Fitness industry professionals are increasingly adopting holistic coaching techniques to better meet the demands of their clients, enhance the offerings of their clubs and attract the deconditioned market with a broader approach to their health and wellness challenges....More
More than two million Americans have served in the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. In this gallery, we share the stories of five veterans who took what they learned in the military and brought it to the fitness industry.
Although the average full-time personal trainer’s salary did not increase from 2010 to 2013, part-time personal trainers reported an average of 12 percent more income in those three years, according to the American Council on Exercise....More
William Shakespeare once wrote, "All the world is a stage." Your gym is no exception. Every personal training session should be a dialog between the two main characters.Every session is an audition for your trainers, both to retain their current clients and to recruit new clients.
Staff burnout can be a problem at any fitness facility. It happens when people have been doing the same thing over and over again for years with no change in sight or when the workload is so great that your staff feels buried under. This burnout can even happen with part-time staff, such as your group exercise instructors. Because these instructors tend to have such loyal followings, you want to ensure that you watch for staff burnout and address the situation before they walk out the door and take many of your members with them.