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136. Paul Tremblay | CrossFit NCR

https://www.instagram.com/p/B57tF6jFjmw/ On today episode Fern chats with Paul Tremblay. Paul has a very impressive resume in the Crossfit space. He owns CrossFit NCR with two business partners, opened back in 2013. Paul’s made it to the games multiple times as an individual and five times on the demo team, most recently this year with James Hobart. He’s been seminar staff…

135. Eric Malzone | Future of Fitness

https://www.instagram.com/p/B6EFByQFOJt/ On today's podcast, Ackerman sits down with Eric Malzone, who's been involved in fitness for over 20 years. Originally, a CrossFit affiliate owner Eric now runs a consultant company that Ackerman personally used to help with Own Your Eating. Eric and Ackerman first met on one of Eric's podcasts, Fitness Blitz Radio,  where Eric interviewed him about Owning Your…

134. Greg Hammond | Concept II

https://www.instagram.com/p/B58Qtumj-SP/ Greg Hammond is an OG in the CrossFit world. You might recognize him from last week at the Dubai CrossFit® Championship as he judged Sam Briggs in the Bike Erg and run event. In today’s episode, Greg and Jason talk about how Concept 2 started, where the name comes from, and most importantly, the ideas behind their new products.…

133. Gary Villegas | Eternity CrossFit

https://www.instagram.com/p/B578x3PBGEe/ On today’s episode, Fern sits down with friend of the show, Gary Villegas. Gary has been on the CrossFit seminar staff for five years and has owned his affiliate in Orange County, California, Eternity Crossfit for the past nine years. Gary is very much entrenched in this world. While listening to this podcast, you will hear how much Gary…

132. Hiring and Firing

In today's episode, Fern is going solo again. He's sharing his method of hiring and firing staff; with the mistakes and the lessons he's learnt along the way. The aim here is too easy those awkward conversations that you will eventually have to go through as an affiliate owner. Looking at admin staff as well as, bring on new coaches.…

131. John Briggs | Incite Tax

https://www.instagram.com/p/B5eVx_ihKh7/ Fern is talking all business with John Briggs today. John is the owner of the Incite and author of Profit first for Micro Gyms, along with the part Affiliate owner. Fern has had personally been using them for 3 years. This is not sponsored Fern wanted to share how John’s business has helped Crossfit Rife be more profitable and…

130. Planning for Holiday Workouts

Happy Thanksgiving Listeners! We hope you’re having a great day. On today episode we’re talking about running holiday classes, whereby their tends to a reduced schedule and which means classes are massive. The most important points are just keep it simple and safe, put in some effort in any way, with music or partner workout and ensure everyone having fun…

129. Josh Melendez | Crossfit Be Someone

https://www.instagram.com/p/B5F1h86gveD/ On today’s episode Fern chats with Josh Melendez, owner of  Crossfit Be Someone. Josh is on the podcast today to discuss how he recently went on the 3 Day Coaches  Development Programme, that fern hosted. We get a lot of question about the course and the in’s and out’s so Josh will hopefully answer them for you, but if…

128. Doug Chapman | HyperFIT USA

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3sPr7fHjnU/ On today’s episode, Jason Ackerman chat with  Doug Chapman, OG in the CrossFit world, Hyper Fit (CrossFit Ann Arbor) was one of the first affiliates.  Doug was on level 1 and two staff till 2014, before stepping down, he uses to run 8,000 sqf affiliate then downsized to doing it in his garage, they discuss why he made the…

127. Do Gym Aesthetics Matter?

In today’s episode your host, Ackerman and Fern talk about the aesthetics of an affiliate and how important. They’re covering the overlook, layout to the organization to how clean it is. To emphasise how important that is today. With wifi, how to make your members want to stay more and really why if you have showers you should also have…