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Overworked, Overstressed, and Overburdened? 7 Strategies for Personal Trainer Time Management

Overworked, Overstressed, and Overburdened? 7 Strategies for Personal Trainer Time Management

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Personal trainers are over busy people. There are however, 7 strategies that can be used to manage time as a personal trainer.

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The Many Faces of Coaching

The Many Faces of Coaching

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The following is a guest post by Eric Falstrault. Interested in making a guest post? Have at a look at our contribution page. There’s a steady stream of trainers in and out of gyms these days. The question remains: are you going to be one of them? After more than 15 years of seeing young and old trainers [...]

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Pay What You Want: How to Sell Without Selling

Pay What You Want: How to Sell Without Selling

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

This is a guest post by Joe Vennare, co-founder of Hybrid Athlete. He and his brother have built Hybrid Athlete into a thriving business to both educate clients and trainers. He gives some tips on marketing your fitness business and telling your story.  Interested in contributing? Send your article here. I have a confession to make: [...]

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10 Reasons You Didn't Close the Sale

10 Reasons You Didn't Close the Sale

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Ever spend an hour with a client explaining the benefits of personal training and taken them through a wonderfully constructed session only to have them walk out the door with just a card and a smile? Failing to close a sales opportunity can be extremely frustrating. Like it or not, being a fantastic trainer isn’t [...]

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5 Things to Look for in a Fitness Internship

5 Things to Look for in a Fitness Internship

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This is a guest post by Justin Grinnell, Creator of Grinnell Training Systems and the Owner of State of Fitness in East Lansing, Michigan. After seeing the way NOT to run an internship program, Justin created his own when he opened his facility. Here, he leaves us with five tips for choosing the right fitness internship.  [...]

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Are Your Clients Injuries Hurting Your Paycheck?

Are Your Clients Injuries Hurting Your Paycheck?

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

The first step to working through pain is understanding what leads to the pain in the first place–then you treat the underlying issue. Here’s how.

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5 Keys to Becoming a Personal Training Authority

5 Keys to Becoming a Personal Training Authority

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The following is a guest post by Mike Robertson. Trainers are always wondering how to come out on top.  Mike Robertson tells us how to get the personal training edge and become an authority in the fitness industry. Interested in making a guest post? Have at a look at our contribution page. One question I [...]

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Systems for Building Your Own Exercise Video Library

Systems for Building Your Own Exercise Video Library

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The following is a guest post from Martin Rittenberry based in Minnesota. He’s developed a powerful system for building an exercise library that will improve both your online and in-person business. “Hey! This is John at Dynamite Training Studios here to teach you…” 12:31 video length, no thank you. Click. “Hey! This is Scott with [...]

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77 Trainers Explain Why Women Should Lift Weights

77 Trainers Explain Why Women Should Lift Weights

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Ok. So we’ve all heard the reasons why women should lift weights yet, there’s still confusion in some circles. This is wrong and the silly myth that a woman will get bulky or hairy or manly if she lifts weights needs to end. I polled thePTDC Facebook page for their best pitch in under 3 [...]

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Where to Work as a Personal Trainer

Where to Work as a Personal Trainer

Posted on by Jonathan Goodman

Pretty much everything you’d ever need to know about where to work as a personal trainer.

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