How To Build The Long-term Fitness Business That You Want - Pat Rigsby | Fitness Business Authority

How To Build The Long-term Fitness Business That You Want – Pat Rigsby

Pat helps fitness entrepreneurs build their idea of a business. He has been working in the entrepreneurial world for about 15 years, owning about 30 businesses now in the fitness industry. He was once a college baseball coach, focused on recruiting and marketing.

Two of those 30 businesses Athletic Revolution and Fitness Revolution, have been multiple-time winners on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 with each being the #1 franchise for its respective market.

On today’s episode, Pat will give us tips on how to commit and stay committed to starting your long-term fitness business. He will share some stories from his coaching experience and his view on work-life balance and time management. He will also list down the challenges fitness entrepreneurs face and the reasons why fitness businesses struggle.

“Great businesses definitely control their terms of engagement.” – Pat Rigsby

Some topics that were discussed include:

  • A brief background on Pat’s entrepreneurial journey
  • The challenges fitness entrepreneurs face today
  • How does Pat deal with opening more businesses
  • What is The Opportunity Mindset
  • Pat’s pieces of advice on balancing career and personal life
  • Understanding that “Time is something we invest and not something we make.”
  • The importance of identifying your wants and strengths as you start a business
  • The reasons why fitness businesses struggle
  • Pat’s tips to aspiring entrepreneurs who want a long-term fitness business
  • Focusing on what your customers want and what you want them to experience
  • Pat’s Book Recommendation

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About the Author Liam Thompson

Liam Thompson is an online marketing consultant for businesses helping them attract more clients though their websites and online media. He has been a coach in the fitness industry for the last 5 years because of his deep passion for helping people achieve their goals in life. In fact he helped hundreds of people lose weight and get healthy and change their lives and to date we have helped over 50 personal trainers build their fitness businesses online. Liam has been a speaker at the biggest Fitness Marketing seminar in the UK, worked on joint ventures with top internet marketing experts and helped some of the Biggest Names in the Fitness Industry with the online part of their businesses. Originally from Ballymena in Northern Ireland Liam now lives in Wilmslow, Cheshire with his wife and son and spends his spare time keeping fit and playing football. Liam is also an avid supporter of Everton Football Club.

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