Effort Over Everything with Jason Khalipa

By NCFIT

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store.


Category: Business

Open in Apple Podcasts


Open RSS feed


Open Website


Rate for this podcast

Subscribers: 78
Reviews: 0

Description

Hosted by Jason Khalipa, the Effort Over Everything Podcast gets real about the fitness industry. Along with his guests, Jason will breakdown the good, bad, and the ugly in true Effort Over Everything fashion. Topics will cover all aspects of Effort including: fitness, business, coaching, training, competing, the AMRAP Mentality, mindset, and everything in between. If it goes down in the gym, it's fair game. Regular guests include world class athletes, some of the best coaches in the world, fitness entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and more! Effort Over Everything is available on all major podcast platforms. Let's Go!


Episode Date
Ep. 264 - Coffee With Khalipa | Make Your Morning
226

Jason Khalipa is back at it with another cup of coffee and another episode! Do you have a morning routine? Listen to Jason explain how he starts off the day on the right foot and why making your morning is so important.




Follow Jason

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Sep 26, 2022
Ep. 263 - Jason & Gabe | Jason Khalipa Energy
2652

Jason & Gabe are back at it with another jam-packed episode of EOE! After recalling some of the craziest situations they've ever been in, they go into all things fitness. Whether you own a gym or you workout in one, this episode is for you. Enjoy!




Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

Follow Jason

Follow Gabe

Follow GUEST TK

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Sep 22, 2022
Ep. 262 - Alain Ngalani | Win or Lose, Kick the Other Guy in the Face
2995

In this episode, Jason talks to five-time World Champion Alain Ngalani. At a young age, Alain's mother taught him to stand up for himself through self-defense. Martial Arts has become his passion and way of life since then and he's gone on to earn black belts in four different disciplines along the way. Listen to today's episode to hear Jason and Alain talk more about following your instincts, staying humble, and never losing a fight without kicking the other guy in the face.




Follow Jason

Follow Alain

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Sep 21, 2022
Ep. 261 - Coffee With Khalipa | Leave No Doubt
264

Good morning and happy Monday! Today's Coffee With Khalipa is all about taking control of what you can. After a tough loss at Jason's recent Jiu-Jitsu Tournament, he found himself being frustrated at outside factors rather than at himself. In the end, it's up to YOU to determine your success. Not a judge, not your competitors, not the environment. Listen to today's episode for Jason's take on leaving no doubt!




Follow Jason

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Sep 19, 2022
Ep. 260 - Jason & Gabe | Jason's First Jiu-Jitsu Tournament at Purple Belt
3104

Join us for a recap of Jason Khalipa's first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Tournament at purple belt! What lessons did he learn? Was there controversy? Did he come out on top? Listen to today's episode to find out!


Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

Follow Jason

Follow Gabe

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Sep 15, 2022
Ep. 259 - Coffee With Khalipa | Overcommitting
263

Welcome to your weekly Monday Motivation! Whether you're going hot or iced, grab your cup of coffee and get ready to check yourself. Are you OVERcommitting to things in your life? Listen to get Jason's hot take on why this might leave you more frustrated than fulfilled.




Follow Jason

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Sep 12, 2022
Ep. 258 - Jason & Gabe | Avoiding The Dreaded Fitness Plateau
2920

This week, Jason and Gabe talk about everything from Perfect Bars to Drake songs and answer a few of your questions along the way. Can you get jacked and do cardio at the same time? Will there come a day when you stop setting PR's? Listen to today's episode to find out!


Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

Follow Jason

Follow Gabe

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Sep 08, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Your Next Team Building Event
288

Good morning, good morning, good morning and welcome back to another Coffee With Khalipa! Today, Jason talks about the most important thing in his life — family. In 2016, Jason's daughter, Ava, was diagnosed with Leukemia, sparking the family's passion for helping others affected by pediatric cancer. Ava's Kitchen is an annual fundraiser led by the Khalipa family to raise money for NEGU, which stands for Never Ever Give Up. This is an organization that sends out "Joy Jars" to kids fighting cancer all over the world. Listen to today's episode to find out how filling Joy Jars could be your company's next team building event.




Follow Jason

Learn More About NEGU

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Sep 05, 2022
Look Good, Feel Good, Play Good w/ Jason Khalipa & Gabe Yanez
2651

It's EOE Thursday with the dynamic duo of NCFIT. In today's episode, Jason and Gabe discuss the value — especially strategically — that coaches provide for athletes and then segue into talking about the upcoming 2022 Rogue Invitational, including what Jason's game plan will be as he competes in the Legends category. They also chat about Gabe's approach to putting on muscle the last few weeks and how that's been going.




In this episode:


— The Value of Coaches in CrossFit & BJJ

— Being a Pro in CrossFit

— Jason's Game Plan for Competing Legends at the Rogue Invitational

— Rebuilding Strength for the Rogue Invitational

— "Look Good, Feel Good. Feel Good, Play Good. Play Good, Get Paid Good."

— Hitting the Upcoming NCMETCON Oly Cycle 

— Front Squat Positions

— Putting Yourself in the Best Position to Win

— Gabe's Measured Approach to Putting on Muscle




Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

Follow Jason

Follow Gabe

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Sep 01, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Compounding Fitness
243

Get your week started with a fresh cup of joe and a new episode of Coffee with Khalipa. Just the other day, Jason was playing catch with his son and it reminded him of his infamous softball throw at the 2011 CrossFit Games. Since then, Jason's throwing has dramatically improved, and it's due to the idea of compounding fitness — doing a little a few times a week adds up in the long run. In this episode, he pitches it over to you: What do you want to get better at and how can you use this idea of compounding fitness to level up?



Follow Jason

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Aug 29, 2022
Training, Tanning, and a solid Conversation w/ Jason Khalipa, Gabe Yanez & MDV
3636

Jason and Gabe are back on the mics for another episode of the EOE Podcast, and this time, they brought MDV back into the mix! The boys met up at NCFIT Campbell to record this one in person, and they dove into a handful of topics, including training, tanning, headphones, MDV's favorite TV shows at the moment, and some cool memories of the Crossfit Games. Enjoy!


In this episode:

  • In-Ear Headphones & EMF Waves,...Tin Foil Hat Time!?
  • How Woo-Woo is too Woo-Woo?
  • Balancing Your Opinions vs. Sensational News
  • Benefits of Sunning...
  • Physical Training & It's 'Hidden' Benefits
  • MDV's YouTube Recco: Soft White Underbelly (proceed w/ caution)
  • Jason's All-Time Favorite Games Moments
  • ...and What You Didn't Know the Games



Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

Follow Jason

Follow Gabe

Follow MDV

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Aug 25, 2022
Coffee wiith Khalipa: The Power of In-Person
243

Kick off your week with a fresh cup and a fresh episode of Coffee with Khalipa. In this one, Jason talks about the power of in-person. Covid-19 forced a number of businesses to embrace the digital, including NCFIT. This last week, the crew came together and had deep conversations, creative talks, and engaging debates that only happen when you interact with your team face-to-face. If your business also embraced working remotely, perhaps it's time you all got together. Listen to Jason as he tells you why. As always, keep crushing it!



Follow Jason

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Aug 22, 2022
1-Rep Max, Carb Cycling, & Jacked-Jitsu w/ Jason Khalipa & Gabe Yanez
2296

Jason and Gabe are back with another Thursday edition of the EOE Podcast. In this one, the guys dive into questions our listeners sent in via Instagram, including methods of tracking progress that don't involve the scale, working for a one-rep max back squat, and what Jason's recent meet-up with Dave Castro was all about. Plus, they talk about what it's like to get jacked and do jiu-jitsu at the same time, offer tips for shoulder mobility, and more! Enjoy!



In this episode:


— Tracking Progress Through Pictures

— Going for a 1-Rep Max

— 20-Rep Back Squat

— Carb Cycling: Good or Bad?

— "Jacked-Jitsu"

— Tips for Shoulder Mobility




Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

Follow Jason

Follow Gabe

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Aug 18, 2022
Training for Adaptation w/ Chris Hinshaw & Jason Khalipa
3352

Today, we have Chris Hinshaw back on the show! As one of the top endurance coaches in the world and an expert in developing aerobic capacity in athletes, Chris is a wealth of knowledge. So, when Jason had a question about whether power, explosive athletes should incorporate slower, long-distance training and what the benefits would be, he called his longtime coach and friend. In this episode, the two go in-depth about the effects lifting has on cardio and vice-versa and much, much more! Enjoy.



In this episode:


— Why Would a Power Athlete Want to Do Slow, Long Distance Training?

— Does Doing Cardio Interfere with Your Lifts?

— Does Lifting Interfere with Your Cardio?

— How Long Do You Need to Go to Develop All of Your Muscle Fibers?

— Three Energy Systems

— The Ability to Recover

— What's Preventing You From Reaching Your Goals?

— The Two-Liter Coke




Follow Jason

Follow Chris

Check Out Aerobic Capacity

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Aug 17, 2022
Coffee wiith Khalipa: Partnership or a Partner-shit?
335

Coffee with Khalipa is back this week, so pour yourself a fresh cup as you listen to what's on Jason's mind. Today, he talks about the idea of a partnership vs. a partner-shit. What steps do you need to take when entering a partnership to make sure it works out? And if you're in a partnership right now that's not quite working out, what should you do? Cue the episode and, as always, keep crushing it.



Follow Jason

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Aug 15, 2022
Africa Trip, the CrossFit Games, & BJJ w/ Jason Khalipa and Gabe Yanez
3088

Jason and Gabe are back on the mics for another episode of the EOE Podcast. Fresh off the plane from his trip to Africa, Jason talks about his first safari experience and what it was like keeping up with his fitness. The guys then dive into Brazilian jiu-jitsu and the 2022 CrossFit Games before finishing off with the upcoming Olympic lifting cycle at NCFIT.



In this episode:


— Africa & Jason's First Safari Experience

— BJJ Tournament Styles

— The 2022 CrossFit Games

— New Olympic Lifting Cycle Starting at NCFIT




Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

FolloJason

Follow Gabe

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit UpNCFIT Shop

Gym OwnersNCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Aug 11, 2022
Being a Warrior w/ Ben Bergeron & Jason Khalipa
3847

Grab your pen and notebook because we've got a great episode with Ben Bergeron on mindset, mental toughness, and character. Ben is the founder of CrossFit New England and Comptrain, has coached a number of athletes to CrossFit Games titles, and is passionate about helping people in "their quest to improve their fitness, health, and approach to life beyond the gym."


On today's show, Jason and Ben dive into Ben's five-level mindset continuum, what each level represents, and how individuals can use it to level up their abilities both at the gym and in their daily lives. Enjoy!



In this episode:


— Living Overseas & Adapting

— Rugby Sevens

— Kids & Fitness

— Preparing for a Speech

— Coaching & What Works for an Athlete

— Over-coaching

— Virtuosity

— Awareness in Mindset

— Reacting to Triggers

— The Mind & Its Role

— What is Chatter?

— Micro-adversity




Follow Jason

Follow Ben

Check Out Comptrain

Listen tChasing Excellence

Fun, Effective WorkoutsNCFIT App

Weekly MotivationEOE Newsletter

Level Up Your BusinessBuild Better Newsletter

Suit UpNCFIT Shop

Gym OwnersNCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Aug 10, 2022
Getting Jacked & PED's at the CrossFit Games w/ Jason Khalipa and Gabe Yanez
2904

Jason and Gabe are back with another Thursday edition of the EOE Podcast. In this one, Gabe gives up an update on the state of affairs at the ranch and talks about the importance of supporting local farmers at your nearest farmers market. The boys then pivot and talk fitness and nutrition, diving into the idea of living freely to live fully before giving tips on how to #getbig and maintaining gymnastics proficiency while gaining muscle. Finally, with the CrossFit Games kicking off this week, Jason gives his hot take on PED's and drug testing after the recent news of a number of Games athletes testing positive for banned substances. It's a packed episode — enjoy!



In this episode:


— Farmers' Markets

— What is Living Freely & Fully?

— Webinar on Stepping Away from Coaching Full-Time

— External Loads & Getting Jacked (or Yoked)

— Tips on Gaining Muscle Mass While Maintaining Gymnastics

— Using EMOMs for Gymnastics Stamina

— PEDs in the CrossFit Games

— Dave Castro's Supposed Involvement with Test Results

— Athlete's Responsibility to Know What's Going Into Their Body




Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

Follow Jason

Follow Gabe

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Aug 04, 2022
Coffee wiith Khalipa: The Cost of Doing Business
229

Monday morning means a fresh cup (or two!) of coffee and a new episode of Coffee with Khalipa. Listen up as Jason talks about how to handle the inevitable spending costs associated with running a business, making informed financial decisions but accepting that every dollar spent won’t always be optimal, and learning to use those costs to move your business forward in one way or another. Keep crushing and have an awesome week!



Follow Jason

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Aug 01, 2022
Training Duration, BJJ, and Nutrition w/ Jason Khalipa & Gabe Yanez
2721

Jason and Gabe are back on the mics for today's episode of EOE. Each week, the guys talk about a number of topics that listeners send in. In this one, they dive into Jason's cold plunge and Gabe's chest freezer, discuss training duration, dabble a bit into jiu-jitsu, and go over what good meals look like throughout the day. Enjoy this episode and, as always, get after it!


In this episode:


— Cold Plunge

— Chest Freezer

— Hunting

— Fasted Cardio & Lifting

— Good Meal Options for the Rest of the Day

— Daily Training Duration

— BJJ & Time Commitments 



Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

The Cold Plunge: Code JASON150 for $150 Off

Follow Jason

FolloGabe

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Jul 28, 2022
Is It Good for Your Business, for Your Clients, for Your Coaches? w/ Stu Brauer and Jason Khalipa
2481

Today, we have EOE regular Stu Brauer back on the show! If you've been in the gym space for a while, you definitely know his name.


Stu is the founder of WTF?! Gym Talk and is as obsessed with the business of fitness just as much as Jason. In this episode, they dive into a variety of topics and drop some valuable bits of knowledge for gym owners, including a helpful way to make decisions for your business.


Keep getting after it and enjoy this episode!



In this episode:


— Creating a Buffer Between Classes

— Tempo Training & Stu's Workout 

— Resurgence of Fitness

— Importance of CRM

— Utilization Rate 

— Is It Good for the Business? Is It Good for Clients? Is It Good for the Coaches?

— Profit First for Micro Gym Owners



Follow Jason

Follow Stu

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Jul 27, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Never Say Never
254

Jumpstart your week with your favorite coffee and your favorite podcast! In this episode, Jason talks about why you should always remain open to the possibilities. Whether in life, business, or fitness, everything comes in ebbs and flows, and we should be willing to adjust our interests depending on where we're at in our personal journey. Keep crushing and keep getting after it!



Follow Jason

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Jul 25, 2022
Squat Snatching, Hormones, and CrossFit Games Training w/ Jason Khalipa and Gabe Yanez
2394

Welcome to another Thursday episode of EOE. In this one, Jason and Gabe dive into squat snatching, the "Fancy Nancy" workout (one of Jason's favorites) that just showed up on the NCMETCON track, and CrossFit Games training. They also talk about jiu-jitsu and the Masters Worlds and answer some of your questions on hormones as well as the best way to follow NCX training. Enjoy!



In this episode:


— "Fancy Nancy" & Squat Snatching

— Nutrition: How Can Women Increase Hormones for Increased Metabolism?

— Training: Best Way to Follow NCX if You're Training 3-4 Times per Week?

— Training for the CrossFit Games

— BJJ & Competing at Masters Worlds



Optimize Your Health with Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

FolloJason

Follow Gabe

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit UpNCFIT Shop

Gym OwnersNCFIT Collective Programming

VisiNCFIT Online

Jul 21, 2022
Podium Performances & Crushing the CrossFit Games w/ Patrick Vellner and Jason Khalipa
3832

We're throwing it back again for this Wednesday episode of Effort Over Everything. With the CrossFit Games on the horizon, we figured what better than to revisit Jason's conversation with 2021's second Fittest Man on Earth, Patrick Vellner.


Listen in as Pat and Jason chat about all things life, training, and CrossFit Games. Both a practicing chiropractor and CrossFit Games athlete, the four-time CrossFit Games podium finisher is the epitome of hard work, balance, and putting Effort Over Everything. Get ready to be equal parts inspired and fired up after listening to this episode!



In this episode:


— Parenthood & The CrossFit Games

— Balancing a Chiropractic Practice & Training Movement as Medicine

— Transition From Team to Individual Competition

— Standout Events at The Games

— Breaking Down the Snatch & Sprint Events

— What the Future Holds



Follow Jason

FolloPat

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Jul 20, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: It's Not About What YOU Want | Jason Khalipa
267

Fill your cup with your favorite brew and hit play on today's episode of Coffee with Khalipa. In today's installment, Jason drops some valuable insight for business owners and managers: Separate the business from your own personal agenda. Listen through for the why and, as always, go out and crush this week!




Follow Jason

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Jul 18, 2022
Hydration & Training Volume Tips w/ Jason Khalipa & Gabe Yanez
3203

Jason and Gabe dive into it today! The guys discuss some of the new things NCFIT has implemented at the gyms post-Covid (such as the benefit of 10-minute blocks between classes) and the responsibilities of the front desk, before pivoting to Jason's thoughts on training volume and Gabe's top three tips to stay hydrated.



In this episode:


— 10-Minute Blocks, the Front Desk, and Taking Reservations

— Training Question: Training Volume

— Nutrition Question: Hydration 

— 3 Tips For Hydration




Optimize Your Health with Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

FolloJason

Follow Gabe

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit UpNCFIT Shop

Gym OwnersNCFIT Collective Programming

VisiNCFIT Online

Jul 14, 2022
Metrics You Should Dive Into as a Gym Owner w/ Dan Uyemura, Jason Khalipa & Gabe Yanez
3349

PushPress is "the gym management software for successful gyms," and in today's episode, PushPress CEO and founder Dan Uyemura joins Jason and Gabe to discuss how he got into CrossFit before delving into what metrics gym owners should analyze and how they can use them to improve customer experience, convert leads, and drive retention.



In this episode:

— Finding CrossFit as a Software Engineer

— Focusing on the Customer Experience

— Goal of Software

— How Are Gym Owners Spending Time?

— 3 Metrics to Dial In On

— Lead Conversion & Sales Efficiency

— Net Revenue Retention

— Average Churn

— Focus on the Drivers of MRR

— Needing to Create a Feedback Loop

— Duty of Sales Is to Qualify Someone For Your Gym




Follow Jason

Follow Gabe

Follow Dan

Management Software for Successful Gyms: PushPress

Fun, Effective Workouts: NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Jul 13, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: 24-Hour Challenge for Pediatric Cancer
2244

Today, we have a special half-hour episode of Coffee with Khalipa on a topic that means a lot to Jason. He’s joined by two of his good friends, Matt Olson and Erik Rees, to talk about the 24-Hour Challenge special charity event in benefit of NEGU and pediatric cancer, Move Through Motivation, and the Jessie Rees Foundation.


Matt is a US Army veteran, cancer survivor, and a third of the MTM team, which aims to create a community bonded by fitness. Erik is the father of Jessie Rees and co-founder of the Jessie Rees Foundation, whose mission is to connect with, encourage, and offer resources to families of courageous kids fighting cancer.



In this episode:


— How Matt Became Involved with the Jessie Rees Foundation (JRF)

— The Start & Evolution of Move Through Motivation

— This Year's 24-Hour Challenge

— Jason's Connection to the JRF

— What is the Jessie Rees Foundation?

— JoyJars & the Many Ways JRF Supports Families

— Jessie's Hour (and Addy's Hour, AJ's Hour, & Ava's Hour)

— Where Move Through Motivation is Going

— Community Through Fitness & the Importance of Movement

— Mobile Joy Factory & Giving Back in a Meaningful Way



Follow Jason

Follow NEGU

Learn About NEGU

Learn About Move Through Motivation

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Jul 11, 2022
EMOMs & Dirty Bulking w/Jason Khalipa and Gabe Yanez
3233

Today's episode is full of fitness. Jason and Gabe hop on the mics to talk about the importance of the mind-body connection and defining your goals before each training session, Jason's approach to the clean and jerk, utilizing strength training — and the new NCX strength cycle — to gain the upper hand in BJJ, and the positives and negatives of the leaderboard. Plus, the guys answer a couple of questions from our listeners and plug our newsletters for athletes and for gym owners. Enjoy!



