We’ve been there. You just received your certificate and couldn’t be more excited to get out there and start changing lives. But then you realise it's not all sunshine, happiness and banknotes flying in your pocket. In fact, it's nothing like what you expected.
We help personal trainers deal with difficult clients nearly every day. Some common questions we're asked are how to answer them with difficult questions, how to motivate them when they're down and at what point do you call it a day? Is there a way to turn an objection into acceptance? The topic is vast, and every case is very unique.
Most trainers I speak to have no idea how much nutrition advice they're allowed to give to their clients, with and without all of the nutrition certifications available. In this post we'll unravel the mystery of what you can and can't advise your clients, when to refer out and when to utilise modern technology.
Online personal training insurance is a bit of an elusive beast right now. Personal trainers know they need insurance cover for their face to face training at least but when it comes to online personal training insurance, information is scarce and the actual rules and regulations seem to be non existent.
And that’s because, right now, they are non existent.
Starting up a new personal training business is a big risk and, as one might expect, a lot of hard work. In the early days, there will be a lot of late nights, along with worry and questions about how to make ends meet.
When people come to fitness experts for help, many of them come vulnerable and desperate to make positive changes to their health. Fortunately, there are well-trained personal trainers who have these people's best interests at heart.
There are some fitness experts, however, who are less than ethical when it comes to training clients and running a profitable business.
We all know how crazy the holiday season can be. Between parties, family traditions, shopping, and traveling, it's almost too easy for people to let their health and fitness slide down the priorities list. While this isn't a horrible thing per se, it can be detrimental to your clients' progress--and perhaps even your own bottom line.
But sleigh bells and stuffing doesn't mean business can't still be booming. Read on to learn about some creative, tried-and-true ways to reduce holiday attrition rates, increase new revenue, and maximize your impact on your existing clients' lives.
The average salary of a Personal Trainer in the UK and USA are £19,323 and $30,385 respectively a year,
When compared to the average salary of £27,000 for all jobs we are earning less than average but we usually serve people with the most disposable income and provide them with the upmost value.
Despite our chaotic earning patterns that can have us living like kings one months and struggling the next, as business owners we don’t tend to make the best business decisions when it comes to securing our personal trainer salary.
As a personal trainer, keeping and updating your certification is essential to your success. This usually means obtaining a certain amount of continuing education credits each year or every two years. You may view continuing education credits, CEC's, as requirements or inconveniences, but these courses serve many purposes.
One of the hardest aspects of starting your own personal training business is finding the perfect rate to charge for your services. If you set your rates too low you’ll quickly run out of money and have to close up shop, but if your rates are too high you’ll price yourself out of the market and struggle to find any clients. Finding the right balance between profitability and affordability requires you to look at a number of business different variables.
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