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Recovering from failure

Anyone who has ever taken a risk, tried something new, accepted a dare, or embarked on an unknown adventure has probably failed. Failure is neither futile nor fatal – unless you allow it to be. Let’s take the focus off of the fail and redirect our thinking to moving forward. It’s ok to try and […]

Tips for Avoiding Personal Trainer Burnout

Personal training is a busy business. We occasionally see clients experience burnout, so why shouldn’t we grant ourselves grace when we experience the same thing? Here are 7 tips for avoiding feeling as if you’re at the end of your rapidly fraying rope. Schedule Your Time If you’re like most successful trainers, you’re verging on […]

Creative ways to generate more leads

When you’re starting out in a fitness business, recruitment is foremost on your mind – as it should be. And when it comes to recruitment, get innovative and creative – just as you would when writing a workout program for a client. Here are 10 ways to generate new leads for your fitness business. Leverage […]

Building a Better Professional Network

The scope of practice for personal trainers only reaches so far. Having a robust and varied professional network elevates your success and allows you to assist your clients in a more holistic fashion. In other words, a wide professional network allows you to train clients in more than the physical dimension of health. Here’s how […]

Personal Trainers are Not Registered Dietitians

When it comes to nutrition, personal trainers need to remain mindful of their licensed scope of practice. The area of nutrition is where the lines can get blurred. This topic is tough for personal trainers not because it’s difficult to discuss but because there are do’s and don’ts when it comes to dispensing advice.   […]

5 must know ways to improve your clients sleep fitness

When it comes to sleep, both quality and quantity are important. A chronic lack of sleep results in grave consequences. Poor sleep negatively impacts every system in the human body. It also disrupts the metabolism (bad for weight loss goals), decreases cognitive acuity and focus, affects mood, increases feelings of anxiety, and causes motor vehicle […]

Personal Trainer Rescheduling Policy Vs Cancellation Policy

We sat down with Adriana Kalidis who’s been in the industry for 15 years and is now the National Fitness Coordinator for Anytime Fitness Australia. We got down to the nitty gritty about her processes or lack of when she first began her journey as a PT.     “My first year and a half […]

Personal Trainers are not Physical Therapists

One area where newly certified personal trainers (CPTs) can stumble is scope of practice. A personal trainer’s scope of practice is well defined and does not include the diagnosis or treatment of acute or chronic injuries. Because personal trainers have an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and human movement, it’s naturally assumed that we also know […]

Creating a Call to Action in Marketing Your Personal Training Services

Creating a Call to Action in Marketing Your Personal Training Services   It’s not enough to have a business. You have to market your services and give consumers a reason to act fast. Do you have a call to action? How does your call to action efforts measure up? What is a call to action […]

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