In this episode:


— Connecting Your Brain with Your Body 

— My Clean & Jerk

— New NCX Strength Cycle

— BJJ Training 

— Leaderboarding

— Training Question: AMRAP and EMOM, What Are the Benefits of Both?

— Nutrition Question: Counting Macros & Dirty Bulking 

— Food Quality

— Gym Owner Newsletter & Athlete Newsletter 



Optimize Your Health with Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

FolloJason

Follow Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

VisiNCFIT Online

Jul 07, 2022
Customer Service & Creating the #1 Resort in Mexico w/ Fernando Flores and Jason Khalipa
1822

To say that the Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal is phenomenal would be an understatement. Its résumé speaks for itself: The five-star resort is ranked by Forbes and TripAdvisor and has received a Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Award every year since 2016.


In today’s episode, Jason and Fernando discuss how reaching this degree of service and notoriety was possible. Through creating and maintaining a service culture rooted in harvesting meaningful connections and positive impact, The Resort at Pedregal is second to none when it comes to the service industry. With over a decade of experience, Fernando provides insight and takeaways for any business owner in today’s show. Enjoy!



Follow Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Jul 06, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Breaking Out of a Rut | Jason Khalipa
358

Take a sip of your favorite brew and kick off your Fourth of July with some Coffee with Khalipa! As business owners, sometimes we feel like we're stuck in a rut. In this episode, Jason gives his three-step approach to making sustainable changes that will move your business forward and help you break out of that dull grind. As always, go crush this week!



FolloJason

Get thNCFIT App

Weekly MotivationEOE Newsletter

Level Up Your BusinessBuild Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Jul 04, 2022
Gabe Goes to Europe w/ Jason Khalipa & Gabe Yanez
3069

Jason and Gabe are on the mics for this episode of the EOE podcast. In this one, the guys chat about a variety of topics, including Gabe's recent European adventure and fitting in fitness while traveling, and the idea of "Effort Over Everything." There are also some bits in there for business owners, including empowering your team so they can perform to or above their ability and the upcoming NCFIT bi-weekly email for gym owners. Enjoy!



In this episode:


— Gabe Goes to Europe 

— Empowering Your Team

— Traveling and Movement

— EOE

— Underestimate How Hard It Is To Put On More Muscle, Overestimate How Much It Takes To Maintain It

— 80% of the Way and Getting the Final 20%

— Bi-Weekly Email for Gym Owners




Optimize Your Health with Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

FolloJason

Follow Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Level Up Your Business: Build Better Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

VisiNCFIT Online

Jun 30, 2022
Taking Bodybuilding to the Next Level w/ Hany Rambod & Jason Khalipa
3579

We had incredible feedback about our episode with Hany Rambod from a while ago, so we brought it back!


Nicknamed “The Pro Creator,” Hany is a 20-time Olympia-winning coach and is the man behind FST-7, Evogen Nutrition, and The Truth Podcast. In this episode, Hany sits down with Jason to give us a further understanding of the sport of bodybuilding. So, whether you’re looking to get into the sport, curious about the nutrition practices it takes to uphold competition physique, or what the appropriate supplements you should take are, we got you covered!


In this episode:


— Training for Bodybuilding Competition 

— Strength & Size in the Off-Season 

— Back and Bi + Chest and Tri 

— Bodybuilding and Nutrition 

— Why You Should Never Skip Leg Day 

— Catching a Pump with Time Under Tension 

— Let’s Talk Supplements 

— Breaking Down Bodybuilding Comps 

— Strike a Pose 



FolloJason

FolloHany

Get thNCFIT App

Weekly MotivationEOE Newsletter

Suit UpNCFIT Shop

Gym OwnersNCFIT Collective Programming

VisiNCFIT Online

Jun 29, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Conquer Your Worries | Jason Khalipa
252

Pour yourself a cup of joe and kick off your week with some Coffee with Khalipa.


Today, Jason talks about overcoming your worries. Things come up all the time that preoccupies our minds — it's just part of being an adult — and how you deal with them can make or break you. Jason gives his tips on how to build your confidence and learn to get through the concerns and adversities life throws at us. Give it a listen and, as always, go crush this week!




FolloJason

Get thNCFIT App

Weekly MotivationEOE Newsletter

Suit UpNCFIT Shop

Gym OwnersNCFIT Collective Programming

VisiNCFIT Online

Jun 27, 2022
ABC's of Sales w/Jason Khalipa, Stuart Brauer & Gabe Yanez
3566

Today’s episode of the EOE Podcast is a must-listen for coaches and gym owners! Stu, the mastermind behind WTF?! Gym Talk, joins Jason and Gabe to talk in depth about sales — from how coaches are salespeople to touch points and following up on leads all the way to how to compensate your salespeople. They also cover all the different models in the current fitness space landscape.



In this episode:


— Can a Coach Be a Salesman?

— How Coaching Is Sales

— Following Up with Leads: “Die, Buy, or Tell You to Stop”

— Double-Digit Touch Points

— 3 Stages: Awareness, Consideration, Purchase

— #1 KPI: Did They Walk In the Door?

— How to Pay a Salesperson

— How Many Locations Can One Sales Manager Oversee?

— What Is a Micro Gym?

— Different Models In the Fitness Space

— WTF?! Gym Talk and Gym Real Estate Co.




Optimize Your Health with Marek Health: Code EOE for 10% Off

Follow Jason

Follow Stu

Follow Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Newsletter

Suit Up: NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: NCFIT Collective Programming

Visit NCFIT Online

Jun 23, 2022
Fitness Saved My Life & Optimizing Blood Work w/Dr. Adam Hotchkiss and Jason Khalipa
4135

We have Dr. Adam Hotchkiss on the show today. A podiatric physician by training, Adam found that the vast majority of his patients were coming to him when preventable diseases had progressed to the point where amputation was their only option and that he was rarely helping patients become healthier or prevent disease.


As someone who’s passionate about human optimization, much of his focus has changed toward overall human optimization and disease prevention through a holistic approach utilizing nutrition, exercise, and in-depth lab work to improve system markers and overall wellbeing.


In this episode, Adam discusses his path to becoming a doctor, overall human optimization, how fitness saved his life, and weighs in on the topic of wearing shoes vs. going barefoot.



In this episode:


— Path to Becoming a Doctor

— Adam’s Journey to Doctor

— Diabetes

— Sick Care vs Healthcare

— Hormone Optimization

— How Often Should You Do Blood Work?

— CGM

— Fitness Saved My Life: Eating Disorder 

— Blood Work & Factors to Consider 

— Shoes vs. Barefoot


Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Code EOE for 10% Off 

Connect with Jason

Follow Adam

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Jun 22, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Prioritizing Your Priorities | Jason Khalipa
258

Kick off your Monday morning — and your week! — with some Coffee with Khalipa. In today's episode, Jason discusses how he sets himself up for success each week by making a checklist of his high, medium, and low-ticket items. This allows him to prioritize his time, stay on track, and helps him be more efficient and make a greater impact at work and at home. Put these tips into play today and go crush this week!




Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Jun 20, 2022
Meet the Team w/Jason Khalipa, Liz Francis & Gabe Yanez
3767

On our very first edition of "Meet the Team," Jason and Gabe are joined by NCFIT Social Media & Communications Manager Liz Francis! Liz was born and raised in Oklahoma and started working remotely for NCFIT right out of college. She also coaches youth classes at her home gym and competes in local fitness competitions. From OU football to country music, take a listen and learn more about our resident Okie!



In this episode:


— Who Is Liz Francis?

— What Is It Like Working Remotely? 

— Social Media Strategies 

— Children and Fitness 

— Marketing Takeaways 

— WOD’S On Water

— Liz’s First GoRuck

— Gabe’s Final Meal: A Frozen Pizza?!

— Liz’s Country Kickbacks 



Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Code EOE for 10% Off 

Connect witJason

FolloMDV

FinLiz

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective

VisiNCFIT Online

Jun 16, 2022
Creating a Positive Mindset w/Adam Saucedo and Jason Khalipa
3254

Mindset coach Adam Saucedo is back on the show today. Adam, whose professional roots lie in sport and fitness, is an expert that empowers his clients to develop and personalize the mental skills and lifestyle habits necessary to achieve balance and consistency in their lives. He sits down with Jason to discuss the ins and outs of creating a positive mindset, including routines, breathing, resetting, and identifying what's in your control.



In this episode:


— Routines and Down-Regulation

— Quiet Time

— Breathing Relates to Our Emotional State

— Square and Circle Breathing

— Meeting Others with Friction

— Start with Lifestyle

— Stimulants

— What Is Your Current Mental Routine?

— How to Activate Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally

— Resetting in the Moment

— In Your Control vs Out of Your Control



Connect with Jason

Follow Adam

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Jun 15, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: The Secret to Fitness | Jason Khalipa
245

Grab your mug, pour yourself some coffee, and get your week started with a little Coffee with Khalipa. In today's episode, Jason talks about the key to fitness. So what is it? It's about going slow and steady to build good habits, stack up wins, and build the consistency to start thinking about the next steps (such as moving on to the NCFIT app). Listen to the episode and crush your goals this week!



Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Jun 13, 2022
Learn How to Swim w/ Chris Hinshaw and Jason Khalipa
4173

Chris Hinshaw is back on the show today. With the weather starting to heat up, Chris, one of the top endurance coaches in the world and one of our favorite guests, drops A TON of tips and knowledge on how you can take your workouts to the water.


Dive in as he and Jason discuss everything from kicking technique and breathing mechanics to using swimming as a workout or to complement your current training, plus a whole lot more! Chris even shares Aerobic Capacity's "Critical Swim Speed" (download below) to help athletes measure their swim fitness and estimate swimming paces.


In this episode:


— Swim Workouts

— Scott Panchik and the Rope 

— Swimming and BJJ

— Swimming As Active Recovery

— Swim Fins For Technique: Jammer Fin

— Breathing Mechanics 

— Hand Paddles for Technique 

— Start With Kicking

— Critical Swim Speed (Finding Your Speeds)

— What is the Best Bang for Your Buck: Swim, Bike, or Run? 

— Shoes for Running: Adidas Zero 

— Lightbulb From a Seminar



Connect with Jason

Follow Chris

Check Out Aerobic Capacity

Aerobic Capacity's Critical Swim Speed

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit thNCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Jun 08, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: One Bad Experience Away | Jason Khalipa
200

Get your week started with your favorite cup and a side of Coffee with Khalipa. Today, Jason talks about never taking your customers for granted. Make sure you renew their experience each and every time they walk through that door as if that visit could be their last — because it just might be if you don't do a good job. So, this week, make sure you over-deliver and keep crushing it!



Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Jun 06, 2022
Gary Vee, Fitness, and Leadership Qualities | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3775

Close out your week with a special Friday episode of the EOE Podcast with the boys! In this one, Gabe talks about his experience at VeeCon 2022 and what some of his main takeaways were. And of course, it wouldn't be an episode of EOE if Jason, Gabe, and MDV didn't talk about some fitness.


So sit back, settle in, and listen to the guys talk about what's on their minds in both business and fitness.


In this episode:


— VeeCon 

— Web 3.0: Read, Write, Own 

— Lessons From Gary Vee

— Leadership Qualities

— Do You Need Fancy Equipment?

— Appreciating the Present

— Glory Days

— Taking Inventory of Your Body 



Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Code EOE for 10% Off 

Connect with Jason

FolloMDV

Find Gabe

Get thNCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Jun 03, 2022
The Story of WIT: Going Global | Jason Khalipa with Dan Williams
3325

Dan Williams is on the show today. The founder of WIT Fitness sits down with Jason and talks about his journey from door-to-door sales to founding a commercial cleaning company to founding and driving the biggest global online retailer of functional fitness gear (and training brand in their own right). In addition to the story of WIT, Dan chats about the importance of building a base through authenticity, facing the challenges brought about by Covid-19, and apparel trends in functional fitness.



In this episode:


— From a Cleaning Business to a Global Online Training Shop

— Apparel Trends in Functional Fitness

— The Creation of WIT

— The 200 Metcons That Started It All



Connect with Jason

Check Out WIT

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Jun 02, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Get Outside Your Echo Chamber
205

Sit back, take a sip of your favorite coffee, and kick off your week with a new episode of Coffee with Khalipa. Today's topic stems from a conversation Jason had with Gabe Yanez, director of sales and marketing at NCFIT.


Gabe spoke about two experiences he's had in the last couple of months that had completely different demographics, which sparked a thought in Jason: Was he doing as good of a job as Gabe of exposing himself to people with different backgrounds and different interests or was he surrounding himself by people like him?


There’s so much to learn when you expose yourself to new things and people of different backgrounds and perspectives, so think of ways you can do that and keep crushing it!



Connect witJason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

May 30, 2022
Movement Standards and the Clock w/ Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3729

It's Thursday, which means the boys are back for their weekly episode of EOE. In this one, Jason and Gabe hop on the mics today to talk all about movement, including movement standards, strength and speed over technique, and going up against the clock.



In this episode:


— Movement Standard

— NCFIT Workout "Punch Out"

— Skirting the Line of Movement

— Raw Strength vs Solid Technique

— The Clock

— Go Fast and Move Poorly or Go Slow and Move Well?

— Sport of Fitness and Movement Standard



Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Code EOE for 10% Off 

Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

FinGabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

May 26, 2022
Cold Is My Medicine w/ Plunge Co-Founder Ryan Duey and Jason Khalipa
3717

If you've been listening to the EOE Podcast over the last few weeks, you know that plunging into frigid water has been a prominent topic of conversation. In today's episode, we welcome one half of the Plunge founders, Ryan Duey!


Dive into today's show as Ryan sits down with Jason to discuss all things cold plunge — the benefits and how he and his business partner, Michael Garrett, came up with the Plunge and started their joint venture — as well as what he's learned running a pair of businesses and his experience on Shark Tank.


Cold Plunge Website

Use code JASON150 for $150 off your Plunge


In this episode:


— Benefits of Cold Immersion

— How Was the Cold Plunge Founded? 

— Lessons Learned Growing a Business

— Being on Shark Tank



Connect with Jason

Follow Ryan

Check Out Plunge

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

May 25, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Is Your house Clean?
223

Kick off your week with your favorite brew and some Coffee with Khalipa. Today’s topic is the idea of “Is your house is clean?” as it relates to your business. Oftentimes, business owners may jump at additional opportunities they think can provide further revenue before making sure their primary business is optimized. Taking on more when “your house isn’t clean” could be disastrous. So take inventory and if your house is clean, go for it! Pursue those opportunities and crush it!

May 23, 2022
CAP Programming, Running a For-Profit Gym, and Where To Start on Your Fitness Journey w/ Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3034

It's EOE Thursday with the boys of NCFIT. In today's episode, Jason, Gabe, and MDV hop on the mics to chat a little fitness, a little business, and some things in-between.


In this episode:


— CAP Programming

— .com Programming 

— Running a For-Profit Gym

— What Do Members Want? What Do They Need?

— Food, Sleep, or Fitness?



Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Code EOE for 10% Off 

Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

May 19, 2022
Is the Home Gym the Future of Fitness? An Exclusive with Coop of Garage Gym Reviews | Jason Khalipa with Coop Mitchell
3664

We've got a fun one for you, folks! Jason sits down with none other than Coop Mitchell of Garage Gym Reviews. Coop is a fitness coach and the founder of GGR, the popular YouTube channel and website that fitness buffs of all levels turn to for guidance on how to piece together their home gyms (both smartly and within their budget).


On today's episode, Jason and Coop talk about — obviously — how to set up the perfect home gym (including using the NCFIT app, chosen as the Best Functional Fitness Training program by GGR), what inspired Coop to create GGR, and how GGR maintains its authencity through its growing popularity.


In this episode:


— How to Set Up Your Home Gym

— What Gear to Buy

— Common Mistakes When Setting Up Your Home Gym

— How Garage Gym Reviews Was Founded

— Authenticity & How GGR Remains Genuine



Get the NCFIT App

Connect with Jason

Check our Garage Gym Reviews on YouTube

Visit Garage Gym Reviews Online

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online


Get the NCFIT App

Connect with Jason

Connect with Garage Gym Reviews

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

May 18, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Where Is Your Time Spent?
228

Kick off your week with your favorite brew and a new episode of Coffee with Khalipa. Today’s food for thought is “Where is your time spent?” In both our professional and personal lives, we can sometimes spend entirely too much time on things that don’t move the needle for us. Check in with yourself, evaluate what’s taking most of your bandwidth, and come up with an action plan to take the steps necessary to make sure you’re spending most of your time on what actually matters.



Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

May 16, 2022
Strength Training, BJJ, and the COVID Fork w/ Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3488

Jason, Gabe, and MDV are back with another episode of Effort Over Everything. In this one, the boys from NCFIT hit a variety of topics, including COVID-19, one of our favorite YouTube channels, and the recent weight miss in a UFC championship fight.


In this episode, the guys talk about:


– COVID Fork

– BJJ Class

– Wendler 5-3-1

– Garage Gym Reviews

– Sandbag Warm-Up

– Cold Plunge

– UFC and Weigh-ins


Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Code EOE for 10% Off

Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

May 12, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: People Can't Read Your Mind
260

New week, new episode of Coffee with Khalipa. Today’s episode is about making your intentions known. Sometimes we assume that others know what we think or feel when the fact of the matter is they likely have a lot of other things or tasks on their mind. So whether it’s at work with a manager or employee — or even at home with a loved one — having open communication and being transparent will free you from building up micro-resentments and can open the door to professional and personal growth.


Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

May 09, 2022
Morning Routines and the Business of Fitness w/ Jason Khalipa and Gabe Yanez
2293

The boys are back for their weekly episode of EOE. In this one, Jason and Gabe take on a number of topics, including movement and travel, morning routines and cold therapy, a call-back to this week's Coffee with Khalipa and making the best decision you can at the time, and the business side of fitness.



Connect witJason

FolloMDV

FinGabe

Get thNCFIT App

Weekly MotivationEOE Weekly Emails

Visit thNCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of thNCFIT Collective!

VisiNCFIT Online

May 05, 2022
Would You Live for Your Child? w/ Matt Beaudreau and Jason Khalipa
2536

Matt Beaudreau is back on the show today! As the founder of Acton Academy Placer schools and the co-founder of Apogee Strong Mentorship Program, Matt has some great insight when it comes to education and leadership. Settle in for another interesting conversation as he discusses how to build young leaders, support our children, and ultimately live for them.



Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Code EOE for 10% Off

Connect with Jason

Follow Matt

Check Out Acton Academy Placer

Learn More About Apogee Strong

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

May 04, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Don't Beat Yourself Up
204

Start your week with some Coffee with Khalipa. On today’s episode, Jason chats about looking back at and accepting decisions you’ve made — whether they turn out to be great or, especially, if the result isn’t what you hoped it would be — if you made those choices with the best information available to you at that time.



Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

May 02, 2022
Special Workouts & Prepping for Them w/ Jason Khalipa, MDV, Gabe Yanez
3368

Get your Thursday started with a little Effort Over Everything. On today's show, MDV and Gabe join Jason to talk all about fitness, including special workouts and how to prepare for them, and our training goals at NCFIT.


Today, the boys discuss:


– Ava's Birthday Workout

– Special Workouts Throughout the Year

– How to Prepare for Special Workouts

– Our Training Goals at NCFIT

– Murph Prep



Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Code EOE for 10% Off

Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Apr 28, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: A Deal Isn't A Deal Until It's A Deal
283

Take a sip of your favorite brew and start your week with a little Coffee with Khalipa. On today’s episode, Jason uses a recent learning experience to expound on the wonders and pitfalls of transparency in business or even at home with your family and kids, and the importance of not putting the cart before the horse.



Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Apr 25, 2022
How to Keep Your Workouts Fun w/Jason, Gabe, and MDV
2619

Jason, Gabe, and MDV are back on the mics for the latest episode of EOE. The guys take on a great topic today — "How to keep workouts fun" — and touch on a number of key aspects regarding fitness and training.


