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Feb 26, 2019

In today's episode, we welcome on Sally Moss. Sally runs a company called Strength Ambassadors and has been a member of LTB for the past 3 years now. In this episode, we get into how Sally got into Personal Training coming from a completely unrelated career, how her fitness business functions, what has kept her in the industry during the harder times and how she's taken control of her finances after years of neglect!

 

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Feb 22, 2019

In today's episode, we welcome on Sean Armstrong. Sean runs a semi-private Personal Training facility near Newcastle in England. The main reason I asked Sean to come on is because he's doing fantastic work with his facility and because he used to be known as the member of LTB who was forever complaining. But, this isn't the Sean of 2019, so we get into how his journey has seen him find the confidence to open a facility and make a success out of it. 

 

Topics Covered:

  • How he got started as a Personal Trainer.
  • He found starting early in his career as an online PT.
  • Why he spends less time freaking about losing a client or two nowadays.
  • Why Sean thinks it's important to ensure you're tracking your numbers.
  • Why he takes time to do things that force his mind to concentrate on other things.
  • How he's found owning his own facility.
  • What his goals are for over the next few years.
  • The importance of spending time developing yourself.

 

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Feb 19, 2019

In today's episode, we welcome back on Chad Landers. Chad has been in the industry as a personal trainer for over 25 years. He's completed over 30,000 sessions and has worked with some of his clients for 24 years. In this episode, we get into his fav thing about being a trainer, how he realised this career is all about the client, what his experiences with online training have been and much more.

Topics Covered:

  • What he enjoys most about being a PT.
  • If he has ever thought about stopping being a trainer.
  • Has he developed his communication and relationship building skills?
  • How he learnt it was all about the client.
  • Why you need to have challenging and honest conversations about aligning their behaviours and goals with clients.
  • What his experiences with online training have been.
  • How many sessions per week he's discovered is right for him.
  • What were Chad/s biggest lessons at key points in your career? (Louise Johnstone)
  • Did he ever have 5 year/10 year plans or just keep going without ever thinking too hard about the future? (James Jones)
  • When does waking up at 5am start to suck? (Tony Cottenden) 

 

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Feb 12, 2019
in today's episode, we welcome on Angi Pilika. Angi is a long-time member of LTB and has a very interesting story about how she got into Personal Training. She also transitioned out of the industry for a couple of years before returning. I think we all have a phase as PTs where we question our worth as and sometimes, stepping out of the industry and spending time learning and understanding more about yourself is the best way to decipher if this is the career for you. We also discuss what she learnt from a job in sales, why having a coach has taught her so much and using colour coded spreadsheets to manage her time!
 
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Feb 5, 2019

In this episode, we welcome on Kevin Ashworth. Kevin is an expert on the topic of anxiety. He's studied it for years and has authored publications on anxiety focused training. We get into what anxiety is, strategies to help overcome it, how effective meditation and positive thinking are, why changing your behaviour is more powerful than changing your thinking and how making an ass of yourself is totally normal!

Topics Covered:

  • What he means by the quote “you’re already miserable, you may as well be miserable on purpose.”
  • Why feeling confident is not the opposite of feeling anxious.
  • Whether feeling anxious is a choice.
  • How to change your inner dialogue.
  • If meditation is effective for managing anxiety.
  • How to change our thinking.
  • Whether or not positive thinking is an effective remedy for negative thinking.

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Feb 1, 2019

In this short episode, Stuart covers whether or not you should use monthly or block payment plans. How to transition across to monthly and how to work out what to charge so that you get paid holidays is also covered.

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