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Protect Your Business with Personal Trainer Legal Forms

Legal forms can easily distance you and your personal training businesses from potential liability. Forms like releases and waivers are contracts that contain exculpatory clauses or provisions that essentially state that […]

Help Your Personal Training Clients Eat Like a Dietician

What do Registered Dietician Nutritionists (RDN) choose for their own daily eats and cheats? Find out and get suggestions for pre/post workout meals, thoughts on cleanses and simple tips to share with […]

Do You Improvise or Plan Your Personal Training Sessions?

When I was a new personal trainer my sessions were planned weeks in advance, test runs ensued and timing was calculated over and over. The aim for perfection was of […]

Developing Positive Body Image: Using Psychology in the Gym

One challenge you can expect to face in your career as a personal trainer will be the disparity between clients who feel very confident in their own skin and clients […]

Help Your Clients See Progress Off the Scale

Shifting your clients focus from weight to health can be challenging, but is possible. I know this to be true from my own exhausting and truly unhealthy process of working […]

Prepare Clients for Weight Loss Success With 5 Dietary Tips

Misconceptions about how to lose weight are in no short supply. Heighten your success with clients by preventing them from falling victim to the hype that clever advertisers put on labels […]

Preventing Bad Posture and Training Healthy Backs

As trainers, it’s common to have clients complaining of chronic back pain. We can’t treat pain, but we can help improve posture, which is a likely culprit. Clients with back pain may […]

When Personal Trainers Recommend Supplements

To have a fit lifestyle, healthy eating and exercise aren’t always enough. Sometimes nutritional supplements fill in the gaps and make a big difference for people! Calcium supports bone health, protein enhances […]

Can You Reach Fitness Goals With a Clean Kitchen?

We’ve all heard about clean eating. Taking this one step further, is the state of your client’s kitchen jeopardizing their workout routine? Your clients are putting in the hard work at […]

Keep Your Clients Fit When the Winter Blues Hit

Keeping your appointment book full through the end of winter benefits you and your clients. The snow is still falling and so is your client’s enthusiasm to keep up with […]