In this episode, Jason, Gabe, and MDV talk about:


– Should You Score Your Workouts?

– Having a "Why”

– Creating a Fun Environment

– Diversify Your Training

– Mindsets for Training 



Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Code EOE for 10% Off

Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Apr 21, 2022
Kids and Fitness, Part 1 w/ Kelly Starrett, Chris Hinshaw, and Jason Khalipa
4725

This is a must-listen episode of Effort Over Everything! Dr. Kelly Starrett and Chris Hinshaw join Jason as the three dive into youth fitness, coaching, and competition. 


Some of the topics the trio chats about include: 


– Building Athleticism and the Role the Gym Plays In It 

– Teen CrossFit Games Athletes 

– Movement as a Skill and Having Fun

– Hot/Cold Therapy for Kids 

– Enhancing Coaching for Kids 

– At the End of High School, Will Jason's Kids Still Want To Play and Compete?



O2 for Gym Owners: Join Team O2

Connect with Jason

Follow GUEST TK

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Apr 20, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: New Things Can Suck
246

Connect witJason

Get thNCFIT App

Weekly MotivationEOE Weekly Emails

Visit thNCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of thNCFIT Collective!

VisiNCFIT Online

Apr 18, 2022
Sailing & Leadership, Toe Spacers, & Hot/Cold Update with Jason, Gabe, and MDV
3155

Jason, MDV, and Gabe are back to kick off your Thursday with another episode of EOE.


Some of the topics the boys talk about on today's show include:


– Blood Work

– Sailing & Leadership Skills

– Toe Spacers

– Hot & Cold Therapy



Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Code EOE for 10% Off

Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Apr 14, 2022
Optimizing your training, Prepping for a 10k & Aerobic Capacity with Chris Hinshaw and Jason Khalipa
4135


O2 for Gym Owners: Join Team O2

Connect with Jason

Follow Chris Hinshaw

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Apr 13, 2022
Coffee With Khalipa - Bank Of Fitness
154

It’s time to kick off your Monday morning with a little Coffee with Khalipa. In this one, Jason talks about approaching fitness like putting money in the piggy bank: Add a little bit every single day — it doesn’t have to be a lot! — and before you know it, in six months, one year, two years, or five years from now, you will have built up a nice hedge.



Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Apr 11, 2022
Grip Strength, the Cold, and 3-for-3 Deal w/ Jason Khalipa & Gabe Yanez
2810

Another Thursday, another episode of EOE — but this time just with two of your three favorite guys. In this one, Jason and Gabe dive into (pun intended) topics ranging from cold plunging to grip strength, intention during training, and some business topics for gym owners.


Today, Jason and Gabe chat about:


– Taking the (Cold) Plunge

– Grip Strength and Dead Hang Pull-ups

– Intention While Doing Strength & Conditioning and Hypertrophy

– 3-for-3 Deal for Gym Owners

– Money-Back Guarantee


O2 for Gym Owners: Join Team O2

Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Apr 08, 2022
Climbing Mt. Everest w/ Ronald Quintero and Jason Khalipa
3153

NCFIT coach and mountaineer Ronald Quintero is on the show today, and he talks about all things leading up to his trip to climb Mt. Everest this spring. Everest, which stands at 29,035 feet high, will become Ronald’s fifth summit out of the “7 Summits of the World,” a list that already includes Mt. Aconcagua and Denali.


Listen along as Ronald talks about how he prepared physically and mentally to try to become the first Honduran to climb the world’s highest peak.


In today's episode, Jason and Ron chat about:


– Preparation for Climbing Everest

– Attempting to Becoming the First Honduran to Complete Everest

– Training Techiniques

– Ways to Start Mountaineering

– Overcoming Adversity



Connect with Jason

Follow Ron

Optimize Your Health with Marek Health – Use Code EOE for 10% Off

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Apr 06, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Baseball Tryouts & Getting Uncomfortable
141

Jason’s back with another Coffee with Khalipa. In this one, Jason talks about getting comfortable with the uncomfortable — no matter how small or grand the situation — and channeling your nerves to help you overcome fears and earn your confidence.


Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Apr 04, 2022
The School System; Should You Weight Train Before Cardio? w/ Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3367

It’s Thursday, which means the boys are here with another episode of EOE.


Today, the guys chat about:


– Our School System

– College, Trade School, and Ways of Learning

– Weight Training Before or After Cardio, and Options the Guys Have Found Successful for Classes


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 31, 2022
HWPO w/Matt O'Keefe and Jason Khalipa
3205

Today Matt and Jason discuss the fitness space, sponsoring athletes, where the sport of fitness is going and Matt's transition to HWPO


Connect with Jason

Follow Matt

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 30, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Life we Chose
118

We've got another episode of Coffee with Khalipa for you! In this one, Jason talks about the "Life we Chose" as an entrepreneur, manager, and gym owner.

If you like this episode, let us know. Leave us a rating/review!


Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 28, 2022
Mouth Taping, Cold Exposure, and the Impact of a Poor Gym Experience w/ Jason Khalipa, MDV, Gabe Yanez
3098

The guys are back on the mics for another roundtable episode of EOE. In this one, Jason, Gabe, and MDV cover various topics ranging from breathing to business, icy temperatures, and BJJ.


Today, the guys chat about:


  • Mouth Taping and Nasal Breathing
  • Cold Exposure
  • Do Gym Owners and Coaches Get Impacted by Other Gyms Nearby?
  • Ava’s Treatment
  • BJJ


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 24, 2022
Our School System is Failing Us w/Matt Beaudreau and Jason Khalipa
3808

Matt is back on the show, this time to discuss how our current school system is flawed and how we need to be more innovative in the way we think about it as parents.


In today's episode, Jason and Matt discuss:


– The Business of Acton Academy

– Leading by Example as a Parent

– Cheering Effort

– The Cycle of School

– College is Dead Now

– What Do You Do with a 529 Fund?

– Entrepreneurial Mindset


Connect with Jason

Follow Matt

Check Out Acton Academy

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 23, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Points on the Scoreboard
141

Hope your Monday is going great! Talking about putting Points on the Scoreboard to start the day, specifically with our kids but also applies for us all. Put the points up and feel the confidence for the rest of the day.


Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 21, 2022
Movement Standards in Fitness, BJJ and Training Demands w/ Jason Khalipa, MDV, Gabe Yanez
3247

The boys are back for the latest episode of EOE. In this one, Jason, Gabe, and MDV cover various topics ranging from the Open to business, BJJ, fitness, and NCFIT programs.


Some of the topics the guys chat about include:


– Movement Standards in the Open

– Does It Need To Be the Unknown and Unknowable?

– Sheepdog Course with Ashley

– Barrier to Entry to Joining a Gym

– How Marketing Matters

– UFC to BJJ as CrossFit to Oly Lifting

– Training Demands Over Time

– NCFIT Workout Options


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 17, 2022
Entrepreneurship and Bridging the Gap Between Fitness and Healthcare w/ Dr. Sean Pastuch and Jason Khalipa
4689

Dr. Sean Pastuch is the guest on today's episode. Sean is a doctor, coach, educator, author, and the founder and owner of Active Life, which aims to bridge the gap between fitness and healthcare.


In today's episode, Jason and Sean talk about:


  • Active Life
  • What Movements Sean Sees the Biggest Issues With
  • Bridging the Gap Between Fitness and Healthcare
  • 4 Versions of Freedom
  • The Difference Between Coach and Doctor
  • PT Competence and Confidence


Connect with Jason

Follow Sean

Check Out Active Life

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 16, 2022
Coffee with Khalipa: Picking your Battles
185

Weekly short format Podcast where we dive into something I'm thinking about for this upcoming week.

Have a great Monday!


Connect with Jason

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 14, 2022
Can a good coach be boring? Farming and Carnivore w/ Jason Khalipa, MDV, Gabe Yanez
3318

The guys are back on the mics for another episode of EOE. In this one, Jason, Gabe, and MDV take on topics ranging from coaching and fitness all the way to diet and farming.


Today, the guys cover:


  • Boring Technician or Mid-level Skills and Great Engagement?
  • Carnivore Diet
  • Raw Cheese
  • Milking a Cow
  • Wearing a Weight Belt


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 10, 2022
Nutrition, Training & Healthy Rebellion w/Robb Wolf and Jason Khalipa
3388

Robb Wolf is on the show today. Robb is a two-time New York Times/WSJ best-selling author who has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people through his podcast, books, and seminars in nutrition and strength and conditioning. As if that's not enough, Robb also holds a purple belt in BJJ, is a former California State Powerlifting Champion, and was a 6-0 amateur kickboxer.


In this episode, Jason and Robb talk about:


  • BJJ and Becoming a Brown Belt
  • Blood Glucose and Training
  • Brain and Impact on Training
  • Basics of Nutrition
  • Healthy Rebellion
  • Prescription for Anti-Aging



Connect with Jason

Follow Robb

Check out The Healthy Rebellion

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 09, 2022
The CrossFit Open w/ Jason Khalipa, MDV, Gabe Yanez
3237

We are back with another installment of EOE. In this one, Jason, Gabe, and MDV cover a few topics, including how they're approaching the Open, how their thoughts on the Open have shifted over the years, and whether or not they'll continue with their approach for the EOE40 Challenge.


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 03, 2022
Learning how to Breathe w/ Chris Hinshaw and Jason Khalipa
4145

Chris Hinshaw is on the show today. The founder of Aerobic Capacity, Chris is widely considered one of the top endurance coaches in the world thanks to his cutting-edge approach to training. In this episode, Jason and Chris talk about a number of things, including the Assault Rower vs C2, running on a self-propelled treadmill vs running on the road, drills that help athletes learn to breathe, and how the sport of fitness is going.


Connect with Jason

Follow Aerobic Capacity

Aerobic Capacity online

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Mar 02, 2022
Fitness, Sheepdog, and BJJ w/Jason, MDV, Gabe
3672

Happy Thursday! We are back with another installment of EOE. In this one, Jason, Gabe, and MDV talk about Gabe's experience at a recent Sheepdog seminar and lessons learned about BJJ and self defense.


Today, the guys cover:


  • Gabe’s Experience with Sheepdog
  • How Do BJJ Classes Run?
  • Fitness and Benefits for Self-Defense
  • Recovery and BJJ Using Fitness
  • Lessons Learned That Apply to Coaching Classes
  • EOE40 Update
  • NCFIT App Updates


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Check out NCFLEX

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Feb 24, 2022
WTF! Wodify, Technology, and Fitness w/ Ameet Shah and Jason Khalipa
4274

Ameet Shah, the CEO and Founder of Wodify, is today’s special guest. In this episode of EOE, Ameet and Jason discuss the origin story of Wodify, the lessons learned building multiple businesses, and what the future holds for the fitness space and the technology that drives it.


Connect with Jason

Check out Wodify

Try NCFLEX

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Feb 23, 2022
Fitness & Nutrition While Traveling | Jason, MDV, & Gabe
3512

Today, the guys cover:


  • Adjusting for Success and Appropriate Expectations
  • Gas Station Foods
  • Flights and Food
  • Hydration
  • Food at Hotels
  • 8/20 Rule
  • Normalizing Fitness


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Join the #EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Feb 17, 2022
Kids and Recovery w/ Kelly Starrett & Jason
3311

Dr. Kelly Starrett is back on the EOE podcast. In today's episode, he and Jason touch on a number of topics, including:


  • Kids and Mobility
  • Quad Smashing
  • Pain Is a Request for Change
  • Using Vibration
  • Hot/Cold Therapy
  • Flossing and BFR


Connect with Jason

Follow

Join the #EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Feb 16, 2022
Should you Redline your Workouts? | Jason, MDV, & Gabe
3338

Today, the guys cover:

What is redlining? How often, if at all should you be doing It? How we approach Intensity at NCFIT. Should we have tests everyday or not track results at all?

Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Join the #EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Feb 10, 2022
Noah Ohlsen & Jason: WZA, Diet, Being a Pro In CrossFit
2811

In today's episode, Noah and Jason talk about:

  • Wodapalooza
  • Training
  • Diet
  • Being a Pro in CrossFit


Connect with Jason

Follow Noah

Join the #EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Feb 09, 2022
Better Margins in Gym or Online, Athletes Paid for Shirt Sales, Should I Quit My Job and Open a Gym? | Jason, MDV, & Gabe
3530

Jason, Gabe, and MDV are back back on the mic, covering a number of topics ranging from fitness to baseball. Sit back and enjoy the latest from the boys of NCFIT. 


Today, they dive into:


  • Athletes Paid for Shirts at the CF Games
  • King Kong
  • Better Margins: Gyms or Online?
  • Better Work/Life Balance: Gyms or Online?
  • Wanted to Quit My Job and Open a Gym
  • Barry Bonds Excluded From the HOF
  • Coaches and Jokes
  • EOE40


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Join the #EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Get the NCFIT App

Weekly Motivation: EOE Weekly Emails

Visit the NCFIT Shop

Gym Owners: Free Trial of the NCFIT Collective!

Visit NCFIT Online

Feb 03, 2022
E. Coli at the Games, Crowd Funding, Favorite Workouts, & EOE40 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3315

The guys go live for the first time! In a raw episode, Jason, MDV, and Gabe talk about the hot topics of what’s happening in the functional fitness industry, as well as answering listeners’ questions live. 


Today, the guys explore:


– Morning Routines

– Dave Castro Updates

– Morning Chalkup's Story on E Coli

– O2 Crowdfunding vs Private Equity in the Fitness Space

– MDV's First NFT Buys

– The Guys’ Favorite Workouts 

– Is Going to Fitness Events a Good Use of a Gym Owner’s Money and Time?


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Join the EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Jan 27, 2022
Castro, Culture, Leadership & EOE40: EFFORT Weekly Vol. 14 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3171

The boys are back with as much fire as ever. Join Jason, Gabe, and MDV as they sit down with a cup of coffee and talk all things fitness, life, and business!

Today, the guys dive into:

More On Dave Castro

Leadership

Creating Culture

The EOE40 Challenge

Enjoy this one, athletes! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Join the EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jan 20, 2022
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 13 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3360

Oh man is there a lot going on in the functional fitness world today! You guessed it, the guys are gonna talk about it! Into our first week of the EOE40 Challenge and with a good cup of coffee, the guys are fired up for today's episode.

Today, the guys explore:

Dave Castro Being Fired From CrossFit

CGM & Wearables for Fitness

EOE40 Challenge

Let's get after another week with even more EFFORT! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Join the EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Jan 13, 2022
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 12 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
2839

Here we GO! The guys are breaking down the EOE40 Challenge this week, y'all! Start with us January 10th as we embark on the 40-day journey!

You can expect 40 days of:

40 Minutes of Movement Daily

Waking Up 40 Minutes Before Your Usual Alarm

40 Days of Nutritional Guidelines

(we like the Hands On Nutrition Challenge)

Joining the "Clean Sink" Club

Let's get after it, athletes! 40 days to greatness, lets go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Join the EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jan 06, 2022
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 11 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
4034

The boys are back and ready with another episode of EFFORT Weekly! As always, they GO there and have a great time doing it!

Today, the guys explore:

Steroids

Supplements

Carbs

Technology & Fitness

Enjoy the last episode of the year with the dudes of NCFIT as we get ready to launch into 2022! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Join the EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 30, 2021
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 10 | Jason Khalipa, Bloom, & Lindsey Locke
3554

The ladies of NCFIT are taking over on today's EFFORT Weekly. Catching up with the Women Make Waves show, Jason and the gals chat all things life, fitness,and business.

Today, the crew dives into:

Picking Your Battles 

Importance of Check-Ins

Once a Week Date Night 

Favorite WMW Episodes

What We’ve Learned Podcasting

Competition Reflection

Think we should bring the ladies back for another episode? Let us know! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Lindsey

Find Arielle

Join the EOE40 Challenge

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 23, 2021
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 9 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3311

The boys are back with another episode of EFFORT Weekly, y'all! All three of the guys are back and nothing is off the table! 

This week, the guys explore:

Cryptocurrency

Putting EFFORT Into Relationships

Digital Training to In-Person Training

Over-Under Grip & Hook Grip

Sports vs. General Fitness

Let's get after it this week, listeners! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 16, 2021
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 8 | Jason Khalipa & MDV
3644

We've got a new spin on today's show! Jason and MDV are doing a Q&A episode for listeners, and you should GET STOKED! Keep an eye on Jason's Instagram Stories for a chance to have your question answered in future episodes!

Today, the guys dive into:

Educating The 1-2 Day/Week Member

What If Athletes Are Unhappy With Programming

Understanding and Training Strengths & Weaknesses

What Movements Translate to Jiujitsu 

Building Resiliency

Optimum Training For Growth

Tracking Nutrition

Competition Training and Competing

Let's get out there and be awesome, athletes!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 09, 2021
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 7 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3619

Alright, gang! New tradition! EFFORT Weekly is now coming to you on Fridays! Get ready to kick your weekend off right with the boys from NCFIT. New day, but same knowledge, fitness, and friendly banter!

Today, the guys dive into:

Cross Country Road Trips

Living Wage Added To Your Bill

OPT & CrossFit With Individual Design

Jason's Recent BJJ Tournament & Takeaways

Enjoy this one, athletes! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 03, 2021
The Birth of Virtual Training | Curtis Christopherson
2757

We're talking everything Virtual Personal Training with Curtis Christopherson today! Coaches and gym owners, if you haven't given thought to personal training and the virtual space, do your due diligence and listen to today's show. Curtis is a wealth of knowlege and shines a light on professionalizing the coaching profession.

Today, the guys explore:

Brick & Mortar Locations in Canada

Operations Through Restrictions 

Lessons Learned Scaling a Business

What to Look for When Franchising 

Good Coach Does Not Mean Good Business Owner

Interviewing, On-Boarding, & Mentorship Process

Virtual Personal Training

Virtual vs In-Studio Clients

Is In-Person Training Here To Stay?

It's time to level up, coaches! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Curtis

Check out Wrkout

Try NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 02, 2021
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 6 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3383

With the holiday week, we're doing things a bit differently! Enjoy your holiday travels with the dudes from NCFIT! Effort Weekly is here on a Wednesday to make your commute a little more enjoyable!

Today, the guys explore:

Preparation Changes Expectation

Value of Strength & Conditioning for Longevity

Points on the Scoreboard 

Reebok HQ

Nature and Time

Does a Coach Need to Train

Should Junk Food Ever be in The Gym

Should There be “Belt” Promotions in Fitness

Enjoy this one, athletes! Enjoy the short week, and we'll catch you Monday!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 24, 2021
Never Go To Failure | Matt Chan
3525

Long time friend of NCFIT, CrossFit Games and Titan Games Competitor, Matt Chan is on the show today! The guys sit down and reminisce about the old CrossFit days, while bringing all of their competition knowledge to today. Whether you're a coach, athlete, hunter, or business owner, this show is for you!

The guys dive into:

The Rogue Invitational 

What Training Looks Like Now 

Train Less Sleep More 

Tools to Save a Life 

Prioritizing Fitness in the Workplace 

Training “Alphas” & Breaking Barriers 

Bow Hunting with Shane Dorian 

The Titan Games

Here's to another epic episode of the Effort Over Everything Podcast! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Matt

Check out TrainFTW

Try NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 18, 2021
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 5 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3624

Happy Monday, listeners! The boys are back with another EFFORT Weekly! Grab your favorite cup of coffee, sit back, relax, and enjoy the guys talking shop!

Today, the guys explore:

Social Media 

Kids & Technology

Getting Uncomfortable 

Nutrition 

Crypto

No Bullsh*t in Your Life

Here's to kicking off the week right, athletes! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 15, 2021
Opportunity’s Knocking | Stu Brauer
3489

Stu Brauer is back on the show today and dropping knowledge as always! With recent developments in his buisness, Stu shares what he has learned along the way. Every conversation we have with Stu on the show is equal parts information, entertainment, and inspiration! 

