May 26 2010
So you've done your research and soul-searching and are at a point where you want to proceed to develop a DVD. Now the daunting part: How do you do it? Where do you start? What is the process? Connect... View More
May 26 2010
It's easy for us to be work-a-holics as we submit to letting our clients schedules dictate ours. Do you finish each day feeling like there never seems to be enough time to work both on and in our businesses... View More
May 25 2010
Have you ever been called out by a client? I was years ago and my priorities changed in an instant. I had always prided myself on knowing that I was focused on the client and their life, their goals. Their... View More
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May 21 2010
Editor's Note: "The Boomers" is asix-part series on how you can make the baby boomer market successful withinyour fitness business. Part three, "Boost Their Strength" takes a look at the different strength-training... View More
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May 3 2010
DVD can be a great medium to take your program to consumers all over the US and beyond. But is it right for you? First, you need to consider "why" you want to or should go this route. Once you've adequately... View More
April 27 2010
Prejudice towards obese people is rife among trainee health professionals, but can be modified, new research has found. The study, published in the journal Obesity, says weight-based discrimination by... View More
April 27 2010
How to create a team environment and boost retention for your personal training business (and eight systems you can use to keep it going) Personal training has been a very valuable profession for many... View More
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April 26 2010
Editor's Note: "The Boomers" is asix-part series on how you can make the baby boomer market successful withinyour fitness business. Part two, "10 Reasons You Should Know this Niche," uses both experience... View More
April 21 2010
Oneof the great things about the personal training industry is that it is a young,vibrant business that is growing and evolving every day. To some degree, we arepioneers or trailblazers moving into uncharted... View More
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April 2 2010
Editor's Note: "The Boomers" is a six-part series on how you can make the baby boomer market successful within your fitness business. Part one, "Your Bread and Butter?" takes a data-supported look at the... View More
March 31 2010
The neat thing about personal training is that it is just that: personal. It is different for everyone. Getting in shape means something unique to each person that you ask. It might mean losing weight.... View More
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March 24 2010
I’ve never met a trainer who didn’t profess to love his/her job. However, I’ve seen many trainers drag themselves through the gym door just in time to make the session and offer up a... View More
March 19 2010
A Q&A with four franchise creators on where the boot camp trend is heading Back in 1998, I wrote an article for a local magazine about some military-style fitness boot camps that were popping up across... View More
March 17 2010
From talking to hundreds of people in this industry, we all have a different story about how we got started in it. That's because personal training today doesn't have the same set career path as most other... View More
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March 9 2010
If you’re like me, you’ve got many clients who have been training with you for a long time. Most of them look great, are incredibly healthy and certainly don’t have much more body fat... View More
March 5 2010
People who weigh and measure food, purchase organic produce and avoid food additives are now going to “wellness spas” and injecting hCG, botox and Lipostabil so they can look better. Are you... View More
March 4 2010
World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.) was invited to testify before the Health and Government Occupations Committee of the Maryland General Assembly on February 24, 2010 in support of the Personal... View More
Feb. 28 2010
Personal trainers, by nature, care about helping others. We work hard to help our clients get healthier, fitter and leaner. When they need a push, we push! When they need someone to lean on, we provide... View More
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Feb. 15 2010
Given the tremendous increase in the popularity of kettlebell training over the past few years, you may already be aware of the need to incorporate it into your programming. But what if you aren't sure... View More
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Feb. 10 2010
We've all had whiny clients. You know, the ones who always tell you thatthis hurts or that it's uncomfortable, or that there is some reason they whyit's tougher on them than it is on anyone else. Because... View More

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