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The Hows and Whys of Fitting Exercise into an Entrepreneur’s Busy Life

Friday, June 14th, 2019
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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.

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Should You Be a Personal Trainer??

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
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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.

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Gym Management Software for a Healthier Body

Friday, January 25th, 2019

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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.

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Top 4 Reasons to Switch to New Fitness Center Software Before the New Year

Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
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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 login and register for a class, but for ease-of-use I’ve found the interface clunky and annoying. If you are among the clients of Mindbody who have been thinking about making a change, here are a few reasons why now is the ideal time.

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How to Choose the Right Personal Training Certification Program

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

How to be a Personal Trainer

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* 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.

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How To Move Your Gym Without Breaking a Sweat

Friday, July 28th, 2017

If you are thinking of moving home soon and you find yourself in possession of a home gym, you’re probably all too aware of the enormity of the task that is ahead for you when it comes to moving everything from your old home to your new one. Just as you don’t want to injure yourself during a workout, you especially don’t want to do any harm to yourself moving your gym equipment without proper care!

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4 Health and Wellness Trends Companies Should Follow in 2017

Friday, July 28th, 2017

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2017 presents changes for corporate organizations in terms of employee health and wellness. After all, health is an indispensable ingredient that directly impacts a worker’s level of productivity in the workplace.

With so many goals and challenges that companies need to tackle, companies regardless of size and nature need to invest in various strategies that are aimed towards holistically improving employee health. If you are a business owner, manager, or a member of your organization’s HR department, here are 4 trends you need to look out for this year.

However, it’s important to put in mind that no matter the health and wellness strategies you adopt for your workers, what matters most is that they cater to their very needs and integrate with their current lifestyles. Let’s get started, shall we
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5 Ways to Promote Your Personal Training or Fitness Business

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Personal Trainer Push UpsIt is said that you have to spend money to make money, and in the case of business promotion this is generally (but not always) true. Even products that practically market themselves, like the iPhone or iPod, have massive advertising campaigns behind them to ensure that every person on the planet wants to run out and buy them. Of course, you don’t need to spend the millions on advertising that Apple does.

If you’re a personal trainer or you’re running a fitness business (creating workout DVDs and selling related merchandise or running your own gym, for example) you can find means of promotion that don’t necessarily require you to buy air time for advertising on a global scale. What you should do, however, is explore several different avenues of promotion so that you can reach out to the largest possible segment of interested consumers. And here are a few great ways to do just that.

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The Pursuit of Productivity: How Silicon Valley Start-Ups are Leading the Way

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

silicon valleyAspiring to be the best you can possibly be has always been a part of the human condition since time immemorial. And yet, in an era where a gym membership is almost as indispensable as a mobile phone and more and more people swear by the benefits of so-called superfoods, we appear to be pushing this ethos further than any of our ancestors could ever have imagined.

No other industry has profited as much from this demand as the HealthTech sector of Silicon Valley – estimated to be worth $3 trillion. With new health trends and fads popping up seemingly overnight, start-ups are rushing to create the next big thing.

From this frenzied scramble, a number of bold and progressive ideas have emerged. Here are three of the most radical.

Nootropics

If you don’t recognise this word, you are not alone – it was only coined in 1974, and is made up of the Greek words for mind and bend. And no – nootropics are not the latest evolution of psychedelic drugs, but they are not far off. (more…)

How to Build a Career with 4 Simple Changes in Lifestyle

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Be Prepared for New Opportunities

Life is a wonderful journey. Each step comes with some new opportunities. Tests and tools both are its constant companions. However, sometimes life slows down. Sometimes nothing makes sense. People come to a point from which nothing but thick gloom comes to view. Most don’t understand this is the point of change.

From this point begins another life, another journey, lest you are willing to make some conscious effort to change. Anyone can get a job and stick to it. But, everyone cannot build a career. This is a difficult task which only a rare few succeed in making.

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So, what are the changes that you need to make to build the solid foundation upon which the castle of your career will stand? (more…)