Women in Fitness - A State of the Industry Review

Coach and Director of Content and Community


Three outstanding women got together to talk openly about being a woman in the fitness industry.


Andrea DuCane, Annie Sakamoto, and Meredith Poppler are in different positions and with different organizations. Andrea was the first female RKC–certified kettlebell instructor; she is now Director of Certifications for Dragon Door, one of the fitness industry's most recognized certification, education, and publishing entities.

Dan is a seasoned marketing professional with a knack for being where things are happening. He helped open up the nascent southern California market as a corporate trainer for Starbucks when there were less than a dozen locations in Los Angeles, took up the banner of one of the first 100 CrossFit affiliates when no one had heard of it, and interviewed student protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989, right before the tanks rolled in. Dan has professional marketing experience with start-ups,...Read more