2013 brought a significant amount of media attention to TRX Training and our Inventor and CEO Randy Hetrick. Everyone from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business to Shape magazine wanted to get a glimpse at the man behind the empire. Here is a short recap of Hetrick’s 2013 in the press.
Forbes: How One Former Navy SEAL Modulates Authentic Leadership
“Even in the SEAL community, a leader must learn to moderate and modulate the less-rational, more emotional fears that all humans face.”
Eyes In Magazine: A Conversation With Randy Hetrick, TRX
“There’s no question that my greatest achievement is my 11-year-old son. Nothing comes close to that.”
AskMen.com: TRX Training Review; Want To Be As Fit As A Professional Athlete?
“At TRX we believe in mastering the basics such as planking, pushing, pulling, squatting and lunging before adding layers of complexity”
Stack.com: Randy Hetrick Talks TRX and Joining the CORE
“TRX CORE is the culmination of two years worth of development. Over the last five to six years, we’ve heard over and over from trainers, ‘We need ongoing education. I’ve done your course, what’s next?’”
CEO.com: How to Make Culture Your Co-Founder
“We view our company culture as the glue that holds the many different pieces of our team together. Our culture provides the strength and foundation to operate as a high performing team all around the world.”
Shape.com: The Faces Behind Your Favorite Fitness Classes
"As a Navy SEAL for 14 years, Hetrick missed the elite training facilities back home while deployed overseas. To stay in shape, he first came up with the suspension trainer as 'an accidental invention of necessity,' he recalls. 'I happened to have an old jiu-jitsu belt, so I tied a knot, threw it over a door, and started doing one-arm rows.'"
“Every good business or leadership lesson I learned, I learned in the SEAL teams.
Stanford Business School: Randy Hetrick: From Navy SEAL to Fitness Entrepreneur
"Fall down 10 times, get up 11, because the path to greatness is paved with the bones who didn't."
CNN Money: Vet Turns Military Training into $50m Fitness Company
"The Small Business Association says that nearly 1 in 10 of all American businesses are owned by veterans. And many of those veteran business owners often hire other vets.[Randy] Hetrick, for example, has at least 20 veterans on staff -- about 20% of his workforce -- because he knows they're accountable, resourceful and can work well with teams."
Randy Hetrick competing in the Men’s Health Urbanathlon