Category - Boutique Fitness

Stu Brauer, Owner, WTF Gym Talk

"Before you become this fancy Swiss Army knife, are you even a decent pocket knife first? Do you do one thing really well yet? People will cancel memberships...

Jennifer Maanavi, Founder & CEO, Physique 57

Originally from the finance and wealth management world, Physique 57 Founder Jennifer Maanavi states, "I always wanted to get into the business world, and I...

Floery Mahoney, Founder, Board30 Global

"Ours is truly a unique, and patented system . . . and that's really been our main selling point," says Founder Floery Mahoney. After rebranding the DaVinci...

Tony Greco, Greco Fitness Founder

"Everything stems from the mind . . . in order to change the way you feel, you have to change the way you think," states industry veteran,  Tony Greco. Tony is...

Brian Von Ancken, Founder, Anckor

Brian was one of the first employees at Tough Mudder after graduating law school. Since then, his rather unique background eventually led to his starting...

Ruth Zukerman, Flywheel, Founder

25 years after working incredibly hard to attempt to dance professionally in NYC, Ruth stepped into her first indoor cycling class at the Reebok Sports Club on...

Brrrn, Jimmy Martin & Johnny Adamic

"We have a baby. . . and its name is Brrrn," laughs Co-Founders Jimmy and Johnny. The initial idea started back in 2013 and, after many iterations and...

Sarah Levey & Lauren Roxborough, Y7 Studio

"We didn't spend any money on marketing or advertising in the beginning, it was all word of mouth initially," says Sarah Levey, CEO & Founder of Y7 Studio. ...

Dennis Remorca, Founder Remorca Fitness

"Action prevents anxiety. If I have this gut instinct and I feel like the risk is worth taking, I'll go all in," states Remorca. Dennis began his career at...

Tyler Scott, Co-Founder Hit House

"Muay Thai should be popularized and become more commercial and available to a larger scale of people," states Tyler Scott, a 12 year veteran of Muay Thai and...

Olivia Young, Founder Box & Flow

"What do you mean boxing and yoga? That makes no sense!" said basically everyone when Olivia floated the idea of this particular combination during her...

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...

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...

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.

Pete Moore Discusses the HALO Effect

The very first podcast! Mike Pesca host of The Gist podcast chats with Pete Moore, Founder of Integrity Square about the origins of the term "HALO," why he...