Post New Thread
Page 1 of 601 1 2 3 11 51 101 501 ... LastLast
Threads 1 to 25 of 15025

Forum: Personal Trainers Section

Compare notes with other trainers and improve your client's results!

Sticky Thread Sticky: About becoming a personal trainer

I get a lot of messages and questions from would-be and new trainers, and most dedicated gym-goers have at some point wondered about becoming a PT, so this goes out to them. Any questions or comments, fire away. Sr9FXdWc9l8

KyleAaron‎, 06-10-2019 06:13 PM
21 16,764

Sticky Thread Sticky: QUESTION: Which certificates are the best?

The 'Big 3' certifications are ACSM, NASM, and NSCA. ACSM http://www.acsm.org/ NASM http://www.nasm.org/

Mythic Beast‎, 09-14-2008 10:57 PM
24 Pages
1 2 3 4 5 ... 24
10-12-2021, 05:40 PM Go to last post
712 457,293

Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: How To Be overprepared for the NASM

Hey guys ,after posting these past few weeks in here I constantly get pms regarding taking the NASM but that doesn't bother me at all , I am making this post to help everyone in the future on taking the NASM. My NASM experience was a very long one, I drove 3 hours to fail it by 1 point! This was...

Bradster101190‎, 06-07-2011 02:05 AM
43 Pages
1 2 3 4 5 ... 43
07-30-2021, 03:30 PM Go to last post
1,280 784,351

Sticky Thread Sticky: [new PTs] Wage, percentage and rental

Attached is a rental contract from Goodlife here in Australia . The rest we can't see as the interviewing manager (illegally) wouldn't let the potential "employee" take the rest with them to examine at home (or even worse, let a lawyer see it) and shredded it in front of them. You can see why...

KyleAaron‎, 06-05-2017 10:18 PM
07-19-2021, 08:23 PM Go to last post
5 37,862

Question Your Fitness/Personal Training Business Model

Hi, everyone, I do my living as a personal trainer. For a long time I was struggling with a problem, how to find clients for my business, until I found a person, who has provided me a set of instructions, how to get a constant flow of clients and helped me implement it. (if you are interested I...

jackosan‎, 12-02-2021 12:18 PM
12-02-2021, 03:00 PM Go to last post
1 394

Talking What's the weirdest thing a client has said/done to you?

I've had female clients bite me, walk out in nothing but thongs, invite me to their orgy party etc. Just the tip of the iceberg.........who else has crazy stories?

Laziboy78‎, 08-16-2021 12:03 AM
12-02-2021, 02:50 PM Go to last post
7 3,038

Reccomendation for Gym Management software

I'm looking for reccomendations for quality gym management software. The last two years I have worked for Gold's Gym. I am now moving on to do my own thing. My friend is expanding his MMA gym, and I will be running a fitness program out of it. We are lookng for software that will allow people...

Oscar_Mike‎, 07-30-2013 09:02 AM
12-01-2021, 03:31 AM Go to last post
5 3,501

Is it bad if a client a does a non prescribed exercises after a session?

Suppose you put together a great session that a client loves. Ten minutes after you leave, the client does several other exercises. The client tells you later he loved your session and added the exercises. The extra work was not prescribed by you. How would you feel? Great, this is a...

Darkius‎, 10-02-2021 11:24 AM
11-30-2021, 10:46 AM Go to last post
4 623

How many days per week should I see a personal trainer?

I've been working out for years but never took a weights class. I'm still doing beginner weight. My gym got me to buy a 3 month contract, three 1-hour sessions per week, 36 total, $65 each. Should I try to renegotiate the spacing between sessions? I just got it today and have not yet done a...

Darkius‎, 09-23-2021 08:11 PM
11-28-2021, 05:06 PM Go to last post
17 2,146

Sextoy

Tahst makes sense

Bisayangdako‎, 11-28-2021 10:17 AM
1 273

Coaches

Your the best

Bisayangdako‎, 11-28-2021 10:16 AM
0 155

Can you make money as a personal trainer?

Is it true that Personal trainers don't make enough without a side gig?? If so what is the plan? I feel like everyone starts because they love it but then there has to be a side hustle to pay the bills. Is that what most of you have found?

teeeeeeeeeeeeee‎, 04-14-2021 10:35 AM
11-28-2021, 06:51 AM Go to last post
18 9,283

Arrow health tips for covid-19

Article. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is upending life for families around the world. As schools and childcare centres close, many parents are finding themselves stuck at home for most of the day juggling childcare, full-time work and other competing responsibilities. Figuring out...

EzatullahHK‎, 11-26-2021 11:37 AM
11-28-2021, 06:49 AM Go to last post
1 485

Question I am not looking for a PT...?

Hey guys, I have a question as I'm quite baffled about what I'm looking for. I have been into fitness/nutrition and working out regularly for a few years now; I'm completely self taught and I can say I have learnt a lot on my own and trust my knowledge, especially when it comes to nutrition....

FranRob‎, 11-23-2021 12:17 PM
11-23-2021, 02:35 PM Go to last post
2 597

HELP*** Looking for a mentor, coach, PT

Hey Guys, I am fairly new to this fitness scene and completely in the unknown when it comes to it. At the moment, I am completely out of shape, and its effecting me physically as well as my mental health Essentially what I am looking for is someone around the Northern Ireland/Ireland area...

MarkoBeat‎, 08-05-2021 05:28 PM
11-22-2021, 11:07 AM Go to last post
2 1,425

High School Instructor: Is there an app I can create/push workouts out to students?

Hey Everyone- So I am a High School Fitness Instructor and have created a 15 week (3 week interval) Strength Training Routine for a cohort of students. Is there an app out there where I can upload the routines onto and push out to the students? Thanks so much!

