I’ve followed Jon Goodman on social media for years. Jon’s focus has been on creating an adaptable and collaborative community between personal trainers and other health professionals.
The current personal training industry is somewhat shattered. It’s unregulated and therefore, anyone and their dog can call themselves a personal trainer. With an unregulated industry comes the potential for unprofessionalism and inter-profession disconnect.
Jon created the website Personal Trainer Development Center www.theptdc.com The PTDC is a community where professional personal trainers who take their craft seriously can read and share real, tried and true advice while staying away form the aged cookie-cutter programs style of personal training.
Jon is also the author of some major books. He wrote Ignite the Fire: The Secrets to Building a Successful Personal Training Career (amazon link below). This is the first book (maybe only) in the industry that tries to connect with the reader who’s wanting to take personal training seriously and build it into a successful and rewarding career. It’s also crucial to adapt with an ever-changing world. Jon understands and simplifies the importance of social media in his articles and free courses. Below, you will find the link to his new book Viralnomics: How to Get People to Want to Talk About You. I can’t wait to read it myself!
So, Jon, I want to say thank you. For believing in such an important and powerful industry. We have the power to change the health industry as it is, we just need to make everyone else see that. Keep creating the fantastic content you’re creating. I envision where the personal training industry can and should be and you’ve given us all a HUGE push in the right direction.
Books by Jonathan Goodman
Ignite the fire