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Ellen Latham

Partner & Founder of Orangetheory Fitness

Episode 008: What Happens When You Believe in Yourself


Inner Circle Podcast 008: What Happens When You Believe In Yourself

Description:

Ellen Latham is a perfect example of “never say never”. She took a vision she had in her mind, and a love of helping people become happy and healthy, and created a billion dollar business. Today, she shares her journey of going from a single mom fired from her job, to opening her own fitness center, to creating Orangetheory Fitness, a company that changed the fitness industry and created a colorful new category. She also shares some top level fitness insight, how she overcomes moments of self doubt, and why she will never give up a delicious bowl of spaghetti.

What You’ll Hear in This Episode:


● Ellen’s background in fitness and health, and the impact her parents had on her winning mindset.


● Yes, even Ellen has mornings she doesn’t want to get up and workout. Find out how she gets out of bed to rise and conquer.


● Ellen’s very own fitness regime, eating plan, and the different modalities and moderations she does to switch it up.


● The fateful day Ellen got let go from her job, and the details she still remembers decades later.


● How her father instilled his sports psychology of momentum shifting to be resilient, grateful and proactive.


● The societal shift in mindset and mentorship of women in business over the recent generations that Ellen has witnessed.


● How Ellen made the giant leap from giving one on one lessons, opening a pilates studio and opening “Ellen’s Ultimate Workout”.


● The way Ellen brought in cutting edge science to design workouts that get proven results in an entire new category.


● Why Ellen turned away her first offer to franchise!


● The lessons Ellen learned in not being able to “Ellen-ize” every studio, and the need to

create design templates that could be followed successfully.


● That asking for help and support is a display of strength, not a sign weakness.


● The wonderful and unique culture that Orangetheory creates in every studio, with every

person.


● The importance of mixing human contact with modern technology in business, and how

Orangetheory balances both.


● Why women shouldn’t be afraid of weight lifting!


● What’s next for Orangetheory, and Ellen both personally and professionally.


● Ellen’s advice for female entrepreneurs looking to truly live their best life: believe in your

potential, find your purpose, stick with your people.

Quotes:

● “Create your “why”, and you gain clarity and motivation.”


● “I’m Italian, so carbs are something we will never give up.”


● “Focus on what you do have and your talents, know your worth.”


● “When I hear a problem, I look for solutions. That’s just who I am.”


● “You have to believe in your potential one thousand percent.”


● “Take advantage of the colorful thinking of women. It will add to your business.”


● “I’m going to leave a legacy of changing and improving the world.”


● “You find great happiness when you find your purpose in life.”

Mentioned:

Ellen Latham Orangetheory Fitness @Orangetheory

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