Just FlexIt

Just FlexIt

Just FlexIt™ will present weekly interviews with top athletes, entrepreneurs, fitness industry experts, and celebrities brought to you by Austin Cohen (FlexIt Founder & CEO) and Justin Turetsky (Founding Team & COO). Topics include motivation, accountability, fitness, sports, entrepreneurship, and goal setting. Just FlexIt™ each Monday! What are you waiting for? No Excuses, Just FlexIt™!


October 3, 2023 41 mins

Alex Biega is a former professional hockey player, with over twelve years of experience in the NHL. Biega played for the Vancouver Canucks, Detroit Red Wings, and Toronto Maple Leafs. Prior to his professional playing days, Alex earned his undergraduate degree in sociology from Harvard University. 

Following his professional hockey career, Biega has transitioned to the corporate world, where he is the company principal at ...

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Neal Spruce and Nelson Spruce are a father and son-duo that is crushing it in the world of fitness. Neal was one of the top bodybuilders in the US, and partnered with Gold’s Gym to create the first nutrition program for the gym industry in the 80s, called “Nutritionalysis”. He is the former owner of The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and is the CEO of dotFIT, an evidence-based fitness programming company. Nelson, his so...

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Bart Johnson is an Actor, Writer, and Director, best known for his role as Coach Bolton in the “High School Musical” franchise. Bart has worked in the industry for thirty-plus years and has found success as an actor in both television and film. 

Bart’s journey as an actor hasn’t always been an easy one. Leaving college to work towards his dream, Johnson has a career filled with triumphs and struggles that are all too common across t...

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In this episode of Just FlexIt™,  Austin Cohen, FlexIt founder and CEO, and Justin Turetsky, COO and founding team member, join forces to bring you answers to everything FlexIt! Many of our listeners have asked to hear from us about what we are doing at FlexIt and how the company has been innovating in the digital wellness space, so here it is! 

Austin and Justin peel back the curtain on the future of fitness, sharing thei...

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Martin Nance is the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of The Minnesota Vikings. Prior to Martin’s work in the front office, he served as a former NFL Wide Receiver for the Minnesota Vikings, Buffalo Bills, and Pittsburgh Steelers. 

Nance is a model success story for former NFL players finding success both on and off the field. Martin Nance earned his MBA from the University of Michigan - Stephen M. Ross School of ...

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Paul Bowman is the CEO of Wexer, a digital fitness market leader whose mission is to make world-class exercise accessible to more people by harnessing the power of technology, while simultaneously ensuring traditional facilities remain at the very heart of the fitness experience.

Prior to Paul’s work as an entrepreneur, Paul was a former member of the New Zealand National Volleyball team, and youngest captain in New Zealan...

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Christian Ponder is the former 12th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. The Texas native is the former starting Quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings and has also spent time with the Oakland Raiders, Denver Broncos, and San Francisco 49ers. 

Following his success in the world of football, Ponder went on to co-found The Post, alongside Jason LaRose. The Post is the only private membership network connecting Leaders Built By Sport. Mem...

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Bruce Smith is a lifelong entrepreneur, U.S. National Team Rowing Coach, and the visionary Founder & CEO of Hydrow, the Live Outdoor Reality rower.

Bruce’s goal for Hydrow is to make a positive impact through the sport of rowing, allowing people to feel more connected to one another, and live healthier lives on a daily basis.

In this episode of Just FlexIt™, Bruce Smith shares his background as an entrepreneur...

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Sebastien Lagree is a revolutionary fitness professional who is highly respected across the industry. Lagree, the Inventor, Founder, and CEO of Lagree Fitness, developed the Proformer to be paired with his method in 2006. Since then, Lagree has invented the Megaformer, the Supra, the EVO, and the EVO II.

Lagree is the only person in the United States to hold patents on fitness equipment and a fitness method, currently hold...

