Corporate fitness is a well-established niche with promising growth potential for fitness professionals who enjoy working with diverse adult populations in a structured setting. While corporate and commercial fitness professionals have similar overall goals, they can have dramatically different approaches in setting targets for numbers and profits, defining program objectives and creating a fitness center culture.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook is bright for “fitness workers.” The agency anticipates growth of about 24% from 2010 to 2020. Despite this outlook, however, a report from US News suggests that things are not 100% rosy when it comes to compensation.
On August 8, home-fitness program creator Beachbody announced a partnership with group exercise certification organization Powder Blue Productions (PBP), founded by IDEA presenter Chalene Johnson. Known for successful programs like P90X® and INSANITY®, Beachbody plans to tap into PBP’s certification expertise to expand Beachbody’s new fitness certification business. PBP has created group exercise offerings like Turbo Kick®, PiYo™ and Hip Hop Hustle™.
Running a successful company is much like being an athlete. You’ve got to attack the task with dedication, commitment, passion, integrity and respect for the road ahead and the people who are part of it. Just as you keep clients by training them to run faster and jump higher, you’ll build a long-lasting boot camp by starting out great and just getting better.
To secure success for your boot camp business in the long term, consider these strategies.
Have the Best Workout in Townnewsletter_teaser: Running a winning company is much like being an athlete. It takes dedication, commitment, passion and integrity. Secure long-term success for your boot camp business with these strategies.
Expect your grocery bill to continue increasing in the coming months. The worst drought to hit U.S. farmland in the Midwest and West in more than 50 years has desiccated much of America’s corn crop, causing farmers to plow under acres of these amber waves and send food prices up sharply across the world.
More than 100 health organizations and a dozen scientists signed a joint letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, MPA, and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA, in late July requesting a definitive report on sugary drinks. The coalition likened such a report to the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health.
Consumers often look to their primary-care physicians for guidance on exercise and nutrition. However, a recent survey suggests that courses on these topics are notably lacking in medical school curricula, at least in the United Kingdom (U.K.).
To change how you feel, all you may need to do is change how you think.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers studied 214 people who suffered from chronic face and jaw pain and found that chronic pain sufferers who dwelt less on their issues were likely to sleep better and experience less day-to-day pain.
There is good news for those who want to enjoy meditation’s benefits but who find committing to a meditation practice overwhelming. Benefits from meditating regularly can be realized in as little as 2 weeks from practicing for just 30 minutes at a time, 5 days per week.