Another experimental episode!
In this one, Stuart and previous guest Ross Stewart (from #7) discuss what they enjoyed about the book "tools of titans" by Tim Ferris.
Alongside rating the book, we cover:
- The laziness manifesto
- Thoughts on meditation
- Saying no
- The spotlight effect
and loads more!
Joy Victoria, from Fitness Baddies, comes onto the LTB Podcast to discuss her journey into coaching, why & how she got started, some of the lessons she's learnt along the way and much more!
In episode 21, Stuart speaks to W10 owner, Jean-Claude Vacassin. Within the interview, JC covers:
4.20 - How he built a client base in private gym he worked in previous to W10
10.30 - why has he lasted in the industry 10+ years
15.20 - how would a commercial gym get feedback from other coaches in order to improve?
24 - why is he such a proponent of high standards (every single thing I do says I give a shit or I don’t)
27.10 - how does W10 structure referrals
32.40 - common advice that JC see’s given to new PT’s that he wishes wasn’t
32.40 - thoughts on online marketing
37 - what do W10 use social media for
38.50 - thoughts on the lead generation conversation
42.50 - what does ‘good coaching’ entail
44 - how do you get better at coaching
In this episode, we speak to Will Levy from Melbourne Strength and Conditioning (MSC) in Australia. Here's a breakdown of what Stuart & Will discuss:
5.30 - how Will is finding running a gym
9.30 - who do MSC work with
13 - why has MSC hit the ground running in terms of profitability
17 - how did Will get up to the stage of building up a waiting list
25 - what’s a widespread message that Will wishes wasn’t as common
30.30 - how do we improve the standard of the industry
36 - what does the first 30 days of programming look like for a new client at MSC
54 - common mistakes trainers/ gyms when running small-group training programmes
59 - how does he ensure his staff members are at a high enough level to keep up the standards
1.07 - a message to new trainers
In this interview, Stuart speaks to Dan Mitchell from Dan Mitchell Fitness. They discuss:
4.15 - why is online coaching hard?
5.30 - online coaching systems
8.50 - serving an “apprenticeship” before getting into online coaching
15 - how Dan reflects on his coaching
19.30 - what’s it like running his gym
25.40 - would you advise a trainer to get into online coaching?
31 - do you need an online presence to build an online business?
33 - how did he start building a clients for his online business?
37.41 - how to upsell in a FB group
41.30 - commercial gym lead gen advice
47.30 - how does Dan manage self doubt?
In this Episode, Stuart talks about 12 lessons that 12 of the first guests have discussed on the podcast.
In this interview, we speak to Lisa Gimenez-Codd from Optimum Health. We chat about:
3.20 - How has Lisa niched down into working with the population she works with?
7.00 - How and who has Lisa learned from to improve her knowledge on all these topics?
8.30 - Why is getting more info out there on these topics so important?
11.00 - Should we as PT’s refer on pre/ post natal clients?
14.30 - Lisa’s thoughts on “getting your pre-baby body back”
17.00 - What do we have to consider with a client who tells us they are pregnant?
23.00 - Should we encourage clients to exercise all the way up to having their baby?
24.00 - Burpee’s during pregnancy?
26.50 - Post-natal considerations
29.40 - Drills to improve breathing
32.00 - The pelvic floor
37.00 - How can you train the pelvic floor
40.00 - Female client's needing to pee during sessions that contain movement or impact exercises
42.00 - Menopause-what do we need to know?
46.00 - Recommended resources
48.20 - Thoughts on body image
In this episode, Stuart talks with fellow LTB staff member Alex Pearson about all things obesity. They chat through topics such as:
- what is the cause of obesity in Alex's opinion
- what can the fitness industry do better when it comes to helping the obesity epidemic
- where do we start when working with an obese client
- how to encourage client's to set their own goals
- feedback loops: what these are and how we can interrupt them
- how to help client's from regressing