Category - Audio Podcasts

Stephen Roma Jr., CEO Jersey Strong

Jersey Strong used to be called WoW (Work Out World.) The club (which was started by Stephen's Mom) eventually morphed into one of the most well known...

Shawn Stewart, COO 02 Fitness

How do you avoid standard interview responses? What's a better way to give & receive feedback? How do you get comfortable as the company rapidly expands...

Randy Hetrick, Founder TRX

"The best ideas are the ones people struggled with themselves, and suddenly had that epiphany of a great solution. If they had this problems, probably someone...

Adam Sedlack, President UFC Gym

"My motivation is to change the way people look at and experience life," states UFC Gyms President Adam Sedlack. A long time industry veteran, Adam moved 20...

Denise Debaun, DeBaun Development

With 30+ years in the beauty & skin care industry, Denise knows how to build and scale massive consumer brands from the ground up. How do you take a concept...

Nicolas De Alejo, BeingWell Lifestyle

As a Portfolio Manager in Emerging Markets at Blackrock for over 8 years, Nicholas effectively created his own "HALO portal" within the massive organization...

Keith Nowak, Founder & CEO Ten Thousand

"We launched for a very simple reason: It was way too hard to find a great pair of workout shorts!" laughs Keith Nowak, Founder of Ten Thousand. They're now...

Sal Venuto & Ashley Markowski, Macrolease

Macrolease has been serving clients in the HALO sector since 1969. Equipment financing has always been a critical part of the industry and Sal Venuto--VP at...

John Romaniello

"Learning how to write is universal. It's never going anywhere," states John Romaniello. John has been named "Top 100 Most Influential People In Fitness." He...

Joanna Stahl, CEO Go2Practice

"How we're accessing fitness has evolved. In the past, 2% of gym members were buying other fitness experiences. Now it's over 25%," says Founder and 20+ year...

Raj Chhabria, CEO First Credit Services

First Credit is a leading company in the Accounts Receivable space with an impressive, 25 year history. They work with over 4,000 clubs and have integrations...

Zach Lucas, Vice President Promotion Vault

"Why wouldn't you give free sessions? It doesn't cost you anything!" is an incorrect and unfortunately, all-too-common refrain that 22+ year industry veteran...

Dr. Jaime Schehr, RD, ND

Dr. Jaime Schehr is one of a small number of people who is both a Registered Dietitian and Naturopathic Physician. After serving as a clinician in Mount Sinai...

Jackie Stauffer, CEO & Founder RECESS

"I'm naturally scrappy, I love a good challenge. . . I don't need to be a hero and do it alone!" says Jackie Stauffer, CEO & Founder of the innovative company...

Ron Lamb & Jeff Van Dixhorn, Daxko

Ron is currently the CEO of Daxko but spent 26 years with Reynolds & Reynolds--the leading tech company in the retail automotive space. Jeff founded Club...

Hari Singh, Owner CrossFit NYC

Hari Singh was the Dairy Barn President for 15 years and learned about this "CrossFit thing" when it started making waves in NYC. He became a convert and...

Elana Frankel, Co-Founder Indigo & Haze

One day, Elana Frankel, Co-Founder of Indigo & Haze--a highly curated CBD marketplace specializing in plant-based wellness, beauty, and living--was in Miami...

Wayne Strobel, Founder Beachbox

Wayne Strobel's ambitious goal is to have Beachbox become, "The Disney of health and wellness, creating cohesive brand experiences in our studios, at home, on...

Gail Levy, Founder Hfactor Water

With two successful exits behind her, Founder Gail Levy wanted to aid a friend who was searching for something to minimize effects of chemotherapy. With 150...

Simon Mansell, Co-Founder Cryofuel

Using a device called the Cryoskin (and in only 28 minutes per session) how does $38K in revenue the first month with no advertising sound? "It's already...

Nick Staples, Founder of Zenergy Cycling

Indoor cycling without the mirrors?! YES! And there's a specific reason why Nick Staples, Founder of Zenergy, does it that way. Zenergy started in Charleston...

Mark Page, CEO of Zyn22

Mark Page is a former finance executive who initially turned to fitness because it was a passion. "I thought I'd seed it, but I ended up running it going on 3+...

Assaf Gal, Crunch Fitness Franchisee

What did it take to secure the extremely valuable Brooklyn, Bronx, & Queens Crunch franchise market? "Chutzpah!" laughs owner Assaf Gal. With 6.5 million...

Adam Greenfield, The Go Life

Diagnosed with depression and anxiety when he was younger, Adam Greenfeld has been his own ‘guinea pig’ for years. He’s remained incredibly driven to find...

Cate Luzio, CEO & Founder of Luminary NYC

"Women really want to help each other, but how do they do that in a bigger and broader way while also learning themselves?" was a key question Cate Luzio asked...

