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Handling Career Changes With Aplomb

by April Durrett
Sometimes you find change; sometimes it finds you. While shifting careers within the fitness industry can be extremely exciting, it can also be challenging. Discover how other fitness pros have directed their career changes, and learn how you can best make your own changes when you’re ready or when life throws you a curve.

The Pursuit of Higher Education

by Biray Alsac, MS
Whether a fitness professional goes back to school for a single course or an entire degree program, the thought of returning to college or university can be daunting. There are many factors to consider beyond choosing a school or field of study, such as the impacts on client training schedules, work-family balance and personal finances. This article helps you weigh many options.

Stay Motivated and Avoid Burnout

by Mary Bratcher, MA
Passion, enthusiasm and drive are the hallmarks of great fitness professionals. However, these qualities can also make you vulnerable to overwork. Don’t lose your motivation and passion for your career because of poor work-life balance. Try this Gap Analysis to avoid burnout in your career.

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