I have seen quite a few personal trainers out there that are either Beachbody coaches or are working for some sort of shake company. I have no intentions of selling shakes or supplements but the BeachBody program seems to also sell very popular workout programs and I wondered if it would be worth it be become a coach even if I don’t have any intention of ever selling a shake or supplement to a client. Not that I think there is anything wrong with them I just don’t want to do anything that could even sort of get my certification revoked. I am also not much of a meal replacement gal myself and it is really hard to endorse a product you don’t use. I just thought once I get a website and blog up and running it might be a supplemental income to sell the videos.
Second question if you want to get certified to teach one of the Beach body workout programs do you have to be a coach first?
Keep in mind that there are DOZENS of program out there like BEACHBODY.
This is a reflection of the industry as a whole in that there are NO regulations.
Once you get “certified” you will be obligated to follow their program, since they sell products, I am sure there is a pressure side to it.
Follow your gut instinct and be the best YOU can be.
I agree with Harris on this one. In order for you to sell anything, you need to believe in the product yourself. You should have a strong idea of what you want your mission and philosophy in personal training to be–it will serve as your foundation for you to refer to when things like this come up. It will also make your decision-making process easier!
Best of luck to you.
I have thought about becoming a beach body coach also. How ever it was only because of the supplements. So kind of similar. I just so much information from other coaches and the popularity. It was not until I had several friends ask for my opinion of it, or share their opinion. I decided not to do it. I think it great, but people need to learn how eat right before thinking of taking supplement. I do not think you have to be a coach to get certified