From Consultant to Creator: Luan Nguyen Built Wheelhouse Academy with the Lessons He Learned Helping Other Gyms

Luan Nguyen, owner and founder of Wheelhouse Academy, joins Carrie to dive into how he built a successful gym after a career in consulting with gym owners across the country. Wheelhouse isn’t your typical gym — they don’t focus on transformations as much as educating clients and building a plan for success. Luan breaks down what he learned from his consulting days and how he’s applied that to Wheelhouse. Full show notes at

Mentioned in this episode: 

Wheelhouse Academy

Battle Republic

Wheelhouse Radio

Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink

Crestline Bagel 

Wheelhouse Salon 

Church Street Coffee and Books 



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Carrie Rollwagen is host of the Localist podcast and cofounder of Church Street Coffee & Books. Currently, she works as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Infomedia, a web development company in Birmingham, Alabama. Find the Localist at @thinklocalist on Instagram and follow Carrie at @crollwagen.

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