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Fitness Industry Innovation Podcast

Feb 27, 2019

Jeff Skeen is the CEO Reshape MD, Reshape Labs and Results Redefined. He is a longtime fitness industry innovator and visionary. Jeff has many years of experience running health and fitness chains, including Gold’s Gym International and Fitness Connection, but has recently started a move into the medical space. He joins Kelly Card to share his perspective on changes in these industries.


The fitness industry and the medical industry have long existed in a state of friction, while ultimately serving consumers on the same front — health and wellness. Jeff and Kelly dive into the intricacies of how the medical and fitness industries can complement each other with increased medical connectivity. Jeff also explains his business model with Results Redefined, ReShape MD and ReShape Labs and how this integration of fitness and medicine is redefining “health care” for the modern fitness consumer. Tune in to find out more.


Key Takeaways:

[:49] Kelly introduces her guest for this episode — Jeff Skeen.

[1:10] How did Jeff enter the fitness space? What has prompted his move toward driving medical connectivity in the fitness space?

[8:35] Jeff explains more about how his business model operates.

[9:52] What disruption is happening in the medical space that is making it possible to reduce the amount of friction that has historically existed between the fitness and medical industries?

[12:14] There is a hand being extended from the medical world into the fitness space, possibly for the first time.

[13:23] Taking into consideration the needs of the modern fitness consumer, it appears that the fitness and medical industries are finally perfectly timed to partner with each other in a meaningful way.

[15:45] What are medical accountable care organizations? How is that going to make a mark in the fitness space?

[17:29] How is Jeff and Results Redefined trying to bridge the gap between the fitness industry and the medical industry?

[19:45] Kelly and Jeff discuss the different aspects of the concept of "health care".

[22:04] What are some of the tactical steps that club operators can begin to explore to connect their facilities closer to the medical space?

[25:17] What are some of the technologies that club operators can use to help bridge that communication gap?

[27:11] What will Jeff be sharing at the Club Industry Healthcare and Wellness Summit?

[28:26] Find out more about Jeff and his work via his websites or LinkedIn.

Mentioned in This Episode:

ABC Financial Services

Kelly Card

Jeff Skeen on LinkedIn

Reshape MD

Reshape Labs


Gold's Gym

Fitness Connection

Club Industry Healthcare and Wellness Summit