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Now displaying: June, 2021
Jun 29, 2021

In today's show, Stuart welcomes Eric Helms. Eric runs the bodybuilding prep company 3dMJ and writes for the monthly publication, MASS. They discuss how he thinks we can make exercise more appealing for the gen pop. They then have a 40-minute discussion about perfectionism and all that encompasses it including how to better understand it, seeing it in your clients, seeing it in your coaching and how to move away from it towards what he calls 'excellence'. Timestamps are below!

 

 

Timestamps:

  • [01.00] - Getting more people into exercise.
  • [13.45] - Rise and grind mentalities in exercise.
  • [19.05] - Perfectionism.
  • [26.45] - Eric's struggles with perfectionism.
  • [33.12] - Seeing perfectionism in your clients.
  • [38.45] - Perfectionism in coaching.
  • [43.02] - Moving away from perfectionism if you struggle with it.
  • [56.55] - Making sense of what kind of success you want.

 

 

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Jun 21, 2021

In today's show, Stuart welcomes back John Clark. Starting on the 5th of July, John is going to attempt to run 48 marathons in 48 days across 48 counties of England to raise 48K for a charity he created called Miles4meals. If you'd like to get involved by sponsoring, raising money or taking part, head to miles4meals.co.uk/484848. They discuss why he's doing this, what his prep looks like, getting himself mentally set, dealing with the chance of failure, moving away from gym ownership and much more. Timestamps are below!

 

 

Timestamps:

  • [02.03] - How he's feeling about doing 48 marathons over 48 days.
  • [08.28] - What's driving him to attempt this charity event.
  • [17.58] - Handling failure & figuring out your why.
  • [33.28] - The preparation for running 48 marathons.
  • [35.40] - How you can get involved/ support John for his event.
  • [39.23] - Moving away from gym ownership.

 

 

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Jun 14, 2021
In today's episode, Stuart welcomes back Mark Council & his partner Ste Whitaker. Mark & Ste own a gym called Platform Performance, which they opened together in 2017. This is the third episode of the series called 'gym owners corner' where Stuart brings Mark on to discuss the realities and challenges of being a gym owner. In this episode, they discuss their business partnership. How it functions, why they think it works and some things they'd advise you to look out for in a business partner. Timestamps are below.
 

 

 

Timestamps:
  • [02.00] - How their gym reopening since lockdown has gone?
  • [05.00] - Their roles within Platform Performance.
  • [10.40] - Business partnerships.
  • [29.00] - Red flags to look out for.

 

 

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Jun 7, 2021

In today's show, Stuart welcomes Chris Bradley, also known as The Glasgow PT. Chris runs a gym in Glasgow and a mentorship programme for trainers called The Upgraded Coach. They discuss what he remembers about his first-ever PT session, how he approached lead gen in a commercial gym, getting through the tough times as a trainer, taking your business seriously and how to think about outsourcing. Timestamps are below!

 

 

Timestamps:

  • [09.17] - His first ever PT session.
  • [15.37] - Mentorship & investing in yourself.
  • [20.52] - Lead gen in a commercial gym.
  • [29.37] - His hardest phase in year 3 of personal training.
  • [40.52] - Outsourcing and delegation.

 

 

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