If I Knew Then… Three trainers with nearly 60 combined years of experience share their advice for creating a long—and fulfilling—career.
By Mike Woelflein Personal training is a growing field—and the growth shows no sign of slowing. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts 13% growth through 2022. That’s a lot of new trainers entering the workforce, all wondering one thing: How do you build a long-lasting career in the
Are you motivated by someone telling you what to do or are you more motivated to do something when it is your own idea and choice to do it? You probably agreed with being more motivated by your own ideas and decisions. Do you think your clients feel the same
You don’t need to worry, but you may need a license: It’s required any time popular music is played publicly (beyond family-and-friends situations), regardless of whether it’s music you’ve purchased or music broadcast over the radio. There are some exemptions, but most don’t apply to the typical fitness center setting.
Attrition rates are hitting almost 22% according to the 2013 IHRSA Health Club Consumer Report. Attrition, or more commonly referred to as churn, is the ongoing loss of membership numbers. Though this number is improving (meaning going down) over previous years, the competition to replace these members (or clients) at
Personal training is a unique career that lends itself to both part-time and full-time opportunities. Whether you’re just launching into the job market or already established in a different career, part-time personal training can be an ideal entry point into the fitness industry.