Today Stu and Jason cover:

Leasing vs. Owning Gym Space

Commercial Building Funding Options 

Pre-payment Penalties & Technical Default

Setting Ground Rules

Pivoting Out of Brick and Mortar 

Identity Crisis 

Stress of Making Hard Decisions 

Creating a Retirement Plan

Gym Brokerage Program

Enjoy this one, listeners! It's time to get out there and make it happen! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Stu

Gym Real Estate Form

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 11, 2021
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 4 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3485

Another Monday another EFFORT Weekly! The guys of NCFIT are back together recapping the Rogue Invitational and Jason's recent experience while competing! Grab your favorite cup of coffee for this one! Hunker in and enjoy one of the best episodes to date!

The guys explore:

The Rogue Invitational 

Rogue & Again Faster Competition

GRID League

Can Fitness be a Mainstream Sport 

Fitness & Incorporation of Combat Sports

Vibe Behind the Scenes of the Invitational

Katrin Moving

Enjoy this one, athletes and let's get after another Monday! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 08, 2021
An End To Suffering In Silence | GORUCK's Jason McCarthy & Jimi Letchford
2294

For those of you getting ready to tackle Chad, those of you interested in mental health and increasing your physical health, and for those of you ready to get involved with veteran suicide prevention, this one is for you. Jason sits down with the guys from GORUCK, Jason and Jimi, to chat everything CHAD.

Today, the guys dive into:

Chad Workout

The Mission, The Men, & Me

Making This Workout Approachable 

Physical Health is Mental Health

Prepping for Chad Workout

Suicide Prevention

We plan to hit this wokout on Veteran's Day. Do you? Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow GORUCK

Get Involved 

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 04, 2021
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 3 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3548

The boys are back with another Monday of motivation. Sit down, grab a cup of coffee, and enjoy your Monday morning with the guys of NCFIT!

Today, the guys explore:

Handstand Push-Ups

Do You Need to Deadlift More Than Your Body Weight?

Do We Need to Measure Power Output?

Stu Retiring From the Micro Gym Space

It's time to get out there and attack the day, athletes! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 01, 2021
Mind Pump | Sal Di Stefano
3910

We've got the man, the myth, the MIND PUMP extraordinaire, Sal Di Stefano on the show today. Sal has been in the health and fitness industry for more than 2 decades and is changing the way people think about training. Backing his book with personal experience, research, and countless studies, it's bound to expand your understanding of how you train most effectively.

Today the guys dive into:

Sal’s Launch Into Fitness 

Coaches = Best Communicators 

The Start of Mind Pump

Best Skills for Coaches

Sincere Sales 

Asking Good Questions

Fitness & Nutrition is NOT Punishment 

Chasing Health 

Cost of Poor Health 

Debunking Cardio 

The Importance of Resistance Training

Let's get fired up, y'all! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Sal

Grab Sal's Book

Listen to Mind Pump

Check out NCFLEX

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 28, 2021
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 2 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
2859

It's Monday, so you know what's coming your way, y'all! The guys of NCFIT are chiming in to bring you EFFORT Weekly! Talking shop, life, and, of course, fitness... the guys are determined to bring some motivation to your Monday. 

Today, the guys explore:

Lance Armstrong: A Winner?

Personal Goals & Relationships

Getting The Last Few % Gains

Leadership Styles

Top 10 Vs Another Top 10

Handstand Push-Ups

Let's get fired up, listeners! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 25, 2021
Creating Capable Citizens | Tim Kennedy & Matt Beaudreau
2737

Tim Kennedy and Matt Beaudreau are on the show today and changing the way we think about schooling. Putting action and responsibility over the rest, the two have created a beautiful new paradigm when it comes to school, learning, fitness, business, and more. 

Today, Jason and the guys explore:

Exercise as Adversity Training 

Act On Academy & The Role of Children’s Training

Parent’s Responsibility

Magic in the Program 

Breaking the Confines of Conventional Schooling

A Quest to Learn Something New

Never Focusing on College as a Goal

Accelerated Entrepreneurship 

Doing vs. Being Told What to Do

Parent’s Duty to Get Involved

We're fired up to make some change after this show and hope you are too! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Tim

Find Matt

Acton Academy Online

Check out Apogee

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 21, 2021
EFFORT Weekly Vol. 1 | Jason Khalipa, MDV, & Gabe Yanez
3339

Bringing you the hottest new podcast on the market! Each Monday we'll release EFFORT Weekly with the boys of NCFIT. Talking shop, business, fitness, and everything in between, Jason, MDV and Gabe will keep you in the loop and entertained every Monday guaranteed!

Today the guys dive into:

Culture

Leadership

Customer Service

Hiring

Sober October

Get ready for more motivation coming your way every Monday! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Download the NCFIT APP

Subscribe to EOE Weekly Email

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 18, 2021
Overcoming Obstacles: The Mental & Physical Sides of Competition Training | Natalie Allport
3107

NCFIT Influencer and overall STUD, Natalie Allport, is on the show today. Natalie shares openly and vulnerably about her time on the National Snowboard Team, narrowly missing the Olympics, and the mental health (and physical) struggles that followed competition. Natalie is an absolute all-star, and shares invaluable insights on training, competition, mindset, and mental health. 

Today, Jason and Natalie explore:

Splitboarding 

Going Pro in Snowboarding

Goal of Competing at the Olympics 

Injuries in Action Sports 

Sports Psychology & Mental Health

Team vs Individual Competition 

Competition, Balance, and Burnout 

Building Your Brand, Audience, and Sponsorships

Body Image: No One-Size Athlete

Advice For The Upcoming Athlete

Sit back, relax, and enjoy and incredible conversation with Natalie Allport. Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Natalie

Natalie Online

Download the NCFIT APP

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 14, 2021
Should Kids Strength Train? | Dr. Kelly Starrett
3290

Dr. Kelly Starrett is joining us back on the Effort Over Everything Podcast again, folks! Today we are talking all things fitness, play, and strength training for kids. Kelly is a wealth of knowledge and the absolute man when it comes to talking everything movement and mobility, so we couldn't wait to have this conversation.

Today, the guys dive into:

The Opportunity to Teach Children Good and Better Positions

Formal Movement Training

Making Fitness Play

What’s The Minimum Dose of Fitness

How To Load and Challenge Fundamental Positions

Desire to Train & Fun

Olympic Lifting for Children

Hot & Cold Exposure for Kids

It's time to get after it! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow The Ready State

The Ready State Online

Download the NCFIT APP

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 07, 2021
Combat Sports, Consistency, & CrossFit | Chandler Smith
3566

We've got Chandler Smith on the show today, listeners, and whoo is it a good one! Talking about his CrossFit Games performance, time at West Point, and what it was like being raised by an NFL strength and conditioning coach, Chandler will FIRE YOU UP in today's episode!

Together, Jason and Chandler dive into:

NFL Lifestyle

Sweat Once a Day 

Chandlers Wrestling Career 

Leading by Example 

Introduction to CrossFit 

Learning to Suffer 

Establishing Balance in Competition 

Carryover From Grappling Sports to Metcons 

Upcoming competition 

Making Training Fun

Enjoy this one, athletes, we know we did. Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Chandler

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Sep 30, 2021
The CrossFit Games & Beyond | Annie Thorisdottir
3076

Annie Thorisdottir is BACK on the show today and, as always, had one of our favorite conversations to date. Jason and Annie reminisce about the CrossFit Games and the evolution of the sport. Annie also shares what this Games season was like for her and what's to come in the future!

Together, Jason and Annie dive into:

What’s New With Annie 

Icelandic Tradition 

Standout Moments of the CrossFit Games 

“I Get to Compete” Mentality 

It Takes a Village to Win The Games 

Can You Make a Living Off of CrossFit Alone 

Advice to New Competitors 

Better & Stronger TOGETHER

BIG Announcements From Annie

We love you, Annie! Thanks for firing us up! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Annie

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Sep 23, 2021
Experience, Addiction, and Change | Aaron Hoff, Director of The Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run
2373

What an inspiration! Aaron Hoff is on the show today breaking down the details behind the Keala Foundation and the Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run. Jason and Aaron talk vulnerably about Aaron's past and how that set him up to make real change in the world. 

Together, the two dive into:

8th Annual UHTR

Addiction in Hawaii 

Roots of the Keala Foundation

Kids & Teens Coaching Curriculum 

Aligning Values and Actions

Making Amends & Setting Yourself Free

Helping People Others Don’t Want to Help

Everything is Experience 

What to Expect From 2021 UHTR

Feeling inspired? Be sure to check out the link in today's show notes to get involved with the Keala Foundation! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow The Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run

Get Involved with the Keala Foundation

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Sep 16, 2021
Honesty. Humility. Hustle. | Dave Colina, Founder of O2
2458

Let's get fired up to make changes in our world and communities. Founder of NCFIT's favorite bev O2, Dave Colina, is on the show today! Between being a sustainable and clean operation and providing real change and opportunity to those of us in the fitness space, O2 is doing it RIGHT! 

Full of inspiration, the guys dive into:

Profit Sharing 

What is O2

Making a Positive Impact on Community 

Leaving Your Day Job 

Online & Subscription-Based Sales 

Aligning Decisions with Values 

Stay for May Campaign 

Work-Life balance

Get out there and do some good, listeners! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

O2 Online

Email O2

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Sep 09, 2021
Episode 164 | Noah Ohlsen | Still Happy But [even more] HUNGRY
3046

Noah Ohlsen is back on the show today and recounting the 2021 CrossFit Games. Noah finished in 10th this year, and the guys dive into exactly what that finish meant for Noah. Reflecting on what was and revved up on what could be in the 2022 season, the guys chat all things training, lifestyle, Games performances, and future plans!

Today, Jason and Noah dive into:

Noah’s 10th Place Finish

Luck at The CrossFit Games

Climbing the Leader Board

Using Your Competitors as Motivation

Breakdown of Noah’s Games Performance

Pros and Cons of Training Partners 

Role of Weight Loss in Training

Revitalizing Happy But Hungry

Finding Fulfillment

We're so excited to see what Noah does this next compeition season! Until then, enjoy the show! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Noah

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Sep 02, 2021
Episode 163 | Patrick Vellner | Podium Performances & Crushing the CrossFit Games
3855

2021's Second Fittest Man on Earth, Patrick Vellner is in the house! It's been a while since we caught up with Patrick, and had so much fun chatting all things life, training, and CrossFit Games! Both a practicing chiropractor and CrossFit Games athlete, Patrick is the epitome of hardwork, balance, and putting Effort Over Everything! 

Today, the guys dive into:

Parenthood & The CrossFit Games

Balancing a Chiropractic Practice and Training

Movement as Medicine

Transition From Team to Individual Competition

Standout Events at The Games

Breaking Down the Snatch & Sprint Events

What the Future Holds

Get ready to be equal parts inspired and fired up after listening to today's episode! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Patrick

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Aug 26, 2021
Episode 162 | Justin Medeiros | Fittest Man On Earth 2021
4015

Fittest Man On Earth & CrossFit Games 2021 Champion, Justin Medeiros, is on the show today! Jason and Justin sit down to talk all things training, CrossFit Games, and training-life balance! Get the inside scoop on this year's CrossFit Games Champion while the guys chat:

Making CrossFit a Career

The Pivot to Games Training 

Bodybuilding's Role in Training

Recovery & Nutrition 

Importance of Sleep 

Starting CrossFit in 7th Grade 

Mindset for Competition 

Why the Mullet 

Dying For Points

You won't want to miss today's conversation. Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Justin

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Aug 20, 2021
Episode 161 | Jacob Heppner | Not a Boxer by Trade
3163

Jacob Heppner is on the show today, y'all, and we know what you're thinking... YES, we talk about his upcoming boxing match against Josh Bridges! Being a CrossFit Games athlete, entrepreneur, and a person that seeks new opportunities and adventure, Jacob, brought so many knowledge bombs and insights in today's conversation!

Together, the guys dive into:

Jason’s Contribution to Jacob’s Retirement 

Money and Fame Don’t Come Easy in CrossFit 

Entrepreneurship & Mentorship 

Talking Business vs. Living Business 

Taking Risks 

Valuing Your Time & Saying “No” 

Boxing Bridges

We loved every minute of this episode and know you will too! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Jacob

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Aug 12, 2021
Episode 160 | Chris Hinshaw | The Evolution of Opportunity
4021

Chis Hinshaw is back and bringing the heat! We absolutely LOVE every conversation we have with Hinshaw, and couldn't wait to have him back on the show! From reminiscing on the CrossFit Games, to dropping trou in Brazil, and everything in between, everything about this conversation was awesome!

Today, the guys dive into:

The Trap That Older Athletes Fall Into 

Mindset For Masters Athletes 

Recovery & InjuryPrevention 

Reminiscing on CrossFit Games Events 

Could Rich Still Podium as an Individual 

Playing to Your Strengths 

Hinshaw's Last Race

Making Experts Accessible 

Questioning Authority & Asking Why

We hope this episode fires you up as much as it did for us! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Chris

Aerobic Capacity Online

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Aug 05, 2021
Episode 159 | Nicky Rod| All I Want To Do Is Make You Quit
3880

We've got a special show for you today, y'all! Jason and MDV are joining forces and co-hosting today's episode with Nicky Rod! Equal parts informative and comedic, you'll love listening to these dudes chat BJJ, leadership, training, and everything in between!

Today, the guys explore:

- Sting Operation to Stop BJJ Training 

- Being the Hardest Worker in the Room

- Transition From Sprint to Marathon

- A Day of Training with Nicky

- Shutting Off The Ego 

- No Days Off & Chasing the Pump 

- Bro-ing Out on BJJ

Enjoy the show! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Nicky

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jul 22, 2021
Episode 158 | Gabe Yanez & MDV | Bro Chats Vol. 1
3646

Gabe and MDV are back, y'all and we are having a great conversation. We always love when the guys can get together and bro out about all things NCFIT, fitness, nutrition, and life. We are lucky to be surrounded by an amazing team with a wealth of knowledge in widespread arenas.

Today, the guys chat:

- NCFIT Workout Types: Quality, Sprint, Effort, Grind & Heavy 

- Gabe’s Year in an Airstream 

- How MDV Failed the 75-Hard 

- Nutrition Doesn’t Have to be Complicated 

- Just Because it’s Simple Doesn’t Mean it’s Easy

- What is BJJ 

- Establishing Your Why 

- Are Home Gyms Here to Stay?

- The Tragedy of Being a Mets Fan

Whether you're here to meet the team a little more, or gather knowledge bombs, we've got you covered! Enjoy getting to know the guys a little more, let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Jul 15, 2021
Episode 157 | Hany Rambod | The Science of Bodybuilding
3584

Hany Rambod is on the show today, listeners, and it's a must-listen. Getting a further understanding of the sport of bodybuilding has only given us a BIGGER respect for it. Whether you're looking to get into the sport of bodybuilding, curious about the nutrition practices it takes to uphold competition physique, or appropriate supplements, we've go you covered! 

Today, Jason and Hany dive into:

- Training for Bodybuilding Competition 

- Strength & Size in the Off-Season 

- Back and Bi + Chest and Tri 

- Bodybuilding and Nutrition 

Why You Should Never Skip Leg-Day 

Catching a Pump: with Time Under Tension 

Let’s Talk Supplements 

Breaking Down Bodybuilding Comps 

Strike a Pose 


Connect with Jason

Follow Hany

Check out Evogen Nutrition

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Jul 08, 2021
Episode 156 | Jared Truby | Everything You Need To Know About Coffee
2662

Coffee Connoisseur, Cat and Cloud Coffee Co-owner, & NCFIT Ambassador, Jared Truby, is on the show today! For those of you that have coffee as a staple of your everyday diet... this one is for you! From the perfect pour over ratios to best grounds and the in's and out's of cupping, Jason and Jared absoolutely geek out over coffee today!

Together, the two dive into:

Connecting With Coffee 

Breaking Down Light, Medium, & Dark Roast

Nuances of Single Origin Coffees 

Process of Harvesting Coffee

Why Coffee is One of the Most Complex Beverages in the World

The Perfect Pour Over Ratio

Coffee & Gut Stuff

What Grounds & Why

So, sit down, pour yourself a good cup o' joe, and enjoy today's episode of the Effort Over Everything Podcast! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Jared

Check out Cat & Cloud

Shop Cat & Cloud

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Jul 01, 2021
Episode 155 | Scott Panchik | Feed The Wolf
2789

Long time friend and CrossFit competitor, Scott Panchik, is on the show today! The boys go way back, talking about old days of compeition, what training is like for today's CrossFit Games, nutrition, supplements, and everything in between! Between being a coach, athlete, and competitor for over a decade, Scott has much insight to bring to today's conversation!

The guys explore:

Games Training

Individual vs. Team Competition

Priorities & Being Okay Saying "No"

Keeping Up With The Young Bucks

Using Stress In Your Favor

Fueling For The CrossFit Games

We know we're looking forward to rooting you on in another year of compeition, Scott! Let's Go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Scott

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jun 24, 2021
Episode 154 | MDV & Gabe Yanez | Trigger Warning: Ditching Rest Days & Saying No To Oat Milk
3838

Okay, so clearly there's more to this conversation than training modalities and milk alternatives. That said, the boys: Jason, MDV and Gabe, touch on those subjects and everything in between. This conversation is bound to inspire questions, curiosity, and a quest to better your training, nutrition, habits, and connection. 

Today, the guys explore:

Gabe & MDV's Experience With The 75 Hard 

Developing Consistency 

The Importance of Accountability

Reframing The Way You Train 

Regenerative Agriculture 

What’s Wrong With Oat Milk 

The Body’s Ability to Adapt 

Less Connection to CrossFit

Sit back, relax, and enjoy hanging with the dudes of NCFIT!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Jun 17, 2021
Episode 153 | Noah Ohlsen | Happy But Hungry
2482

Noah Ohlsen is on the show today! The guys go down memory lane, explore today's training, mindset, competition, and everything in between. Noah has been in the competitive CrossFit space for close to a decade and is a wealth of knowledge that all athletes can learn from. 

The guys explore:

Noah’s Move to Georgia & Competition Season 

Volume and Purpose Behind Training 

PR Mindset

The Importance of Training Environment 

Specialty & Adaptation

Performance Mindset 

What it Means to be Happy But Hungry

If this episode doesn't fire you up, we don't know what will! Enjoy!


Connect with Jason

Follow Noah

Noah on YouTube

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jun 10, 2021
Episode 152 | Adee Cazayoux | From Medalist to Motherhood
2512

Founder of Working Against Gravity [WAG], Adee Cazayoux, is joining Jason today on the Effort Over Everything Podcast! From graduate school to competitive Olympic Weightlifting, to founding an ultra-successful nutrition company, and starting a family, we follow Adee's evolution today while exploring:

Importance of Unprocessed Foods

What is Working Against Gravity 

Adee’s Fitness Career 

External Motivation & Training Environments

Surrendering to the Flow of Life 

Stepping Away From Social Media 

Priorities, Non-negotiables, & Weekly Date Night

Adee brings a welcomed light to today's conversation and inspires our Effort Over Everything lifestyle to the nth degree!


Connect with Jason

Follow WAG

Check out the Caz Family Blog

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jun 03, 2021
Episode 151 | Jason Khalipa | 4 Things I Think About Before Every Deal
581

We're back, and Jason is riding solo today, y'all! Bringing the business side into the Effort Over Everything Podcast, Jason talks about the 4 things he thinks about before every business deal and opportunity. 

Today, he explores:

NCFIT APP

Doors Opening & Doors Closing 

Saying “Yes” Too Often in Business

Identifying Specific Leaders

What is Success & How Do We Get There

Be ready to take notes, listeners! Today's show is jam packed full of actionable steps you can take to improve your business!


Connect with Jason

Download the NCFIT APP

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

May 27, 2021
Episode 150 | Eliot Marshall | The Ultimate Fighter
3034

Today is a blend between Effort Over Everything and the Business of Fitness! Inspiring and educational, you are bound to take something (if not many things) away from today's show, listeners! Eliot shares vulnerably and authentically as the guys explore:

Inspired by the Karate Kid 

Transition to Jiu-Jitsu 

The Role of Luck vs. Hard Work 

Critical Thinking and Jumping on Opportunity 

Experience of The Ultimate Fighter 

How to Hide Fear 

The Power of Therapy & Mental Health 

Importance of Objective Opinions & Insight 

Core Values, Compromise, and Community

Time Being Our Most Valuable Asset

Hate Crimes & Establishing Safety 

Connection After COVID 

We hope you love this show as much as we did. Where are you putting Effort Over Everything?


