In this episode, the boys sit down with the Founder on Fitness Cartel, Nathan James, whose extensive experience in the health and fitness space illuminates multiple insights into the path of entrepreneurship.
Nathan breaks down the fundamentals tenants of successful entrepreneurship that have helped him overcome a plenitude of obstacles during his career in the health and fitness space.
Whether that be partnerships gone bad, the rigor of growing a business to suit customer needs, or cultivating a spirit of persistent determination to outpace challanges that has come his way, Nathan gracefully reminds any budding entrepreneur that the challenges are worth it.
Furthermore, the boys pinpoint specific growth hurdles in the establishment of Phyba as one of the world’s premier supplement brands, while reaffirming the wisdom that Nathan share’s about setting a foundation of success for any entrepreneurial or athletic endeavor.
To learn more about how you can optimize your performance in support of entrepreneurial success, dive into this episode!
To learn more about Nathan James, check out the links to his social channels below:
0:00 to 0:45: Podcast Intro
0:45 to 5:00: Nathan’s Journey in Fitness,
5:00 to 10:00: Key’s To Success, Persistence, Clarity
10:00 to 15:45: Cash Flow, Energy + Time Investment, Being Resourceful
15:45 to 18:00: Return on Investment, Compounding Effect, Athletic Correlation to Business Principles
18:00 to 20:30: Managing Family, Time Management, Balance vs. Awareness
20:30 to 27:30: Chop Wood, Carry Water, Setting The Foundation of Success
27:30 to 38:00: Sales Mindset, Business Partnership, Accountability, Trial & Error
38:00 to 42:00: Courage To Grow, Creating Tribe, Environment + Outcomes
42:00 to 47:15: Fitness Cartel, Constant Feedback, Supplementation vs. Food
47:15 to 49:00: Changes in Nutrition, Changes in Supplementation
49:00 to 55:00: Nathan’s Routine, Impact of Sleep on Performance
55:00 to 1:00:00: Coping With Pain, Self-Management, Box Breathing
1:00:00 to 1:05:46: Future of Fitness Cartel, Podcast Outro
Matt Legge: Matt Legge is a world-class naturopath and formulation expert. He brings more than 20 years of clinical experience as a Naturopath, Medical Herbalist, and nutritional medicine and food therapist to his work with Phyba. Matt has served as the Director of Innovation for ATP Science, responsible for developing new product formulations, new ingredients and further advancing the science and education behind natural health and wellness systems. He is also an expert in performance management for elite athletes and everyday athletes.
James Newbury: James Newbury is world-class athlete and entrepreneur. James’ extensive experience as a 4X Crossfit Games Athlete, former semi professional rugby player for the Queensland and Sydney Rugby Leagues, and life-long fitness enthusiast have brought him here to lead a plant-based revolution in the field of health and performance… as the founder of Phyba!
Nathan James: Nathan James is the “Serial Entrepreneur”. Founder of Australia’s fastest growing full-service Fitness Club, Fitness Cartel. With his newest venture, Merse Wellness. A boutique recovery and wellness Centre, Nathan is also the previous owner World Gym Australia, Genesis Fitness Clubs and multiple Australia Sports Nutrition stores.
Nathan started his career in membership sales at the Genesis Fitness brand. Where he still holds all the records for sales and performance profits. Now with + 40 successful “big box” openings under his belt, he is firmly focused on the growth of Fitness Cartel Health Clubs. With a company goal of 60 Clubs open by November 2029.
He considers the most rewarding part of his career to be growth and development of his Support Office Team Members. Coaching his team to be the best version of themselves and building business partnerships with like-minded people. All whilst creating financial freedom and great friendships along the way.
The Key to the Team and the Company’s exponential growth, is the unparalleled training and development. From Sprouting Billionaires, Culture doctors, sales experts, strategy wizards, and mindset coaches – all pulled in to create one hell of an experience for the team. Propelling their development and creating future millionaires!
His company vision is 20 million visits annually in 2029 - which is in direct correlation to the 60 Club target. The true WHY of “Inspiring a healthier you”. Reaching the greater community of Australia and beyond!
At Phyba, we're on a mission to help people achieve peak performance and optimal results through the power of plants. We're dedicated to providing pure, high-quality supplements made from real-food, plant-based ingredients, without harmful additives or artificial fillers. We believe that by harnessing the power of plants, we can unlock human potential and help individuals achieve their goals naturally. Our goal is to inspire and educate individuals on the benefits of a holistic lifestyle that prioritises self-care, nourishment, and sustainability.