General AdvicePersonal TrainingPersonal Training BusinessSuccess and Philosophy

Overcoming career plateaus as a fitness professional

Plateaus in a career are as common as fitness plateaus our clients experience. These “lulls” are neither good nor bad but are rather clues to the need for change. Do you need a change? Sometime to shake-up the status quo? Here are some ways to address and overcome a professional plateau. Imagine you’re driving down a road and you make…
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February 2, 2019
General AdvicePersonal TrainingPersonal Training BusinessSuccess and Philosophy

12 mistakes to avoid as a personal trainer

Mistakes are inevitable components of personal and professional growth. Mistakes are how we learn and how we identify areas for transformation. Mistakes do not have to be regarded as fatal or permanent. That said, there are common errors personal trainers make that can be avoided. Side step these issues when you start out in your fitness career.   1. Missing…
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January 25, 2019
General AdvicePersonal TrainingPersonal Training BusinessSuccess and Philosophy

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 being overbooked. This is a…
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January 1, 2019
General AdvicePersonal TrainingPersonal Training Business

7 quick tips on how to over-deliver value to your clients

We recently caught up with Darren Lague a veteran fitness professional and fitness director at Goodlife Hindmarsh and asked for his perspective on a question. “What piece(s) of advice could you offer trainers on how to over-deliver value to their clients?”   1.   Confirmation calls and texts pre session. 2.   Check in calls and texts post session. 3.   Talk to…
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December 30, 2016