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.
Brian Sutton, MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Most fitness professionals are passionate about fitness and living a healthy lifestyle. They believe in exercise, eating right, and learning all about new exercises, nutrition requirements, and gym equipment. They believe in this lifestyle so much they’ve decided to make it a profession.
By Rick Richey, MS, LMT Is online virtual personal training the next frontier for fitness? IHRSA (International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association) is the leading trade association for health and sportsclubs (aka gyms). We can pull all sorts of great data from this organization about personal training, average price per
Can social networking help you find your dream job? Definitely! But you have to be smart with what you post, who you follow, and privacy settings (especially if you have a more daring side).