Being successful as a fitness instructor takes skill and hard work. Not only do you need to be fit and talented in whatever sport you’re teaching, but you also need to be a people person and be genuinely passionate about what you do to really be successful.(more…)
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Depending on who you ask, there are anywhere from four to six pillars of employee well-being. For example, Mercer has it at four. REBA, on the other hand, has it at six. We’ve split the difference and settled on five. They all focus on different areas that have an outsized impact on employee wellbeing.
To learn a little bit about each one – and what you can do to ensure that your organization fulfills these needs for each and every staff member – we’ve put together this deep dive on the pillars of employee wellbeing.(more…)
An efficient means to operate has always been vital for businesses to thrive and keep up with the competition. That said, a lot of gym owners have realized that it is never only about investing in the latest workout tools and equipment and employing the best trainers in the area. Operational efficiency, or the capability of the gym to provide its quality services to gym goers in the most cost-effective manner possible, is also necessary. And this, exactly, is what gym management software intends to deliver.(more…)
Fitness trainers are often fitness enthusiasts who love to help people achieve their fitness goals. Despite good intentions, it’s not always easy to become a successful fitness trainer.
There’s a misconception that any ‘gym bro’ with bulging muscles can get a job as a Fitness Trainer. But in reality, there is a lot of work that goes into being a fitness trainer other than keeping yourself fit.
You have to get certified and develop your interpersonal skills as this job requires you to build close relationships with people. Unfortunately, very few fitness trainers make it past the early stages of their careers because of the misconceptions attached to this profile. However, don’t lose heart.
Read on to learn the 5 tips on how to become a successful fitness trainer.(more…)
More than ever today, people have become conscious about their health and the role that physical fitness has in the maintenance of one’s overall health and well-being. Many have taken up fitness programs to ensure that they get to work towards achieving their fitness goals. This also means that the increase in the number of people going to gyms and working out or attending fitness classes is very real and opens opportunities for those in the gym business.
Without a doubt, the increase in the number of people who wants to be fit and healthy is the prime time for gyms to grow and expand their business. However, managing a gym and all the services and staff and gym members can be a daunting job. When your gym is small, making sure that quality, efficiency, and excellent services are delivered to your clients is a doable feat, but if you have more than five classes and a hundred gym members, then it surely becomes a whirlwind of scheduling, logistics and equipment maintenance.(more…)
As a busy entrepreneur, your focus is going to be primarily on your business. With so many things to get done, meetings to run, employees to check on, and business lunches to eat, your health and well-being are often last on the list of priorities. This often leads to weight gain and health issues that go with the excess of kilograms. Being the most important person in your field of work is only worth something if you’re also the most important person in your own life.
That being said, it’s imperative to change your exercise routine as soon as possible. No more can your evenings be spent in front of the TV, and no more can there be room for excuses. As an entrepreneur, you know very well that there’s no such thing as no time. It’s only a matter of organization, will power, and determination. You’re a go-getter by nature, so use this trait to your advantage.
Just because you need to exercise doesn’t mean you need to be miserable about it. This is a chance to think outside the box and fix your health all in one.(more…)
If you exercise regularly, then congratulations: You’re already doing better than the majority of Americans. One study found that less than one-fourth of us are moving around enough. If you’re already leading an active lifestyle, then there’s a good chance that you’ve at least thought about working as a personal trainer.
If you like to exercise, it’s tempting to think that’s all you need. After all, if you’re good at working out, maybe you should use your talents to help other people become fitness experts. It’s a nice idea, but it’s usually not that simple. Here are three questions you should answer when deciding whether or not being a personal trainer is the right call.
You might be in a business where you run a gym. If you always want to figure out how you can attract more customers and how your current members will be more satisfied with their current membership in your gym.
When it comes to the fitness-related industry, there are actually lots of benefits when you use technology. Some of the services that you can try are Software – as – a – Service or SaaS. Nowadays, lots of SaaS gym software are available. Each of them is aimed at different sizes and types of businesses.(more…)
The New Year is always a good time to make some enhancements to your business operation. In the case of a fitness center, the waning weeks of the old year are the perfect time to invest in and install new software that will serve you and your clients better.
At my gym On Target Fitness, the owner is constantly with his client management software, Mindbody. As a user, I suppose it is convenient to
How to be a Personal Trainer
* Don’t miss part 1: How to Get a Degree in Exercise Science
* Don’t miss part 2: How to Get a Degree in Physiology
* Don’t miss part 3: How to Get a Degree in Kinesiology
If you enjoy trying all different kinds of physical fitness and you like to keep your own body in peak condition, then perhaps you’re interested in finding a career that allows you to engage in physical activity and impart your knowledge of fitness to others.
Getting Certified in PT
As a certified personal trainer, you can not only meet these professional goals, but you can also put your outgoing personality, communication skills, and motivational strategies to good use by helping others to realize their true potential and meet their fitness goals through targeted training programs.
But before you can get started transforming your clients one physique at a time, you need to obtain the proper certification to practice. If you want to find the one that best suits your personal and professional goals, there are a few things you should consider before you choose.