Amanda Vogel, MA

Amanda Vogel, MA, human kinetics, is a self-employed fitness instructor, presenter and writer in Vancouver, B.C. In addition to being a social media consultant, Amanda tests fitness gadgets, gear and clothes and writes about them on her blog www.FitnessTestDrive.com. Find Amanda at @amandavogel on Twitter and @amandavogelfitness on Instagram. 

Recent Posts

Personal Trainer Marketing

Social Media Marketing for Trainers: Create Meaningful Connections

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Many fitness pros are growing tired of the social media “game” as we know it: posting pictures or videos to attract a lot of likes, complimentary comments, and a potential flood of new followers. As social media becomes more crowded with fitness-based ...
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Fitness Personal Trainer Marketing

How to Become a Fitness Influencer

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Personal Trainer Marketing

How to Find the Best Exercises Via Social Media

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Fitness instructors and trainers are always looking for new exercise ideas to bring to their fitness classes, and there have never been more options at our fingertips, thanks to social media marketing. Picking up new ideas is as easy as
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CPT

What to Do When a Training Client Can’t Get the Exercise Technique Right

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If you’ve ever struggled to teach a client a particular exercise that they just aren’t getting, you know how frustrating it can feel—for both of you.
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Group Fitness

Dealing with Negative Feedback from Group Exercise Participants

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Receiving positive feedback from group exercise participants about your performance as a fitness instructor can make your day! It feels great to be praised and confirms that you're on the right track with your teaching. Of course these compliments don’t ...
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Group Fitness

How Your Voice Can Improve Your Success as a Fitness Instructor

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As a former group exercise manager, I’ve had the opportunity to evaluate countless fitness instructors teaching classes. One thing that always stood out was the association between an instructor’s use of verbal communication and the palpable energy in ...
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Group Fitness

How to Attract More Men to Group Exercise

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As stereotypes go, you could say group fitness is the domain of women. Men are of course welcome. It’s just that, at many facilities, they seem to overlook group fitness classes as a viable workout option. But why? One good guess is the way group ...
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CPT Fitness Personal Trainer Marketing

3 Ways Technology Can Motivate Clients to Exercise More

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As a personal trainer, you’re already skilled at holding clients accountable and pumping up their motivation. But, hey, it doesn't hurt to have a few additional tricks up your sleeve.
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CPT Fitness Personal Trainer Marketing

5 Surefire Ways to Build a Client Base with Social Media

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It’s possible to build a strong client base via social media, but like any type of fitness marketing, it requires time and a little strategizing. Here are five ways to get more clients to meet you on social while also attracting new prospects there.
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