Believe it or not, I've been in the gym biz for 13 amazing years. And in that time, I have worked in all sorts of gym environments. I've been employed in the swanky, see-and-be-seen joints, the stereotypical meathead locations, the too-cool-for-school places and the local community centers.
I still have those original notes on the yellow legal paper and sometimes for nostalgia sake, I pull them out. Sometimes I am stunned that this idea came from my head and heart and has now taken on a life of its own. An idea that people believed in and rallied around.