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LTBP #87 - Under-appreciated Skills Needed to be an Effective PT

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Release Date: 01/27/2018

#369 Alex Pearson: Is Obesity a Choice? show art #369 Alex Pearson: Is Obesity a Choice?

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Obesity is a choice. People should just choose to eat less and move more. This would make problems with weight disappear. Right?   This week Stuart talks to LTB staff member Alex Pearson about whether this common view of obesity is correct. Expect to learn about the causes of obesity, its relationship to health and why fat shaming is both ineffective and unethical.         Find Out More About LTB: Website:   Instagram: Black Friday Offer:    S.Q.U.A.T.S Newsletter:  

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#368 Simon Mitchell: Creating a Strategy for Social Media show art #368 Simon Mitchell: Creating a Strategy for Social Media

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  Do you throw a post-up on Instagram every so often and hope for the best? Well, it might be time to get a long-term social media strategy in place for 2023!   To give you a helping hand, Stuart welcomes returning guest Simon Mitchell onto the podcast. In this episode, they discuss how to build an email list from scratch, how to use email marketing and social media to compliment each other, and how multiple different platforms can work as part of a comprehensive marketing strategy!         Find Out More About Simon: Instagram:       Find...

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#367 Lea Turner: LinkedIn For Personal Trainers show art #367 Lea Turner: LinkedIn For Personal Trainers

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You’ve dismissed Linkedin. After all, it is just for business-to-business networking. It would be a waste of time if you wanted to grow your client base…right?   Well, this week’s guest, Lea Turner thinks you're wrong!   Stuart and Lea have a revealing conversation about how Linkedin has massively under-utilised potential for reaching future customers. Expect to learn the best ways to set up a Linkedin profile, how to communicate with people on the platform and the type of content you should post. If you’re sick of Instagram and want a new way to grow your...

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#366: 5 Things I'd Do Differently show art #366: 5 Things I'd Do Differently

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Hindsight is always 20-20, right? Well with this in mind, Stuart takes a trip in a time machine to talk about how he would change the beginning of his career. He gives us five key points which cover improving work-life balance, organising education and much more!             Find Out More About LTB: Website:   Instagram: 14-Day Free Trial: S.Q.U.A.T.S Newsletter:  

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#365 Jake Weekes: Helping Your Clients Learn to Love Strength Training show art #365 Jake Weekes: Helping Your Clients Learn to Love Strength Training

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Hearing about the journey of an experienced personal trainer can be a great way to accelerate your career. With that in mind…in this week’s episode, Stuart talks to a long-standing LTB member, Jake Weekes. This wide-ranging conversation captures what “growing” as a personal trainer is like. You’ll hear Jake talk about almost every part of personal training life. He covers going freelance, helping clients learn to love strength training and the key lessons he has taken from years of CPD.        Find Out More About Jake: IG:   Website:      ...

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#364 Laura Vanderkam: Making Better Use of Our Time show art #364 Laura Vanderkam: Making Better Use of Our Time

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This week Stuart welcomes returning guest Laura Vanderkam to talk about her new book. Do you feel like you would like your life to be a bit more interesting and memorable? If you do Laura has some excellent practical ideas to make that a reality. Tune in to find out why a bedtime might not be a bad thing and the importance of scheduling your adventures!            Find Out More About Laura: Book:   Website:       Find Out More About LTB: Website:   Instagram: 14-Day Free Trial: S.Q.U.A.T.S Newsletter:  

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#363 Neville Medhora: Turning Free Advice Into Personal Training Clients show art #363 Neville Medhora: Turning Free Advice Into Personal Training Clients

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You’ve probably heard of copywriting…but do you know what it is? More importantly, can learning to copywrite help you as a personal trainer? Don’t worry, today Stuart is talking to Neville Medhora to get the answers. They cover all the ins and out’s of copywriting, how to make more sales, why you need a digital rolodex and how you can turn giving out free advice into new clients!             Find Out More About Neville: Twitter:   Neville's Newsletter:       Find Out More About LTB: Website:   Instagram: 14-Day Free...

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#362 Q&A w/ Claire & Maggie: What We'd do Differently if we Could Start Over show art #362 Q&A w/ Claire & Maggie: What We'd do Differently if we Could Start Over

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This week’s episode is with two staff members from Lift the Bar, Claire Winter and Maggie Elliott. Stuart asks them to reflect on what they would change about the beginning of their careers. This provides priceless insights into organising booking systems, pricing services, and building confidence. If you're new to personal training, don’t miss this episode!          Find Out More About Lift The Bar: Website:   Instagram: 14-Day Free Trial:

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#361 Chris Bradley: Starting Over in a Commercial Gym show art #361 Chris Bradley: Starting Over in a Commercial Gym

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Are you starting in a commercial gym for the first time? Not sure how to start building your client base? This week on the Lift The Bar Podcast, Stuart puts Chris Bradley in a time machine to find out exactly what he would do if he were starting again! They talk about how important classes, compelling offers and broken vending machines are for growing a new client base. If you want to get clarity on the fundamentals which will accelerate your business's growth for the last half of 2022, then this is the episode for you!      Find Out More About Chris: Instagram:   ...

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#360 Catherine Reohorn: Creating Better Content show art #360 Catherine Reohorn: Creating Better Content

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  In this week’s Lift The Bar Podcast episode, Stuart welcomes returning guest Catherine Reohorn. Have you ever found yourself just posting content for the sake of it? Well...it might be time to stop! Catherine and Stuart discuss how putting out certain types of content might get you the wrong type of clients. They unpick how writing good copy and attracting the right clients go hand in hand. We then get an insight into how Catherine’s three-part writing structure helps PTs produce quantity AND quality content.  If you want to refresh your perspective on content production, then...

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In this episode, Stuart goes into some under-appreciated skills needed to be an effective personal trainer.