Jim Flanagan on What He’s Learned About Business and What it Takes To Become Successful While Working Closely With The Legendary Arthur Jones

Jim Flanagan (via T-Nation.com)
Jim Flanagan (via T-Nation.com)

One of Arthur Jones’ closest colleagues and a legendary figure in the fitness world in his own right, Jim Flanagan is a career physical fitness educator and President of Resistance Solutions Inc. Jim was an instrumental figure for both Nautilus and MedX, and as a well-regarded and knowledgeable expert in high-intensity training, he has consulted and shared his expertise with sport coaches and athletes at the collegiate, professional, and Olympic levels, as well as with bodybuilders, movie stars, military agencies, and government officials.

Jim was also recently inducted into the National Fitness Museum’s Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2017, taking his place with other legendary health and fitness figures and luminaries such as Joe Weider, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and of course, Arthur Jones himself.

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In this episode, we cover:

  • The rise of Nautilus, MedX, and High-Intensity Training
  • The lessons on business and success that Jim learned from Arthur
  • How Jim learned to be a good public speaker and salesman
  • … and much more!

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  • Andrew May

    That’s a whole ‘nother story…..Brilliant.

    • Didn’t realise you’d be into this one too Andrew! 😀 A very niche ep.

      • Andrew May

        You know what, I’ve very limited interest in the history or Nautilus, Jone’s etc but obviously appreciate it’s relevance. Still, I listen to all your episodes and this one really grabbed me or more accurately Jim’s character did. Real life stories from before the days of the Internet, when folk did things instead of “talked” about them. A really inspiring guy and yes, a solid gold story teller.

  • Nathan Adams

    Loved how Mr. Flanagan went on about Coach Shula as though the non-American and/or younger audience would have any idea who that was. The good old days!