Make a Powerful Difference with Little Effort NSCA PowerPoint 2018

Enjoy our powerpoint presentation from the NSCA Great Lakes Regional Conference 2018 here… NSCA 2018 Michelle Blakely MAKE A POWERFUL DIFFERENCE WITH LITTLE EFFORT for attendees version Description: Learn the systems that work to deliver a better service for your clients, higher job satisfaction and clearer communication for you and your team regarding the Assessment […]

Sexual Harassment Help

Carol Semrad of C. Semrad and Associates , featured on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight“, shares her professional insight on sexual harassment for our fit pros navigating this challenging topic. Tune into this audio interview with Michelle Blakely of  See Jake and Jane Train  for her expert advice. Michelle Blakely (MB):          It is an honor to speak with Carol Semrad today, owner […]

Harassment Response

My sincere thanks to those of you that reached out in support of our recent blog and posts addressing female fitness professionals struggles with harassment and how it hurts us all! As part of our continued efforts to address this problem, I am delighted to share that the industry is responding! My team sent requests […]

Female Trainers: Working in a Male Dominated Industry

There is an understanding among my veteran female colleagues that personal training, studio ownership, presenters at industry events and in strength and conditioning is primarily a male dominated field. I definitely feel like I’m sticking my neck out by starting this conversation, but I’m passionate about empowering women. (I love men too of course, but […]

Paralysis by Analysis (it’s not just our athletes that struggle)

Paralysis by analysis is recognized as the state of over thinking a situation so that action is never taken, in effect, paralyzing the athlete. But it’s not just athletes, all of us have experienced this kind of struggle. The typical trend in my SJJT clients is a state of inaction rationalized by the story we’ve written, causing fear […]