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The Online Trainer Show is the only official podcast of the Online Trainer Academy / Personal Trainer Development Center. If you’re a personal trainer, nutrition coach, or gym owner who’s struggling or just starting, you’ll get tangible insights and advice for how to build your successful online career. But this isn’t one of those boring, stodgy podcasts that’s painful to the ears. Join us every Tuesday and Thursday where you’ll laugh and learn with Jonathan Goodman, Carolina Belmares, and Ren Jones. And, if you’re lucky, you’ll hear our production manager, Amber Reynolds, chime in and tell everybody what they’re doing wrong. In this show you will learn about online fitness marketing, online personal training, online nutrition coaching, running a hybrid personal training business, and much more. Each episode, we’ll tell stories, share examples, discuss how the best are starting, growing, and operating their online fitness and nutrition businesses. This includes software, apps, tools, routines, books, habits, time management tricks, and much more.

The Online Trainer Show is the only official podcast of the Online Trainer Academy / Personal Trainer Development Center. If you’re a personal trainer, nutrition coach, or gym owner who’s struggling or just starting, you’ll get tangible insights and advice for how to build your successful online career. But this isn’t one of those boring, stodgy podcasts that’s painful to the ears. Join us every Tuesday and Thursday where you’ll laugh and learn with Jonathan Goodman, Carolina Belmares, and Ren Jones. And, if you’re lucky, you’ll hear our production manager, Amber Reynolds, chime in and tell everybody what they’re doing wrong. In this show you will learn about online fitness marketing, online personal training, online nutrition coaching, running a hybrid personal training business, and much more. Each episode, we’ll tell stories, share examples, discuss how the best are starting, growing, and operating their online fitness and nutrition businesses. This includes software, apps, tools, routines, books, habits, time management tricks, and much more.

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The Online Trainer Show is the only official podcast of the Online Trainer Academy / Personal Trainer Development Center. If you’re a personal trainer, nutrition coach, or gym owner who’s struggling or just starting, you’ll get tangible insights and advice for how to build your successful online career. But this isn’t one of those boring, stodgy podcasts that’s painful to the ears. Join us every Tuesday and Thursday where you’ll laugh and learn with Jonathan Goodman, Carolina Belmares, and Ren Jones. And, if you’re lucky, you’ll hear our production manager, Amber Reynolds, chime in and tell everybody what they’re doing wrong. In this show you will learn about online fitness marketing, online personal training, online nutrition coaching, running a hybrid personal training business, and much more. Each episode, we’ll tell stories, share examples, discuss how the best are starting, growing, and operating their online fitness and nutrition businesses. This includes software, apps, tools, routines, books, habits, time management tricks, and much more.

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English


Episodes

Why Your Story is Crucial to Building Your Online Business #55

12/1/2020
In this episode, we discuss why sharing your story is a crucial part of landing new clients and building a thriving online business. The Episode: Why Your Story is Crucial to Building Your Online Business Who can disagree that we relate better to people whose stories we know? When we understand what someone has gone through, we find it easier to relate to them and it makes meaningful connection possible. That is why your story is a powerful tool for building your online business. While...

Duration:00:42:56

How To Keep Your Online Clients Engaged #54

11/26/2020
Today’s episode is all about overcoming client boredom and keeping them fully engaged so that they stay long enough to get the results they want. The Episode: How To Keep Your Online Clients Engaged In an overstimulated, distracted world, it is hard to retain your clients’ attention and focus. When they find an exercise boring or uncomfortable, they won’t be as committed to doing it right and will thus fail to reach the desired outcomes. Knowing how to keep your clients engaged will,...

Duration:00:42:47

How To Help Clients When Life Throws Them a Curveball #53

11/24/2020
Today's discussion focuses on the role of the trainer in helping a client through difficult times, and how this might play out in different scenarios. The Episode: How To Help Clients When Life Throws Them a Curveball All of us go through the ups and downs of life, no matter who we are, and your clients are no different. There will be times, as an online trainer, that you will be confronted with the difficulties that someone is experiencing, and the better you can manage these, the...

