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What You Need to Do to Make Your Gym an Essential Business and Avoid Closure.

On this week's episode of the Escape Your Limits podcast, we’re speaking with Eric Durak, one of America’s leading health educators and exercise physiologists. He is the founder and president of Medical Health & Fitness.

Should gyms be considered essential businesses? One of the more controversial aspects of the various shutdowns, lockdowns, and business closures was that of the extended closures of gyms and fitness clubs worldwide.

Eric believes that gyms are, in fact, essential businesses and he’s here to reveal what gym owners need to do to make sure they remain essential, avoid closure, and take advantage of revenue opportunities by providing holistic solutions to their members.

Please welcome Eric Durak to the Escape Your Limits podcast.

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Who is Eric Durak?

Eric Durak is one of the nation’s leading clinical Exercise Physiologists and Health Educators and is the founder and president of Medical Health & Fitness.

He has a 35-year career in fitness, medicine, and health promotion and is now entering into medical fitness, population health, and precision wellness. Most recently, Eric developed the Healthy Stats Outcome software.

Eric has also logged thousands of hours in clinical care, wellness, and research and works as a Wellness Specialist at the University of California to promote wellness and manage workers compensation claims.

He is the 1999 IHRSA Institute Aware Winner for the Cancer Well-fit Program.

MedHealthFit is a visionary wellness company that looks at the profession of health promotion through interaction of research, data collection and outcomes.

Visit www.medfitnetwork.org/public to learn more about Eric Durak and Medical Health & Fitness.

Eric Durak episode highlights.

  • 83% of COVID patients suffer from obesity and insulin resistance.
  • Medicine kills 100,000 people per year.
  • You can reverse engineer disease with exercise.
  • The value behind exercise for those who need it most physiologically.
  • Why gyms were deemed non-essential during the pandemic and how that narrative since shifted.
  • How do you think gym management should step up to keep their doors open?
  • Ways gyms can increase their value and cash in on revenue opportunities
  • Why right now is the perfect time to provide holistic solutions to gym members.

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