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IDEAfit PRO SHOW

Welcome to the IDEAfit PRO SHOW. This podcast is a perfect choice for fitness professionals who want to grow their skills and for anyone considering a career in the fitness industry. Listeners get a front-row seat to weekly interviews with industry thought leaders, influencers and disruptors. The mastermind format gives generous, consistent insight on smart career moves, business strategies, program design, exercise science, nutrition and inspiration–from pros who have already done it. This lively and inspirational audio-video talk show focuses on content presented in IDEA’s award-winning Fitness Journal as well as throughout IDEA’s rich lineup of continuing education and events.

Hosted by IDEA’s editor in chief Sandy Todd Webster.

Episodes

Eccentric Strength Training Controversies–Resolved!

On today’s episode, IDEA’s Editor in Chief Sandy Webster and the amazing Dr. Len Kravitz have a fascinating discussion on two topics Len covered in the Research column for the award-winning Fitness Journal. First, they dive into a study that identified the top 5 resistance training workouts that improve VO2Max, which was covered in the…

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Equity, Anti-Racism and Authentic Allyship in Fitness

On today’s episode, IDEA’s director of event programming Ryan Halvorson guest hosts and speaks with Katrina Pilkington, Ilya Parker and Dynasti Hunt about diversity, equity and inclusion in the fitness industry. While these are not new terms to most people, the conversation heated up considerably last year and catalyzed change across many businesses. Scores of…

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Secrets for Coaching Active Agers

Today on the podcast, IDEA editor in chief Sandy Todd Webster talks with 2020 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, Leslee Bender. They cover Leslee’s tips for working successfully with active agers and also discuss how habit change can help us to live, move and feel eternally young. Links to contact Leslee Bender: FB &…

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Growing Your Fitness Business in Troubled Times; Customer Service in the Digital Age

Today on the podcast, IDEA editor in chief Sandy Todd Webster talks with Mark Fisher of Mark Fisher Fitness in New York City. They discuss topics ranging from the importance of creating an unforgettable culture among your members, to doing business during COVID in the nation’s largest city and how the principles of growing your…

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Ramping up Your Zoom Studio and More

IDEA editor in chief Sandy Todd Webster talks with 2019 IDEA Fitness Leader of the Year Tricia Murphy Madden, a global group exercise program creator, educator and top presenter. Tricia has developed many highly acclaimed programs, including Barre Above®, Urban Striptease Aerobics, and HOMEROOMfit, among others. This is the second of a two-part episode (there…

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Strive and Thrive!

IDEA editor in chief Sandy Todd Webster talks with 2019 IDEA Fitness Leader of the Year Tricia Murphy Madden, a global group exercise program creator, educator and top presenter. She has developed many highly acclaimed programs, including Barre Above®, Urban Striptease Aerobics, and HOMEROOMfit. This is the first of a two-part episode in which Tricia…

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Leading With a Service Attitude; Navigating Career Reroutes

Today on the pod, IDEA editor in chief talks with 2019 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year Brian Nunez, owner of FNS Training Center in Santa Clara, CA. Brian’s inspirational story and high-energy business model have he and his team busier than ever through this pandemic year. Tune in to learn more about how he’s…

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Let’s Get This Party Started!

The premier episode of the IDEAfit PRO SHOW has arrived! Join host Sandy Todd Webster, IDEA’s editor in chief and IDEA VP and general manager Amy Thompson as they talk about the many great resources the IDEA team is planning for fit pros in 2021. Also, get an early insider’s view from our events team…

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