Average Fitness Instructor Salary
Jul27

Average Fitness Instructor Salary

The fitness industry is booming and the need for qualified Group Fitness Instructors is on the rise.  According to ACE Fitness, the “average annual salary rates for full-time professionals with Personal Training or Group Fitness Instructor certifications have increased since 2005.” It is important to remember that a number of factors can dictate your potential Group Fitness Instructor income.  For example, population density and...

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Personal Trainer Passive Income Plan – Part 1
Jun14

Personal Trainer Passive Income Plan – Part 1

Most personal trainers struggle to make the type of personal trainer salary they really desire for one simple reason.  The reason being is that heir business is 100% dependent on their showing up to train clients. There are basically two ways to earn an income – active and passive.  An active income is money that is earned by working.  Any job where you earn an hourly wage or are paid per project (i.e., training a client).  If you...

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Why You Should Be Starting Your Own Business Working As a Personal Trainer
Jun09

Why You Should Be Starting Your Own Business Working As a Personal Trainer

Starting your own business working as a personal trainer can be very exciting.  There are many factors that can affect your personal trainer salary.  As a private personal trainer, you set your own hours and rates, which offers you more choice and flexibility in choosing the clients.  You also keep your entire hourly rate without having to split it with other trainers or a gym, like you would if you worked at a large health club. ...

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Top Reasons Personal Trainers Work For a Big Gym
Jun09

Top Reasons Personal Trainers Work For a Big Gym

Working for a big gym can be a great way to begin your career as a personal trainer.  Since you are new to the business, being associated with a respected and well known gym can help to ease you into the market.  Most gyms will offer their new members a free training session or consultation with a trainer as a perk when they sign up for a membership.  This gives you the opportunity to make contact with potential clients that are...

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What Types of Personal Training Jobs Exist?
Jun09

What Types of Personal Training Jobs Exist?

You can wear many hats as a personal trainer to earn a personal trainer salary. You can train clients individually or in group fitness classes, such as spinning or aerobics. You can also specialize in prenatal fitness or working with the elderly. The key is to find an approach that you enjoy and in which you can distinguish yourself as an expert.  For example, you could focus on weight loss, bodybuilding, youth fitness classes, or...

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What is a Crossfit© Trainer?
Jun09

What is a Crossfit© Trainer?

Are you interested in earning a Crossfit Trainer salary? Over the last few years, a new fitness craze has been popping up all over the world: Crossfit.  Crossfit is a broad and scalable way of training whose specialty is not specializing. Incorporating different approaches from Olympic-style heavy lifts to gymnastic based calisthenics, Crossfit has distinguished itself as the method of choice for principal strength and conditioning...

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