Episode 65: Gearing Up for Business at CrossFit Hydrogen

CrossFit Hydrogen

Sean Hollick started his gym in his living room, but soon realized he was ready for more.

The last time he sat down with Box Talk, he had packed up his equipment and was in the process of opening a space. Now, CrossFit Hydrogen is in its very own home.

Editor Heather Hartmann caught up with Hollick in this episode to see how business has been. He relates the hardships and challenges of opening the space, new business growing pains, and the passion he still feels.

Listen to the below episode, be encouraged by Hollick’s spirit, and ask how you too can have great policies and procedures in place:

Show Notes

  • Sean Hollick wouldn’t be anywhere else than here.
  • The woes of building out a new space.
  •  What has surprised Hollick about the members they’ve drawn in.
  • The lives Hollick has been part of changing.
  • How the rowing class got started.
  • Honesty about marketing for the gym.
  • Jason Ackerman’s “The Best Hour of Their Day” is a must-listen-to podcast.
  • What you need to keep in mind when interacting with members.
  • How members are coached at CrossFit Hydrogen.
  • One of the hardest parts about opening a gym.
  • Top lessons learned from Hollick.
  • The power of procedures in a CrossFit Affiliate.
  • Know your area’s laws, and here’s an example of why.
  • What’s next for Hollick and Hydrogen.

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Heather Hartmann
Heather is the editor for Box Pro Magazine. Contact her at heather@peakemedia.com.