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5 Ways to Break the Ice With Clients

5 Ways to Break the Ice With Clients

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Incorporating these 5 habits and making them unconscious behaviors in your training business will help you with your sales consultations, get better results with your clients, and create stronger bonds with current clients to get more referrals.

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77 Trainers Explain Why Women Should Lift Weights

77 Trainers Explain Why Women Should Lift Weights

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Ok. So we’ve all heard the reasons why women should lift weights yet, there’s still confusion in some circles. This is wrong and the silly myth that a woman will get bulky or hairy or manly if she lifts weights needs to end. I polled thePTDC Facebook page for their best pitch in under 3 [...]

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Where to Work as a Personal Trainer

Where to Work as a Personal Trainer

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Pretty much everything you’d ever need to know about where to work as a personal trainer.

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Preventative Medicine Vs. Reactive Medicine and the Personal Trainers Role

Preventative Medicine Vs. Reactive Medicine and the Personal Trainers Role

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Personal trainers are pertinent to preventative care and could decrease health care costs by billions of dollars/year worldwide.

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Stop Making These 5 Mistakes With Your Client Intake Forms

Stop Making These 5 Mistakes With Your Client Intake Forms

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Want to grow your online or offline business by gathering clients through your website. These 5 mistakes could be stopping quality leads from applying OR could be setting precedents that are stopping leads from purchasing your services because you haven’t been able to show value.

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How To Build A Ninja Gym Culture That Kicks Ass (While Riding A Unicorn)

How To Build A Ninja Gym Culture That Kicks Ass (While Riding A Unicorn)

Posted on by Mark Fisher

We constantly reference vulgar sexual images and fantastical imagery as a teaching tool. One of my trainers often takes off his pants and teaches with a “mangina” (don’t even ask). Our clients spend as much time laughing as they do sweating.

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Flexible Periodization Webinar with Karsten Jensen

Flexible Periodization Webinar with Karsten Jensen

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

You can’t fit a square peg into a round hole… PTDC coach Karsten Jensen presents a webinar on periodization for the everyday client.

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2 YEARS (Free Gift to Say Thank You)

2 YEARS (Free Gift to Say Thank You)

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

To celebrate the 2 year anniversary of thePTDC, Jon is giving away his book 100% for a very limited time.

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Most Personal Trainers Shouldn't do Assessments (How to Collaborate)

Most Personal Trainers Shouldn't do Assessments (How to Collaborate)

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Most personal trainers do assessments. While they should assess their clients, many of them are not trained enough to diagnose and treat dysfunction. Mike Reinold and Jonathan Goodman teamed up to discuss how personal trainers and physical therapists can collaborate.

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5 Surprising Costs for Building a Gym

5 Surprising Costs for Building a Gym

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Having a gym of your own is the dream of a lot of fitness pros. But there are lots of surprise costs when opening up a facility that you may miss when doing your planning. Taylor Simon wants you to learn from his experience.

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