Articles tagged with "tips"


  • Coronavirus: Gym Risk?

    As you look around the gym, you see a familiar scene. There are people lying on mats, holding on to dumbbells, and breathing heavily on the cardio equipment. It is not exactly the picture of perfect hygiene that we would prefer to see. Even in the cleanliest gyms with the most responsible members, the heightened […] …

  • How to Manage a Gym Successfully

    Taking on the role of managing a gym can be a stressful, hectic job that is full of surprises and long hours. However, there are ways to find your groove to ensure all new and existing members are happy, that the facility is clean and well-functioning, and that employees are cheerful and fulfilled. Some newly […] …

  • 20 Tips for Setting Your Pricing

    Choosing the right pricing structure for your fitness business is one of the most important decisions you will make. It’s important to find the right pricing model and consider the numerous factors that can affect how you set your prices. Setting your prices too high or too low is a missed revenue opportunity. If your […] …

  • 27 Tips to Create a Good Gym Culture to Increase Retention

    You know a good gym when you see one, and it goes beyond a clean, modern facility and equipment. The receptionist is welcoming and helpful. Positive energy and good vibes exude from smiling, sweaty customers. Trainers engage in productive conversations with their clients. The enthusiasm and fun of a group class make you want to […] …

  • Should You Be Using Touch and Consent Forms and Guidelines?

    Personal trainers, yoga instructors, and group fitness instructors work closely with clients to help them meet their health and fitness goals. Sometimes during exercise or physical activity, this requires a fitness professional to touch a client. It might be to correct form, correct technique during a yoga pose, to take vital signs, or to give […] …

  • What is microlearning and can I implement it with my staff?

    Microlearning is a fairly new term in the field of education and training. It is a method of delivering content and learning in small short bursts using videos, text, or graphics. There a number of benefits of using microlearning in the workplace because it helps meet the needs of the current younger generation of workers. […] …

  • 14 Tips to Boost Customer Satisfaction With Your Comments

    Every trainer has their favorite go-to cues and phrases. Whether you learned them from a fellow trainer, overheard them at a continuing education class, or came up with them on your own, these phrases are the ones you frequently use to motivate your clients to give the workout their all. But recent evidence reveals that […] …

  • 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, […] …

  • 16 Common Mistakes Gym Owners Make

    One can get started in owning a gym with relative ease compared to some other businesses but keeping it going and making it profitable are another story. According to Forbes Media, 20% of small businesses fail within their first year and only 50% will make it to year five. Gyms are no exception as they […] …

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