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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…

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…

126. Box Tour | Sneak Peak

Ackerman and Fern are on the road in Raleigh, North Carolina. They are doing a part tour. They’re giving you guys a little insight into what they are actually doing, why they are doing it and when you guys get to see the end project. Some exciting things are coming. It’s all about showcasing gyms, as many of us don’t…

125. Justin Zizumbo | From coach to owner

https://www.instagram.com/p/BxSxXzBhHP8/ On today’s episode Fern chats with his good friends Justin Zizumbo, owner of Crossfit New Life. They talk about, the importance of scale and how Justin has constantly worked with non-profit, with athletes in recovery. Along with Justin being a listener, he’s part of the mentorship group he discusses how that helped him progressed as a coach. He’s recently…

124. Joe DeGain | 810 CrossFit

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4-8ZP5gFjs/ On today’s episode Fern chats with Joe DeGain, a long-time member of the CrossFit Seminar Staff. Joes also the owner of 810 Crossfit, in Michigan. They go deep down that rabbit hole of Affiliate ownership. Joes has been on staff for 11 years and 8 years of those were as a Flowmaster, he works on the Level 1, 2…

122. Is Your Box Fit?

Today listeners, you are in for a Fern Friday special treat! Fern is going solo with is own thesis about how fit is your box?- Now Fern isn’t talking about if you would have won the affiliate cup, back when that was things. He discusses how “fit” is your business. As Crossfit, we like to be about to have metrics…

120. Jack Ryan & Eric Heup | Fairwinds CrossFit

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4WGJpYlwiv/ On today episode Fern sits down with longtime friends Jack Ryan and his business partner Eric Heup, they own Fair Winds CrossFit.  They come from two entirely different backgrounds, with opposite skill sets. They went from the coach-athlete relationship to partners in their affiliate. It’s rare to see a business partner in a box nowadays who aren’t married or…

119. Jason Rule | Driven Nutrition

On today’s episode, Fern sits down with Jason Rule of Driven Nutrition, the supplements coming that works with affiliate aswell. While Jason owning  GNC found that company supplement would cut back on raw product and saying it was to “improve” the formulas when in reality they were cutting back to save money. During this process, Jason realised he knew so…