Connect with Jason

Follow Eliot

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

May 20, 2021
Episode 149 | Sevan Matossian | Holy Sh*t, I'm Homeless: Sevan's Story of Effort Over Everything
4217

Content creator extraordinaire, Sevan Matossian, is on the Effort Over Everything Podcast today, listeners! Get ready, because today's show is one for the books. Recounting childhood, college, and homeless years, Sevan shares what Effort Over Everything has meant in his life up until this point. 

Today, Jason and Sevan explore:

Jason “Ruining” the Movie & 2008 Games

Sevan’s Start with CrossFit HQ

They Say Jump, You Say How High: Working 365

Kicked Out, Crack Houses, and 7 Years of Undergrad

Homelessness: The Real Life Study of Sociology 

Sevan’s Launch into Video Production

Habits, Discipline, and Obsession

Legacy & Raising Conscious Children

Life is Knocking

Equal parts entertaining and educational, we know you'll love this one!


Connect with Jason

Follow Sevan

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

May 13, 2021
Episode 148 | MDV | Stripping the Stand
3281

MDV is Chief Fitness Officer at NCFIT, but in a past life...he was an ocean lifeguard. For 8 summers, MDV patrolled the beaches of the south shore of Long Island. While it might sound like a lot of fun (which it was) there were also intense rescues and many lessons on leadership, crisis management, and responsibility. In today's episode, the fellas talk:

MDV's Past Life

8 Summers in the Sun

Wrestling, Training, & Lifting

Beauty & Chaos in the Ocean

Stripping the Stand

Leadership Under Fire

The Impact of Great and Not-So-Great Leaders


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

May 07, 2021
Episode 147 | Jason Khalipa | Tug-of-War & Team Leading
459

Jason is coming at you with a solo show today, listeners. Short, sweet, and to the point, Jason is diving into the parallels between leading a team and the challenge of a game of tug-of-war. Today, Jason explores:

Leading and Delegating

Heaving in the Same Direction

Getting the Right People in the Right Positions

Conveying Mission and Vision

Having a Team That’s “All In”

Get ready for more AWESOME content coming your way in future episodes, listeners. We've got big things coming!


Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Apr 29, 2021
Episode 146 | MDV& Gabe Yanez | Bro Talk
3695

Gabe Yanez AND MDV in ONE episode?! Hold onto your seats y'all because the boys are coming in hot! Jason and the bros are reunited in the Bay Area, and bringing some of the best conversation we've had on the show to date! Take a deeper look into the minds behind NCFIT while the boys explore:

Being a Beginner Again 

How Are You Using Your Fitness 

AMRAP Mentality & Failing Forward 

No Regrets: Jason’s Retirement From Competition

Morning Routines and Cold Plunges 

Zero to a Hundred on Social Media

Responsibility on Social Media for Business Owners

Enjoy this one, listeners...we know we did! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Apr 22, 2021
Episode 145 | Rener Gracie | Demystifying Martial Arts
3990

Rener Gracie is on the show today, listeners! Get stoked! Today, Jason and Rener explore the world of Martial Arts, more specifically jiu jitsu, and it's relevance and opportunity in the functional fitness space. 

Today the two discuss:

What is Jiu Jitsu 

Where Sport Meets Self-Defense 

When Strength & Athleticism Isn’t Enough 

Calling for De-escalation: Law Enforcement Scrutiny and Accountability

Territory, Credentialing, and Incorporating Jiu Jitsu Into Your Business 

Creating Consistency & Guaranteeing Quality 

Continuing Education for Coaches 

Training in the Digital Space & Long-Term Sustainability

Enjoy this passion-filled episode, coaches! We know it fired us up!


Connect with Jason

Follow Rener

Gracie BJJ Online

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Apr 15, 2021
Episode144 | Jason Khalipa | Technology, Innovation & Cryptocurrency in the Fitness Space
563

Jason is coming at cha with a solo episode today to talk all things cryptocurrency. As gym owners and leaders, it is our job to stay educated on trends in technology that are here to stay. 

Today Jason explores:

Evolution of technology in the fitness space 

Being open minded before forming an opinion 

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency 

Gym owner’s responsibility to educate themselves on financial trends 

Resources for further education 


Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Apr 08, 2021
Episode 143 | MDV | Effort Over Everything
2246

He's back, y'all! MDV is in the house and chatting all things culture on the Business of Fitness Podcast. Sharing what we've learned at NCFIT, Jason and MDV dive into:

Tag Lines, Core Values, and Branding 

Creating Culture & Backing Up Your Branding

Leading From the Front

Embodying the NCFIT Core Values

Honest Communication and What We’ve Learned Along the Way

Quality Coaching, Culture, and the NCFIT Collective

Yes, we provide fitness and motivation... but all of that falls flat without community and culture. Enjoy!



Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Listen to MDV's Podcast THE INTRO

Apr 01, 2021
Episode 142 | Lindsey Locke, Arielle Bloom & Laura D'Aiello | Women Make Waves: How to Launch Successful Campaigns & Elevate Your Team
2571

Women Make Waves Hosts and NCFIT team members, Lindsey, Laura, and Arielle are on the show today! With the launch of the WMW Podcast and campaign, Jason sits down to discuss:

Creating Opportunities For Your Team 

What is WMW 

Elevating Your Team's Voices & Raising Industry Standards 

Lessons Learned and Process of Launching a Campaign 

Logistic of Launching a Campaign 

Collecting Content and Setting a Social Calendar 

Creating Sustainable Culture in Your Company 

These girls are changing the game when it comes to podcasting in the fitness space. Let's make some waves! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Lindsey

Find Arielle

Check out Laura

Women Make Waves Podcast

Women Make Waves Online

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Listen to Lindsey's Podcast: Get Psyched

Listen to Arielle's Podcast: Navigating Nutrition

Mar 25, 2021
Episode 141 | Amelia Boone | More Than a Marathon
1891

Amelia Boone is in the house, people! Get excited. Amelia is both an Apple attorney and competitive Ultra runner. We dive into business, fitness, balance, and more in today's episode. Exploring the world of both COVID and competition, Jason and Amelia dive into:

- Maintaining Synergy in the Digital Space 

- Backyard Ultra Races 

- Athletic Boom Post-Pandemic 

- Balancing Career and Competition 

- Signs of Over-Training 

- Shared Suffering

Amelia is an inspiration and wealth of knowledge! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Amelia

Women Make Waves Online

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Mar 18, 2021
Episode 140 | Steph Hammerman | Stay Driven
1831

Steph Roach is on the show today, coaches! Steph has overcome her fair share of adversity and is here to shed light on yet another hurdle she has had to overcome, owning a brick and mortar business during COVID-19... ring a bell? Today, Jason and Steph dive into:

Social Media Success Does Not Make You Successful 

More Than the Product on the Floor 

Listening vs. Hearing 

Getting Out of Your Own Way 

Going Digital & Retaining Members 

Acquiring Corporate Wellness Accounts

This episode is SO full of information for any and all business owners! Enjoy!


Connect with Jason

Follow Steph

Find Stay Driven

Stay Driven Online

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Mar 11, 2021
Episode 139 | Miranda Alcaraz | More Than Nothing
1506

Co-Founder and CEO of Street Parking and Former CrossFit Games Competitor, Miranda Alcaraz, is back on the show today, folks! As a long time friend of NCFIT, we LOVED catching up with Miranda on today's show. As so much more than a athletes or business owners, Miranda and Jason discuss:

Gaining Perspective & Finding Balance 

Silver Linings and Starting Street Parking 

Challenging the Expectation of Being a CEO

Stop Showcasing, Start Coaching 

Engagement Not Entertainment 

Enjoy this one, coaches! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Miranda

Find Street Parking

Street Parking Online

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Mar 04, 2021
Episode 138 | Russell Greene | Pressing Play Without Fear: Music Licensing with FITRADIO
1810

Gym owners, we all dread that call, don't we? The call from copyright lawyers inquiring about our music practices... well Founder and CEO of FITRADIO, Rusty, joins the Busiess of Fitness Podcast today to get that sorted out for us! Today, Jason and Rusty dive into:

Understanding Music Licensing 

Covering Your Bases and Accounting for PROs

Paid Music Streaming Accounts & What Qualifies Business for Use

Enhancing The Value of Your Membership with Music

Making Music Affordable 

Perfecting the Playlist

This is a must-listen for any gym owner that plays music in their gyms...and, well, that's all of us! Enjoy!


FITRADIO will manage all of your licensing needs

FITRADIO will now cover all or some of the PRO rates for your location(s) for a flat monthly fee + handle all of the reporting requirements for each PRO. Not only will we save you money, but we will also save you the time and headache of royalty reporting.


Connect with Jason

Follow FITRADIO

Exclusive FITRADIO DEAL for Business of Fitness Listeners

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Feb 25, 2021
Episode 137 | Gabe Yanez | Don't Lead On Your Leads
1868

He's back! NCFIT legend, Gabe Yanez, is in the house! Gabe is the Director of Sales at NCFIT and is bringing the heat in today's episode. Jason and Gabe dive into the controversial topic of listing your membership price on your website and more! The two dive into:

- Pros & cons of pricing on your website

- Selling a price vs. selling a service 

- What your time is worth 

- Intakes and on-boarding 

- Establishing a lead’s level of interest 

- How to triage change

In the famous words of Gabe himself, "Let's Go!"


Connect with Jason

Follow Gabe

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Feb 18, 2021
Episode 136 | Charlie Zamora | Establishing & Aligning Your WHY
1980

Today Jason is sitting down with long time friend of the show, Charlie Zamora! This episode is PACKED with topics that are relateable to all business owners in (or out) of the fitness space. The two dive into:

- Identifying roles 

- Boundary setting in the workplace 

- Finding your superpower 

- Working with your wife 

- Unmet expectation and empathetic communication 

- Aligning why and how

You're going to love this one, listeners! Enjoy!


Connect with Jason

Follow Charlie

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Feb 11, 2021
Episode 135 | Jason Khalipa | Catapulting Out Of COVID
428

We've got another AWESOME solo-episode for you this week, listeners. Inspired by our mothly NCFIT Partner Webinar, Jason dives into setting the tone for success and how to truly service the customer. Today, he dives into:

- Procedures for New Member Acquisitions

- Sales Flow & Customer Experience

- Setting the Tone of Success

- Adding Personal Touch & Elevating the Athlete

Get ready to thrive post-COVID after listening to this episode, coaches! Let's go!



Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Feb 04, 2021
Episode 134 | Chris Spealler | For EVERY Gym Owner: Rent, Buy, Own.
2054

The Business of Fitness Podcast graciously welcomes CrossFit Games athlete, Park City Fit Founder, and long time friend Chris Spealler to the show today! Together, Jason and Chris have decades of experience in both the competitive fitness space and Business of Fitness! Today, the two cover:

- To Rent, Build, or Own Your Gym

- Flexibility for Coaches to Have Space & Time

- Trainer Incentives and Growing Your Programs

- Nitty Gritty of Building a Gym Building

- Re-branding and Brand Recognition 

- Your Business is Worth Your Membership

With a take-home for every gym owner out there, today's show is a must-listen! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Follow Chris

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jan 28, 2021
Episode 133 | Sal Frisella | How To Take Control
1593

1st Phorm founder, Sal Frisella, is back on the show today! On this episode, Jason and Sal discuss the important of establishing what is in our control and how to capitalize on the positives. A good friend of the show, Sal, is a wealth of knowledge and an inspiration to all of those he comes in contact with.

Today the two explore:

- Focusing On What's In Our Control

- Eliminating Outside Noise

- Reacting vs. Responding

- What Going Digital Has Taught Us

- Community-based Fitness and COVID-19



Connect with Jason

Find Sal

Follow 1st Phorm 

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jan 21, 2021
Episode 132 | Jason Khalipa | Yesterday's Dreams
311

Jason is rolling solo today to chat about Yesterday's Dreams. How often do we stop to reflect on how far we have come? Have you recently held some gratitude for where you stand today?

Today Jason chats:

-Reminders of gratitude 

-Making dreams reality

-Finding time to reflect on success

Enjoy this one, coaches! Here's to adding a little inspiration to your Thursday! Let's go!


Connect with Jason 

Text Jason: 408-706-2569 

Visit the NCFIT SHOP 

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective 

Visit NCFIT online

Jan 14, 2021
Episode 131 | Dave Lipson | Thundr Bros
2464

Dave Lipson stops by the Business of Fitness Podcast today to bring the Thundr Bro energy. Talking far more than functional body building, Jason and Dave discuss the business and brains behind the Thundr Bro operation and what elements and experiences set Dave up for success!

The two discuss:

Functional Bodybuilding and The Thundr Bro

Hypertrophy, aesthetics, and injury-free training

Addressing your weaknesses in business and fitness

Micro-managing vs. Overseeing

Ignorance is NOT bliss

Understanding the user/athlete experience & Connecting with the consumer


Connect with Jason

Follow Dave

Check out Thundr Bro's Instagram

Get your hands on Thundr Bro Training

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jan 07, 2021
Episode 130 | Jason Khalipa | Setting Up For Success in 2021
494

Wrapping up the final day of 2020 with a moment of gratidude and reflection from the Cali Bear himself, Jason Khalipa. Today, Jason shares a tool used at NCFIT to set, commit to, and reach annual benchmarks for the business. 

The episode dives into:

-Implementing annual commitments

-Establishing Mission, Vision, and Core Values

-Setting specific benchmarks of success

-Aligning your team with the company’s commitments 

Sit down, hit play, snag a notebook, and get ready to set your business up for success in 2021, coaches! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 31, 2020
Episode 129 | Arielle Bloom | How I Tripled My Income During The Pandemic
1747

Jason sits down with NCFIT coach and Navigating Nutrition founder, Arielle Bloom, to have a conversation all coaches and private trainers in our space should hear. 

Together the two discuss:

- Knowing your values and when to raise your rates

- Identifying your specialty and your audience

- Social media marketing and the importance of consistency

-Staying authentic while being effective on social media

- Health, habit stacking, and major takeaways from Navigating Nutrition


Connect with Jason

Follow Arielle

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 23, 2020
Episode 128 | Jason Khalipa | Resources Are Limitless
483

Jason is throwing down another solo-track full of knowledge and actionable advice for y'all today! He's diving into the topic of resources and how readily available they are when we begin to look for them. 

In today's show, Jason explores:

- Utilizing readily available resources

- Allocating time for research

- Continued education and moving the needle

Enjoy this one, coaches, and get ready to level up your business! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 17, 2020
Episode 127 | Shoyoroll Founder, Vince "Bear" Quitugua | Turning Passion Into Profit
3240

Jason is sitting down with Shoyoroll founder, Bear, today to chat about so much more than BJJ! Bear is a wealth of knowledge and offers listeners actionable steps and insights as to how to build their business!


Dives into:

The history of Shoyoroll

Finding a niche and specializing

When to go "all in"

The tipping point and when to make your first hire

Organic growth and innovation



Connect with Jason

Follow Shoyoroll

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Shop Shoyoroll Online

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 10, 2020
Episode 126| Jason Khalipa | The Benefits of Being a Beginner
495

We've got another solo-cast for you this week, listeners. Jason is bringing the heat, talking about the benefits of a white belt mentality and how becoming a beginner again can help us strengthen our craft. 


He dives into:

Developing Empathy

Compassionate Coaching

Beginner’s Mindset and Effective Communication 

How to Relate with the New Athlete


Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Dec 03, 2020
Episode 125 | BJJ Fanatics Co-Founders, Bernardo Faria & Michael Zenga | How To "Roll" with Digital Marketing
3283

Jason is sitting down with BJJ Fanatics co-founders, Bernardo and Michael, to chat all things digital marketing. 


The three discuss: 

How BJJ Fanatics got their start 

Building complimentary partnerships

Continued education and its role in business 

Making major pivots in business operations

How to effectively utilize social media to build your business 

Exploring jiu jitsu


Today is a must-listen for everyone looking to build their digital presence and, in turn, build their business. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Follow BJJ Fanatics

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 25, 2020
Episode 124 | Gainzbox Co-Founders, Brian Ellis & Ken Miller | Beyond the Box
2587

Gainzbox co-founders, Brian and Ken, join the show today and we chat all things Gainzbox: how the company got started, what it's like to have multiple founders, and how to stay true to your values as you grow! We also discuss the value of influencer marketing, the importance of saying "no," the subscription-based marketing modality,and how to balance differing opinions when it comes to business models. We also give you a sneak peek into what's inside this month's NCFIT Gainzbox! You don't want to miss this!



Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Follow Gainzbox

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 20, 2020
Episode 123| Jason Khalipa | Should I Open A Gym Post-COVID
1014

This episode comes from an overwhelming amount of Instagram questions regarding this topic. If you're thinking about opening a gym post-COVID 19, listen to this episode before signing the lease. Jason gives any gym owner (old or new) actionable steps and questions to ask before opening a gym. Is there language you can add to the lease agreement? Is the building zoned properly? What more can you learn before opening? Can you colaborate with a current brick and mortar gym owner? Can you capitalize on discounted real estate? The list goes on! If you're considering opening a gym, listen to this episode first! Let's go!



Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 12, 2020
Episode 122 | Jason McCarthy | Ruck Up & Embrace The Suck
3135

We've got GORUCK founder and CEO, Jason McCarthy back on the show today! As an author, leader, husband, and father, Jason wears a lot of hats, and wears them well. The two discuss how GORUCK has managed to stay true to their mission of grabbing a Ruck and Embracing The Suck. This is more than a product, more than a slogan, more than a brand. GORUCK is a community, a culture, and a shared love for health and wellness. Jason shares how he has maintained the GORUCK community amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and kept his team motivated. This is a must listen for any business owner! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Follow GORUCK

Visit the GOUCK Website

Check out Jason McCarthy's NEW BOOK

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Nov 05, 2020
Episode 121 | Jason Khalipa | Train 'em & Trust 'em
686

Today's solo cast is a heavy hitter. Jason is talking trust! If you really want to level up your business, you can't do it alone. Our egos can drive us to think that we are the only one capable of executing things perfectly, but your team is beyond capable. Today's show is about training your staff effectively and letting them step into their power to help you level up your business! Enjoy, evaluate, and make the necessary delegations to grow your business. Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Listen to Jason & Sevan's show here

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 29, 2020
Episode 120 | MDV | The Whiteboard & Beyond
2915

MDV is back, folks and we are diving into coaching, class time, and most importantly "the whiteboard." Today's show has a lot of topics all sprouting from the idea of the whiteboard. Here is where your class starts, you connect with athletes, you share a mutual trust and respect, and the class comes to life! The guys breakdown how to be most effective at the whiteboard and what some non-negotiables for the start of class are. We dive into question of the day, addressing injuries, building rapport, and more. Coaches and owners... you don't want to miss this! Enjoy!


Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Follow MDV

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 22, 2020
Episode 119 | Jarett Perelmutter, "JP" | How To Have Hard Conversations & Preventing Resentment Pt. II "The Conversation"
1939

Alright, gang! Jason and JP are back for round 2! If you haven't listened to part one, stop what you're doing and go back to catch up! Today's episode is all about the "hard conversation." JP breaks down what he's learned in the past and how he's implemented that information to make difficult conversations best serve the business. Enjoy!


Connect with Jason

Text Jason: 408-706-2569

Follow JP

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 15, 2020
Episode 118 | Jarett Perelmutter, "JP" | How To Have Hard Conversations & Preventing Resentment Pt. I
2516

As always on the Business of Fitness Podcast, Jason and his guests, share real liife experiences. On today's show, we do something we've never done before. Instead of reflecting on past experiences and lessons learned, Jason and JP share a conversation about a currently unfolding event. Today the two tackle how to have difficult conversations with employees in order to avoid future resentment. If you're an owner, today's show is a must-listen! Enjoy!