Duration:00:39:01

How to Get Started In Online Training in 2021 #52

11/19/2020
Coming to the end of the strange and surprising year of 2020, we are looking ahead at how you can get ready for next year in the world of online training. The team takes you through the seven steps to getting started with your own online training business, and Jonathan weighs in on the most important things to focus on as well as certain things that might not work as well. We discuss the remote model and what this might look like going forward in a post-pandemic world before looking at...

Duration:00:42:28

How to Deal with a Negative Client #51

11/17/2020
How to Deal with a Negative Client (Online Trainer Show #51) Whatever business you have, there’s one thing you cannot avoid - dealing with a negative client. How do you respond? Listen up as Carolina and Amber take centerstage to share lessons acquired in dealing with different clients. They walk us through common negativity issues and the realization that every client is different. They also go deep into the importance of analyzing client information, the value of listening, and how to ask...

Duration:00:38:34

3 Marketing Principles for Great Success #50

11/12/2020
3 Marketing Principles for Great Success (Online Trainer Show #50) What does it take to build a successful business? A lot of new entrepreneurs think success can be built overnight. But the truth is, it takes time and hard work. In this episode, the group talks about the massive potential of the fitness industry, the principles and disciplines to establish yourself as an expert. Plus how to attract ideal clients who are willing to pay for your services and why you need to forge valuable...

Duration:00:43:33

Why People Pay for Fitness When They Could Get it For Free #49

11/10/2020
Why People Pay for Fitness When They Could Get it For Free (Online Trainer Show #49) The idea of paying for fitness is a new phenomenon. But fitness has always been free, so why would people pay for it? In this episode, the team talks about the opportunities in the global health and fitness industry, as well as how knowing your audience and why focusing on a niche market makes all the difference to succeed in a decentralized and democratized market. In This Episode: The HUGE potential...

Duration:00:46:43

The 13 Steps to Successful Online Training Sales #48

11/5/2020
The 13 Steps to Successful Online Training Sales (Online Trainer Show #48) Here’s some insider knowledge: You don’t have to know your episode topic before you hit record! Crazy, right? Speaking of a successful podcast, the OTS peeps use this episode to break down the many steps of a successful sales call. There are 13 in total, but the main points are as follows: Persuasion is not what you think, listen more than you speak, and sell the future, not your product. In This Episode: Do THIS...

Duration:00:43:19

The Ethics of Online Training #47

11/3/2020
The Ethics of Online Training (Online Trainer Show #47) Is it ethical to make Jonathan touch his toes if they hurt? This is a complicated question, so we may or may not come back to it. In this new episode, the crew avoids the toe question and instead focuses on the ethics of online training. They discuss the confidentiality of client information, how powerful white lies can be, and the foundational ideas on which online training is built. In This Episode: Amber talks about sharing...

Duration:00:41:51

Choose The Best Package Type For Your Business #46

10/29/2020
Choose The Best Package Type For Your Business (Online Trainer Show #46) Want to know the key to our hosts’ hearts? Summer melons, garbage trucks, and getting to talk for the entire podcast. Trust me on this one. In this new episode, the gang covers the million-dollar question of “How do I get more clients?”, what niche restaurants and polar bears teach us about business, and how coaches actually get more people to sign up. Above all, don’t be lukewarm—the polar bears will thank you. In...

Duration:00:46:20

The Hybrid Training Business Model #45

10/27/2020
The Hybrid Training Business Model (Online Trainer Show #45) We get it, COVID changed everything. Now what? The time to create the training model you want, that’s what. After the gang makes some great points about how you shouldn’t work all the time (sorry Amber), they jump into the ins and outs of the hybrid model. They cover how location isn’t the deciding factor in taking on clients anymore, how to know if training a client is worthwhile, and how embracing the hybrid model can help you...

Duration:00:44:52

The Excuses That Are Killing Your Business #44

10/22/2020
The Excuses That Are Killing Your Business (Online Trainer Show #44) There's always an easy way out of any situation, but you should take the road less traveled. In this new episode, the gang dives into a topic that the fitness community knows all too well: Excuses! All three hosts share stories of people’s silly excuses for not putting in the work, the practical steps to changing your mindset and creating change, and how to find growth and more opportunity in the hardship. Take that cold...

