Fitness

We’re celebrating these local brands, that were featured as part of our Women’s Health Fitness Awards. These proudly South African activewear brands are the ones to keep your eyes on this year! 1/ Rush Activewear Tester: Susan Barrett, Managing Digital Editor 1/Rush Sports Short These high-rise sports shorts are perfect for coverage if you’re not
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Get the Basics… Briefly get to know your client as a person before jumping into their consultation. Thoroughly gather their medical history and measurements in order to write appropriate goals. Include your client in writing goals and formulating a plan. Focus your pitch on selling the achievable results, not the package. Almost every personal trainer
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Get the Basics… Sustainability over Intensity Healthy Lifestyle Mentality over Hardcore Boot Camp Mentality Educated Coaching over Extreme Calorie-Burning When starting your own business, you must be driven by pleasure in the work and/or the prospect of wealth; otherwise, you won’t have the resolve to persevere through the inevitable challenges. Today, we’re talking to Timothy
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Get the Basics… It is recommended that all personal trainers, fitness trainers, and group exercise instructors are covered by a liability insurance policy. Liability insurance does not protect personal trainers from a lawsuit, but it does protect against financial loss in case of a lawsuit. The price of liability insurance for personal trainers varies on
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Having a strong pelvic floor is ideal for lots of reasons. “Your pelvic floor works in tandem with the deep abdominal muscles, acting as an internal corset, which can help reduce low back pain, urinary and bowel incontinence and improve sexual function — good coordination of this muscle group is also a great step towards
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Get the Basics… There are numerous creative options to host or create events to engage with current members or get potential new members. Some events have a low or minimal cost but could generate new revenue for your fitness business. Partnerships with local events, local businesses, or local professionals are also great ways to boost
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Get the Basics… Don’t get in over your head on overhead costs Research your geographic market, provide something that’s currently missing Focus not only on customer acquisition but also retention Implement employee development to upgrade your operation Use the right technological tools that make running your business easier One can get started in owning a
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Get the Basics… Group fitness training provides participants with the coaching and motivation needed to reach their goals Certification is not always required to teach a class, but the credibility and knowledge is very useful People return to classes because of the instructor as much as the workout If you are looking for a way
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Get the Basics… Marketing your unique skills, experience, and education will help set yourself apart as a personal trainer and find new clients. You are competing with a number of other fitness professionals, so you have to make yourself stand out among the crowd. There are a variety of things you can do to sell
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Get the Basics… Generating new gym memberships is an important aspect of building your gym/fitness business. There are multiple ways to generate leads online, as well as in person. Each of these examples can help to build your business and expand your reach. Some of these are ideas that are easy to implement, inexpensive, and
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Nicolette Griffioen — the first SA woman to cross the finish at the World Masters Mountain Running Championships (um… whoa!) — is a lover of nature, so it’s no wonder her nickname is “Nature’s child.” And you’re most likely to bump into her running on a mountain… From World Masters Mountain Running Championships to… Nicolette recently ran
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The 8 Common Exercise Mistakes You Could Be Making Prevent injuries by correcting your form ????????‍♀️ Ondela Mlandu | 19 November 2019 SHARE THIS ON Photograph by Freepik Whether you’re a newbie to the world of fitness or have been exercising for many years, it’s so common to make mistakes when doing a particular move.
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Get the Basics… Motivation for physical therapists is different than personal training clients: clients make the most progress in the gym while patients make the most progress outside the clinic. In order to keep patients motivated by their progress, therapists must create engaging and interesting HEPs that the patient will want to perform. Good communication
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Get the Basics… Knowing your target market and appealing to it is a necessity across all forms of marketing. The Call-to-Action is a must in everything you present to the customer. Never stop working to win over your current customers; you must keep them engaged. Learn to leverage the cost-free opportunities that only digital marketing
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