Do personal trainers need to have a niche in order to be profitable and successful

Does A Trainer Need A Niche To Be Successful?

Let’s face it. Most certified personal trainers are equipped well enough to handle working with most clients. But, we always see personal trainers advertising themselves as “weight-loss specialists,” or “post-natal specialists,” or some obscure specialization. Are these people better trainers or more educated than yourself? Generally speaking, no. They are not. What these trainers are doing is increasing their appeal …

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Top 10 Mobile Personal Trainer Equipment Essentials

Mobile personal training is a niche that allows for more flexibility than working in a gym as an employed or independent personal trainer. When you show up to train a client, there is one of two scenarios that exist: Being mobile means that you have to be effective in your instruction because you don’t have a full arsenal of equipment …

Best Billing Practices for Personal Trainer

Best Billing Practices for Personal Trainers

Most independent personal trainers face difficulty when it comes to billing their cleints. As an independent personal trainer you have the ability to set your own pay rate and choose the clientele you work with, however it is ultimately your responsibility to collect payment for your services. Chasing clients down for payment gets tiresome and takes valuable energy away from …

Comparison of working as an employed personal trainer versus an independent personal trainer

Comparison of Independent Personal Training vs. Employed Personal Training

Independent or employed? One of the most important decisions a personal trainer has to make is whether or not to be an independent (self-employed) or employed personal trainer. Both options have their own set of pros and cons. Independent trainers are generally self-employed meaning that they have higher liability and are wholly responsible for their success (or failure). Employed trainers …