Phil Kaplan

Phil Kaplan is committed to helping fitness professionals find ongoing betterment. He's established a Facebook Group, "Every Personal Trainer Needs to Know" and invites you to join. Find more info at www.philkaplan.com.
Dec. 29 2008
A trainer I�ll call �Wilma� applied to be a part of my training team at my health club, Fitness 21. She was fit, athletic and articulate,... View More
July 11 2008
Wasting time and money is never a good feeling. Protect your precious time by planning your academic calendar and carefully choosing continuing education units (CEUs) and continuing education credits (CECs)... View More
July 11 2008
Here are three exercises you can do that can help you grasp the power you have as a fitness professional at this point in time: 1. Watch a presidential debate, and start your stopwatch. Within 15... View More
March 17 2008
A client arrives for a consultation, nervous, apprehensive and, most of all, optimistic. She's been convinced that you as an experienced personal trainer really have the ability to get her to the body... View More
Jan. 14 2008
The word "certification" headlining an article is enough to send shivers up my spine. It's a tired, controversial subject and has been unfairly scrutinized at times, although there are admittedly abuses... View More
Nov. 16 2007
If you're looking to hire a nice, cheery person to neatly put things in boxes and stick shipping labels on packages, you run an ad, conduct a few interviews and hire the best candidate. It's easy. ... View More
July 18 2007
Seventy, 71, 72. Time's up. "Your resting heart rate is 72." Beat, beat, beat, silence. "Your blood pressure is 136 over 84." Pinch, bend, stretch, yawn. It grew tiresome, this same, repetitive routine... View More
June 15 2007
We, as fitness and wellness professionals, pursue a noble undertaking, but if you compare the financial state of wellness of the average fitness professional to the financial state of wellness of the average... View More
June 14 2007
We, as fitness and wellness professionals, pursue a noble undertaking, but if you compare the financial state of wellness of the average fitness professional to the financial state of wellness of the average... View More
April 24 2007
I met Dalton in 2006, and if I had to describe him in a word, I'd choose, "serious." At one point, I thought he was going to smile... but I dismissed it as gas. He certainly wasn't going to win the Happy... View More
April 24 2007
I met Dalton in 2006, and if I had to describe him in a word, I'd choose, "serious." At one point, I thought he was going to smile... but I dismissed it as gas. He certainly wasn't going to win the Happy... View More
March 29 2007
In this third installment of my series on effortless prosperity, I'm going to do something important for you. I'm going to allow you to step into the future and take a glimpse at four options that exist... View More
March 26 2007
In this third installment of my series on effortless prosperity, I'm going to do something important for you. I'm going to allow you to step into the future and take a glimpse at four options that exist... View More
Feb. 22 2007
Growth can only come from reaching greater numbers of people with your valuable message, funneling prospects into clients, utilizing a forum that optimizes the value of your time and continually building... View More
Feb. 22 2007
Growth can only come from reaching greater numbers of people with your valuable message, funneling prospects into clients, utilizing a forum that optimizes the value of your time and continually building... View More
Jan. 16 2007
Author's Note: This four-part series will share the commonalities, traits and strategies among successful fitness professionals that carry over to prosperous leaders in any field. The commonalities won't... View More
Jan. 16 2007
The Hunt for Effortless Prosperity Capturing true prosperity is often an elusive goal for many fitness professionals. However, by simply adjusting your point of view, real success can find... View More
Nov. 21 2006
Each year, as we prepare to post new calendars, as the annual countdown from 10 down to one rings in resolutions to be better than in the previous year, authors, nationwide, are asked to write articles... View More
Nov. 21 2006
Each year, as we prepare to post new calendars, as the annual countdown from 10 down to one rings in resolutions to be better than in the previous year, authors, nationwide, are asked to write articles... View More
Sept. 24 2006
Learn How One Personal Trainer Earned One Million Dollars Working Only Three Hours a Day Using a Mind-Blowing Secret! If an unemployed, certified personal trainer, living outside Omaha, Nebraska, was able... View More

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