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3 mistakes gym owners make and how to fix them

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There are easier businesses to succeed in than the fitness industry. In fact, according to Martin Rooney’s research, 80% of gyms go out of business in their first five years and 16 out of 17 are out of business in 8 years! These are not encouraging statistics. As you can imagine, there are a lot of┬ámistakes gym owners make in their businesses. I’ve been to a lot of small gyms. Kettlebell gyms, Olympic lifting gyms, […]


Fitness is becoming ever more polarized. Will movement fitness methods bridge the gap?

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I find fitness fascinating. I can’t think of any other activity where so many people are tinkering away with their bodies trying to find new ways to lose weight or gain muscle, enhance athleticism, etc. The way some guys will tinker with their Mustang on the weekend, others will be in the gym of their choice trying to devise new combinations to help them meet their goals. The more successful of these innovators, or sometimes […]