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James Scott 

Another amazing episode of Just FlexIt™ is live! Justin Turetsky was joined by James Scott, one of the most respected trainers in professional basketball. His basketball training career began with the Houston Rockets, where he eventually worked for Yao Ming’s Shanghai Sharks. Today, oversees the fitness regimen of Jimmy Butler, the “Fittest Man in the NBA” (Men’s Health), who is having an incredible run in the 2023 NBA ...

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Another amazing episode of Just FlexIt™ is live! Austin Cohen and Justin Turetsky were joined by Amanda Freeman, Founder and CEO of SLT and Co-founder and CEO Stretch*d. Amanda is a trailblazer in the health and wellness space and has spent the past 17 years of her career building brands that have revolutionized the fitness industry. 

Amanda began her career in NYC as a trend forecaster, conducting various types of market research a...

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Another amazing episode of Just FlexIt™ is live! Austin Cohen and Justin Turetsky were joined by Michael Tannenbaum for a Fintech Special. Michael is the Chief Operating Officer of Brex. He joined the Founding Team in 2017 and has been instrumental to Brex’s meteoric rise within the industry. 

Before Brex, Michael served numerous roles, including Chief Revenue Officer, with SoFi, the online lender. He has been regarded by numerous p...

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Just FlexIt™ is back with another amazing episode! Austin Cohen and Justin Turetsky were joined by Jason ‘The Jet’ Terry for his second appearance. When Terry last visited Just FlexIt™, he shared insight into his mindset as a nineteen-year NBA veteran and Champion, and details about his head coaching role with Denver Nuggets G League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Gold

Much has changed since then! Jason Terry is now an Assistant Coac...

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An extraordinary episode of Just FlexIt™ has hit the airwaves! Austin Cohen was joined by Professor Olivier Toubia, PH. D., and Professor Melanie Brucks, PH. D. at the Columbia Business School recording studio to take part in an engaging and informative conversation about their respective research processes, and topics like communication and behavior. 

Both of these individuals hold great meaning to FlexIt, and Austin specifically, ...

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Skyler Cohen is a close friend of the FlexIt community, and has nearly seven years of experience in the healthcare industry, across multiple verticals. This career has inspired Skyler to further pursue the business side of the healthcare industry, specifically in health tech. 

In the latest episode of Just FlexIt™, Skyler touches on the importance of telehealth and relates the industry to FlexIt’s platform. Skyler also pro...

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Alicia Lewis Vice President of Commercial Sales for Therabody (formally known as Theragun), and a great friend of the FlexIt community. Before this role, Alicia last served as the Director of National Accounts for Styku, the leading 3D Body Scanner company. 

Alicia is an instrumental member contributing to the growth of Therabody, and is very excited for the huge year ahead! 

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Alexis Wolfe is a dating guru and the Founder of NYCDATENITE. NYCDATENITE is a trendy source for places to take your date, while also serving as a guide to enjoying a night out with friends, and everything in between.

She uses her since expanded to use her expertise to help her audience navigate through the dating world. In April 2022, Alexis launched
DATENITE, where she dives into her personal dating experiences, and answ...

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David Meltzer, is a legendary sports executive, entrepreneur, and investor. He is the Co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and formerly served as CEO of the renowned Leigh Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, which was the inspiration for the movie Jerry Maguire.

His life’s mission is to empower over one billion people to be happy! This simple yet powerful mission has led him on an incredible journey to provide value. ...

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Joshua Rider is a determined and focused executive with over 18 years of experience leading teams across the public and private sectors encompassing the United States Marine Corps, Investment Banking, and Fitness. 

Joshua has held positions in a wide range of verticals within the fitness space, including: 

  • Chief Revenue Officer of YouFit Gyms (Current)
  • Head, Revenue and Strategy of ISSA 
  • Chief Revenue Officer of Solidcore...
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Elizabeth Gould is a Best-selling author, entrepreneur, and personal reinvention coach, who practices what she preaches! Her professional career took many turns after battling cancer, and from this triumph, Elizabeth became a best-selling author with books such as Feeling Forwards: How to become the person who has the life you want. Elizabeth shared her experience with FlexIt, in part to inspire the FlexIt community on reinvent...

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