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How to Take Client Payments Automatically for Personal Training (EFT/ARB)

A better way to bill and retain your clients and avoid “selling”

It’s no secret; most personal trainers hate to sell. They hate to sell themselves and they hate to sell their services. That’s fine, a lot of people have a hard time pricing themselves and that gets better with more experience as an entrepreneur. But, if you hate doing it, don’t put yourself in a position where you are forced to do it over and over again and risk losing clients at the same time.  How can you do that? Continue reading How to Take Client Payments Automatically for Personal Training (EFT/ARB)

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Medical Crisis Plan. A Must Have Personal Training Business Tool.

In the middle of renewing our insurance policy, I was forced to check the “no” box next to the question; Do you have a medical crisis plan in place? I hadn’t thought of that before. Of course, we have our incident report form which many of you have a copy of already. But, that’s for after the fact. It got me thinking that I would love to know that my staff, in addition to regular CPR/First aid/AED training, knew the exact procedure to take in a medical crisis. Continue reading Medical Crisis Plan. A Must Have Personal Training Business Tool.

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Can You Call Yourself a Professional? Do You Take Your Personal Training Business Seriously?

One of the major problems in our industry is that people don’t take it seriously. They don’t see it as a legitimate business. Now, if you’re reading this, there’s a much better chance that you are taking it seriously as opposed to the rest of the trainers out there. I’m specifically talking about how we, the professionals, treat our jobs. But, sometimes the clients don’t take it seriously either. I don’t know if it’s the nature of what we are doing or that it attracts sub par people some how, but it sure seems to more than other industries. If I have clients that are routinely late, don’t show, and just generally don’t seem to really care about their appointments, I’ll let them go or weed themselves out. I used to work in a tennis club that had a personal training center and that clientele was awful when it came to respecting other people’s time and even showing up despite having appointments scheduled. That won’t fly when trying to develop a successful program.

But, what about us, the so-called professionals? Continue reading Can You Call Yourself a Professional? Do You Take Your Personal Training Business Seriously?

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3 Month Men’s and Women’s Boot Camp Curriculum for Your Personal Training Business

You probably originally got on our list looking for a copy of my free report about how personal trainers can double their income. If not, be sure to pick up a copy here.

One of the ways you can add to your personal training income is to create new programs. Continue reading 3 Month Men’s and Women’s Boot Camp Curriculum for Your Personal Training Business

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14 Great Tools for Your Personal Training Business

Every professional has the tools of his or her trade. Whether they are tangible or intangible. A carpenter wouldn’t get much done, and it sure wouldn’t be a good job, if he showed up to work without his tool box. Below you’ll find some suggestions of some of the tools that can help you provide your service in the most professional way possible.

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