How to Get Personal Trainer Experience

  Making a name in the personal trainer industry can be a bit tricky at first. When you initially become certified as a personal trainer, it is then that you have to get out into the world, get clients, and practice what you have acquired knowledge-wise. What are some of the better ways, though, to […]

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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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Just Say No

No! This isn’t a post about the dangers of drugs. However, it is about the power of saying, “No.” Often we say “yes” to everything because of FOMO. To grow as people we have to exercise our muscles of, not only saying “yes” to the right things, but also to saying “no” to the wrong things. We […]

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The Inner Game for Work (Can’t-Miss Tips for Success!)

Many people only focus on performance when working: Am I hit my sales goals? Have I grown my client base? Have I set my business up for success online? We have a saying on our team, “What gets measured gets done.” All that to say we’re not against measuring performance and pushing for improvement and success. However, […]

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Turning a 10-Year Gameplan into a 6-Month Goal

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a billionaire? If you want to make that kind of money, you’re going to have to think about things a little differently than most people! Here’s a challenge from Peter Thiel, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and founder of PayPal that we discussed in a recent team meeting: Take your 10-year […]

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3 Critical Principles to Win Friends and Influence People

Dale Carnegie’s How To Win Friends and Influence People is a classic. It was originally published in 1937 and has gone on to sell over 15 million copies. As fast as the science changes for everything, it’s amazing that Dale Carnegie’s principles have passed the test of time. We spent some time talking through three principles […]

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5 Habits for Being Effective (No Matter Who You Are)

No one sets out to be ineffective. We all want to get stuff done, and many of us are conscious of the fact that getting stuff done more effectively is better than the opposite. However, how many of us regularly examine our habits for effectiveness? How many of us take time to develop habits that […]

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3 Simple Building Blocks for a Compelling Sales Story

Every company is telling a story. The only question is whether you are being intentional in telling a good story. It is incorporated in one way or another in every thread of our company. In New Sales. Simplified., Mike Weinberg says, “Of all the sales weapons in our arsenal, none is more important than the sales story.” He […]

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3 Steps to Develop Grit (These Will Transform Your Fitness Business)

This week we are continuing with our Editor-in-Chief’s notes from Angela Duckworth‘s Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance (referral link)! Here’s a quick summary of how to go about developing grit in your own life: “Grit is the tendency to sustain interest in and effort toward very long-term goals.” Grit and How to Get It It requires […]

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Creating Systems for Your Life (Not Goals)

Almost all of us have goals in life — some of us want to be better friends, learn a new skill, grow our businesses, have a family. Goals are as different as the people on the planet. Our team at Exercise.com even has goals. However, for us, the goals aren’t the end game. We focus […]

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