Kangabolic‎, 11-13-2021 07:22 AM
11-13-2021, 07:22 AM Go to last post
0 755

How many trainers don't know about full body sessions?

Nov 8, Edit: I've learned new vocabulary. Nov 11, Edit: Now I learned that "full body split" refers to all splits that work the full body (yes, because many people don't). The correct term for what I want is "full body workout." So replace fbs with fbw everywhere below. So, I just want to know...

Darkius‎, 11-08-2021 08:47 AM
11-11-2021, 09:35 AM Go to last post
8 1,429

Is it bad for a client to ask to repeat a workout?

Suppose you put together a great workout for a client. The client loves it and asks for a repeat next session. Is the client kind of preventing you from using your own judgement to bring more good exercises? Should clients just say they liked a workout but stay mute as to the next one so the...

Darkius‎, 10-02-2021 11:08 AM
4 2,550

Tracking client sessions app/website

I just started my own personal training business. I have a lot of it set up, but I would really like an app or website where I can track how many sessions each client has left. Since I have just started I would prefer that it is free. I use Appointlet for them to sign-up for sessions and I have...

tlifter‎, 01-28-2021 11:05 PM
10-22-2021, 10:19 PM Go to last post
8 11,427

110 million active landmines in the world

Land mines have officially been banned in wars due to both sides inability to properly document the locations of mines and disengage them after the wars are done. Hundreds of people die each year by accidentally stepping on them (fun fact land mines actually explode as soon as you step on them...

torontoalbert‎, 10-15-2021 08:43 AM
10-15-2021, 09:02 AM Go to last post
1 427

Growing Your Fitness/Personal Training Business

Hey everyone! It's been a while since I have been active on here. I wanted to put together a thread and share some knowledge on running a fitness business, while also learning from other pros on this forum. I'm hoping this can stay productive and avoid turning into a pissing match between...

jonmd123‎, 08-07-2018 02:02 PM
10-13-2021, 11:47 AM Go to last post
26 11,203

A tale of 3 clients...

Here's a short tale of 3 of my current clients. Before I work with any client I sit them down and explain to them about calorie tracking, learning how to create a deficit, and the importance of staying active while outside of the gym. I explain very carefully that since I only get them for 2-3...

xsquid99‎, 09-27-2021 03:56 PM
10-09-2021, 12:03 PM Go to last post
23 3,689

Tools as a personal trainer

Hey all, I am always looking for a way to make myself more efficient and more advanced, Lately, I thought about 2 things I don't have and wondered if anyone else here has them and how did they help them? The first one is a personal website, do you guys have your own personal website? is it...

ZyzzBitch‎, 09-03-2021 08:05 AM
1 3,630

Looking for online coach/PT

Ladies, Gentlemen. I'm a complete mess and need to get back into shape, I'm currently working out 5 days a week, diet is OK but could do adjustments, I probably average 5k/steps per day, if that sometimes. I'm keen to find an online coach through WhatsApp, or someone who's in a similar situation...

sweols‎, 07-11-2021 08:20 AM
08-04-2021, 12:56 AM Go to last post
2 2,284

Mobile Personal Training trolly?

Hi there I’ve recently started mobile personal training and am after something which I can use to carry equipment from my van to the clients garden/park etc. I usually do 2/3 trips from my van however was wondering if there is a trolly or something similar which people use to help transport...

MattFlynn‎, 05-02-2021 12:07 PM
08-02-2021, 11:58 AM Go to last post
3 2,273

Client Tracking Optimization

For any personal trainers or coaches out there having trouble tracking their client info (progress, programming, meal plans, ect..) and need a more specialized approach than just using an app or software, let me know. I have a diploma in IT and 6 years of training and I want to help coaches by...

5te9hen‎, 07-17-2021 02:56 PM
07-17-2021, 02:56 PM Go to last post
0 1,233

Should I Dry fast and Water Fast to get as cut as possible

I'm Currently 6'2 220 20 years old I workout 2-3 times a day my goal is to get to roughly around 180 would water fasting and dry fasting be good if I wanted to keep my skin as tight as possible for more lower ab definition

ShiestyShoota‎, 05-17-2021 02:13 PM
07-07-2021, 04:47 AM Go to last post
3 3,587

Used to train people, has much changed

I used to work at a health club making nothing with an ACE certification that you can get with a happy meal. Pretty much used to count reps for clients and push sales which I hated. Never pursued the industry because I found better work, sadly a lot of us trainers wanted better for our...

ManwittaPlan‎, 02-07-2021 10:01 AM
07-04-2021, 02:10 PM Go to last post
5 6,288

What's your biggest problem as a PT?

Hello ladies & gentlemen! I've recently had a successful exit from my business but that probably wouldn't matter if my personal trainer literally didn't save my life and help me turn my health around. So I've decided that my next gig will be to help people working in the fitness industry. I...

aveselov‎, 05-25-2021 06:37 PM
05-25-2021, 06:37 PM Go to last post
0 2,604

Forum Information and Options

Thread Display Options

Use this control to limit the display of threads to those newer than the specified time frame.

Allows you to choose the data by which the thread list will be sorted.

Order threads in...

Note: when sorting by date, 'descending order' will show the newest results first.

Icon Legend

  • Contains unread postsContains unread posts
  • Contains no unread postsContains no unread posts
  • More than 50 replies or 300 viewsHot thread with unread posts
  • More than 50 replies or 300 viewsHot thread with no unread posts
  • Closed ThreadThread is closed
  • Thread Contains a Message Written By YouYou have posted in this thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts