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Mar 30, 2017

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!

Mar 28, 2017

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!

Mar 22, 2017

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


Mar 16, 2017

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

Mar 15, 2017

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?

Mar 11, 2017

In this Episode, Stuart talks about 12 lessons that 12 of the first guests have discussed on the podcast.

Mar 9, 2017

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

Mar 2, 2017

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