Step by Step en Twelve Questions That Will Help You Redefine Your Health Club's Bottom Line <div class="node-body article-body">Are you looking to redefine your health club’s bottom line? It might be as simple as answering these 12 questions, which will lead you to your health club's purpose and improved performance. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> clubs Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000 57201 at Reach New Customers by Providing Small Group Strength Training at Any Time <div class="field-byline"> Richard J. Wolff, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite studies showing the benefits of strength training, many adults do not do so, often because they do not know how. Learn how to offer a convenient strength training program at your club that teaches people how to safely and effectively strength train. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> personal training Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000 57191 at Use These Five Pillars to Build a Consistent Training Program for Your Clients <div class="field-byline"> Joshua Proch, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The key to delivering a successful exercise training program to your clients is to be consistent and allow for individualization. Learn the five components to build a program at your club that will work for all your clients.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> personal training Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000 57171 at Strategies for Protecting Your Health Club When Working with Obese Members <div class="field-byline"> Cristina LaMarca and Margaret Hilton, contributing columnists </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The increase in obesity and the litigious nature of the country can create concerns for health club operators and staff when working with obese clients.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> clubs Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000 57131 at <p>Cristina LaMarca</p> SYSTEMs Are the Answer to a Successful Health Club Business <div class="field-byline"> Travis Barnes, contributing columnist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SYSTEMs are the reason 75 percent of franchises succeed while 80 percent of independent small businesses fail. A key part of SYSTEMs is having an operations manual that lists how you want your business to be run. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> clubs Step by Step Mon, 01 Aug 2016 12:00:00 +0000 56141 at Five Ways Your Group Exercise Instructors Can Improve Member Retention <div class="node-body article-body">Group fitness can be a great tool in the retention effort. Strategies put in place can move members from feeling like just another participant to making connections and belonging. Here are five things you should ensure your group exercise instructors are doing that will help with retention.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> retention Wed, 01 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0000 54611 at Three Ways Health Clubs Can Get Referrals without Asking for Referrals <div class="node-body article-body">Asking for referrals from members and clients before they have experienced your facility and services may show a lack in confidence that you will provide a high-enough quality of experience after they are a member to refer their friends. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Step by Step sales Wed, 01 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0000 54591 at Five Steps to Help Your Clients Lose More Weight <div class="node-body article-body">Despite the challenges of living in a sedentary society with easy access to junk, it is possible to help your clients lose weight. These five evidence-based practices will make you a more effective weight-management coach.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> nutrition personal training Wed, 01 Jun 2016 12:00:00 +0000 54571 at Five Reasons Health Club Owners Might Lose Their Brand <div class="node-body article-body">Health club operators should ensure they are not committing these mistakes that might cause them to lose the valuable brands they are building. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> clubs Step by Step Fri, 01 Apr 2016 22:52:00 +0000 52101 at Great Training Businesses Begin When You Answer Seven Basic Questions <div class="node-body article-body">When you slow down and dive deep into some basic questions, you become more aware of your frustrations and tensions. And where there’s tension, you have a unique opportunity to grow.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> clubs Step by Step Freemium Fri, 01 Apr 2016 21:09:00 +0000 52091 at