This article is written by our guest author, Future Fit Training. Did you know that 90% of all people who qualify as Personal Trainers leave the industry within 12-18 months? The main reason for this is money. Either not enough coming in or too much going out, it’s important to understand how to fund your Personal Training business before you start accepting clients.
As part of our celebration of Women in Sport, we caught up with our expert women authors to ask them what their top career tips are for other women working in sport, health and fitness. Our authors boast a wealth of knowledge and experience in their given fields, from sports nutrition to personal training, coaching and beyond.
As we celebrate women in sport throughout March we wanted to hear our women authors’ thoughts on what the future holds for women in sport. We spoke with some of our women authors to see what they felt had changed for women in sport over recent years and what the future might hold.
Human Kinetics is proud to partner with Future Fit Training. For the past 30 years they’ve been educating fitness professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds, working with women who have excelled in professional sport and are looking to move into the next stage of their careers. The women Future Fit have worked with demonstrate women excelling in fields that have traditionally been the remit of men, and show that even when you have reached the pinnacle of sporting accomplishment, there is still another chapter to come, one that requires a redefining of the established definition of success. Future Fit’s ambassadors showcase some of these women, from their sporting achievements and onwards.
As we step into a new year we are often enthused by plans of how this year will be our fittest and healthiest yet. It’s great to have such ambitions, but often to achieve them we will need to step outside of our comfort zone, and that can be tough. In this post we explore how you can step out of your comfort zone to make positive, lasting changes in your life, adapted from Total Body Beautiful.
We spoke with Future Fit Training’s master PT, Mark Laws to discuss the key fundamentals of strength and conditioning to help provide valuable insight into the industry. The article below is written by Mark.
If you are embarking on a career in personal training have you considered the type of personal trainer (PT) that you would like to be? By having a clearer sense of the type of trainer that you would like to be, as well as the type of clients that you would like to coach, you are better able to direct your time and efforts and focus on specific skill sets, qualifications, understanding and a stronger business model. Knowing your destination as a PT will help you to navigate an easier path towards a successful career. This post is authored by special guest author FitPro, and is the second in FitPro’s personal training series where they will be exploring personal training as a career path. (See part one on Is personal training the right career for you?) The four popular types of personal trainer that this article will explore are: Body transformation coach Health and performance coach Sports specific coach Special populations coach Body Transformation Coach Being a Body Transformation Coach (BTC) is a hugely popular …
When considering whether to become a Personal Trainer it’s important to do your research to find out if personal training is the right career path for you. In this blog post, special guest author FitPro interviews its Head of Training Aaron Barnett and asks him key questions about becoming a Personal Trainer. This Q&A will highlight what to expect for a career in personal training and help to you to decide whether or not personal training is the right profession for you. FitPro: Do you have to be an active person to become a Personal Trainer (PT)? Aaron: A Personal Trainer should strive to be a role model and live the lifestyle that is expected of their clients. By living the lifestyle, a PT will understand the good times and the bad and be able to communicate their training principles with authenticity and conviction. Role modelling drives leadership which in turn builds trust, rapport and long-lasting successful relationships with clients. Also, personal training is a physically demanding profession. Personal Trainers must be robust and conditioned …