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High Intensity Business

High Intensity Business (formerly Corporate Warrior) is a high intensity strength training podcast designed to help HIT enthusiasts to achieve their fitness goals and HIT business owners and personal trainers to build a successful HIT business. The podcast helps individuals and personal trainers to optimise results for themselves and their clients with evidence-based information on exercise, diet, and lifestyle. Moreover, the podcast explores every aspect of starting and growing a high intensity training business including personal training, sales, marketing, operations, hiring, retention, pricing and packaging, financial management, exercise equipment, leadership, productivity, and much more. Previous guests include Dr Doug McGuff, Drew Baye, Skyler Tanner, Fred Hahn, James Fisher PhD, James Steele PhD, Luke Carlson, Adam Zickerman, Kyle Recchia, Adrian Antigua, Bill Crawford, Dorian Yates, Simon Melov PhD, Roger Schwab, Robb Wolf, Mark Sisson, Steve Maxwell, and many, many more.

Feb 22, 2017

James Fisher is one of the world’s top experts in strength and conditioning, and sport psychology. Besides being an accomplished academic researcher, he has also been a fitness professional, strength and conditioning coach, and the GB wheelchair basketball coach at the London 2012 games.

He completed his BSc (Hons) Sport Science from University of Chester, his MSc Exercise Physiology from Manchester Metropolitan University, his PG Cert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from Southampton Solent University, and he holds a number of industry-based qualifications, notably the IFBB weight training prescription specialist, Head and Neck training specialist, and the Certificate in Applied Functional Sciences.

His research has been presented across 4 continents, and this year he will be speaking at the Resistance Exercise Conference in Minnesota, USA in April of 2017 for the 5th straight year.

Luke Carlson is the founder and CEO of Discover Strength based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Besides speaking around the world on the topics of evidence-based exercise and the fundamentals of building successful businesses,  he has also co-authored two books and multiple scientific journal articles on the topics of resistance exercise.

Luke is an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist, Cancer Exercise Specialist and has a BS and MS in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota.  He has been a featured speaker at Filex Australia, TaiSPO in Taiwan, the Annual IHRSA Convention, the IHRSA European Congress, the Fitness Leaders Summit, Mindbody Bold, the Vistage Executive Summit, ChinaFit, and is a faculty member for the IHRSA Institute for Health Club Executives.

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In this episode, we cover:

  • The fundamentals and principles of running a successful business (plus some very useful tips)
  • Optimizing for hypertrophy, the best time to train, and protein intake timing
  • The busy person's guide to building muscle, gaining strength, and becoming healthier
  • How to tweak, refine, and make your home workouts more effective
  • Answers to your questions on training, health, nutrition, zero-carb diets, and more!

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