Are You Ready To Open Your Own Gym?

Ready To Open Your Own Gym? Here’s What You Need To Know.

Whether you’re a personal trainer with a loyal following or a business-minded individual looking at it as an investment, opening your own gym can be quite fun! After all, it’s your opportunity to put your ideas into play, live your dream and do things exactly how you want to do them. But, it’s not all sunshine and roses and we …

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Are you prepared with enough of these everyday items?

The busy first quarter is nearly upon us. You’ve prepared for the crowds by staffing up, gearing up and resting up. Is there anything you’ve forgotten? What about some less flashy but necessary items? If you’ve overlooked any of these, make sure to get them. The little things can have a big impact on a gym member’s experience. Storage racks …

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4 Ways to Start the New Year with a Strong Strategy for Your Fitness Business

The end of one calendar year and the beginning of another is the perfect time to take stock of your business successes and goals as you plan new directions. Whether you want to make an already-flourishing business even better, reach the goals you’re currently working toward or launch something completely new, the four strategies here can help you forge your …

Amanda Vogel Fitness Professional IDEA World

Amanda Vogel

MA Human Kinetics, Certified Fitness Instructor, Owner of Active Voice and Social Media Consultant

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Evaluating Yourself as a Personal Trainer

As a personal trainer, part of your job description is evaluating your clients’ progress. But have you ever stopped and evaluated your own progress? It’s easy to get wrapped up in whether or not our clients are meeting their goals that we can forget about our own goals, both personal and professional. It’s good to check in with yourself now …

Carrie Myers Personal Trainer Fitness Studio

Carrie Myers

Personal Trainer, Author, Motivational Speaker, Fitness Consultant, Certified Transformational Coaching Method Coach