Recorded just days before FITposium 2017 host James Patrick sits one-on-one with the editor in chief and creative director of Max Sports & Fitness Magazine, LaRue Gillespie who has worked with the publication for 11 years.

The two discuss her history with the magazine, how she worked on both the 100th and 200th special issues, the evaluation of the magazine, the most memorable issues they worked on together, the direction of online publishing, the important of online clout and how fitness competitions is no longer a qualifier to get into the magazine. From there James and LaRue discuss what makes a great story for a pitch and the future outlook of the magazine.

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