In this interview with the trainer of trainers, Nick Tumminello, Nick discusses:
How he got the title “trainer of trainers”
How do we speed up the process of getting better at what we do
What is the role of the trainer?
Why “it depends” is not an answer
Myths about what a bad trainer is
What makes a good trainer
What does Nick commonly see PT's doing wrong with their programming
Nick's site - http://nicktumminello.com/
Strength training for fat loss book - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Strength-Training-Loss-Nick-Tumminello-x/dp/1450432077/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1493462954&sr=1-1&keywords=nick+tumminello
Building muscle & performance book - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Building-Muscle-Performance-Nick-Tumminello/dp/1492512702/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1493462954&sr=1-3&keywords=nick+tumminello
In this episode of the LTB podcast, Stuart chats to LTB staff member Jonathon Mummert. Jonathon knows the menstrual cycle inside out and we get into what it is that we as PT's need to know about this topic, which is one I don't think is talked about enough!
For Chris's 2nd time on the podcast, Chris and Stuart chat about how to hire a second trainer and how he handles feelings of self-doubt and imposter syndrome.
In this episode, Stuart chats to Alex Gibilaro from the LTB gym side of things. They chat in depth about programming and working with a new client.
In episode 28 of the LTB Podcast, Stuart chats to Alwyn Cosgrove from Results Fitness in California. Alongside discussing his why for what he does, Alwyn tells us:
- How we need to rethink the way we think about asking our clients for money
- What lifetime customer value (LCV) is and what this means to us trainers
- Why he feels Results Fitness has done as well as it has
- Why knowing your businesses core values is so important and how you can make a start to creating these
In this episode of the LTB podcast, Stuart speaks to Nick Winkelman, head of athletic performance at the IRFU. They cover:
Work: life balance,
What can we take from Nick’s research and understanding about cueing,
Explicit vs implicit learning,
Retention of learning for clients,
Autonomy supportive vs dictatorship coaching,
Reflective practice - what this is and how we can use it to become better coaches
Stuart welcomes previous guests Alex Pearson and Gregg Slater onto the show to have a Q&A based off of questions we received in the LTB private FB group.
Alongside nutrition coaching, we touch on:
evening binge eating solutions, work: life balance, what to do when you think about giving up and finding your niche
work: life balance
what to do when you think about giving up
finding your niche.
Fancy having your question asked next time we do one of these? Email me @ firstname.lastname@example.org!
In this episode, Stuart chats to one of the members of the gym he's based out of, Laura Shepherd, about her weight loss journey so far.
We touch on:
- where Laura has come from and where she is now
- how she felt on day one of the joining the gym
- how she feels she's managing to keep her weight off
- what she struggles with most
- her advice to the world of personal trainers out there
and much more!
Coach, author and podcast host, Leigh Peele comes onto the LTB podcast for an interview with Stuart.
8.30 - What does Leigh think separates the people who last in the industry.
15.20 - How to not let failure ruin things.
20 - Explanation of self-esteem and tips on improving this.
40 - Balancing working on self-awareness with clients in terms of scope of practice.
50 - Teaching clients about critical thinking.
51 - The importance of the beginner's mindset.
55.30 - Messages to the world of personal training.