Jonathan Goodman


Jonathan Goodman is the founder of the Personal Trainer Development Center and author of multiple bestselling books for personal trainers. In addition, Jon founded the Online Trainer Academy, an industry-leading online trainer education platform.




  • The Cost of Personal Training

    Why do personal trainers charge as much (or as little) as they do? What should you be willing to pay? And if you're a trainer, how much should you expect to make?

  • Trainers In The #MeToo Era: What's Appropriate And What's Not?

    Personal trainers and clients, by definition, work closely together. But with more scrutiny than ever directed toward sexual harassment in the workplace, does the fitness industry need to create more distance?

  • How to Make Your Online Training Business Explode!

    If you're training clients in person but not online, you're missing out! Who knows how many people are out there, waiting for you. Here's where to start, and why.

  • 5 Cures For Gym Intimidation

    Are you doing everything you can to make the weight room a welcoming, encouraging place to those who need it most? Strengthen the world by being a better ambassador of the iron!

  • 5 Things You Don't Know About Personal Training Certs

    Wondering how to make sense of the alphabet soup of trainer certifications? Use this guide to compare them and make the most out of whichever one you choose!

  • The 8 Secrets Of Personal Trainers

    A personal trainer can help you get where you want to go, but only if you have the right mindset. Knowing these truths will help you get the most out of the experience!