The Inside Track Podcast Fitness Industry Chat

Welcome to the Inside Track Podcast

Welcome to the Inside Track Podcast, fitness industry chat. Now into our 6th series!

We interviews some of the most influential people in the fitness industry and pick their brain about what works best, what we should be looking at next, how best to achieve success and more importantly how they got to where they are now.

The podcast is hosted by Ryan Charlesworth the owner of Black Raccoon Consulting and dr Glenda Rivoallan who is the owner of We Talk Wellbeing and author of Resilient as fudge

Tune in for great chat, interesting insights and some huge buggets to help you grow your business within the leisure and fitness Industry

Our hosts

Ryan Charlesworth

Founder of Black Raccoon Consulting

Ryan is an industry veteren with over 25 years years experience. Starting his career as a gym instructor and working his way upo through companies such as Holmes Place, Fitness First, Marriott until eventually opening his own club, The Body centre in 2014.

He openned Black Raccoon Consulting, a full service industry consultancy in 2017 and ha since workied with many independent club as well as gfranchise chains such as Anytime, Snap, jetts and fitness Space

Rob Handy

Founder of Independent Gyms

Rob is an industry veteran of 20+ years, having worked predominantly in sales roles across health clubs and golf clubs before entering the world of gym design. After a successful career at Core Health and Fitness Rob launched off the back of the Covid pandemic, with an aim of championing independent fitness facilities. With a network of over 2000 facilities he now helps gym owners save money and make money through extensive supplier partnerships, events and consultancy.

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Dr Glenda Rivoallan

Founder of We Talk Wellbeing, Author and International Speaker

As founder and creator of multiple wellness brands including Soulgenic and Club Soulgenic, multiple-award-winning Healthhaus and more recently Fitmanor and We Talk Wellbeing, I believe that the secret to building a successful wellness brand lies in a holistic approach that blends strategic business planning with key pillars of health.

Through my work as a speaker, consultant, author and expert in the fields of resilience, mindful business and creating successful brands, I share the principles I’ve learnt on my journey which can be applied and adapted to suit any industry.

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