TrainingWheels
Nov. 1 2015
The word 'non-negotiable' insinuates exactly that: it's non-negotiable. I've found that integrating a few non-negotiables in both my personal life as well as in the professional realm for my business keep... View More
trainertalk
Oct. 15 2015
Want a fresh approach for clients? Focus on more than fitness and nutrition. Fitness is simply the vehicle we use to improve people... View More
fit_words
Oct. 15 2015
Before determining how to most effectively communicate with your clients, you first must understand your client on a level they may not even 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
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
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
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. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
discussion_1_0
May 15 2015
I used to be the queen of to-do lists. I would write list after list in an effort to organize everything that I needed to get done. I would even feel this compulsion to continually add new tasks; somehow... View More
fitnessclub
May 10 2015
One must not forget that although the grass may seem greener on the other side, it isn't always easy to get there to find out... View More
discussion_1_0
May 1 2015
There perhaps isn't a truer adage as definitive of the conundrum facing success-driven fitness professionals than "The more you learn, the more you realize how little you know."As an in-the-trenches fitness... View More
discussion_1_0
April 15 2015
At the end of your next hair cut appointment, if your hair stylist asked you if you have any friends to refer because she's looking to build her business, how would you respond? Would you immediately scroll... View More
discussion_1_0
April 1 2015
A few years ago, I was at a sticking point in my business; I felt like I had lost my momentum and couldn't quite find that "secret sauce" again. What had worked without fail for my business in the past,... View More

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