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Empowered Entrepreneur Podcast: IDEA Personal Trainer Institute East Roundup


This episode was recorded live at the IDEA Personal Trainer Institute East, Alexandria, Virginia. Fitness entrepreneurs, personal trainers, directors and studio owners in attendance share how they use the information they learn to help grow their respective businesses. Included is a full-length interview with Eric and Christy Giroux (pictured below), the owners of Prime Fitness, Gaithersburg, Maryland. These co-owners talk about how they evolved from working for others to running their own fitness business, and how they overcame obstacles along the way.


Pete McCall, MS

Pete McCall, MS, is the host of the All About Fitness podcast, and the author of Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple as well as several articles and textbook chapters about exercise physiology. Pete holds a master’s degree in exercise science and has been educating fitness professionals since 2002. Currently, Pete lives in Carlsbad, California, where he is a consultant for Core Health & Fitness, Terra Core Fitness, 24 Hour Fitness and the American Council on Exercise, and a coach for the Coastal Dragons rugby club.

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