Many of us in the industry have been feeling lost in the weeds after 2 years of constant turmoil. In this time of renewal, as you work to dig yourself out and sow new seeds of success, it’s important to use all the tools at your disposal so you can grow and flourish.
Diversifying your fitness business increases your income and gives you an edge over other fitness trainers. But you can have a satisfying career as a certified personal trainer without doing things the old way.
The personal training industry is a rapidly growing field, which aims to serve the needs of a wide variety of the population. Fitness facilities can be a resource for individuals to expand their healthy behaviors and build a habit of fitness for a lifetime. Cultivating a culture of a healthy fitness lifestyle stems from having an NSCA-certified, well-educated personal trainer, who can ensure people are engaging in fitness behaviors and performing exercises safely and effectively. NSCA certifications equip professionals to educate, inform and inspire communities to lead active, healthy lifestyles.
Aches, pains, strains and stiffness can creep in, seemingly out of nowhere. For some of us, the pain affects the quality of our daily lives, and pinpointing the cause can seem like a wild goose chase. This was the case for the creator of the MELT Method, Sue Hitzmann. Developing MELT’s innovative approach to self-care—after an extensive dive down the rabbit hole of neurofascial research—was her ticket out of pain and many symptoms of aging. Two decades later, thousands of people have joined her on that journey.
Although many trainers may believe that ongoing stroke recovery is either the sole purview of physical therapists or limited to those so infirmed that progress is limited, there is an incredible opportunity to make a profound difference to survivors.
Honing your skillset through continuing education opportunities will allow you to better provide clients with safe and innovative training opportunities. When equipped with a toolbox full of experience and education, you are better prepared to create a sustainable career.
Whether you’re a veteran personal trainer or just starting your training career, you’ve been here: You finally did it! You enrolled in a personal training course, studied and PASSED! Now, you’re excited (and nervous) to…
People are investing in improving their golf game, which opens up career opportunities for fitness professionals to take on golf training.
Muay Thai Personal Trainer is an innovative new program providing skills for personal trainers to add to their toolbox and receive CEU’s.
Join ISSA for our free webinar where you’ll not only find out how to become a Certified Personal Trainer, but how you can develop the perfect health and fitness plan for your client based on their DNA – all completely online – by becoming a certified DNA-Based Fitness Coach. In a world that’s looking for answers, don’t let your client’s health and wellness program be one of them. Learn how becoming a DNA-Based Fitness Coach can help you create a custom-tailored health and fitness program for your client’s individual needs based on their DNA results, even in a virtual setting.
As a trainer, you’ve likely had clients say things to you like, “I just look at food and gain weight” or “I’m doing what you’re telling me to and not seeing results.” It’s beyond frustrating for a coach to feel like they can’t help a client. But here’s the thing: It’s not your fault. Without insight into your client’s genetics, you’re left with trial and error to find his or her optimal diet and exercise program.
Thousands of fitness professionals consider the IDEA World Convention to be the best investment they can make to further their careers. That’s largely because the event delivers robust, multilevel education covering all facets of the industry. But there’s more to it than that, according to fitness industry veteran and this year’s IDEA Jack LaLanne Award recipient, Jay Blahnik.
Soccer great Pelé once said, “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and, most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” This concept forms the foundation of everything you will experience at the 2019 IDEA® World Convention in Anaheim, June 26–30.
The most powerful industry event in the world, IDEA® World Convention, lands in Anaheim, California, June 26–30.
As your clients resolve to shed bad habits and holiday pounds, you probably have a few personal goals of your own this year. Maybe you want to better help clients in the new year or advance your career. Maybe you want to start your own business or increase your earning potential.
The IDEA World Convention means a lot of things to different people. For some, it’s primarily about updating their skill sets and knowledge to maintain a competitive edge. For others, the connections and relationships they build at the fitness event are priceless in advancing their careers and enriching their lives. Whatever stands out for each individual, one thing unites allIDEA World attendees: an intense desire to create a career that thrives.
Making Connections That Boost Career Success
Education is the foundation of the IDEA World Convention, but this fitness event offers plenty more than stellar instruction. For Jonathan Bernath, publicist-turned-personal-trainer, it’s where he discovered the “fitness family” that would guide him in his new career.
Measure your progress with a three-pronged approach to metrics.
It was 2014 and Jill McKay was at a critical juncture. For the past decade, she had thought of herself as "just a mom," yet recently the idea of founding a fitness organization had begun to consume her. The problem? McKay lacked both confidence and the know-how to get started. Soon, however, she'd find her first step—and the catalyst to fulfilling her aspirations—underneath the Christmas tree.
The most successful entrepreneurs know that education is a cornerstone of building a strong business. Your chance to elevate your game is right around the corner at IDEA World Fitness Convention™.