Many of you out there may have thousands of questions pertaining to exercise, diet, nutrition, etc., but aren't sure where to start or who to ask. Well, the best thing I've learned in my experience so far with anything is to take that leap, jump head first into your task at hand, and don't be afraid to ask questions! I'm fairly new in the health and fitness field and today I was actually able to work with my first brand new clients. Fresh into the weight room and even exercising they were probably just as nervous as I was today.
What a person typically looks for from a personal trainer when they seek one out is typically different from what they look for from a yoga teacher. Just so the usual image of that a trainer looks and acts like tends to be different. Less so today, when there is so much overlap, with trainers starting to teach yoga, and yoga teachers offering individualized services that are more westernized than they used to be.
I was a trainer for a long time. Now, I train other trainers in technical and business systems. More importantly, teach them how to effectively combine the two. At my peak, I had 76 clients all to myself while managing other trainers and a facility. Many busy trainers talk about training 8 or 10 clients a day. I’d come in Monday mornings and have 26 appointments scheduled straight through the day. I’d end up with 190-200 individual sessions performed every 2 week pay period. That was actually too much to a point where it started to