Episode 17: Matt Phelps (Metabolic Fitness)

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Our Mission is Simple: To facilitate the growth and development of Blue Collar businesses. We will showcase REAL Blue Collar businesses in interviews, and use these stories to help educate and empower the next generation of trades workers to become Blue Collar business owners.   

In this episode, our hosts Mike Nelson and Derek Foster interview Matt Phelps, the owner of Metabolic Fitness! They discuss how Matt got started, the stellar programs the facilities offer, and more in this informative episode!   
Matt Phelps - Metabolic Fitness

00:16 - Introduction

02:03 - A Brief History of Matt Phelps and Metabolic Fitness

07:03 - Derek Training with Matt… In a Warehouse in Schenectady?!

08:13 - How Can Physical Fitness Play a Role in Your Success?

09:59 - Metabolic’s Class Structuring: Don’t “Find a Time”, MAKE the Time!

14:05 - Careful Scheduling: The Key to Success

16:24 - Nutrition: A Misunderstood and Surprisingly Simple Component of Fitness!

18:23 - How Personalized Should Nutrition Be?

19:47 - Intermittent Fasting: Just a Means to an End!

20:40 - Metabolic’s Coaches: Not Just Exercise, but Diet, Too!

21:20 - What’s Next for Metabolic?

23:20 - How Does Metabolic Scale so Quickly? With the Right People!

25:24 - Closing Remarks: How to Get in Touch



  • Interviewers

    Michael Nelson & Derek Foster

  • Guest

    Matt Phelps

  • Runtime

    26 Minutes, 20 Seconds

  • Air Date

    October 24th, 2022

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