17 Tips for A Successful Personal Trainer Business

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published March 2014 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Running a successful Personal Training business can be accomplished if you follow these 17 tips!

    If you are entering the profession of personal training, it is a time of growth and opportunity. Awareness of the benefits of personal training has been expanding for over a decade, as is the client market.

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    The Benefits of Working With A Holistic Health Coach

    Over half of Americans battle chronic diseases. One in four suffer from multiple chronic conditions that last a year or longer and disrupt daily life. These chronic conditions are driving up health care costs and increasing demand on our health care system; they account for over 80% of hospital admissions, 90% of filled prescriptions, and 75% of physician visits.

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    How to Write an Optimized Personal Trainer Bio for More Sales

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published January 2015 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Personal training provides individuals with an opportunity to mold healthy and physically active lifestyles, and can be widely appealing for a number of different reasons. But in order to get to this point, a personal trainer must work on their business sense to build up the necessary clientele. Unfortunately, this doesn't always come naturally, so we've come up with a few tips to help you get started on your venture.

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    11 Things to Know About Training Clients 65+

    From losing muscle mass, decreased flexibility, compromised balance, old injuries and medical issues, training senior clients may require a more intricate approach and a different workout regimen compared to your younger clients. Training your senior clients aged 65+ doesn’t have to be complicated. We’ve come up with 11 key points for you to consider.

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    4 Benefits of Sitting on a Stability Ball at Work

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published February 1, 2015 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Normal office chairs are notorious for negatively impacting your posture, especially if you are sitting in them improperly. Slouching in your chair may also lead to a decrease in your core strength. The solution? It may be replacing your office chair for a stability ball.

    On a stability ball, you spend your time actively balancing, so your body automatically forms a more correct posture. This can alleviate any back or core strain that you may have previously experienced sitting in a chair.

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    5 Fitness Jobs You Can Pursue with a Certificate

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published September 2014 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Have you always been passionate about a career in fitness but uncertain of how you could pursue it?

    Whether you recently received a health-related degree, official certification, or you don't see a future at your current job; taking the proactive next step is essential to planning your career in fitness. One of the most desirable things about a career in fitness is the endless amount of opportunities. 

    In this post, we will share five fitness jobs you can obtain with your certification:

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    How To Expand Your Online Nutrition Business

    As a certified nutrition professional, you positively impact people’s lives in many ways. Working as a sole proprietor means doing all the jobs: accounting, marketing, advertising, customer service, and delivering the services. With so much work to do, growing and expanding can prove to be a challenge. Don’t lose sight of your passion and why you became certified. Once you have the basics of starting your business covered, read on for how to grow your online nutrition business.

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    AFPA vs. Precision Nutrition: Nutrition Certification Comparison

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published November 2016 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    When turning your passion for nutrition and wellness into a career track, it’s likely that you’ll consider a certification program. Not only does this type of program give you the in-depth educational resources that help you master the topic, but it also communicates a level of credibility and confidence to your clients.

    A certification lets them—and potential employers—know that you’ve undertaken a rigorous and research-centered approach to learning about nutrition, which gives you the insights you need to help others.

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    6 Steps to Becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published November 2014 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Are you passionate about physical fitness, training and motivating athletes to excel and improve their performance? Do you already have knowledge and expertise from participating in sports throughout your life? As a Strength and Conditioning Specialist, you can work with a variety of different athletic individuals, from aspiring to professional athletes. If you're interested in a career that is not only fulfilling mentally, but physically, and inspires others in the process; a professional fitness career could be right for you.

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    12 Tips for Growing Your Personal Training Client List


    Establishing a thriving personal training business requires a consistent flow of both new and ongoing clients. If you’re a new personal trainer or don’t have as many clients as you’d like, focusing on getting more clients is likely a top priority.

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