Duration:00:46:36

Comparing Yourself To Other Online Trainers Is Damaging Your Business #43

10/20/2020
Comparing Yourself To Other Online Trainers Is Damaging Your Business (Online Trainer Show #43) Whoever came up with the quote “Comparison is the thief of joy” (not Jonathan Goodman) summarizes it perfectly. When we rely on external validation, we search for it in others, and when someone looks more successful than us, our self-esteem goes out the window. In this story-filled new episode, the gang discusses the myriad of ways people compare themselves to others, how to enjoy the process of...

Duration:00:48:45

The Procrastination Behaviors That Are Stalling Your Business #42

10/15/2020
The Procrastination Behaviors That Are Stalling Your Business (Online Trainer Show #42) Jerry believes that spending $10,000 on a landing page and watching three hours of “How to Squat” videos will grow his business. Don’t be Jerry. On this new episode, the team attacks the many forms of procrastination that are keeping your business from growing. They discuss the influence of evolutionary biology in modern society, how to sort through the overwhelming number of “experts”, and why you need...

Duration:00:52:19

The Procrastination Behaviors That Are Stalling Your Business #42

10/15/2020
The Procrastination Behaviors That Are Stalling Your Business (Online Trainer Show #42) Jerry believes that spending $10,000 on a landing page and watching three hours of “How to Squat” videos will grow his business. Don’t be Jerry. On this new episode, the team attacks the many forms of procrastination that are keeping your business from growing. They discuss the influence of evolutionary biology in modern society, how to sort through the overwhelming number of “experts”, and why you need...

Duration:00:52:19

How To Train Online Without In-Person Experience #41

10/13/2020
How To Train Online Without In-Person Experience (Online Trainer Show #41) With the power of the internet and influence of COVID, people are asking: “Can you train clients without in-person experience?” You can, and for some people, it works to their benefit! On this new episode of OTS, the gang covers the ins and outs of the fitness industry, how engagement is even more important when only training online, and why honesty is always the best policy. Whether you’re a young whippersnapper or...

Duration:00:48:17

Preventing and Overcoming Disgruntled Clients #40

10/8/2020
Preventing and Overcoming Disgruntled Clients (Online Trainer Show #40) Quick question for you: Who thought to eat the first banana or find great artificial vanilla flavoring from a beaver’s behind? Asking for a friend. In addition to these deep philosophical questions, the OTS gang discusses how to address displeased clients. They share past work experiences, emphasize the importance of letting each client speak for themselves, and share the mindset needed to find success in business and...

Duration:00:46:36

The Difference Between Marketing and Branding - and Which You Should Focus On #39

10/6/2020
The Difference Between Marketing and Branding - and Which You Should Focus On (Online Trainer Show #39) Marketing versus branding…sounds confusing, right? Never fear! Ren’s laundry list of dating metaphors are here to clear up the confusion. Once the gang was off to the races (and asked Starbucks for a sponsorship), they shared personal successes and failures of marketing, what’s actually necessary to market properly, and the most important principles of a campaign that works....

Duration:00:49:13

Growing Your Business From The Bottom Up #38

10/1/2020
Growing Your Business From The Bottom Up (Online Trainer Show #38) Just to let everyone know, the show will now center around Jonathan’s impeccable impressions of drug dealers and Carolina’s neon juice drinks, which is totally breaking ground in the podcast space. This episode also marks the seven year anniversary of Jonathan’s premiere online training program, so he celebrates the occasion by discussing how he built it from the proverbial ground up. The team covers how to avoid comparing...

Duration:00:51:20

How To Use Organic Reach In Facebook Groups To Get New Clients #37

9/29/2020
How To Use Organic Reach In Facebook Groups To Get New Clients (Online Trainer Show #37) Today’s lesson is as follows: Don’t shave or go outside, because then you’ll have more energy to host a podcast! Anyway, the gang responds to a listener’s question by discussing how to acquire new clients via Facebook groups. The advice is as simple as you’d expect: “Friends and Family are valuable” and “Be a human.” Ultimately, focus your energy on quality engagement…unless that engagement is with...

Duration:00:54:10