Personal Training

So, here’s a little dose for all of you who haven’t had the opportunity to take a class or experience a private session with me. Here’s a little “Tough Love Becca" for you all.
The booming fitness industry is seeing a lot of people just trying to make a quick buck. How do you know the good trainers from the bad? Here are five traits I recommend you look for.
GPP is a term that gets thrown around an awful lot these days. But I find people, trainers included, are confused about what "fitness" is and what they should really be capable of doing.
"I want to open a CrossFit/training facility/studio. I’m gonna share it with everybody and I am going to be awesome." Oh, yeah? Great. So, how do you feel about working a commission-only sales job?
Are you a gym owner or coach who works sixty to seventy hours a week? Then you need to watch this video.
There is a world of difference between enjoying your job and being someone lit up from within, bursting with excitement to share your knowledge. These three pillars are essential for all coaches.
Over-coaching is the use of excessive input by the coach in any given situation. The input becomes detrimental to the athlete’s development. Here are six ways you might not realize you're doing it.
If the future is that affiliates are going to build bigger and fancier boxes, filled with various types of machines, aren’t they just the same thing as before, just with slightly different exercises?
Coaching athletes is easy. Being a personal trainer is a true challenge. We help people live out their dreams and we are the front line defense in tackling obesity.
My business manager keeps telling me I need to write up who my perfect client is. If you describe your perfect client, I am told, "They will come." So, here it is and how to make your own list, too.
These 10 articles cover everything from kettlebells, to martial arts, to Ironman, but they're all written by the same person: endurance athlete, Senior RKC, and trainer Andrew Read.
What is "programming?" Programming, simply stated, is the workouts your trainer gives you. On a deeper level, it's the expertise, science, and passion in your coach transcribed onto paper.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: foam rolling, girls and sports, strength training tips, and more!
Here in Australia 10% of personal trainers leave the fitness industry every year. Only 1% make it to 15 years in this job. So as a 1%-er, here's my advice on how to become a successful PT.
As a long-time personal trainer I've seen some silly and dangerous things go down in the gym. Bad things can happen when training goes wrong. But maybe it didn't have to be so complicated to start?
These are the six rules I believe you must follow to be an excellent coach. Do you know them? Do you follow them? I call this The Coaching Manifesto and it will make you and your clients better.
Your 40s are not the time to decide you're going to be a pro MMA fighter. This is one of the lessons I've learned in 20 years of training. Read on for lessons 11 through 20.