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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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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 Client’s Injuries Hurting Your Paycheck?

Are Your Client’s 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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Systems for Building Your Own Exercise Video Library

Systems for Building Your Own Exercise Video Library

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

The following is a guest post from Martin Rittenberry based in Minnesota. He’s developed a powerful system for building an exercise library that will improve both your online and in-person business. “Hey! This is John at Dynamite Training Studios here to teach you…” 12:31 video length, no thank you. Click. “Hey! This is Scott with […]

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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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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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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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