Lauren Foundos, Founder of FORTE

"I am the super user in this market. I wasn’t analyzing the data after the fact,” says FORTE Founder, Lauren Foundos. Launched in May 2015, learn how this...

Marcus Antebi, Founder of Juice Press

Visionary Founder of Juice Press (85 stores & counting) Marcus Antebi says, “For entrepreneurs, the greatest lesson should be Enlightenment 101!” A retired...

Joel Tallman, CEO of MUV Fitness

"Results=retention=referrals=revenue," says Tallman. This 15+ year industry vet & seasoned operator shares his expertise on everything from franchising to...

HALO FDNY Fitness Fundraiser 2018 Wrap Up

During the week of Nov 10, 2018 Integrity Square spearheaded a project helping the FDNY Foundation raise 145K+ in equipment & cash for FDNY’s Bravest! Fitness...

Jeff Stokes, VP of HYPOXI North America

A hybrid of fitness & beauty that can generate significant revenues in 250-500 sq feet. A feeder to your club that brings in a different type of customer. A...

Robert Creech, CEO of DeSoto Athletic Club

“Play where your budget will allow,” says Robert Creech, CEO of Desoto Athletic Clubs. In 2014 they “blew up their business” to move with the market, redid...

Robert Swan, Founder of 2041

Robert Swan is the first person to walk to both the North and South Poles. Learn how he did it—and how you can make a difference, both for the Earth and in...

Jeff Matlow, CEO and Founder of imATHLETE

Listen to how Jeff has made his move from the music to the fitness industry, and how he & his team plan to scale opportunities for athletes & organizations.

Dave Reiseman, GGI, Chief Marketing Officer

Gold Gym’s Chief Marketing Officer, Dave Reiseman, sheds light on the operations from his start to now, how the composition of marketing for the brand & beyond...

Greg Dowd, President of Epsilon

Greg shares his marketing experience with health clubs on membership sales, creating email and print graphics and the wide ranging evolution of delivery tools.

Blair McHaney, CEO of MXM Medallia

Blair provides the framework of MXM Medallia - the enterprise software that solves problems for fitness companies, with data visuals on UX & other vital...

Meredith Poppler from IHRSA

Meredith touches on the impacts of IHRSA's fundraising and PR efforts: to raise political awareness on the benefits of healthy lifestyle choices in society

Kelly Card from ABC Financial

Card has created an unscripted blog which provides great ideas on improving club experiences, such as scaling economically, & using emerging technologies.

Adam Garcia Eveloff from Castanea Partners

Adam shares the benefits of taking on a growth equity partner, identifying personality fits, & how companies can get support to professionalize & grow business.

Jesse Campanaro, CEO of Total Gym

Jesse’s focus is to bring healthy lifestyles to all. The approach is connecting content, equipment, experience, and shares his take on commercial markets.

Caryl Baker Visage

Justin & Nathan discuss innovative action to being a service retailer in the health industry, and by leading with service first, then product and membership.

Andres Moran, CEO of iKizmet

If you're into Business Intelligence, specifically the technology side in terms of recent innovation, you'll want to listen on Andres Moran, CEO of IKizmet...

Al Noshirvani, CEO of Motionsoft

Al talks on the positives & negatives of the fitness industry, & how Motionsoft provides solutions with advanced cloud-based club management software...

Dana Milkie from InTouch

Catch Dana Milkie on #HALOTalks where we discuss his role at InTouch, the global leader in solutions to acquire and retain members for the Health & Fitness...

David Dos Santos, CEO of Best Fitness

David discusses being an entrepreneur, rebranding fitness clubs, industry landscape changes, and how he's reinvented his business and its offerings.

David Hardy from Franvest

"It all comes down to unit economics" - David Hardy, a Partner at @orangetheory Fitness & President of Franvest Capital Partners, as he discusses the rules and...

Keith Worts, CEO of Crunch

Worts discusses how the culture translates from their trained staff to the members; Crunch provides feeling and emotion in a class; why they are different; and...

Chuck Runyon from Anytime Fitness

Chuck shares the journey and philosophy of his business, and the science behind finding the optimal alignment when seeking partners.

Terry Blachek from Orange Theory

Terry tells us why Orange Theory differs, offering "affordable group personal training," while also providing different perspectives on fitness as a whole.

Emmett Williams from MyZone

Listen in on how Emmett Williams, President of Myzone has shaped the business behind #heartratetracking

Paul Schaller, CEO of ABC Financial

Paul brings attention to the importance of becoming more efficient in the disciplines of doing business, as correct procedure is essential for optimal strategy.

Amro Qaddura from Blender Workspace

Amro sheds light on his entrepreneurial journey, and community & energy building to creating a space for personal connections, and professional collaborations.

Jasmin Rahim from Moving Nutrition

Jasmin discusses her Integrative Health business and her workshops which focus on digestion, nutrition, mental & emotional health, and empathy in the workplace.