Articles tagged with "Guide"


  • Should My Gym Lease or Purchase New Equipment?

    People choose which gym to belong to based on any number of different factors, but one common reason is the equipment. The majority of people want to see equipment that is up to date, in good condition, and user-friendly. In order for you to be successful as a gym owner, you need to make these […] …

  • Initial Personal Training Consultation [Step-By-Step Guide]

    Almost every personal trainer can relate to new client jitters. Like an awkward blind date, both trainer and potential client are trying to read cues and determine if they can work with the other person. If the personal trainer lacks a poised and confident demeanor, potential clients often exit the fitness center and never return.  […] …

  • Do personal trainers need insurance?

    Once you are a certified personal trainer, it’s important to take as many steps as possible to protect yourself, your business, and your career from a disastrous event. Liability insurance is one way you can protect yourself in case of a lawsuit so it is recommended that all personal trainers, group exercise instructors, fitness trainers, […] …

  • 26 Tips to Sell Yourself as a Personal Trainer

    Whether you work for a fitness center or own your own personal training business, you will have to market yourself to increase your client base. If you work at a health club or fitness center, you may be able to market to their members, but you may also need to work to increase your clients […] …

  • Personal Training Workout Templates

    As personal trainers, our biggest task and time-cost outside of actual client sessions is background work like workout planning. While those who approach their duties as a trainer casually may be content with making it up as they go, those professionals who take the job seriously often spend a great deal of time and energy […] …

  • Top Workout Tools for Personal Trainers

    Are you outfitting a new facility or looking to expand your arsenal? These are the best tools to get the job done as a strength and conditioning coach or personal trainer. This isn’t a What’s Hot Now list, but a selection of equipment that’s been proven effective and will last for decades to come. In […] …

  • How to Motivate Clients as a Personal or Athletic Trainer

    Generally speaking, everyone likes a solid plan when it comes to workouts: a schedule with a set of exercises or a specific muscle group; short and long-term goals; regulated intensity, weight, and repetitions. There’s almost a comfort to routine and muscle memory. Personal and athletic trainers can use all these to their advantage. But the […] …

  • Where Can I Train my Personal Training Clients?

    There are some important considerations when choosing a location to train your personal training clients. There are pros and cons to working for a fitness facility or fitness business versus working independently and training clients on your own. Considerations include things like: liability insurance safety equipment availability flexibility fitness business software The first is liability […] …

  • Business Tips for Personal Training Success

    What defines success in the field of personal training? In our dreams when we were aspiring trainers, it was probably just guiding clients through tough, satisfying workouts and consistently knocking down goals. But if you’re someone who works in this field and particularly one who must make a living as a trainer, you know that […] …

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