75: Serial Entrepreneur, Co-Founder & CEO of CLMBR Avrum Elmakis on Innovating The Fitness Industry

Welcome to episode 75 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have Avrum Elmakis, serial entrepreneur, Co-Founder, and CEO of CLMBR stopping by for a fascinating discussion on innovating the connected fitness category along with navigating business during a pandemic. CLMBR is a connected vertical climbing machine that offers a unique combination of high-intensity cardio, resistance strength training, and connected technology. CLMBR has already landed big-time investors such as Jay-Z, Pitbull, and Novak Djokovic.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Avrum’s origin story
  • Key lessons and insights from Avrum’s first jobs
  • What Avrum looks for when it comes to investing in businesses
  • Key ingredients to starting a successful business
  • The origins and motivations for CLMBR
  • How to introduce a service or product that isn’t common to the market
  • How Avrum got Jay-Z and many other entertainers and influencers on board with CLMBR
  • How Avrum built a successful business during the financial recession (and is using those tools to build one during the current pandemic)
  • How to navigate (and grow) your business during a pandemic
  • Advice on how to stay mentally and emotionally locked-in during today’s times
  • How Avrum approaches his health and well being
  • And much more

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