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Working out outside is a great change of pace from the usual machines and air conditioning. Here are some ideas and things to consider when training clients outside.
The ability to look and see what is there seems easy and commonplace. You’d be amazed at the number of things that people don’t see. Good personal fitness trainers miss nothing.
As personal fitness trainers, we get to meet a lot of people. There is no robotic method of getting to know someone with a set list of questions to ask each other. Plus, everyone is different. But here are some tips to add to your repertoire.
While we do live in a very, very free world, there are some standards you should maintain to be seen as a health professional.
Personal Fitness Trainers need to be able to be found. With a website, you guide potential clients through an introduction to you, your education and your happy clients.
You rarely encounter people who are “on the fence” about CrossFit. They hate it or they love it. Any time there is such a strong polarity in opinion, you can bet there is a story to tell.
Every fitness trainer will be asked to give diet advice multiple times per day. And on top of that, full dietary guidelines need to be prescribed for clients seeking big changes in their bodies. Here are the major points that need to be covered.
There are key points that need to be kept in mind when training obese people. Or, if you’re obese, this is how to train yourself. There are certain protocols to follow. It’s not complex.
One thing I had to learn on my own was the boundaries of my scope of practice. You will have to learn them yourself, but here are some things to think about so that you notice when you’re approaching the boundaries of that scope.
Countless personal fitness trainers have felt burned out at the end of the day. This situation has several parts and I’ve broken them down here, along with solutions for each.
Whether you’re thinking of being an in-home personal trainer or if you’re thinking of hiring one, we cover the main points that you may or may not be thinking with.
How much can you make working as a personal fitness trainer? If you want to work for a gym, these are the factors that determine how much is possible.
Being a part-time personal fitness trainer can be a great way to earn extra money and work in a fun, fast-paced environment. Let’s go through the basics so that you can make sure you’ve thought of everything.
This is a unique movement. People who can perform this movement with good form under moderate weight are much, much fitter than your average Joe. Here’s why.
This was my schedule when I was at my busiest. It could be considered quite a horror story, but I was actually having a ton of fun. This is not a normal day for every trainer, but this is as wild and busy as it ever got for me.
My clients have often been asked, “Do you think it is worth all of the money you pay your trainer?” To answer that, let’s first lay out the benefits of hiring a personal fitness trainer.
A fitness instructor can train one on one, in a small group (3-6 people) or in a large group (10 or more). Here, we explore the benefits of small group personal training.
A common flaw I see with fitness instructors is giving too much instruction. It is prevalent among new trainers who are eager to use their knowledge.
High heels cause problems in the long run. Here are my methods of helping many women get back to normal after wearing heels for years.