Being a fitness entrepreneur provides plenty of freedom and flexibility to direct your career. From generating sales, retaining members and staff, to promoting your business, the hustle is an exciting challenge that is sure to keep you on your toes.
However, running a business is no easy task. It is natural to feel overwhelmed and burnt out when wearing multiple hats in the business. In times like these, it is crucial to know how to manage feeling burnt out and maintain a fiery passion for fitness and wellness.
Listen to what these fitness entrepreneurs have to say about coping with burnout and managing their mental health.
Here are some podcasts we’ve compiled to listen to on the go!
The Fitness Business Podcast with Erin Dimond and Jordan Dugger (9 mins)
This short 9-minute podcast on “How to Avoid Burnout in Your Business” is something quick and easy to digest. The two hosts talk about avoiding burnout and the importance of resting as part of the job.
Click here to listen to “How to Avoid Burnout in Your Business” by The Fitness Business Podcast with Erin Dimond and Jordan Dugger
Women in Fitness Business (29 mins)
Women in Fitness Business is Tiffy Thompson’s deep dive into the industry from a female perspective. In this episode of “Burnout, Impostor Syndrome & Finding Balance With Bonnie Skinner”, she brings in a registered psychotherapist to discuss topics like imposter syndrome, burnout and positive entrepreneurship mindsets.
Click here to listen to “Burnout, Impostor Syndrome & Finding Balance With Bonnie Skinner” by Women in Fitness Business
The Fitness Business Podcast with Monique Valcour (34 mins)
This episode of “The Symptoms of Burnout and how to beat it” introduces the basics of burnout and its differences from stress. It also touches on its impacts on the workplace and how owners can support their staff.
Click here to listen to “The Symptoms of Burnout and how to beat it” by The Fitness Business Podcast
Masters in Fitness Business Podcast (50 mins)
In the episode “Do you do what the High Performers do?”, they interviewed high performers and explored what they had in common. The episode runs through turning passion into a business, and the burnout and imposter syndrome that can arise from it.
Click here to listen to “Do you do what the High Performers do?” by Masters in Fitness Business Podcast
The Work IN to move out of stress, tension & anxiety (30 – 50 mins)
This podcast by Erica Thomas for fitness professionals and wellness educators provides a holistic approach to wellness. Her “Fit Pro Success Series: Teamwork tips for employers” covers employee burnout and team building, and her burnout series, where she covers burnout recovery and self-care.
Click here to listen to “Fit Pro Success Series: Teamwork tips for employers” and the Burnout Series:
“From Burnout to Recovery with Dr. Kate Steiner”
“Bringing the Burn Without the Burnout:3 skills every fit pro should have”
“UnSexy Self Care with Jo Bregnard”
“Breaking Burnout: Top 5 Recovery Skills”
by The Work IN to move out of stress, tension & anxiety
Take charge today!
Your mental health is integral to your success, happiness and well-being. Entrepreneurs like you today have amazing opportunities for innovation and inspiring the fitness community. In a time where we have limited control over circumstances, what we can control is how we care for and prioritise our mental health.
This article was written by Liza Wee.
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