Quinn Mitchell, Q’s Health and Wellness Podcast, interviews Rick Mayo, CEO – Alloy Personal Training on what it takes to operate a successful gym and the current state of the fitness industry.

During the show, Rick provided some tips on how people just looking to get into fitness can keep the momentum going after the new year and be successful at getting results. Rick also dove into how he has developed franchises in the fitness space and how it operates at a high level. He also gives insight to people who want to actually start and operate their own gyms and what it takes to be successful at doing it.

Tune in to this episode to learn the advantages and disadvantages of each of these three options and the best one to go for fitness franchise funding.

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So you want to open and operate a gym but don’t know where to start… you are in the right place. 

Whether you are a trainer, someone who wants to change their career, or looking to start a gym as a side business, a fitness business can be quite rewarding when done right.

In this episode, Alloy Personal Training CEO is interviewed by Quinn Mitchell on what it takes to operate a successful gym and the current state of the fitness industry.

Rick is a fitness industry veteran, having started personal training way back in 1992 and opened his first gym shortly after.

Having successfully expanded his gym and licensed the Alloy systems to over 2000 gyms worldwide and currently opening up new franchise locations, Rick has seen what works and what doesn’t.

He shares his experience and tips on a wide range of topics around the fitness business and how to be successful as a gym owner.

Listen in for valuable insights into the fitness industry and learn more about the Alloy Personal Training franchise. 

Key Takeaways

  • History of Alloy Personal Training (01:09)
  • Rick’s inspiration for getting into the fitness business (05:43)
  • How to balance exercise with other life commitments (16:51)
  • The strength training prescription (18:46)
  • What it takes to own a gym (25:59)
  • How to qualify for an Alloy Franchise (29:24)
  • What makes the Alloy brand successful (33:55)
  • The state of fitness post-Covid (36:28)

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About Quinn Mitchell

Q’s Health and Wellness Podcast is your source for living a healthier lifestyle and developing a better mind body and soul. Through guidance tips and stories of highly successful fitness guru’s, athletes and individuals who are passionate about enhancing all aspects of life. We provide you with the tools to help you take your lifestyle to another level.

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Mentioned in this episode

Rick Mayo 

Alloy Personal Training Franchise


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