technology for the fitness industry. As VP of Growth at Netpulse, Greg leads sales, customer success, marketing and operations for the #1 provider of mobile apps for health clubs. He splits time between San...||12/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002 Bryan O'Rourke: The New Era of Exponential Technology Part 2||Bryan O'Rourke is an experienced CEO, strategist, investor and advisor who helps organizations and professionals realize their full potential and solve their biggest challenges. With a track record of building teams and growing global brands, his...||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 Bryan O'Rourke: The New Era of Exponential Technology Part 1||Bryan O'Rourke is an experienced CEO, strategist, investor and advisor who helps organizations and professionals realize their full potential and solve their biggest challenges. With a track record of building teams and growing global brands, his...||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Leading Edge of Tech & Wellness
Packed with practical health and life hacking info, best practices, essential wisdom, resources, future predictions & the latest pulse of the evolutionary intersection of health, wellness and technology. Technology will increasingly be integrated into our lives and wellness in the coming age will require and be radically enhanced by it. This was the combo I've been looking for. Love Josh Trent's style: real, raw, funny, practical and insightful...he asks great questions and is so good at creating rapport with his guests. Listen to this dude!
The future is here NOW!
Incredibly excited to be able to ride this wave of technology in the fitness industry. How lucky are we to be alive right now? If only our grandparents and the generations before us could see us now :) This podcast will be a weekly spark of inspiration and education for me in an industry I love. Huge thanks to the entire team at FIT-C and Epicast Network for the production of this podcast! My friends, the BEST is yet to come!
Great Informative On Technology Health Clubs & Fitness
Josh does a great job making this podcast relevant and informative. Thanks for the interview !!
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