May I Have This Dance? (gym etiquette solution)

I recently went Salsa dancing for a girlfriend’s birthday. We had a blast. (If you’re looking for a great spot on Wednesday evenings in Chicago – email me.) Surprisingly, this dancing experience unearthed a helpful tip for trainers. Gym etiquette is still a struggle in most places. As independent trainers and boutique studio owners, we […]

It’s Not You, It’s Me

Some trainers complain about how clients treat them: frequent cancellations, late payments, poor attitude during sessions, tardiness and inappropriate behavior. The solution lies in taking the focus off the clients. And although it can be tricky, evaluate how you are teaching them to treat you. First, let’s see what the clients see: Arriving late? The […]

He said. She said.

I love men. Truly. Some of the best relationships of my life have been with men. But, as a business owner, women have always been my passion. My thirteen years as a fitness professional and twelve years as a small business owner exposed me to the truth: women’s and independent training professionals needs are largely […]

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Eating an Elephant

Please exhale, I am not writing today to respond to a new safari-themed diet fad. (Heaven help us when we get to that point.) I’m writing to offer a little perspective. Occasionally, when we embark on a mission to be improve our career we start with an enviable amount of enthusiasm. We buy books, we […]