Episode 69: Grow in Business Savvy at Fitness in Maine

Fitness in Maine

On October 19, CrossFit Harpoon and ThoughtWOD are hosting their third fitness professional weekend retreat.

Toted as a women’s only retreat for female Affiliate owners, Maddie Senkosky, the owner of CrossFit Harpoon, shared it’s been a pet project of hers that has grown.

In fact, Senkosky herself has grown in this industry. She sat down with Box Pro’s Heather Hartmann to talk shop and about how CrossFit Harpoon has evolved over the years, especially in terms of ownership.

Listen to this episode to learn about changes in ownership, growing Coaches, making friends at the gym and why Fitness in Maine is a must-attend event.

Show Notes

  • How a friend got Maddie Senkosky to try CrossFit.
  • Benefits of making friends in a CrossFit gym.
  • The changes of ownership that CrossFit Harpoon went through.
  • Challenges in readjusting the coaching schedule of the owner.
  • Encouraging development in Harpoon’s Coaches.
  • The issue of finding the right class times.
  • Fitness in Maine is something Senkosky is up to. Female Affiliates, listen up!
  • It got started through wanting to support a certain niche.
  • While it’s local-ish to start, Senkosky hopes for more.
  • What they hope to allow space for in this event.
  • Where Harpoon is focused on educating its members in the next year.
  • Here’s what the gym is doing to stop up the retention hole.
  • Senkosky mentions a book, “Atomic Habits” by James Clear.
  • Why morning CrossFitters are a different breed.
  • The top tips of being successful business owner, in Senkosky’s point of view.

The next Fitness in Main event is October 19, 2019. It’s happening from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in York Beach, Maine, plus a hangout that evening, so an overnight stay is encourage. Cost is $200. To sign up for Fitness in Main, visit http://fitnessinmaine.com/.

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