FitBiz Podcast: Chris Snook On Personal Trainer Burnout.

This week, Tom Perkins and Dave DePew get the inside scoop on the business end of the Fitness industry from Chris Snook! Co-Author of Personal Trainers Burnout - How To Transform Frustrations To Fortune, and much more...

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Interview with Chris Snook, the founder of
Main Topic: His success as Co-Author of Personal Trainers Burnout. Learn How To Transform Frustrations To Fortune!

January 15, 2007; 64:00 minutes; 14.6 MB  audio

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About This Episode

Learn How To Transform Frustrations To Fortune!

    Chris J. Snook, founder of Action Potentials (, Co-Author of Personal Trainers Burnout - How To Transform Frustrations To Fortune ( ), and has extensive experience in the fitness industry as an entrepreneur, educator, and athlete.

    As a owner of multiple businesses in the fitness industry Chris’ responsibilities have included strategic and financial planning, business plan development, financial management and executive oversight responsibilities, as well as arranging for accounting, legal council, and banking services. Chris has also has worked in private equity and leverage buyouts for multiple companies in and outside of the fitness industry.

Chris Snook
Chris Snook.

    Prior to his entrepreneurial career, Chris worked for San Diego State University as a Health Educator where he combined behavioral modification, nutrition, and fitness to create seminars for the student body, faculty, and staff.

    Chris is certified by the NSCA as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and has worked with Junior Olympians and other elite-level athletes on nutrition/wellness program design.

    Since 2004, he has led seminars on "Beating Burnout" at The FitExpo in Pasadena and had Action Potential’s products featured in Muscle and Fitness and Muscular Development.

    Chris holds a BS degree from West Chester University in Exercise Physiology and did his graduate work in Exercise and Nutritional Science at San Diego State University; and completed his MSBA in Entrepreneurship at San Diego State University.

-> Here Are A Few Of The Questions Chris Answered:

    What drove you to write the book Personal Trainer Burnout; How To Transform Frustration To Fortune?

    What do you see as the number one challenge facing the Personal Training Industry today?

    What are the most important skills and certifications that someone needs for today’s competitive landscape?

    Is it possible to earn a living in this industry without Burning Out?

    How does someone change their income, career, etc. if they have or are facing Burn Out?