Should you pay for a personal trainer?

You’ve been very consistent and dedicated in the gym. Unfortunately, the results fell a little below your expectations. Maybe you also feel a little bored with your workout sessions. Worry not. The stumbling block to results can be moved out of the way by simply hiring a personal trainer. Unless the cost of hiring a […]

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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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How to Prepare for a Personal Training Interview

Landing a personal training job with a big-box gym or small fitness studio might be the ultimate goal of a certified trainer. Constantly seeking and chasing potential clients may cease to be a desirable full-time career path. Working in a gym or other facility could mean the burden of finding clients ends. Plus, the job […]

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How does a personal trainer get paid?

Personal training can be a rewarding career for fitness enthusiasts. Personal trainers love to spend time in the gym. Unlike other hobbies and lifestyles, gym fans may easily turn their passion into a means of making a full-time or part-time living. Personal training, for many, doesn’t even feel like work at times. But work it […]

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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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Can a personal trainer bill insurance?

Getting in shape, exercising to alleviate illness, and wanting to live a healthier lifestyle are all fantastic reasons to work with a personal trainer like you. Your clients may want to work with you for a variety of different reasons. Their physician may have told them that they need to lose weight, build muscle, or […]

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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 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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What makes a great pitch?

In our last team meeting, we discussed the way people think — particularly when it comes to hearing something new. In particular, we delved into Oren Klaff’s Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal where he discusses how to present new info in a pitch and dealing with “Crocodile Brain.” A great pitch […]

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