Connect with Jason

Follow JP

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 08, 2020
Episode 117 | Jason Khalipa | If You Want To Be An Entrepreneur, Start Acting Like An Owner Today
547

Jason is rolling solo again today, don't worry guests will be coming back next week, and he's tackling the concept of entrepreneurship. The reality is, being an entrepreneur isn't always sexy... in fact, it's often not. Is being an entrepreneur right for you? Take a listen to today's episode to find out! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Oct 01, 2020
Episode 116 | Jason Khalipa | C's Get Degrees, But Not Much Else
381

Jason is spitting some fire on today's solo-cast. We've all heard (or justified our actions with) the saying "C's get degrees," but that's about all they'll get you. Jason tells it like it is on today's episode, and will make any business owner think a little harder about their business decisions. It's time to get honest! Where is there room for improvement in your gym/business? Let's level up!


Connect with Jason

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Sep 24, 2020
Episode 115 | Jason Khalipa | So, You Want To Open A Gym?
746

Today's solo episode comes from the DM! Jason gets questions from gym owners and coaches all the time, and this question seems to come up quite a lot: "Should I take over an existing operation or open my own gym?" Weighing the pros and cons of both, Jason explores leases, TI, talent, ROI, and other factors that should play a role in making your decision. This one is a hot topic and full of information for current and prospective business owners! Enjoy!


Connect with Jason

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Sep 17, 2020
Episode 114 | Gabe Yanez | Mindset and Marketing
2644

Today Jason is sitting down with NCFIT Sales and Marketing Director, Gabe Yanez. The two discuss a bit about Gabe's background in sales and how his career led him to his current position with NCFIT. With a unique vantage point from interacting with hundreds of gym owners, Gabe shares some of the trends he's noticed and the opportunities he sees in the space for those ready to execute at the right time.


Gabe lends insight into some valuable mindset shifts when it comes to selling and talks about how essential it is that everyone in the fitness space continue to sell, regardless of the recession the economy may slip into.


This one is packed with valuable marketing insights, mindset shifts, and sales tactics that will help every coach, gym owner, and entrepreneur that tunes in. Enjoy!


Connect with Jason

Follow Gabe

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Sep 10, 2020
Episode 113 | Jason Khalipa | Expectation, Communication, and Starbucks
513

What do these things have in common? On today's solo episode, Jason explains just that. As a business owner, it's extremely important to clearly outline your expectation. This not only calls for effective communication and constructive conversation, but also leaves employer and employee on the same page and working towards a common goal. It's pumpkin spice season, y'all. We don't have time for someone messing up a coffee order!


Connect with Jason

Visit the NCFIT SHOP

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Sep 03, 2020
Episode 112 | Jason Khalipa | Reframing The Way We Think About Sales
471

Jason is rolling solo on today's show and changing the way we think about sales. Odds are, if you're in the fitness industry you got into this business because you love coaching... what nobody gets us ready for is the fact that this business also requires a lot of time and effort spent on sales and business development. Today's episode is for any coach or owner feeling stuck on sales, and lends a new way to approach the topic. Enjoy!



Connect with Jason

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Aug 27, 2020
Episode 111 | MDV | Words Have Weight
1923

In this episode of the Business of Fitness Podcast, Jason is back with his compadre, MDV. The fellas are getting real about the "weight of your words." Sparked by a few recent events, the guys breakdown some of the common pitfalls in digital communication, how and why to ignore knee jerk reactions, and what it means to be "always on" as a professional. Before getting into the show's topic, MDV also introduces the 5-Week NCFIT ProDev Series, and how NCFIT is raising the bar in professional coaching.


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Aug 20, 2020
Episode 110 | MDV | Is It Time For A New Coach?
2026

"If your coach is eating during class... it might be time to find a new coach." That very tweet spread like wildfire, and created one of NCFIT's most hot debates to date. So, in true Business of Fitness fashion, Jason and NCFIT's Chief Fitness Officer, MDV, sat down to talk it out. What's you're take on the position? Does eating pull away from professionalism on the coaching floor? Should coaches be eating between sets? Be sure to find out what the guys have to say on the topic! Enjoy!



Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Aug 13, 2020
Episode 109 | Matt Mullenax | Ready or Not, Here E-Commerce Comes
2468

We've got founder and CEO of Huron, Matt Mullenax, joining us on the show again today! Huron, a top tier, men's skincare line, just had their one-year anniversary! So, we figured what better timing than to have them on the show again! Today the guys are talking about branding, communications, e-commerce, first hires, and more. Max is a wealth of knowledge, and explains why it's better to get your hands dirty than to sit on the sidelines. Enjoy this one, owners!


Connect with Jason

Follow Huron

View Huron Online

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jul 30, 2020
Episode 108 | Hayden Bowe & Dr. Stefi Cohen | Hybrid Performance, Business, and Fitness
2656

On today's episode, Jason sits down with founders of Hybrid Performance, Hayden Bowe and Stefi Cohen. The three sit down to talk about the start of Hybrid Performance, and where the business is today. From mapping the move from virtual to brick and mortar, to the role of powerlifting in fitness training, and branding, the three cover more in this episode than most do in hours of conversation. This is a must-listen for all gym owners out there! Enjoy!



Connect with Jason

Follow Hayden

Find Stefi

View Hybrid Performance Online

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jul 16, 2020
Episode 107 | MDV & Gabe Yanez | What Happens When Your Coach Gets COVID-19
3214

Today's episode is the first of it's kind! Jason sits down with two of the guys behind the NCFIT Collective, MDV and Gabe, to host an NCFIT Collective Webinar. This topic is not only a current reality for NCFIT, but one that will most likely happen for other gym operations out there--so, we found it incredibly important to share this conversation with the greater community. Together, the three map out what policies and procedures NCFIT put in place to re-open safely, legalities, and the communications with coaches, staff, and members about an employee testing positive for COVID-19. This episode's goal is to help listeners better prepare for this possible situation, and get their action plan ready. If you're interested in more conversations like today's be sure to check out the NCFIT Collective (linked below), as we have multiple webinars throughout the month hosted there! Enjoy the show.


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Find Gabe

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jul 09, 2020
Episode 106 | MDV | Past, Present, and Future of Trainer Education
2121

Jason and MDV take on the topic of trainer education. The fellas dive into their take on the current courses out there and shed some light on what NCFIT has planned in regard to education. there's a lot of things that have changed recently, but one thing remains the same... continued education remains the most important thing you can do for yourself professionally and personally.


Connect with Jason

Follow MDV

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jun 25, 2020
Episode 105 | Lindsey Locke & Adam Saucedo | Mindset in a Time of Change
2432

Jason sits down with mindset coach, Adam Saucedo, and NCFIT employee, Lindsey Locke, to discuss the recent changes in our industry. Both having attended John F Kennedy School of Psychology, Adam and Lindsey take a deep dive into the world of mindset, grief, trauma, and change. The three discuss what this time means for owners wanting to rebrand, and take a moment to reflect and process what's been going on the last week. This episode is a must-listen for those gym owners searching for meaning and purpose in these unprecedented times, and provide tangible takeaways for implementing change. 


Connect with Jason

Follow Lindsey

Find Adam on Instagram

Work with Adam Online

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jun 15, 2020
Episode 104 | Ben Bergeron | Chasing Excellence post-COVID-19
2947

Ben is BACK! Competitive CrossFit coach and CrossFit New England owner, Ben Bergeron, brings a wealth of knowledge to this conversation. Beginning by discussing the current state of the CrossFit Games and what the changes made to this year's competition mean to the sport, Ben and Jason bring heat from minute one of today's episode. Moving into more buisness matters, the two recap what their gyms have implented so far during Shelter in Place, explore the world of finance, discuss what the reopening of their gyms will look like, and the longevity of online/virtual coaching platforms. This is a must-listen for all gym owners out there!


Connect with Jason

Follow Ben

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Find CompTrain online:

May 28, 2020
Episode 103 | Bedros Keuilian | What You Need To Know About Reopening Your Gym
2530

Today, Jason is sitting down with Fit Body Bootcamp CEO, Bedros Keuilian, to discuss strategies for reopening gym facilities. Bedros took his stand and announced the reopening of all Fit Body Bootcamps on June 1st. The two dive into what that means from a political, economical, and entrepreneurial standpoint. Bedros and the Fit Body Bootcamp team crafted a 27-page handbook made for those looking to reopen their locations. From class sizes to sanitation practices, this document breaks it all down. The two also highlight the potential silver linings coming out of the entire COVID-19 situation. This episode is a must-listen for all gym owners!


Connect with Jason

Follow Bedros

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Find Fit Body Bootcamp online

May 21, 2020
Episode 102 | Jason Khalipa | How to Level Up
1191

Today's solo cast is a must-listen. Alongside you in the entrepreneurial trenches, Jason speaks from experience in today's episode. Jason tackles what this transitional period has been like and what the horizon looks like moving forward. COVID-19 has put gym owners, especially those in the boutique space, in a position to thrive. Listen to today's epsisode to find out how! 


Connect with Jason

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

May 14, 2020
Episode 101 | Rory Mckernan | Talking Old School CrossFit | Part 2
2872

They're back, ya'll! Jason and Rory are on the mics and talking the glory days! We're taking a break from business as usual, and bringing listeners some care-free listening! Jason and Rory have been a part of CrossFit from the beginning; the two share where the sport started and how far it's come. From scoring, to events, to athletes and everything in between, Jason and Rory give the insight only a true insider in the sport could lend. Grab some popcorn, sit back, relax, and enjoy! 



Connect with Jason

Follow Rory

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

May 07, 2020
Episode 100 | Kelly Starrett | Can't Just Be A Cheerleader With A Set Of Dumbbells
2165

Over a decade of friendship is coming over the mic today. Jason is sitting down with long-time friend, doctor of physical therapy, co-founder of The Ready State, and the man that made stretching sexy again, Kelly Starrett. The two discuss the affects of COVID-19 and what this means for our athletes and industry. The two also announce some exciting news...you don't want to miss this!


Connect with Jason

Follow The Ready State

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Apr 30, 2020
Episode 99 | Rory Mckernan | Talking Old School CrossFit | Part 1
3314

Today's episode of the Business of Fitness Podcast is a little break from the norm. Jason is sitting down with long-time CrossFit Games on-air personality, Rory Mckernan. Rory has been around since the beginning and shared many of compeition floors with Jason. Rory and Jason kick it old school in today's episode, lending a break and much needed laugh or two for listeners. Our goal with this series is to relive some of the 'glory days' and allow athletes and gym owners the opportunity to sit back and relax. Enjoy this episode of the Talking Old School CrossFit Series!



Connect with Jason

Follow Rory

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Apr 23, 2020
Episode 98 | Lindsey Locke | Why NCFIT Implemented Virtual, Private Training
1456

On today's episode of the Business of Fitness Podcast, Jason is sitting down with NCFIT Team Member, Lindsey Locke, to discuss why and how NCFIT decided to implement Virtual Private Training. In this ever-evolving time surrounding COVID-19, it's important for gyms to adapt to a new "normal." We truly believe that, if done right, we can come out the other side of this stronger than ever. Adopting Virtual Private Training into the NCFIT business model is one of the ways Jason and the team are adjusting to the times. Let's keep rising the tides!


Connect with Jason

Follow Lindsey

Check out NCFIT's Virtual Private Training

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Apr 02, 2020
Episode 97 | Jason Khalipa | Adapt and Overcome COVID-19
1902

We're bringing you a solo episode today with the man himself, Jason Khalipa. Every industry, but especially the boutique fitness space, has been affected by COVID-19. On today's episode, Jason shares what NCFIT has done as an organization and what he's done as the CEO/owner, to adapt to our current situation. From cutting costs, to retaining members, and how to launch in the virtual fitness space, Jason covers a lot of ground in today's show! Jason offers actionable steps and tangible solutions for any entrepreneurs in the fitness space. Keep training, stay healthy, and enjoy the latest episode of the Business of Fitness Podcast! Let's go!


Connect with Jason

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Mar 26, 2020
Episode 96 | Ben Bergeron | Entrepreneurial Success and Creating Greatness
2144

Wow! On today's episode of the Business of Fitness Podcast, Jason and Ben bring the heat! The two not only discuss major trends they've seen in the fitness and CrossFit space as a whole, but take it a step further and also highlight how to be successful in this ever evolving industry. Touching on leadership, building a business, implementing policies and procedures, and creating an effective and aligned mission, Ben and Jason provide valuable insight for any buisness owner looking to elevate their operation. Get your notebooks out listeners and get ready to go back to school with this episode! Enjoy!


Connect with Jason

Follow Ben

Work with Ben here

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Mar 12, 2020
Episode 95 | Jason Khalipa | From The Mailroom
876

On today’s episode, Jason is digging into the mail bag to share a listener’s experience and provide insight for those of you that may share a similar story. Many of us have been offered the seemingly “ideal” opportunity to take over an existing gym operation. With a drive to help others, this sounds like an awesome endeavor for a passionate coach. The goal of today’s episode is not to deter you from taking on this business opportunity, but rather to give tangible examples, provide pertinent questions, and help your expectations align with the operation’s potential.


Connect with Jason

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Mar 05, 2020
Episode 94 | Chris Hinshaw | Doing What You Love
2551

On today’s episode of the Business of Fitness Podcast we are sitting down with the one and only, Chris Hinshaw. Many of you know Chris from Aerobic Capacity and the numerous CrossFit Games athletes he has coached, but what you may not know is the story behind Chris’s launch into the CrossFit space. Chris shares what that process was like for him, and what it means to live in alignment and authenticity. For any of you waiting to take the leap into doing what you love, this episode may be the nudge you need! Enjoy!


Connect with Jason

Find Chris on the gram

Follow Aerobic Capacity

Work with Chris here

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Feb 27, 2020
Episode 93 | MDV | Dress Codes In The Gym
1616

This has been a hot topic as of late, the idea of enforcing a dress code in the gym. Today, Jason and MDV, are tackling this debate and sharing our thoughts around the subject. This conversation goes beyond black or white thinking when it comes to dress codes, and dives into concepts like situational awareness and peer influence. Whether you're a gym owner wanting to enforce a dress code, a coach trying to uphold one, or the dude in the class with his shirt off, this episode has something for you!


Connect with Jason

Find MDV on the gram

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Feb 20, 2020
Episode 92 | MDV | From Planning to Podium: How to Run Internal Competitions
3567

You ask, we deliver. This topic was brought to you by our private NCFIT Collective Facebook group forum. A member asked for our take, practices, and process of hosting internal competitions. Together, Jason and MDV, take a deep dive into how we've planned and executed competitions at NCFIT. We're fired up about this episode, gym owners, and know you'll love it.


If you're headed to Wodapalooza, come hang out with the NCFIT Collective Crew. We'll be there all weekend and Jason is even doing private, 10-minute chats with participants that sign up. If you're interested, sign up here!


Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa

Find MDV on the gram: @m.d.v_

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Feb 13, 2020
Episode 91 | Jason Khalipa | 3 Things I Think About Everyday
1049

Today the host of the Business of Fitness podcast, Jason Khalipa, is breaking it down solo. On this solo-cast, listeners get an inside look of what goes through Jason's head each day in regards to business, fitness, balance, and building a brand. We cover a lot of bases today, owners. Touching on topics from how to get your employees to buy into your company to how to set appropriate expectations, and everything in between. Whether you're in the business of fitness or any other type of entrepreneur, there's takeaways in this episode for you!


Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa

Find the NCFIT Collective on the gram: @ncfit_collective

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Feb 06, 2020
Episode 90 | MDV | The Burpee Penalty and How to Address Late Athletes
1296

Everyone's favorite co-host, MDV, is back for this one, and damn is it good. Today Jason and MDV are taking on the infamous 'burpee penalty.' We get it, sometimes athletes are late to class, and you've got to get them warmed up and ready to go. However, even though this tactic warms your athlete up, it completely cools them down in regards to your business. We've said it before and we'll say it again, we are in the customer service industy. Think about the culture and experience something like the burpee penalty creates for your gym's atmosphere. Today the guys provide helpful insight and suggestions on better ways to address the chronically late member. Enjoy the show!


Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa

Find MDV on the gram: @m.d.v_

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective

Visit NCFIT online

Jan 31, 2020
Episode 89 | MDV | The Secret (Free) Ingredient for Elevating Your Business
2149

What's the "free" ingredient we're talking about today, you ask? Feedback! We've heard it all: "I don't have the support network to provide feedback," "I'm afraid to give/ask for feedback because of a power dynamic," or someone is blatantly unaware that they could use some. Today, Jason and MDV are discussing how to go about receiving feedback and what to do once you've got that information. Want to take this discussion a bit further? Be sure to check out the NCFIT Collective (linked below) where you can find the evaluation documents used at all NCFIT locations. Sit back, relax, and start putting people in place to call you on your...stuff! Enjoy!


Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa

Find MDV on the gram: @m.d.v_

Become a part of the NCFIT Collective: www.ncfitcollective.fit

Visit NCFIT online: www.nc.fit

Jan 23, 2020
Episode 88 | Lindsey Locke | Enhancing Engagement & Experience
1786
Today Jason sits down with NCFIT's Head of Social Media and Community Engagement, Lindsey Locke, to discuss the company's latest event and give tips to gym owners looking to show their staff and/or members appreciation. As always, we like to discuss things we are currently experiencing as a company, and this episode is no different. Providing tangible tools and actions for gym owners planning their next event or business owners looking to give back to their community and support local business, Jason and Lindsey suggest a handful of helpful tips to aid in this endeavor. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the latest episode of the Business of Fitness podcast. Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa Find Lindsey on the gram: @lindseytaylorlocke Become a part of the NCFIT Collective: www.ncfitcollective.fit Visit NCFIT online: www.nc.fit
Jan 16, 2020
Episode 87 | MDV | The Curse of the Unpaid Coach
1796
This episode goes there and hits home; we're talking about the "curse of the unpaid coach." Most of us have been there, right? We work out a 'bro' deal to have a current member or buddy coach a couple classes a week in trade for a free membership. You get some free labor and they get some free fitness, win-win, right? Today's episode breaks down the implications of the bro deal from both a professional and legal standpoint, and will provide a new framework for gym owner and head coaches to operate from. Enjoy! Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa Find MDV on the gram: @m.d.v_ Become a part of the NCFIT Collective: www.ncfitcollective.fit Visit NCFIT online: www.nc.fit
Jan 10, 2020
Episode 86 | Josh Everett | Future of Fitness
2530
Today Jason is sitting down with long-time friend and OG CrossFit competitor, Josh Everett. The two threw down together during the 2008 CrossFit Games and have watched the sport evolve since. With over a decade of experience in the fitness space, the guys discuss what they've learned, how they've adapted, and how they see the business of fitness evolving. Let's kick off the new year right with the latest episode of the Business of Fitness Podcast! Enjoy! Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa Find Josh on the gram: @joshuapeverett Become a part of the NCFIT Collective: www.ncfitcollective.fit Visit NCFIT online: www.nc.fit
Jan 02, 2020
Episode 85 | Gabe Yanez | Gratitude For 2019 & Full Throttling Into 2020
1466
Today Jason is sitting down with Business of Fitness veteran and NCFIT Collective Lead, Gabe Yanez. The two discuss how the NCFIT Collective has grown to it's current day success and where it's headed. They lend insight into best business practices, how the tools of the NCFIT Collective have been implemented to save memberships, and how to handle cancellations with grace. Listeners will also get the scoop on big things coming in 2020 for the NCFIT Collective. We couldn't do what we love every day if it wasn't for all of you! Thank you and enjoy the show! Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa Find Gabe on the gram: @_gabeyanez Become a part of the NCFIT Collective: www.ncfitcollective.fit Visit NCFIT online: www.nc.fit
Dec 26, 2019
Episode 84 | MDV | Simple Doesn't Mean Easy
1437
"Can I talk to you about the programming?" is probably every coach's and gym owner's worst nightmare of a conversation. Today Jason and NCFIT's Chief Fitness Officer, MDV, tackle the idea of workouts being 'too simple' after receiving workout feedback. Essentially, functional movements all serve a purpose and passing value judgements on them doesn't make the movement any less effective. With well over a decade in the field and countless hours of programming and training under their belts, the two are able to share insight with listeners about intended stimuli of workouts, while lending information that can help coaches and owners work with athletes of all skill levels.
Dec 19, 2019
Episode 83 | Highs and Lows of Business
338
Solo-cast alert! Jason gets real and vulnerable on today's show. With social media playing the role it does, it's all too easy to begin to compare ourselves or our success to that of others'. Jason highlights how this has affected him as a business owner and provides actionable steps as to how to avoid the comparison game.
Dec 12, 2019
Episode 82 | CEO of FloWater Rich “Raz” Razgaitis | How to Create Culture and Align Missions
2999
Today's episode brings the heat! Jason and Raz sit down to talk about FloWater, the company's roots, their mission, and the foreseeable future. The two discuss how to create a company's culture and how to keep staff on board with the vision. Raz shares exactly how FloWater interviews, on-boards, and grooms the industry's top employees. Together the two provide actionable steps for improving your business and share best practices. Get ready to level up with this one! Enjoy! Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa Become a part of the NCFIT Collective: www.ncfitcollective.fit Follow FloWater: @flowater Email FloWater: info@myflowater.com Visit NCFIT online: www.nc.fit
Dec 05, 2019
Episode 81 | Bonus Episode | The Extra Push You Need To The New Year
387
Today's solo cast is here not only to express our deep gratitude, but also to fire you up for the last month of 2019. Jason tells it like it is while providing insight and encouragement for buisness owners heading into the new year. Whether you're traveling for the holidays or getting a quick listen in between the reps, you'll enjoy this one! Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa Become a part of the NCFIT Collective: www.ncfitcollective.fit Visit NCFIT online: www.nc.fit
Nov 27, 2019
Episode 80 | MDV | Should You Score Workouts?
1637
Today Jason and MDV are tackling the argument of scoring workouts. At NCFIT and the NCFIT Collective, we often get questions regarding how to score a workout. Our rebuttal: why worry about the score? Now, we know this can be controversial stance, and we agree there's a time and place for logging workouts, but today the guys address why it is that we've moved away from tracking every rep, weight, and time, and instead focused on body awareness and optimizing each workout. Enjoy! Connect with Jason: @jasonkhalipa Follow MDV: @m.d.v_ Become a part of the NCFIT Collective: www.ncfitcollective.fit Visit NCFIT online: www.nc.fit
Nov 21, 2019
Episode 79 | Jason Khalipa | Goal Setting, Planning & Accountability
815
Today's solo cast is short, sweet, and to the point. That said, you're probably going to want to listen to it two or three times to get all of the information out of it. Jason explains some of the best and most effective business practices we've implemented at NCFIT, and shares how to adopt them into your own business. Often times we can get overwhelmed with what to do, how to go about doing it, and executing steps necessary to reach our business goals. With all of the business mentoring programs out there, it's hard to decipher what is helpful and what is just spinning our wheels. In this episode, Jason, provides tangible, daily, weekly, and monthly interventions that can help keep your business on track and growing to it's full potential. At the end of the day, there's no substitution for hard work! We challenge you to adopt one (or more) of these practices for the next 90 days and watch your business transform. Keep rising the tides, team!
Nov 14, 2019
Episode78 | Ruben Rojas | Do What You Love
1714
Today's guest, Ruben Rojas, is an absolute legend. Trading in his suit for a paintbrush, Ruben became a full-time, professional artist two years ago. Through his artwork, Ruben strives to share the message of love with others and beautify communities. Ruben gets real on this episode and shares what it was like to follow his true love and passion. That said, with years in the financial space, Ruben was no stranger to hardwork, dedication, and strategic business moves. Ruben is a true testament to what it means to do what you love, and be successful doing so.
Nov 07, 2019
Episode 77 | MDV | Difference Maker
1692
Since launching the NCFIT Collective, it's session plans, and programming, we have been asked about the consequences of multiple gyms offering the same workouts as one another. Isn't the power in the programming? Doesn't offering the same program water down the product? Our simple answer: no. Today Jason and MDV tackle these pressing questions, and outline what really makes the difference between a good gym and a great gym. A little hint... it's not the workouts. Sit back, take some notes on this one gym owners, and get ready to level up your business.
Oct 31, 2019
Episode 71 | Co-Founders of BUBS Naturals TJ Terrara & Sean Lake | Protein With a Purpose
2329
"This episode originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 9/9/19 On today’s episode, Jason sits down with the co-founders of Bubs Naturals, Shawn and TJ, to talk shop. On the surface Bubs looks like your go-to, all-natural supplement company (which it totally is), but, as you’ll learn on today’s show, is so much more than that. For any of you that have ever worked your way through the hero WOD, “Glen,” you too have paid tribute to the ‘why’ behind Bubs. It is clear that Shawn and TJ are the epitome of grassroots business owners that are doing the right thing for the right reasons. The two take listeners through the beginnings of Bubs, their unlikely business choices, how they maintain a healthy business partnership, and what true customer service really is. "
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 72 | MDV | Let's Talk Scaling
882
"This episode originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 9/16/19 Today is all about scaling! As gym owners and coaches, we can talk about the importance of scaling until we are blue in the face—but can you eloquently relay this information to your athletes? How about how to address a room full of athletes at different levels with different needs—how do you run an effective class and not lose anyone in the process? Today, Jason and M.D.V, answer all of these common questions and share best practices for providing a top-notch experience to every athlete in your class regardless of their skill level. Today’s episode is a must listen for anyone that spends time on the coaching floor. Enjoy!"
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 73 | Founder of GORUCK Jason McCarthy | Building a Business and the Journey of GORUCK
2276
"This episode originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 9/23/19 Whether you’ve opened a gym, are an entrepreneur, or an aspiring business owner, today’s episode is for you. Founder of GORUCK, Jason, shares the journey (or should we say “ruck”) of GORUCK from the beginning to its present day success. From learning how to fail fast, to creating culture, finding meaning and purpose, and defining success, the evolution of GORUCK lends insight to even the most seasoned business owner. Jason is not afraid to share his perceived failures, as each one provided an opportunity for growth and learning, and ultimately steered GORUCK to success. Throughout today’s episode, Jason’s raw honesty shows just what it takes to be successful in the business of fitness. "
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 74 | MDV & Gabe Yanez | Confident and Conscious Coaching with the NCFIT Collective
2680
This episode originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 9/30/19 Today Jason is tagging up with M.D.V and Gabe, NCFIT staff members, seasoned coaches, and the front line for all things NCFIT Collective. In this conversation, the boys are diving into common questions the company receives in regards to programming, coaching development, successfully introducing new coaches to your community, working with athletes of all skill levels, managing large classes, and time management. With over a decade of experience in the fitness space, this team is dropping major knowledge for coaches and gym owners alike.
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 75 | Sal Frisella | Stepping Up Supplements With 1st Phorm
2344
"This episode originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 10/7/19 In today’s show, Jason sits down with 1st Phorm president, Sal Frisella, to take a crash course in customer service. Prior to today’s episode, Sal and the 1st Phorm team held a 5k event in St. Louis to honor a fallen police officer. That event in and of itself is a testament to the great work happening at 1st Phorm. Sal believes in leading by example and creating unparalleled culture. While discussing the evolution of 1st Phorm, listeners can track key decisions that lead the company’s to its success today. With over 10,000 representatives, a 110% money-back guarantee, and providing an environment for success, 1st Phorm is outlining what it truly means to be in the people business."
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 76 | MDV | Essential Equipment
2548
"This episode originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 10/14/19 At NCFIT and the NCFIT Collective, we get countless questions about equipment. Today, Jason and MDV list out which pieces of equipment to prioritize when opening a gym. The two get into the nitty gritty details when discussing equipment and explain both how to utilize space effectively and the best practices we’ve found being in the fitness industry (specifically group style training) the last decade. The boys aren’t afraid to ask the hard questions, discuss financials, and set gym owners straight when it comes to needs vs. wants. Whether you’re brand new to the fitness industry, or are looking to capitalize on your current business, today’s episode has great takeaways for you!"
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 68 | MDV | Keeping Your Coaches
2854
This episode originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 8/19/2019 Today is all about coach retention and best practices for staff satisfaction. From pay grade and bonuses/incentives to creating culture and building rapport, today’s episode shares what we’ve learned about employee gratification over the last 11 years at NCFIT. Fitness aside, anyone in the service industry has a takeaway or two from today’s show. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 69 | Dr. Kelly Starrett | The Ready State and Moving Better
1747
This episode originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 8/26/19 Today is all about the evolution of mobility. Jason sits down with mobility guru, New York Times Best-Seller, and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Kelly Starrett, to discuss the on-going growth and development of the fitness space and what the future holds. Comparing trends in business to the development and emphasis on mobility in fitness, the two explain their decisions to rebrand, highlight coaching development, and how they’ve become industry leaders. Most excitingly, Kelly shares his latest project ‘The Ready State,’ that launches in November. This will be an absolute game changer for athletes, affiliate owners, coaches, and everyone in between. Enjoy!
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 70 | CEO & Founder of Huron, Matt Mullenax | Know Your Consumer by Being Your Consumer
2248
"This episode originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 9/2/19 If you’re an entrepreneur, aspiring entrepreneur, or business owner, you NEED this episode. Matt Mullenax, Founder and CEO of Huron, shares exactly what it takes to build a business in today’s market. Jason and Matt dive into all things marketing from social media, to surveying, to in-person interaction, to utilizing influencers and everything in between. The two discuss what it means to actually know your consumer and best practices to connect and learn from your customer. Huron is doing things differently and has hit the ground running with amazing products for men everywhere. Get your journals out and be ready to take notes with this episode, enjoy!"
Oct 29, 2019
Episode 67 | Joe Gigantino | Profit Isn't A Bad Word
1897
Today is all about increasing profit! Joe Gigantino is an OG when it comes to the fitness industry, and truly knows what it means to “always be closing.” Working in the fitness industry, we’re put in the unique position to exponentially increase profit, and in today’s episode, Joe breaks down how to do just that. If you’re ready to get up, grind, and improve your business—get fired up for today’s show, it’s for you!
Oct 24, 2019
Episode 66 | Patric Yumul | How to Provide the Best Service, Hands Down
1566
This episode was originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 9/5/19 The Michael Mina restaurants’ sparkling reputations are unparalleled. Today Jason sits down with President of the Michael Mina Group, Patric Yumul, to discuss how the multi-location franchise has managed to streamline consistency across locations and provide a premium service. By promoting growth through structure and leading by example, the Mina Group provides a culture where employees flourish and customers reap the benefits. Whether you’re in the business of fitness, food and beverage, or anywhere in between, today’s episode has tangible takeaways for anyone aiming to be a successful business owner.
Oct 17, 2019
Episode 65 | 5 Ways to Increase Revenue Immediately with JP
3048
*This episode was originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 7/29/19* Absolute fire is being dropped this morning. Today Jason and JP discuss the five R’s for increasing revenue: Referrals, Reactivation, Renewals, Retail, and Retention. These tools are applicable and easily executable by gym owners of any caliber. If you’re trying to increase profit, build your business, community, and yourself—you don’t want to miss this.
Oct 10, 2019
Episode 64 | What Makes A Great Team Is Not Luck
1848
*This episode was originally aired on Shrugged Collective on 7/22/19* "Since joining the team in 2008 as Assistant Director of Food & Beverage, his innovative, fresh ideas and determination have enabled him to quickly excel through the ranks, holding various positions at the resort including Director of Food & Beverage, Director of Rooms and Resort Manager. Flores’ multifaceted experience and familiarity with The Resort at Pedregal paired with his compassionate leadership skills allow him to further enhance the resort’s undisputed benchmark for providing the very finest in luxury hospitality and guest satisfaction. During his tenure, The Resort at Pedregal has been named the No. 1 Resort in Mexico by Travel + Leisure three times since the grand opening, was awarded the coveted Forbes Five-Star achievement for both the hotel and spa, and is consistently in the top 5 Resorts in Mexico (Western) in Condé Nast Traveler. Flores earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Biomedical and Medical Engineering from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. "
Oct 03, 2019
Episode 63 | Stuart Brauer | Everything You Need To Know About Creating Content
2150
Today Jason sits down with Stuart Brauer (Stu) to lay out tangible tools gym owners and business owners alike can use to boost their engagement. Having similar backgrounds and much exposure to the fitness industry, Jason and Stuart, provide helpful insight into areas of marketing, community development, and how to stay relevant in the ever-evolving fitness space.
Sep 26, 2019
Episode 62 | Jason & MDV | Focusing on the Fundamentals
890
Episode 62 | Jason & MDV | Focusing on the Fundamentals by NCFIT Collective
Sep 20, 2019
Episode 61 | Mark & Andee Bell | Power Couple
2177
"Today Jason sits down with Mark and Andee Bell, inventors of the Slingshot, Business of Fitness legends, and overall incredible humans. Today we tackle how to start your own company, what consistency, attention to detail, and trust in the process can do for your business, and how to capitalize on your strengths (no pun intended). You can also catch Mark this week as our first ever, guest coach for the NCFIT Collective's session plan. With the goals of lowering the barrier of entry and making working out as painless as possible, Mark and Andee provide an excellent service, product, and episode. Enjoy! Want to follow up further? You can find more information on everything the Bells are doing here: markbellslingshot.com IG: @marksmellybell and @andeegrevesbell"
Jul 02, 2019
Episode 60 | Monthly Membership Fees and an Obligation to Greatness
439
Short and sweet, but bringing the heat! We're making bold claims here on Tuesday morning: People should be looking forward to their monthly membership fees. Say what? Yep, you heard it right. Being a part of the boutique fitness space, we have an obligation to provide top notch service to our athletes. Owners and coaches alike should use each day and every class as an opportunity to renew members. Today, Jason provides insights as to how to accomplish this and how to leave your members stoked, appreciated, and ready for that credit card statement to post.
Jun 25, 2019
Episode 59 | Extreme TAKEover, gym edition
1973
Today Jason and MDV tackle what it takes to takeover an existing gym operation. Let's face it, we've all thought it would be cool to own our own affiliate, and if given the opportunity, would jump at the chance of taking over an already successful business. But, there's more to it than that (obviously). Jason and MDV are here to highlight what exactly that "more" is. The two pose important questions surrounding ROI, culture, core values, and a micro vs. macro exit strategy. Whether new to owning a gym or you're ready to get out and try on another business venture, this one's for you!
Jun 18, 2019
Episode 58 | Tough Conversations
464
Jason dives into the importance of getting comfortable with having uncomfortable talks, setting clear expectations, and constantly striving to improve everyday.
Jun 11, 2019
Episode 57 | Eric Allen, Wodify | What Keeps You Up At Night That You Can Delegate
2287
Today Jason sits down with Wodify's Chief Operations Officer, Eric, to discuss trends, efficiencies, and strategies for affiliates. Between the two lies decades of fitness industry experience, making this one of our most informative episodes to date. Whether it's tips on creating and maintaining a thriving culture, or providing tools and insights for making your business run more smoothly, these two have it covered. Go to www.wodify.com/ncfit for more details
Jun 04, 2019
Episode 56 | 21-15-9 to New Members
327
Episode 56 | 21-15-9 to New Members by NCFIT Collective
May 29, 2019
Episode 55 | CrossFit HQ Deletes Social...What You Can Do
400
Jason shares his thoughts on the recent changes in CFHQ’s social media. Focus on what is in your control and keep getting after it!
May 22, 2019
Week In Review: I'll Sue You and Your Wife
600
Today Jason recaps the week we've had at NCFIT. Not even the pros are foolproof, and today's episode dives into exactly that. This week Jason, the business, and even his family were threatened with a lawsuit by a previous landlord. Jason explains how and why this happened, and how gym owners and buisness owners alike can avoid such a hassle. Discussing things like effective communication, "bro deals," and verbal contracts, everyone has something to learn from today's show. Enjoy!
May 14, 2019
Episode 53 | Passion Doesn't Pay the Bills
1616
Today we sit down with Jason, MDV, and Matt Walker. Together the three discuss things they've learned at NCFIT this week including the internship and onboarding of a new coach, unforeseen permit problems, and takeaways from meetings with aspiring gym owners. It's no secret that fitness has both changed countless amounts of lives and is truly inspiring. However, even though this inspiration can motivate us to want to share the gift of fitness with others, Jason, Matt, and MDV explain why it isn't that easy. Discussing things from creating a culture to dropping an unexpected $9800 on an operations permit, the three cover a lot of bases here in regards to opening, maintaining, and growing an affiliate. Get your notebook ready.
May 07, 2019
Episode 52 | The Power of Mentors
676
There's no need to recreate the wheel; odds are there's someone(s) out there living out our business dreams. There's nothing setting you apart from this person. You could have the same potential, same drive, and same values as this business owner, making that person the perfect mentor. Today Jason shares steps that help us move away from a. competition standpoint in business, and instead allows for growth and support from one another. Breaking down how to find a mentor, what incredible lessons he's learned from mentors of his own, and how to stay accountable to the new tools gained, coaches, gym owners, and buiness owners alike won't want to miss this one.
Apr 30, 2019
Episode 51 | From a Coach to General Manager, Evan Mathis
1541
Today we sit down with Evan Mathis, general manager of multiple NCFit locations. Evan has been with the team for almost 5 years now, and has held multiple positions within the company. Evan shares his story and the skills he's learned along the way, explainig what it takes to go from part-time coach to general manager. He breaks down daily gym operations, member retention, and how to build and matain an effective team.
