Do personal trainers need insurance?

Get the Basics... It is recommended that all personal trainers, fitness trainers, and group exercise instructors are covered by a liability insurance policy. Liability insurance does not protect personal trainers from a lawsuit, but it does protect against financial...
Meet Timothy DiFrancesco, Founder of TD Athletes Edge [Interview]

Meet Timothy DiFrancesco, Founder of TD Athletes Edge [Interview]

Get the Basics... Sustainability over Intensity Healthy Lifestyle Mentality over Hardcore Boot Camp Mentality Educated Coaching over Extreme Calorie-Burning When starting your own business, you must be driven by pleasure in the work and/or the prospect of wealth;...
20 Gym Event Ideas to Boost Business

20 Gym Event Ideas to Boost Business

Get the Basics... There are numerous creative options to host or create events to engage with current members or get potential new members. Some events have a low or minimal cost but could generate new revenue for your fitness business. Partnerships with local events,...
16 Common Mistakes Gym Owners Make

16 Common Mistakes Gym Owners Make

Get the Basics... Don’t get in over your head on overhead costs Research your geographic market, provide something that’s currently missing Focus not only on customer acquisition but also retention Implement employee development to upgrade your operation...
Initial Personal Training Consultation [Step-By-Step Guide]

Initial Personal Training Consultation [Step-By-Step Guide]

Get the Basics... Briefly get to know your client as a person before jumping into their consultation. Thoroughly gather their medical history and measurements in order to write appropriate goals. Include your client in writing goals and formulating a plan. Focus your...