Where can I find personal training advice online?

Back in the day, the only sources of information about weightlifting, fat loss, and physical culture were magazines. Anyone with an interest in personal training turned to the detailed pages in the magazines. In time, books, television shows, home video, and more added to the flow of the informational. Today, the internet now serves as […]

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How to Find Out if a Personal Trainer Is Certified

The day has arrived when you decide to sign up for personal training sessions. While motivated to start, you might not be completely sure about what particular personal trainer to work with. Choosing a certified personal trainer probably makes the most sense. Certifications indicate knowledge and credibility. Finding out whether a trainer holds a certification […]

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How to Set Up a Personal Training Session

  If you’re a brand new personal trainer, you’re probably excited to work with your first client. After all, you’ve just learned all there is to learn about training others, and you’re raring to go! But if you’re being truly honest, you probably have some nervous what-ifs running through your mind. How do you apply all […]

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Stay on Track and Finish!

Our team recently discussed the book Finish by John Acuff. Here are two scenarios you’re likely to face once you’ve gotten a project started — especially if you’re a perfectionist: What happens when your habit or schedule gets disrupted? What happens when your streak ends? Perfectionist Lie #1: “Quit if it’s not perfect.” What happens when you’ve set […]

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I’m a certified personal trainer, now what?

Becoming a certified personal trainer is a big and important step in your career. Once you celebrate passing your exam and joining the profession, you want to take the next steps to launch your career. There are many different ways to plan your career path and find ways to serve your clients. But where do […]

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How to Write a Thank You Note for Your Personal Trainer

Personal trainers truly do not expect anything in return. They help their clients get into shape because it’s part of their job and it’s what they feel passionate about. Therefore, most personal trainers feel that the best thank you gift is results. But, because personal trainers work hard to make sure that their clients achieve […]

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10 Essential Leadership Skills

In a recent team meeting, we discussed this insanely helpful article from the team at Groove. In it, they survey all the interviews they’ve conducted with company founders with an eye to answering the question, “What helps successful people win?” That got us thinking! What would we consider essential leadership skills? #1 – Know Yourself […]

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11 Tips on How to Conduct an Interview for a Personal Trainer Job

The time has come to start thinking about hiring a personal trainer to work with other people. Gym owners or fitness facility managers discover the value in hiring qualified on-staff or independent contractor personal trainers. Gym members inquire all the time about personal trainers. Devising a partnership or employment agreement with qualified personal trainers helps […]

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How to Stand Out From Other Personal Trainers

As a personal trainer, differentiating yourself from your competition is a must. If you want to sell your services and stay one step ahead of your competition, you need to dedicate the time and energy it takes to be more than one of the nameless, faceless Many in your local gym. Below are a few […]

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How to Write a Good Personal Trainer Bio

Every personal trainer has a story to tell. The story may be compelling, or the tale could be matter-of-fact. Whatever your own personal bio may be, it should be crafted with effective marketing in mind. On websites, blogs, social media pages, and more, a well-crafted bio gives potential clients and employers a bit of beneficial […]

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