Episode 24: Discover how working out is just like running a business with Matt Phelps

“If you don’t have passion don’t even think about getting on the box”   

– Matt Phelps

Welcome back Story Tellers! Today’s main character is Matt Phelps,  (@metabolicmatt)

As the founder of Metabolic Meltdown in 2008, Matt has assisted thousands of clients in their quest to lose weight, gain energy, and build strength. With fitness as his lifelong passion, Matt has a relentless drive to improve, an intense training style, and an authentic concern for his clients (particularly those who went to his alma mater, Siena College), all of which make him one of the top trainers in the Capital Region. Clients at the gym have a “love-hate” relationship with Matt, as many of them hate him during the workout, and love the way he makes them feel when they are done!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How to transition from an employee to employer
  • The benefits of strength training at a pace 
  • The concept of time under tension training
  • The importance of consistency in running a business and working out
  • The benefits of making mistakes
  • The one question every entrepreneur should ask themselves everyday
  • Best practices for hiring employees
  • Why athletes usually make great trainers
  • The benefits of audio learning
  • How humility can help business grow ten fold
  • and so much more

Please Enjoy!


“If I won the lottery, I’d do it for free.

“Deliver the best product you can!

“Consistency over time over gets results.

“If you’re not making mistakes, I’d say you’re probably not pushing the envelope hard enough.




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