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Why You Should Never "Just Give a Workout"

Why You Should Never "Just Give a Workout"

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

When a client comes and tells you that they “just want a workout” you should never just give a workout to them. Here’s why…

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High Performance Communication

High Performance Communication

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

High performance communication as presented by PTDC coach Michael Torres is a recording of a seminar presented to thePTDC Inner Circle.

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Overworked, Overstressed, and Overburdened? 7 Strategies for Personal Trainer Time Management

Overworked, Overstressed, and Overburdened? 7 Strategies for Personal Trainer Time Management

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Personal trainers are over busy people. There are however, 7 strategies that can be used to manage time as a personal trainer.

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The Many Faces of Coaching

The Many Faces of Coaching

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

The following is a guest post by Eric Falstrault. Interested in making a guest post? Have at a look at our contribution page. There’s a steady stream of trainers in and out of gyms these days. The question remains: are you going to be one of them? After more than 15 years of seeing young and old trainers [...]

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Pay What You Want: How to Sell Without Selling

Pay What You Want: How to Sell Without Selling

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

This is a guest post by Joe Vennare, co-founder of Hybrid Athlete. He and his brother have built Hybrid Athlete into a thriving business to both educate clients and trainers. He gives some tips on marketing your fitness business and telling your story.  Interested in contributing? Send your article here. I have a confession to make: [...]

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10 Reasons You Didn't Close the Sale

10 Reasons You Didn't Close the Sale

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Ever spend an hour with a client explaining the benefits of personal training and taken them through a wonderfully constructed session only to have them walk out the door with just a card and a smile? Failing to close a sales opportunity can be extremely frustrating. Like it or not, being a fantastic trainer isn’t [...]

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Why is the Fitness Industry Failing so Badly?

Why is the Fitness Industry Failing so Badly?

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

The fitness industry is failing. Rising obesity rates and the scary prevalence of relapse into inactivity is proof enough. What we’re doing isn’t working and change needs to happen. Here’s how..

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5 Things to Look for in a Fitness Internship

5 Things to Look for in a Fitness Internship

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

This is a guest post by Justin Grinnell, Creator of Grinnell Training Systems and the Owner of State of Fitness in East Lansing, Michigan. After seeing the way NOT to run an internship program, Justin created his own when he opened his facility. Here, he leaves us with five tips for choosing the right fitness internship.  [...]

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Are Your Clients Injuries Hurting Your Paycheck?

Are Your Clients Injuries Hurting Your Paycheck?

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

The first step to working through pain is understanding what leads to the pain in the first place–then you treat the underlying issue. Here’s how.

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5 Keys to Becoming a Personal Training Authority

5 Keys to Becoming a Personal Training Authority

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

The following is a guest post by Mike Robertson. Trainers are always wondering how to come out on top.  Mike Robertson tells us how to get the personal training edge and become an authority in the fitness industry. Interested in making a guest post? Have at a look at our contribution page. One question I [...]

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