Update 2/27/20. As a personal trainer, you will be working with many different types of people. They will not only have different personalities but religions customs too. While religion does not need to be considered when training clients, I know some fitness trainers struggle with dietary guidelines during training sessions for those who fast during […]
Gym Safety: Failure To Train Front Desk Staff. The Dirty Secret
Update 9/5/20. Each time you enter a gym, what’s the first thing you normally see – the people at the front desk, right? It’s ironic that these people are so important to the gym -yet the front desk staff is those the health club managers appear to give the least thought to. This is a […]
Getting Clients With Craigslist: How To Do It
Update 8/21/20. How to get clients is one of the most common questions both rookie and veteran personal trainers wonder about and stress over. With that in mind, let me show you how to use one of the best ways to pick up clients -outside of the gym – with Craigslist! I know what you […]
Fitness Job Interview Steps To Success
Update 7/10/19. So you’re a personal trainer looking for a job. Everybody has to start somewhere, right? You have a personal trainer job interview coming up and you don’t know what to expect. You’re nervous. If this is you, you’re not alone. Don’t worry. I’m going to help you. I’ve interviewed personal trainers so let […]
What Is A Master Personal Trainer?
What is a “Master Personal Trainer”?
How Young Can A Personal Trainer Be?
Update 2/4/20. So, you’re under 18 and want to be a personal trainer. Can you do this? I’ve been a fitness trainer since the 1990s. I also teach/train personal trainers. I was once asked if it was OK if a 16-year-old could attend one of my classes. That got me to thinking if there were […]
Do Personal Trainers Have To Look Perfect?
This is more of a rant than anything else and originally started out as something I send to those getting my newsletters. But, it generated so much response, that I wanted to open it up to everybody. It’s about an email I once received from a woman who told me of her desire to become […]
What Injuries Do Personal Trainers Get?
Update 7/20/19. It’s a fact that personal trainers get injured on the job. It happens while working with clients and in group classes too. It’s happened to me and to the fitness trainers I know. But, what injuries are common to fitness instructors? More importantly, how do you avoid getting hurt? What if it’s the […]
Canopy Personal Trainer Liability Insurance
I’m a believer that all fitness trainers should have personal trainer liability insurance. I believe this is also important for personal trainers working in gyms too. While I cannot give statistics on how many trainers have been sued, I can tell you that I have been contacted by lawyers who are looking for experts to […]
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