Pros & Cons: How do Smartphones Affect Your Workout?

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Advances in technology have without a doubt created some pretty incredible gadgets—the smartphone is no exception. The current cell phone or mobile phone technology provides humans with a variety of multi-functional benefits that have made smartphones a necessity for many people. 
 

​​How to Deal with Personal Training Client Cancellations

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Life happens and client cancellations are bound to occur from time to time. However, as a personal trainer and small business owner, it’s in your best interest (and your clients’) to minimize cancellations as much as possible.

A late cancellation can leave you with an unpaid window of time. And if they happen enough, those cancellations can impact your clients’ consistency and ultimately their progress.

Best Practices for Teaching Group Fitness Classes

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A great place for fitness enthusiasts to start a career in fitness is by teaching group fitness classes. There are many different avenues you can take with group exercise, so it's adaptable to varying interests: yoga, indoor cycling, high-intensity interval training, kickboxing, boot camp, Zumba, and more.

How Many Clients Should a Personal Trainer Have?

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One sign of a successful personal trainer is a full client load. If you’re new to training, you may wonder what this load looks like. Even experienced personal trainers sometimes wonder how many clients they should have. Before we answer this question, let’s talk about averages.
 

8 Reasons Clients Leave Their Trainers & How Up To Your Game

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Ending any kind of relationship is hard—both personally and professionally. Sometimes, there is a good reason for a client and a personal trainer to part ways. However, there are times when issues between a coach and client can be mended or eliminated.
 
If you are aware of the potential issues and take intentional steps to prevent or resolve them, you may be able to reduce client loss.
 

4 Highly Effective Cueing Tips for Online Trainers

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Online personal training requires a different set of skills than training in person. One such skill is the ability to effectively cue your clients when you’re not standing next to them at the gym. What does this skill entail and how can you hone it to better help your training clients? Let’s begin with first looking at what it means to cue.