Welcome to episode 15 of the Saved By The Barbell Podcast! This week’s show is a break from our normal style. We decided not to have a guest on this week and catch you guys up on some more personal info and really just fill each other (and you) in on current/future plans!


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9:00 – 23:00: Fitness Certifications

  • Kevin talks about finally taking his CPT exam.
  • The guys weigh in on whether or not fitness certifications are necessary.
  • Knowledge learned in the field vs. in a textbook.
  • Why the guys are against requiring trainers to have a 4-year fitness degree.

23:00 – 54:00: In-Person Training

  • Kevin explains his plans for doing more in-person training with youth athletes.
  • Justin discusses his current opportunity working with youth basketball  players.
  • The difference between establishing yourself in-person vs. online.
  • Kevin talks about his desire to run a fight camp for his MMA athletes.

54:00 – 1:10:00: Online Coaching

  • Why Justin chose to dive into online training.
  • How Justin has picked up methods from various trainers to create his own system.
  • Differentiating from other online coaches.
  • Taking constructive criticism to improve your product.