Cultivating Wellness Communities: Jodie Butler’s Fitness Entrepreneurship at Pittsburgh Fit

W.E. Podcast was created by Redtree's CEO Meesha Gerhart in a effort to share Women Entrepreneurs stories with other Entrepreneurs. Read more about the podcast »

This podcast features Jodie Butler, owner of Pittsburgh Fit, who discusses her journey from a military upbringing to founding a fitness gym. The conversation covers her transition from banking to gym ownership, the importance of word-of-mouth referrals, and the gym’s unique approach to holistic wellness.

Pittsburgh Fit focuses on community, offering one-on-one nutrition coaching and emphasizing mobility, stability, and strength in workouts. The discussion also touches on business strategies, including advertising on platforms like Groupon and Facebook. Jodie highlights the significance of kindness, gratitude, and personal development in shaping the gym’s positive culture. The podcast concludes with insights on success, lessons from failures, and recommendations for entrepreneurs, along with contact information for Pittsburgh Fit.

About Jodi Butler from Pittsburgh FIT

Jodi is the founder and owner of Pittsburgh FIT. She is an OPEX CCP coach, CrossFit Level 1 & 2 Trainer, holds a USA Weight Lifting and CrossFit gymnastics certification and has been a fitness fanatic her entire life and loves training other athletes.

Being raised with seven older, athletic, brothers fed her fierce passion for athletic mastery and competition. One of her greatest joys is being able to witness people continually improve and gain a better, healthier body, self-confidence and a richer life by realizing the value of fitness and wellness.

Jodi’s background includes fitness training, healthcare management and banking and finance. She currently lives on the Northside of Pittsburgh and holds a BS degree in Finance from Duquesne University and a Master Degree in Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University.

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About W.E. (Women Entrepreneurs) Podcast

W.E. is a podcast about and for women entrepreneurs. There are so many badass women worldwide killing it with their businesses! On W.E., our host Meesha Gerhart, found of Redtree, and guest Entrepreneurs sit down with these women and learn about how they got started, the challenges of starting and running a business, as well as the triumphs and unexpected joys.

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