Apr 23, 2019
Episode 50 | Growing a Business Strong with Lauren Fisher and Rasmus Andersen
1384
"Today Jason sits down with both Lauren Fisher and Rasmus Andersen. We chat business, re-branding, fitness, living/coaching in Dubai, and competing in competitive CrossFit together. The two make a perfect pair on and off the competition floor, fueling each other to be better at both business and fitness. Explaining the reasoning behind recent re-brand, Lauren and Rasmus share why it's so important to have a relatable story behind your brand. Find out what this couple is doing differently, and how they're making their mark on the online fitness world. You can find both Lauren and Rasmus on Instagram at @laurenfisher and @rasmuswandersen Find out more about Grown Strong at grownstrong.com And, be sure to follow the two this year at the CrossFit Games!"
Apr 16, 2019
Episode 49 | Fear, Failure, and Finding Your Why with Conner Moore
2140
On today's episode of Business of Fitness, we do things a little differently. Jason sits down with The Realness host and Lifestyle Design Program Founder, Conner Moore, to talk about how much growth, positivity, and opportunity can stem from ""failure."" Conner explains how closing doors on his gym provided more clarity, self-discovery, and direction than he ever thought imaginable. We dive into topics including what warning signs to look for when scouting a gym location, how to most effectively utilize your time and resources to benefit your business needs, and how to act in alignment with your goals and values. If you're interested in getting involved with the Lifestyle Design Program, the Realness Retreats, or Podcast head over to gettherealness.com. You can also find Conner on Instagram: @connerwanders
Apr 09, 2019
Episode 48 | Iron and Mortar
2131
Today Jason sits down with Iron and Mortar Summit founders, Layci and Brenden. Creating a space where shakers, movers, and influencers in the fitness community can connect, collaborate, and instruct, Layci and Brenden have an awesome event in store for attendees. Today's episode dives into what makes an effective business and how to get core values, visions, and missions align. The three provide easy to implement steps to help grow your business and keep members happy. Interested in attending the summit? You can check it out here: theironandmortarsummit.com
Apr 02, 2019
Episode 47 | Athlete Experience
2045
Today Jason and MDV dive deeper into the athlete experience. As coaches and gym owners we have the opportunity to be the best part of our athletes' day, and, in today's episode, Jason and MDV dive into exactly that. From the moment the lights turn on, until the minute the doors roll down, the two share tips for keeping your athletes engaged, happy, and receiving the best experience possible.
Mar 26, 2019
Episode 46 | You Can't Skip Steps
370
Episode 46 | You Can't Skip Steps by NCFIT Collective
Mar 19, 2019
Episode 45 | Northern California Classic, Ben Alderman & Blair Morrison
2263
Ben and Blair have been in the competitive CrossFit space for more than a decade. Having watched the sport evolve, Ben and Blair have not only become successful affiliate owners of multiple locations, but are also about to launch the largest competition in Northern California since regionals. Discussing the current state and future of CrossFit, trials and tribulations of being a gym owner, and what it takes to host such an event, this episode is a must listen for gym owners and competitors alike. https://www.thenorcalclassic.com/
Mar 12, 2019
Episode 44 | Chatting Assault Fitness
1552
Sitting down with Traci and Paul from Assault Fitness, we dive into the masterminds behind the quad dominating, heart rate spiking, aerobic monsters that are the Assault Bike, Assault Bike Elite, and Assault Runner. With unparalelled customer service, Traci and Paul share tips and tricks for doubling the life of your Assault Fitness equipment. Furthermore, we dive into their business model, and examine the question of when the time is right to diversify. From a grassroots effort, to household name, and CrossFit Games go-to piece of equipment, Assault Fitness is here to stay!
Mar 05, 2019
Episode 43 | Jared Truby, Crushing Coffee Culture
1773
Owner of Cat and Cloud, Jared Truby, sits down on the Business of Fitness podcast to drop some absolute knowledge bombs. Truby has been in the coffee industry for well over a decade, and knows what it means to be more than just 'another coffee shop.' With a mission to "leave people better that he found them," Jared and the rest of the Cat and Cloud team deliver more than just incredible espresso. We chat culture, team development, business strategy, and ethos on today's episode. So, grab your favorite cup of joe and give this one a listen!
Feb 26, 2019
Episode 42 | Joe G, Lease or Buy?
2170
What does it really mean to OWN a gym? In today's episode of Business of Fitness, Jason sits down with Joe G to discuss the pros and cons of leasing commercial gym spaces versus buying, and the nuances of leases. Learning from past business ventures, Joe puts the often intangible and confusing real estate lingo into concise, digestible knowledge bombs that any gym owner can benefit from!
Feb 12, 2019
Episode 41 | Jason & MDV | Everything You Need to Know About Corporate Wellness Programs
2933
With more than a decade of Corporate Wellness knowledge between the two, Jason and MDV drop absolute knowledge bombs in regards to launching, maintaining, and crushing Corporate Wellness Programs. In today's episode, the guys discuss what it takes to harvest a meaningful and genuine relationship with both members and business prospects, what numbers are most important to track, especially when walking into a business negotiation, and the biggest differences between running Corporate and Commercial gym locations.
Feb 05, 2019
Episode 40 | Connor Young (Ample Foods), Solving One Problem at a Time
3086
Jason sits down with Connor Young, CEO and founder of Ample foods. They discuss startup life, prior CrossFit career, solving a friend's problem, and crowdfunding in the current market. Go to www.amplemeal.com and use the code "ncfit" for 15% discount.
Jan 29, 2019
Episode 39 | Will Ahmed CEO of WHOOP, Building a Business
2384
Will and Jason discuss how WHOOP was started, why it was started, and the key lessons along the way. For anyone interested in starting a business, specifically one that requires outside funding, this is a must listen. WHOOP is offering a special discount for our members of $30 off when you join at WHOOP.com
Jan 22, 2019
Episode 38 | Jason & Ted Baker | Lord of the (QALO) Ring
2732
Jason sits down with QALO owner, Ted Baker, to discuss the ins and outs of QALO (Quality Athletic Love and Outdoors). Together the two discuss the mission and culture of the company, and what it takes to "make marriage cool again." Grounded in family, function, fitness, and adventure, Baker explains how the company finds themselves situated amongst the entire family unit, and how the company has grown far passed their original hero product, the QALO ring, to appeal to all fitness enthusiasts an adventure-seekers alike.
Jan 16, 2019
Episode 37 - Jason & MDV | Change Your Game & Dive into 2019
2183
Jason & MDV talk about some best practices, new habits and techniques to elevate your game, your gym, and your coaches to get ahead in 2019.
Jan 08, 2019
Episode 36 - Jason & Carl Paoli | Seeing the Demand and Building a Business
2685
Jason sits down with Carl Paoli and talks about how he took his gymnastics background and built a business. They talked about how the industry has changed and how he has stayed relevant. Finally they discuss how he had to overcome a failed partnership and start over again. Please also note that the NCFIT Collective now provides session plans and programming on our custom app for as low as $99 a month. For a free trial please email collective@nc.fit
Jan 01, 2019
Episode 35 - Jason & Juliet Starrett | San Francisco CrossFit
2469
Jason sits down with Juliet Starrett of San Francisco CrossFit. Juliet is an attorney and entrepreneur. In addition to being the co-founder and CEO of San Francisco Crossfit, she and her husband Kelly founded MobilityWOD.com. Before turning her attention to MobilityWOD and San Francisco CrossFit full-time, Juliet had a successful career as an attorney, practicing complex commercial litigation. Listen in to hear how Juliet and Kelly got SFCF up and running, and how they continue standout with split model between group classes, personal training, and physical therapy.
Dec 18, 2018
Epidode 34 - Jason & MDV | From the Mailbag...Volume 1
1981
Jason & MDV dig into the mailbag and tackle some of our listeners questions about running a successful fitness business. They boys get into topics like building strong community, developing great leaders, guaranteeing leases, being accountable, and much more. All of these questions come from business owners and coaches just like you. The odds are that if they are wondering it...you might be too! Tune in and hear what's on our listeners' minds. ** Don't forget to visit our friends at wodify.com/fit to get 20% off your first year with Wodify.
Dec 11, 2018
Episode 33 - Jason & Rob and Veronica Walber | CrossFit Flushing
2109
Jason joins Rob & Veronica Walber on their home turf in a recent visit to New York City. Rob & Veronica are the owners of CrossFit Flushing, a very successful affiliate in Flushing, Queens and a member of the NCFIT Collective. The couple has been married for 5 years and owned the gym together for the same amount of time! With nearly 350 members...they are doing something very special in Queens. Listen as the duo describes their jounrey, joining the NCFIT Collective, and what's next for CrossFit Flushing!
Dec 04, 2018
Episode 32 - Jason & Justin LoFranco | Morning Chalk Up
1522
Jason sits down with Justin LoFranco, founder of Morning Chalk Up. Morning Chalk Up started in 2016 as a grassroots newsletter covering all things CrossFit. Fast forward a few years Justin and his team are delivering these Monday thru Friday newsletters to more than 55,000 subscribers. With a mission to educate, inform, and inspire, Morning Chalk Up has grown steadily every year. Tune in and hear how Justin and his team have made this passion project into a leading resource in the CrossFit community.
Nov 27, 2018
Episode 31 - Jason & Brandon Delgado | Rising from the Ashes in Paradise, CA
1764
Brandon Delgado is the owner of Custom Made CrossFit, an affiliate in Paradise, CA. Unfortunately, Paradise was one of the towns most directly impacted by the Camp Fire in Butte County. In this episode, Brandon describes what he witnessed as the town of Paradise burned within a matter of hours due to the fast moving fire. The Camp Fire is already the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. At the time of this episode, the fire was only 50-60% contained. Listen in and hear how you can help support the community of Custom Made CrossFit. https://www.gofundme.com/custom-made-crossfitcamp-fire
Nov 20, 2018
Episode 30 - Jason & Joe Gigantino
3126
Jason sits down with his first boss and one of his most trusted mentors, Joe Gigantino. Joe is absolutely electric and one of the most dynamic, hungry, and motivated people we know. Joe is a fitness entrepreneur in every sense of the word and been in the fitness game for decades. Jason first met Joe when young Jason took his first job working the front desk at a local sports club. Jason credits Joe for many of the lessons he learned in business and life -- pull up a seat and listen to Jason and Joe talk life and business...
Nov 13, 2018
Episode 29 - Jason & Dave Newman | RX SmartGear -- The Ropes, History, & Innovation
1702
Jason & Dave Newman of RX SmartGear get some time together at the Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run. The two longtime friends talk the business of solving issues for athletes in fitness. Founded to solve a personal "issue" with double unders, RX SmartGear is now one of the leading equipment companies in the space. Dave and his team have sold many thousands of ropes and helped athletes accumulate many millions of double and single unders. Listen up and hear where Dave sees the ropes going next!
Nov 06, 2018
Episode 28 - Jason & MDV | Top 5 Things to Build Better Coaches
2401
Jason & MDV take a deep dive into the top 5 things they believe can help build a better coach. Together, the guys have a ton of experience coaching athletes and coaches alike. They both started out their journey just like everyone else...a newly minted L1 coach ready to change the world one squat at a time. This list takes the most important learnings over the course of their careers and boils it down to the top 5 things you can do to improve you (and your coaches!) coaching. Tune in and learn more!
Oct 30, 2018
Episode 27 - Jason & Dave Durante | Power Monkey(ing) Around!
1813
Jason & Dave Durante of Power Monkey Fitness sit down for a 20 Minute AMRAP talking everything from training at an Olympic level to the "Monkey Method". Both Jason and Dave share a lot of common characteristics when it comes to laser-focus, achieving greatness on the competition floor, and growing successful business ventures. Dave and his team have grown Power Monkey into an extremely special program and experience...tune in and learn how!
Oct 23, 2018
Episode 26 - Jason & Traci Bates | Assault Fitness -- Bikes, Business, & Better Culture
1363
Jason & Traci sit down for a 20-minute AMRAP covering everything from the early days of selling equipment pre-CrossFit, the advent of the Assault Bike, and what's coming next for the biz. Along with her partner, Roger, the duo helped build some of the industry's most successful products. They might not always be the most fun to ride or run but you can find Assault Fitness equipment around the world. Listen up and learn how they did it!
Oct 16, 2018
Episode 25 - Jason, MDV & Rufio | Why NCFIT Offers Four Programs & Why It's Working
1996
The crew gets together for a 30-minute AMRAP to discuss NCFIT's evolution as a training organization. Back in the day, NCFIT started off by offering just one program, one gym, and a handful of members...fast forward ten years, we've got four programs, multiple locations, and thousands of members around the globe. Why do we do it, and why is it working for NCFIT... ** Don't forget to visit our friends at wodify.com/fit to get 20% off your first year with Wodify.
Oct 09, 2018
Episode 24 - Jason & Patric Yumul | Serving Up Success Across the Globe
1893
Jason pulls up a chair with Patric Yumul, longtime friend and President of the Mina Restaurant Group. Patric is one of the key players in opening up restaurants around the world along with Chef Michael Mina. Starting off as a bus boy, Patric worked for decades to earn his success. If you're a business owner interested in growing without sacrificing quality, you MUST listen to this episode.
Oct 02, 2018
Episode 23 - Jason & Dr. Dani | SteadyMD & Functional Medicine
1442
Jason & Dr. Dani Urcuyo sit down for a 20 minute AMRAP that dives into functional medicine, the state of the medical industry, and...a frozen pizza start-up. Yep, frozen pizza! Dr. Dani has been around functional fitness for a long time and takes that lens to his current work with SteadyMD, a monthly subscription service that connects primary care docs and patients based on lifestyle factors and patient preference. Enjoy!
Sep 25, 2018
Episode 22 - Jason & CJ Martin | CrossFit Invictus -- From Corporate Lawyer to World Class Coach
1372
Old friends, Jason & CJ, sit down at the Granite Games for a 20 minute AMRAP conversation that covers everything from coaching and competing in the sport of fitness to the beginnings of CrossFit Invictus. CJ is one of the most successful coaches in the history of the sport...you will not want to miss hearing how it all started and what's next for Invictus.
Sep 18, 2018
Episode 21 - Jason & Rich "Raz" Razgaitis | FloWater CEO & Lifetime Entrepreneur
2093
Jason sits down for a 25 minute AMRAP with the CEO & Co-Founder of FloWater, Rich "Raz" Razgaitis. FloWater is a sustainable hydration company that's changing the way the world veiws water while putting an end to single use plastic water bottles. In businesses around the world (including NCFIT) you can find FloWater refill stations...the perfect interseciton of wellness, sustatianability, and technology. Listen in as the two dive into Raz's unique background and his quest with FloWater.
Sep 10, 2018
Episode 20 - Jason & MDV | Fearing Change? Focus on What You Can Control.
1208
Jason & MDV are back on the mic discussing focusing on what you can control. This episode comes on the heels of some recent uncertainty around the 2019 CrossFit Games Season. The guys dive into the importance of focusing on what you can control and the grave dangers of worrying about things outside of your control. No matter if it's fitness, life, family, money or whatever -- train yourself to have a winner's mindset. Focus on what you can control.
Sep 04, 2018
Episode 19 - Jason & Dr. Kelly Starrett | The Doctor Is In!
2069
Longtime friends, Jason & Kelly, sit down to talk business, training, family, mobility, and the entire fitness landscape. Dr. Kelly Starrett is one the ultimate resources when it comes to prehab and rehab. He's also the owner of a very successful CrossFit affiliate, San Fransisco CrossFit. Kelly has authored multiple books, trained countless athletes, and been a part of this amazing movement from the start. Pull up a chair...the Doctor is in!
Aug 27, 2018
Episode 18 - Jason & Matt O'Keefe | Managing the World's Fittest Athletes
1380
Jason sits down with Matt O'Keefe, founder of Redline Gear and agent representative to some of the fittest men and women on Earth inclduing Mat Fraser and Katrin Davidsdottir. In this 20 minute AMRAP, Matt and Jason discuss the business of competitive CrossFit along with the evolution and future of CrossFit athlete contracts. Matt's got a unique prespective on the biz of competitive CrossFit that you won't want to miss.
Aug 20, 2018
Episode 17 - Aaron Hoff | The Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run – Saving the Youth of Kauai
2117
Jason sits down with very good friend, owner of CrossFit Poipu, and founder of the Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run – Aaron Hoff. Hoff is a big guy with an even bigger heart. Over the past few years, his and his team have raised close to $1,000,000 for the youth of Kauai. Listen in and get to know a little more about Aaron's mission and the amazing team behind the Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run.
Aug 13, 2018
Episode 16 - Jason & Ashley Khalipa | Married in Fitness, Part 1
1375
Jason and Ashley take to the mic and open up about the early days of NCFIT, competing in the CrossFit Games, and raising a family together. Jason and Ashley have been through a lot together...from opening the 1st gym, welcoming Ava & Kaden into the world, competing in multiple CrossFit Games, dealing with a very serious diagnosis, and to where they are today. For owners, athletes, coaches and their life partners...this episode will really hit home.
Aug 06, 2018
Episode 15 - Jason & MDV | Top 5 Biggest Mistakes in Opening a Gym
1963
Jason & MDV are back together to bring you their top-5 biggest mistakes the guys see over and over. If you're running a gym or thinking about opening a gym, you won't want to make any of the mistakes on this list!
Jul 30, 2018
Episode 14 - Jason | Positive Self-Talk
738
In this 10 Minute AMRAP, Jason dives into the power of positive self-talk and the idea of being your own best coach. No matter if it's fitness, business or life you have the opportunity to talk yourself down or up. Which will you choose when it comes down to it?
Jul 23, 2018
Episode 13 - Jason & MDV | Living life with an AMRAP Mentality
1374
Are you making the most of each day, each hour, each minute? When you'r tackling an AMRAP style workout you make every minute count...but what about your life goals? Are you really working like there's a clock against you? In this episode, Jason & MDV break down the AMRAP Mentality, a tool that Jason uses to maximize results in all areas of life -- fitness, business, family, and competition. The bottom line...when it's time to do work you better be ready to go hard.
Jul 16, 2018
Episode 12 - Zach Forrest | All-In In Vegas at Max Effort
1412
Jason sits down with long-time friend, gym owner, Seminar Staff member and Games competitor, Zach Forrest. Zach owns Max Effort one of the biggest gyms in Vegas...now with three locations. One of the most unique aspects of Zach's business is his drop-ins, people from all over the world coming to Vegas and hitting Max Effort for a workout. Tune in for this 20 minute AMRAP and listen to how Zach and his team handle Vegas.
Jul 09, 2018
Episode 11 - Jason & MDV | Should I Quit My Job & Open a Gym?
1333
Jason & MDV are back on the mic and answering the question that so many people have asked themselves..."Should I quit my job and open a gym?" Over the course of the 20 minute AMRAP conversation, the guys dive into all the things you need to think about when you find yourself at your bosses door ready to quit your job, put on your best coaching outfit, and open the doors of your brand new gym.
Jul 02, 2018
Episode 10 - Ryan Fischer | CrossFit Chalk
1731
Jason & Ryan Fischer owner and founder of CrossFit Chalk and mastermind behind the 50-Swing Kettlebell Challenge sit down and talk shop. Ryan's got a very unique story and the former competitors on the field of fitness dive into it. Jason & Ryan get after a 25 minute AMRAP getting into what makes CrossFit Chalk so special and what makes Ryan tick.
Jun 25, 2018
Episode 9 - MDV | ABC...Always Be Coaching, a good thing?
1385
Jason & MDV sit down to tackle some of the age-old questions when it comes to coaching...how many classes can a coach handle, what's it like to bring the heat, when to hire coaches, should you pay coaches, and more. This one is PACKED with the good stuff. If you're an owner, coach, member, or somewhere in between...this one is bound to provide a few "light bulb" moments for you. Enjoy!
Jun 18, 2018
Episode 8 - Miranda & Julian | Street Parking
1607
Jason sits down with special guests Miranda & Julian Alcaraz to talk about what's got so many people clearing out their garages and getting after it with Street Parking. You may have seen or heard about Street Parking but over the next 25 minutes you'll get the inside scoop from the founders themselves. Enjoy this AMRAP25 Podcast as these old friends and teammates break it down.
Jun 11, 2018
Episode 7 - MDV | Respect the Timeline, Bro!
1279
So you think you're a badass coach but you consistently go over your time or end class early...hmmm. Jason & MDV dive into what it means to respect the timeline and how even a "few minutes" can show a lack of respect and a lack of care. You may think it's nothing but the guys think otherwise.
Jun 04, 2018
Episode 6 - Marcus Filly | Functional Bodybuilding
1040
Jason sits down with Marcus Filly to discuss life, business, and the epic pump that Marcus is producing with his business, Functional Bodybuilding (FBB). The two former competitors squared off many times at both the Regionals and Games and now both are doing big things outside of the competitive arena. Listen in and learn more about what makes Jason and Marcus tick and get the inside scoop on FBB.
May 29, 2018
Episode 5 - MDV | Don't Be A D***!
1304
Jason & MDV break down some of the cardinal rules of coaching. Starting with rule number one...don't be a d*ck! Not only are these great "rules" for coaches but these are great rules for life. Tune in and find out what makes the best coaches the best and what dooms others for failure.
May 21, 2018
Episode 4 - Brett Davis | Sales & Marketing for Gym Owners...What May Work & What May Not
1514
Jason & Brett breakdown some of NCFIT's sales and marketing practices when opening and growing a gym. Over the course of 10 years, NCFIT has opened its fair share of gyms. In that time, we've learned a lot about what works and what doesn't. Over the course of 24 minutes, Jason & Brett make sense of marketing for gym owners.
May 14, 2018
Episode 3 - MDV | Competitors at Your Gym
1933
Jason & MDV dive into the good, the bad, and the ugly of competitors in the gym. When it's good it can be so good but when it's bad, well...buckle up. The duo also breaks down some of the magic behind NCFIT's programming and NC Compete. Whether you're an owner, coach, competitor, or a member you'll definitely want to hear the guys' opinions.
May 07, 2018
Episode 2 - JP | Brick Fitness
2012
In our second edition, Jason is joined by his longtime friend and fellow business owner Jarett Perelmutter (JP) from Brick Fitness. The two run very successful gym businesses but with different models. The industry experience and uncommon success of their gyms provides a unique perspective on what works and what doesn't. The guys are also known to have a few laughs! Enjoy the show!
Apr 23, 2018
Episode 1 - MDV | Three Simple Things that Create a Great Gym...
1135
In this first podcast Jason and MDV, breakdown the top three things that immediately come to mind when they think of gyms that are doing it right. This episode will give you tips, tools, and tricks to really bring your gym to life. This one is only 20 minutes but it packs a big punch! Listen and enjoy.
Mar 31, 2018