Business

Advice from the Pros: Tips for New Personal Trainers

New to personal training? Get our top tips from the pros to ensure you succeed as a fitness professional.

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Business

Grow Your Business: Overcome Objections to Personal Training

Selling to potential clients is your business as a personal trainer but expect to come up against some tough objections. In the latest ISSA post we outline the most common objections and how you can answer them to win new clients.

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Business

I’m a Certified Trainer Now, So What Can I do to Get Hired?

You have your certification in hand; you've been pounding the pavement visiting all your local gyms; and yet you aren’t getting hired. What have you done wrong?

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Business

Scaling Personal Trainer Businesses – How to Do it Right

Scaling up a personal training business can happen fast and feel overwhelming. Check out this ISSA post to learn how to grow your business in a way that is smart and effective.

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Business

Personal Trainer Portfolios and Testimonials

Is your personal training portfolio up-to-date? Stand out from the crowd with a thorough compilation of your certifications, education, and experience.

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Business | Technology

How to Be a Personal Trainer and a Social Media Influencer

Want to be better at social media? Become a fitness influencer and inspire others while also building your training business. Check out our quick guide to social media superstardom.

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Business | Training Tips

Getting Experience as a Personal Trainer

Gaining experience as a new trainer can seem challenging when you’re just getting started. Check out some of our favorite ways to start building your personal training resume and launch your career.

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Business

How Much Do Personal Trainers Make?

Becoming certified as a personal trainer is the first step in what has the makings of a fulfilling and lucrative career.

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Business

Personal Trainers: Independent Contractor vs. Employee

An often overlooked component of the personal training business is the status of independent contractor vs. employee. Many trainers and club owners do not fully understand the differentiation between the two, nor how detrimental it can be to make a mistake when determining the status of a personal trainer. Personal trainers can be literally abused if they do not know what their classification truly is. 

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Training Tips | Business

Just Got Certified? Where to Work as a Personal Trainer

You’re a certified personal trainer, now what? Knowing where to work as a personal trainer is the next step, and we’ll give you all the information you need to make that big decision.

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Business | Strength Training

I’m a Certified Trainer, So Why Do I Need One?

It’s Scary to Admit, You May Need a Trainer. It takes some courage to hire a trainer when you are one. I personally was embarrassed by the idea. I went through all the courses; I got certified. Why do I need a trainer? And what if my trainer catches me with bad form? What if I can’t finish a tough workout?

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Business

Online Training: Is It a Good Fit For You?

Online training is a training dynamic in which a client works with a trainer without physical proximity to that trainer. As a business—which is what you are whether you run a traditional business or freelance—you must consider the online presence of these training services and adjust your own business model to accommodate the desire of individuals to have online access to the goods and services they want.

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