Sept. 26 2012
When was the last time you went out and spoke to an audience in your community? I've noticed a trend with fitness professionals in these last couple years; there's been a lot of gravitation to email marketing.... View More
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Aug. 23 2012
Most personal trainers don't have a natural affinity for running a business, or maybe that was just me. Well, if you're like me I'm sure you can appreciate the frustration of what, at times, feels like... View More
July 23 2012
It pains me to hear from a struggling trainer, and when I say struggling I mean a trainer in dire straights; someone living on credit or fearful that they're not going to be able to support their family... View More
June 22 2012
A lot of trainers continually ask me what to do about increased competition. It seems our scarcity mindset likes to rear its ugly head and feed our fears that someone else doing what we do will negatively... View More
May 24 2012
These days I am all about predictable marketing. I always want to know exactly how I'm going to generate additional consultations each week to ensure our facility keeps growing. Now when I work on producing... View More
April 22 2012
When it comes to growing my personal training business I am all about predictable lead generation. Having the ability to generate client consultations on demand and at a rate that is comfortable for you... View More
March 27 2012
I would say nearly every trainer I've met, including myself, started their career because they enjoyed working out. In my case, my career began because people just kept asking questions whenever I was... View More
Feb. 24 2012
By now I think we've all heard of the plastic gift card, but just in case you haven't let me briefly explain what they are and how they've been used ...There are a number of manufacturers online that can... View More
Jan. 24 2012
When I first started in the fitness industry there were no marketing tools, business gurus, or any of the exciting business building methods and ideas that we seem to have at our disposal today. (Or if... View More
Dec. 13 2011
The Evaluation Most personal trainers make the mistake of using the evaluation/assessment as the measurement session and then workout immediately following. The question is: how can you train someone you... View More
Nov. 28 2011
If there is one thing that's true it's that personal trainers generally find it difficult to continually attract and find new clients. It doesn't have to be this way.First, you need to think about what... View More
Oct. 20 2011
How would you like to create an unending supply of social proof, dozens of raving fans and create several referral leads with very little effort? One of my top coaching clients has been doing something... View More
Aug. 12 2011
(If you missed Part 1 inthe July-August issue of PFP, check it out here)A famousphilosopher once said, "Quality is not an act, it is a habit." Withthat habit of quality, one must "inspect" what they "expect."In... View More
Aug. 8 2011
Did you ever hear the analogy of the shoemaker with holes inhis shoes? ...or the dentist with bad teeth?Too often professionals find themselves too busy taking careof their businesses and their clients... View More
June 30 2011
June 27 2011
Do you ever feel like the weight of the world is on yourshoulders? Do you walk around feeling like nothing will get done unless you doit personally? Do you wish that there were 34 hours in the day instead... View More
May 24 2011
Much has been written about getting past "plateaus." The concept assumes that at one time, you were actually moving in a positive direction and that you are now... stuck. It is frustrating beyond belief... View More
April 19 2011
This month, Dietary Supplement University is "diggingin" to one of the most popular dietary supplements to date. And for goodreason -- there's actually research to support it: Creatine monohydrate. First,some... View More
April 18 2011
As the seasons change from winter to spring, it is a natural time of year to "clean up" your life. Your house, your garage and your wardrobe... why not do the same with your business? It seems to be a... View More
April 14 2011
As fitness professionals,we should always be looking for that next tool or training method that willhelp our clients achieve a higher level of success. Whole Body Vibration (WBV) notonly helps our clients... View More