How to Be a Personal Trainer on a Cruise Ship

You may have big dreams of seeing the world as a personal trainer, but perhaps you don’t have as deep of pockets. It can be costly to get out there and see all of the continents and islands. One of the beauties of being a personal trainer, though, is that you can indeed work from […]

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5 Simple Tips to Shift Your Habits

Many of the choices we make every day are not decisions but rather a habit. Whether we know it or not, our brain creates a cycle of cue, routine, and reward — different cues are embedded into our daily routines and trigger a response without us having to even think about the choice. Charles Duhigg, the author […]

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Is being a personal trainer a fun job?

Fitness enthusiasts hit the gym for different reasons. Weight loss and muscle building top the list. Are they the most important reasons why gym goers hit their favorite fitness spot? For some, seeing results serves as the top motivator to head over to the gym to jump on the Stair Master and then lift weights. […]

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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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