Stronger Sundays

Dominate your fitness business with this weekly collection of strategies, tips, and tricks.
By trainers, for trainers.


Watch for this newsletter from the Personal Trainer Development Center each Sunday.
SPECIAL EDITION! Ready to launch your online business? Let's do this ...  

If you've been trying to grow your online business (or wondering where to start), below are 4 articles I think will help you.

But first ... if you haven't already added your name to the Online Trainer Academy V4.0 waitlist, consider doing so now.

With the updates in V4.0, the Academy is simpler and more actionable, you get more support and guidance, and a tailored study guide helps you focus on what's most important for YOU. So you can build your online business faster, with less effort. (At the same competitive price!)

--> Join the Online Trainer Academy V4.0 waitlist

Now, on to those articles ...
1. How five coaches GREW their online business in difficult times (and you can too)

The coronavirus hit the fitness industry hard. But not every coach was devastated. Some earned MORE money and expanded their businesses.

We talked to five coaches who did just that ...

  • A scientist turned hybrid coach
  • A part-time nutrition coach
  • An engineer
  • A trainer helping trauma survivors
  • And a gym owner
2. Can you train clients online without in-person experience?

YES. But you have to do it right. This article shows you how.

You’ll discover:

  • Why your ‘newness’ is actually a MASSIVE MARKETING EDGE (and how to best take advantage)
  • The 2 simple selling steps for all new online trainers
  • How to turn your first clients into “brand ambassadors” who will send you more clients.

Click here to learn how to train clients online without in-person experience.

3. You probably shouldn’t start a membership …

Membership platforms sound like a great deal for personal trainers. Steady income, minimal effort—what’s not to like?

For a monthly fee—usually $20 to $40—your members get a new workout every month, exclusive content you create for them, and access to you in a members-only community.

I get the appeal.

Do work once, deliver it to many, get paid over and over again.

Unfortunately they’re almost always an absolutely horrible idea for just about every fitness professional.

Fortunately, there are much better models …

Click here to learn better models for delivering your online fitness (or nutrition) services.
4. Course, coach, or mentor: Which is best for YOU?

If you want to grow your business, you need to invest in it. But you also need to make the RIGHT investment.

How do you know what that right move is?

There are some crucial steps you can take to figure it out …  

Click to learn what kind of support you need right now to move your business forward.
This Week on the Online Trainer Show
Here’s what you'll learn ...

In Episode 82, “Dealing with Negativity on the Internet,” discover how to respond to—and cope with—online haters and trolls. (If you tend to let others’ negativity get to you, you need to hear this.)

In Episode 83, “Respect, Dawg,” learn essential ways to show your clients you respect them (so they’ll stay happy and never want to leave you).

You’ll find every episode here:

--> The Online Trainer Show
Quote of the week:

“Fifteen years ago, I was the last person you’d expect to be a trainer ...

But the cool thing about life is that where you start doesn’t have to be where you finish.”
— Ben Bruno
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