Sep 23, 2020
Today, we celebrate our 200th episode by taking a walk down
memory lane and listening to some key moments in the last few
Malzone started this podcast almost 3 years ago because he wanted
to help modernize the fitness industry. He tries to make the
episodes as relevant and frequent as possible to keep up with
current events and wants to help play a part in making the value of
the fitness professional rise. Eric loves hearing from the fans and
uses the feedback he receives to help add even more value right
back into the podcast.
Starting Businesses (3:50)
- Building a brand, company, or network is a marathon, not a
sprint. You need to really believe in yourself and what you are
trying to put out into the industry.
and focus more on the bigger picture of what you yourself are
trying to do for people and the world around you.
- Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do something if you
believe and work hard enough, anything is possible.
the people what they want, ask people what makes them happy, and
adapt your business constantly to meet these criteria to the best
of your ability.
- Don’t be afraid to challenge the norms of others. That
difference might be what sets you apart from the rest.
- However, don’t see everyone as competition, be open to
collaboration with others because your weak area might be someone
else’s strong area, and by working together, you can both reach
higher and further.
Making a difference (8:25)
- It’s the little things that make a big difference to
peoples’ days like knowing people’s names and saying hello and
goodbye as they come and go.
some people coming to the gym or fitness club, is the best part of
their day and, fitness professionals should strive to make those
spaces as inclusive and safe for these people.
be happy, you need to find things that are constructive and good
for you. We want people to smile more, we want people to move a bit
more and ultimately, it comes down to mental health more than
- Thoughts are uncontrollable, but your reaction to your
thoughts is completely in your control.
Fitness and Health during Covid-19 (24:48)
- Corona has acted as a catalyst and has accelerated the
modernization of the fitness industry.
- It’s also helped people become more health conscious as it
directly relates to people caring for their bodies to build up that
healthy immune system.
- Professionals are hoping and believing that the virus has
changed the industry and people’s outlook on health for the
- People have leaned on the fitness industry more than ever as
an outlet for physical and mental wellness in uncertain
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