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“I Sent It My Whole Life”: How To Be The Best at Fitness And Business With Lauren Tickner— Real Chalk #63

We’re flipping the script this week: I’ve just met Lauren, and she’s going to interview me on my own podcast. It gets deep, it gets weird, it gets a little spiritual—this chick is not afraid of asking probing questions. We dive into how I found my passion, what makes me relentless, and the things that scare me (spoiler alert: one of them is Everest). Lauren shares what being a mentor of influencers looks like, and we both take a look back on the ways our brands have evolved.

We’ve got lots of great advice on how to be successful at just about anything, but the one thing you won’t find here is a shortcut to achieving your goals. If you want to see your dreams become reality, you’ve got to put in the work, and it won’t always be pretty. But someone less qualified than you is already out there killing it—so what are you waiting for?!

Go start failing!


1:15 No pain no gain: Ryan as a child

5:30 The comp FOMO, how life changes

8:00 Where the drive comes from: sometimes you just know

14:15 The butterfly effect and where the best rushes come from

18:00 What’s scaring Ryan Fischer? Everest.

22:45 How the brand happened, and why it’s essential to be the absolute best

33:00 The evolution of programming—your workouts should be exciting

41:00 Why regular gyms are the worst, and taking drugs won’t change your life

44:00 The correlation between success in fitness and business

46:00 Failure will happen. So go get started.

48:00 What mentoring influencers looks like

49:15 You don’t have to be the best—just 2% better than someone to coach them

51:00 You heard it, now go live it. 

52:30 Where to find Lauren

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