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…
PT BIZ
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…
PT BIZ
January 25, 2019
Personal Training

Adding PTBIZ into your current workflow

Are you a trainer that’s adding your clients to your iPhone, taking cash, accepting card payments from a third party payment system or just getting direct transfers into your bank account? Are you also tracking session packs, payments and who’s paid and who’s overdue with a spreadsheet? Then do we have an app for you! We’ll address each of those steps…
Ben Eblen
January 10, 2019
PaymentsPersonal Training

PTBIZ free for all!

The team here at PTBIZ have been getting a lot of questions recently around "how do I pass PTBIZ's credit/debit card fee onto my clients" for once off payments, session pack sales and direct debits. As a result, we've decided to make a post about how to get PTBIZ for free and it’s as simple as tacking on a couple…
PT BIZ
January 5, 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…
PT BIZ
January 1, 2019
Personal Training

Creative ways to generate more leads

When you’re starting out in a fitness business, recruitment is foremost on your mind – as it should be. And when it comes to recruitment, get innovative and creative – just as you would when writing a workout program for a client. Here are 10 ways to generate new leads for your fitness business. Leverage social media. Our clients are…
PT BIZ
December 19, 2018