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MARC LEBERT WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT TITLE? Owner Lebert Fitness COMPANY NAME: Lebert Fitness EDUCATION: ACE, canfitpro, BA. Psychology, NLP Practitioner EDUCATION: University of Guelph, ON, Canada WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PIECE OF WORKOUT EQUIPMENT? It’s a toss up between the EQUALIZER and BUDDY SYSTEM ;) WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE HEALTHY SNACK? Carrot sticks and hummus WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE OR SAYING? “Nothing works till you do.” CONTACT INFO: www.LebertFitness.com marc@lebertfitness.com www.facebook.com/marc.lebert.5

Marc asked a friend to weld him a pair of unibody handles that could be used to train the bodyweight movements of a pull-up. He then asked a group of his trainer-friends to play around with the new contraptions and see what uses and exercises they could come up with. And so were born the first Lebert Equalizers. But taking the Lebert Equalizers from concept to market wasn’t all that easy. After raising some seed capital, the growth of the Lebert Fitness brand has been organic and filled with many of the pains, frustrations and rewards of an evolving business. Marc, alongside his trusted partner John Ayton, takes accountability for virtually every part of the business – global branding, social media, marketing, trade shows, travel, speaking, designing and instructing the education and master trainer programs and, of

course, strategizing how Lebert Fitness will become a staple for every fitness professional and fitness center across the globe. And I

messages about his mission, his business and his vision, all of which I believe fitness professionals can apply in some way to their personal and professional lives. Here are just a few of “Marc’s messages” that illustrate his journey to success… Marc’s Message #1: Thoughts become things, and what you think about most of the time is what will happen The greatest lessons we can learn from others often come with understanding the comebacks from pitfalls and mistakes. When I asked Marc what mistakes or challenges he has faced he immediately responded unequivocally, “Thoughts become things… and what I think about most of the time is what will happen.” This was not his way of skirting the question or not admitting failure along his journey; quite the opposite. We talked

Marc’s Message #1: Thoughts become things, and what you think about most of the time is what will happen should not fail to mention that he is also the co-owner of Fitness Nation, a group fitness studio in Ontario, a Taekwondo black belt, an artist, a father and husband. Marc Lebert has a vision; a very clear vision. There is a strong sense of authenticity in every part of the Lebert Fitness brand, a pride that is so tangible one can’t help to feel the same enthusiasm when he shares his products and programs. In the handful of opportunities I’ve had to get to know Marc, I took away several

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