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LTBP #114 - Chad Landers: 25+ Years of 1-2-1 Personal Training

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Release Date: 06/27/2018

#326 Dan Smith: Why You Need to Stop Selling Online Coaching show art #326 Dan Smith: Why You Need to Stop Selling Online Coaching

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Dan Smith, founder of Dan Mac Fitness and Head of Mentoring & Education at Online Fitness Business, joins Stuart for today's episode. They discuss why coaches need to stop selling online coaching, how to feel less emotional about the highs and lows of business, handling a client loss, creating better client testimonials, improving your marketing messaging, transformation pictures and much more.   Find Out More About Dan: Instagram:     Find Out More About LTB: Instagram:   Website:  

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If you've ever wondered where your career as a personal trainer came from, this 2-part podcast series produced by Lift The Bar will teach you all about the history of this incredible profession. It'll take you back to the 1800s, where you'll meet a man called Louis Durlacher, who was one of the first known personal trainers. Then, it'll take you on a whirlwind tour of the key events that have shaped the career of personal training.  The occupation of personal training is a new one. It's only in the last 30 years that we've seen it become a popular and normal choice of work. However, there...

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If you've ever wondered where your career as a personal trainer came from, this 2-part podcast series produced by Lift The Bar will teach you all about the history of this incredible profession. It'll take you back to the 1800s, where you'll meet a man called Louis Durlacher, who was one of the first known personal trainers. Then, it'll take you on a whirlwind tour of the key events that have shaped the career of personal training.  The occupation of personal training is a new one. It's only in the last 30 years that we've seen it become a popular and normal choice of work. However, there...

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#325 Maggie Elliott: Understanding The Anti-Diet Movement show art #325 Maggie Elliott: Understanding The Anti-Diet Movement

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Maggie Elliott, owner of Spark Life UK joins Stuart for this episode. They discuss how she would make the fitness industry a more welcoming and inclusive place, what the anti-diet movement is, how to find the middle ground between weight loss coaching and not perpetuating diet culture, local business outreach and what she feels makes a great PT session.   Find Out More About Maggie: Instagram: Website:     Find Out More About LTB: Instagram:   Website:  

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#324 Mike Waywell: Why Customer Service Can be a Differentiator & Paid Advertising show art #324 Mike Waywell: Why Customer Service Can be a Differentiator & Paid Advertising

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Mike Waywell, of the facility owner mentoring company Gym Ownr and Steel Habitat gym in Liverpool, joins Stuart for this episode. They discuss why customer service can make you stand out from the crowd, using a low barrier to entry offers like a trial or challenge to get in leads, advice for 1st time FB ad users, the copy and creatives Gym Ownr are seeing working just now on ads and the importance of having mentors.   Find Out More About Mike: Instagram:   Website:     Find Out More About LTB: Instagram:   Website:  

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Travis Pollen: Good and Bad Exercises & Personal Training Assessments (Repost) show art Travis Pollen: Good and Bad Exercises & Personal Training Assessments (Repost)

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In this reposted episode, Stuart talks to Travis Pollen about whether or not there are "good" and "bad" exercises, as well as how to do initial assessments with personal training clients.   Find Out More About Travis: Instagram:     Find Out More About LTB: Website:   Instagram:

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Dr. Yoni Freedhoff: Obesity, Weight Management & Childhood Nutrition (Repost) show art Dr. Yoni Freedhoff: Obesity, Weight Management & Childhood Nutrition (Repost)

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In this reposted episode, Stuart talks to Dr. Yoni Freedhoff who is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa. They discuss why a compassionate approach to obesity is absolutely necessary, how to help your clients manage their weight, reducing scale weight importance, whether education changes behaviour, childhood nutrition and much, much more.       Find Out More About Yoni: Weighty Matters:   Twitter:       Find Out More About LTB: Website:   Instagram:

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Maggie Elliott: Building a Mobile Personal Training Business (Repost) show art Maggie Elliott: Building a Mobile Personal Training Business (Repost)

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In this episode of the podcast, we have a reposted episode with Maggie Elliott from Spark Fitness to discuss how she's built a successful mobile training PT business. Stuart and Maggie discuss her business, how she transitioned from teaching to PT, how she overcomes some of the challenges associated with mobile PT and her "one client at a time and make sure everyone knows about what I'm doing" mindset for marketing.   Find Out More About Maggie: Instagram: Website:     Find Out More About LTB: Website:   Instagram:  

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Chad Landers: 25+ Years of Personal Training (Repost) show art Chad Landers: 25+ Years of Personal Training (Repost)

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In this reposted episode, Stuart speaks to Chad Landers about what it's been like being a trainer for 25 years, why the relationship you have with your clients is so important, client retention, scope of practice and what he'd tell his younger self about being a successful personal trainer.   Find Out More About Chad: Instagram:   Website:     Find Out More About LTB: Website:   Instagram:

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Dr. Quinn Henoch: What Personal Trainers Need to Know About Mobility (Repost) show art Dr. Quinn Henoch: What Personal Trainers Need to Know About Mobility (Repost)

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This is a reposted episode where Stuart welcomes Dr. Quinn Henoch to the show. Quinn is an internationally recognized physical therapist, author, presenter, and coach.  In this episode, they discuss how his approach to injuries & rehab have changed since he graduated in 2013, why he doesn't like the term mobility, how he would approach correcting a hip shift in a squat and much more.   Find Out More About Quinn: Instagram:   Website:     Find Out More About LTB: Website:   Instagram:

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In this episode, Stuart speaks to Chad Landers. 

Topics Covered
-- Differences he's seen in the industry over the last 25 years.
-- Why he thinks the relationship you build with your clients is an essential foundation.
-- Why he feels he's had some clients for 20+ years.
-- How he broaches the line between being a trainer and becoming a therapist.
-- Helping clients take responsibility outside of the gym.
-- Why he's stuck with 1-2-1 training and not moved into group training.
-- What he would tell himself as a younger trainer.
-- His favourite book.
-- What's exciting him about the fitness industry
-- What 1-3 skillsets he thinks every personal trainer should work on
 
 
Book Recommendations
- Good Business by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
- Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh