2016anythingbutaverage
Oct. 10 2015
The law of average trainers usually reflects wishful thinking. On the flip side, anything but average trainers do what they know... View More
trainerburnout
Oct. 1 2015
It may be a cliche; but words mean things. Effective communication, and even deeper, our choice of words, is integral to performing our job function not only for safety and to elicit desired results, but... View More
groupfitness3
Oct. 1 2015
Fitness professionals make dozens of mistakes when organizing small group training classes. Nick Clayton has focused on these three... View More
fitnesscommunity
Sept. 15 2015
The most successful brands develop "cult-like" followings. They create advertisements by getting their customersto talk about them... a lot. They have the community aspect down to a science.They build... View More
discussion_1_0
Sept. 15 2015
Particularly if you are focused both on working on your business as well as training in your business, burnout at some point is practically inevitable. By nature of what we do as fitness... View More
FitnessBizGrowth
Sept. 10 2015
Growing our list of fitness clients is one of the most difficult challenges a leader can face in their career... View More
discussion_1_0
Sept. 1 2015
We preach it consistently to our clients: "Results happen during recovery." We know overtraining leads to mental and physical fatigue, metabolic breakdown, increases risk of injury and can deter, and even... View More
UnAnchor
Sept. 1 2015
Sometimes as a fitness business owner, it literally feels like you're secluded on your own personal island with no one to relate to... View More
discussion_1_0
Aug. 15 2015
There is no more effective modality for increasing your visibility and credibility with clients and potential clients than email marketing. If you aren't taking advantage of email marketing, get started!... View More
fitnessbooks
Aug. 15 2015
Like most of us, I have a thirst for learning. Not just fitness related material but also history, leadership, business etc. Also, like most of us time is of the essence so I take advantage of audiobooks... View More
discussion_1_0
Aug. 1 2015
Since starting my business almost ten years ago, I've spent a good deal of time and money on business networking. Breakfasts, luncheons, cocktail events; I've done them all. A frequent hot topic of conversation... View More
EatingDisorder
Aug. 1 2015
Exercise is an amazing way to boost mental and physical health but for some, it can become a dark abyss of obsessiveness... View More
AgentSustainableChange
July 15 2015
Mindset is an integral part of succeeding in fitness and a necessary aspect for us all becoming sustainable agents for change... View More
discussion_1_0
July 15 2015
When I started my business as an at-home personal trainer, before I pulled the trigger on spending any money on any advertising, I began participating in local networking events. I had a few objectives.... View More
MedicalFitness
July 1 2015
With the uncertainty regarding the sustainability and future of the healthcare system, fitness professionals are beginning to see a unique opportunity... View More
discussion_1_0
July 1 2015
When you're just starting your career as a fitness professional, finding your first client(s) can be a real challenge. It's a catch-22: without experience, you may not have the credibility people expect,... View More
discussion_1_0
June 15 2015
The most successful fitness professionals would undoubtedly agree the critical importance of investing time, money and energy in every facet of their business and career. Getting out from behind the computer... View More
Excellence
June 15 2015
While doing some research for a project I ran across an article that defined and showed the difference between excellence and success. I, like most, have used the two terms interchangeably but there is... View More
startyourfitnessclub
June 15 2015
You're a great trainer and ready for the next step: your own brick and mortar business. But where do you start?... View More
discussion_1_0
June 1 2015
In an effort to be ever more productive and efficient, we have been programmed to continually seek the newest technology, gadgets, apps and programs; however, I've come to realize that in practice, there... View More

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