Warrior Dash

Increase Member Participation with the Warrior Dash

Looking for new ways to increase member participation at your fitness facility? Become Weekend Warriors! Start an obstacle course racing team for your members. Start with the obstacle course race that anyone can start and everyone can finish, Warrior Dash, when planning on which race to attend first. This OCR has challenged over two million participants since the event’s conception …

Wellness Programs & Generating New Membership

Looking for a way to increase membership now that New Year’s Resolutions have fallen by the wayside? Make an impact on your community and pursue partnerships between your gym and local corporations. While you might have already approached local businesses with flyers and personal trainer cards, have you tried offering your facility’s services to nearby corporations as a way to …

Trainer Spotlight: Ashley Grubb, YMCA Greater Oklahoma City

Personal Trainer of the Month: Ashley Grubb, YMCA Oklahoma City

Ashley Grubb is the Health & Wellness director at the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City, where she manages group exercise instructors, personal trainers and a variety of fitness programs, including LIVESTRONG, CampFit (ages 8 – 10) and more. Born with a knack for athletics and a love of helping people, Ashley got her start in the fitness industry at Pinker …

Client Referrals & Personal Training Marketing

How Client Referrals Can Shape Personal Training Marketing

For up-and-coming personal trainers, getting client referrals isn’t always easy. However difficult or awkward it may seem to ask clients to refer you, it’s often necessary for the health and growth of your business. Attaining new clients allows trainers to accept new challenges, add new equipment, and successfully brand their businesses. Remembering a few key strategies about personal training marketing …

Build Personal Training Business – ELIVATE™

How to Build Your Personal Training Business in the New Year

When it comes to helping people achieve their New Year’s resolutions, personal trainers are the go-to experts. It turns out that losing weight and getting more exercise are the top two resolutions for Americans in 2015, according to the Marist Institute for Public Opinion. Nearly a quarter of those who make resolutions want to lose weight or exercise more—and that’s …

Marianne Kings’s Tips for Successful Fitness Recovery Programs

Personal Trainer Spotlight: Marianne King, Fitness For Life

ELIVATE’s personal trainer spotlight focuses on trainers that are invested in their clients’ goals and give back to the community through education or active participation. For 30 years, personal trainer Marianne King has worked with clients in corporate and community settings. She first started as a Fitness Coordinator for the Western Area YMCA, and from there King grew her business …