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Feb. 15 2015
The world of corporate wellness offers endless opportunity for fitness professionals. But getting the foot in the door is often the most challenging task. Here are three strategies to help you win your... View More
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Feb. 10 2015
"Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication" is an appropriate mantra for any business, especially for those in the fitness industry... View More
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Feb. 1 2015
Would you say you are you a planner or a reactor when it comes torunning your business? Do you have your business down to schedules, systems andprocesses so your business practically runs itself? Or do... View More
Feb. 1 2015
The entrepreneurial spirit will take you on a roller coaster ride of the highest highs and the lowest lows. In February 2008, in a business session at the ECA World Fitness Conference, Michael Port gave... View More
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Jan. 15 2015
When I first considered a career in fitness, I knew right off the bat that I wanted to start my own business. I come from a line of entrepreneurs, so you could say it was in the cards. Spend some... View More
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Jan. 10 2015
To survive in the fitness profession takes a monumental effort and you must have drive and passion... View More
ABCs
Jan. 1 2015
Attitude, behavior and culture can help bring you fitness success... View More
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Jan. 1 2015
Achieving the first step of starting a career in fitness can be quite an undertaking: attaining a working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, programming, specificity, nutrition and even understanding... View More
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Dec. 15 2014
A question I am frequently asked by fitness professionals new to the industry, is how to price their services even though they may not have significant experience. Pricing is an art form; so know that... View More
SecretCostsStudio
Dec. 10 2014
There are so many hidden costs that you do not think about when deciding to set up your own fitness studio... View More
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Dec. 1 2014
In December of 2011, I listed five issues you should address with your accountant before January 1 (read article). These need to be reassessed (briefly listed below) on a yearly... View More
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Nov. 25 2014
There are a lot of mediums available these days to personal trainers, and all can have their benefits... View More
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Nov. 15 2014
Many authors are taking advantage of self-publishing to get as many books out there as possible... View More
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Nov. 15 2014
One of the most effective and low-cost marketing methods for fitness professionals is through email marketing. If you're just starting your fitness business, email marketing is the first place you should... View More
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Nov. 1 2014
Many independent fitness professionals, particularly new to the industry, have a difficult time pricing their services. When coming up with a fee schedule they often are conflicted by two things: how much... View More
FitnessTimeMgmt
Oct. 25 2014
Your success as a fitness professional is not determined by how long you spend working but by what you choose to do with your time... View More
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Oct. 15 2014
Jim Rohn, motivational speaker, often talks of the law of averages and how it plays a role in how we are influenced. He states that we are generally the average of the top five people we spend the most... View More
fitnessMindset
Oct. 14 2014
Have you ever felt burdened by the frustration of your training and nutrition programs not being enough for your clients?... View More
ThreePs
Oct. 10 2014
Everyone wants to be successful. The three Ps of fitness - passion, purpose and positive - can help trainers become successful... View More
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Oct. 1 2014
It's the one skill that most fitness-related degree programs never teach and most certifying organizations don't require or test as part of the initial examination process to become a fitness professional:... View More

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