Do You Offer Transformation Programs?

It's crazy that over 55 MILLION Americans join a gym or start a diet each year... And guess what their #1 goal is? Yup...you guessed it: Fat loss. They want to lose weight, transform their bodies and finally look and feel like the person that they’ve always wanted to be. They want to become the rock star version of themselves. They want to feel great and look sexy...yeah, even the dudes. HOWEVER... in spite of these 55,000,000 people’s best intentions, less than 10% are successful in losing weight and keeping it off. That's INSANE. But true... The typical dieter makes FOUR weight … [Read more...]

Group Personal Training vs. Boot Camps

So there's no doubt that group personal training is BY FAR one of the best ways to make a great income in the training industry. It sure beats good ol' one-on-one training any day of the week. I mean, let’s face it, a lot of one-on-one PTs are nothing more than towel-carrying, rep-counting, wannabe therapists. Not all, but a lot. AND...most one-on-one trainers don’t make squat—usually less than $30K per year. With Group PT you can charge almost as much per client but train 4,6,8 people at a time. Personally my limit was 6 clients at a time, but some trainers are good with 8. (When I tried … [Read more...]

A Tribute to Coaches and Trainers

Check out this awesome poem/tribute to coaches and trainers my bud Elliot Hulse made Steve Long and Jared Woolever—the dynamic duo behind Smart Group Training—just partnered with Pamela MacElree, one of the top kettlebell training experts in the world, to bring you the brand new Smart Group Training with Bells And this week it's 50% off Check out Smart Group Training with Bells HERE - Kettlebell based corrective exercises for each of the 7 movements in the Functional Movement Screen (20 exercises total) - Kettlebell exercises for each of the 5 major movement patterns that meet the SGT … [Read more...]

15 Ways To Get Your Personal Training Clients Better Results

Here's 15 ways to get your personal training clients better results, from my longtime coaching clients Callie Durbrow 1. Use the foam roller before and after every training session 2. Teach them basic mobility drills to fire up their nervous system and get them ready to train (Inchworm, Lateral Lunges, Skips, Hip Rotations) 3. Teach them the reason behind these drills 4. Have a close referral relationship with a great chiropractor (one that supports training hard). Most people are locked up in their back, hips and/or neck. Get these problems resolved and they’ll move and feel better 5. … [Read more...]

10 Most Influential Women in the Strength and Conditioning World

10 Most Influential Women in the Strength and Conditioning World Guest Post by Yael Grauer When I saw that KickBackLife’s list of 65 most influential strength coaches didn’t include a single woman, I did what any self-respecting health and fitness writer would do. I ranted about it in the comments. Chris promised me that he was not a member of the He-Man Woman Haters Club, and even offered to let me write a guest post with my own list. I jumped at the opportunity. In alphabetical order, here are ten female strength coaches, historians and industry pioneers who sing the strength mantra from … [Read more...]

Top 100 Most Influential Personal Trainers of All Time

All over the world countless personal trainers are working hard everyday to train clients to becoming the healthiest and best looking versions of themselves that they can be This is a list, in no particular order, of the most influential fitness pros and personal trainers of all-time A few of the people on this list might not technically be “personal trainers”, but they definitely belonged on here due to their influence on the world of fitness training, AND you may notice some important trainers missing from this list, you might be able to find them on the Top 65 Most Influential Strength … [Read more...]

* Results are not typical. Advertised results are only typical of people who worked their tails off and followed every one of the fitness marketing strategies and personal training tips that I outline on my site to really explode their fitness business. Also, if you click on a link on my site to someone else's product, there's a good chance I'm makin' a profit off of it, probably even a steep one.