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Jeremy Strom, Marty Wolff and Joe Cirulli Deliver Motivating Messages at 2015 Club Industry Show
Fitness Beyond Borders and Playgrounz Founder Jeremy Strom spoke of building communities, club owner and former "The Biggest Loser" contestant Marty Wolff detailed the mindset of those fighting obesity, and Gainesville Health & Fitness Founder Joe Cirulli shared his harrowing story as a pilot and the lessons it taught him in business.
Strom, the former director of education for FreeMotion Fitness, was the first speaker in the Inspired Insights set.
talked about growing up poor in Salt Lake City before taking up running, which sparked a love of fitness and led him to a career in coaching and later the fitness industry.
During a trip to Sweden, Strom
found himself sitting with other fitness professionals from warring countries and that conversation changed his
"Be full of self because the only way to have passion is to be full of self," Strom
"And the only way to create community is if you present yourself with passion - as if you present yourself as your greatest, most powerful being.
talked about not getting much sleep the night before speaking at the Club Industry Show and feeling nervous.
closed out his
speech by channeling fears from the audience, then suggested taking the exercise back to their clubs and trying it with staff.
started the exercise by directing the audience to stand up and face the center of the room.
"I want you to think about your greatest asset as a human being," Strom
"What is the most absolute thing you're proud about you, that you say when nobody is looking?"
The challenge, he
said, was for each person to say their greatest asset louder than a whisper or so loud it could be heard in another room.
The audience obliged and shouted in unison.
"Was that scary for anybody?
Wolff, the owner of Square One Health Club, followed Strom.
Jeremy Strom, Marty Wolff and Joe Cirulli Will Inspire You with Their Stories at the Club Industry Show