Personal Training – what it takes to succeed

A career in Personal Training can lead to a fulfilling and flexible lifestyle. However, succeeding and growing your business takes hard work and dedication. In this blog, we'll share our tips and experience to help you become a successful Personal Trainer.
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To lead a fulfilling and flexible lifestyle as a personal trainer, start with the right education.

A solid understanding of fundamental concepts and principles of fitness and nutrition, along with a willingness to work hard and develop skills over time, is essential.As a Personal Trainer, you have the capacity to lead a very different lifestyle compared to the typical 9-5 job, either working for someone else or stuck in an office behind a desk all day!

It can be a very rewarding and flexible lifestyle as a Personal Trainer, but it’s important to understand the key components on how to succeed, thrive and grow your business. It’s hard work to start any business from scratch so we want to share our tips, knowledge and our experience in the fitness industry to help you in the best possible way to succeed as a Personal Trainer.

Here are six tips to help you succeed as a Personal Trainer:

  1. Network and work hard! Allocate time each day and week to work on your business and build a client base through networking.
  2. Offer complimentary sessions. Use free trials to build rapport and show prospective clients how you can help them achieve their fitness goals. Have a strategy to deliver the best service during the first session.
  3. Build your network and relationships. Network with personal trainers, local businesses, and health professionals to generate leads and awareness of your business. Create an introductory offer for mutual benefit.
  4. Continuously improve your skills. Personal training is an evolving industry, so enrol in short courses or further studies in areas such as nutrition to improve your scope of practice.
  5. Have passion, attitude, and drive. These are essential qualities to effectively provide results to clients.
  6. Earn loyalty, trust, and respect. Treat people with respect, create genuine trust, and earn respect to maintain devoted clients.

By following these tips and studying personal training, you’ll be well on your way to success as a personal trainer. Building a successful business takes dedication and hard work, but the rewards are worth it!


Continue your studies for success with the P.T playbook.

Turn your passion for fitness into a profitable business. Our 8-unit short course is the ultimate solution for personal trainers looking to market and sell themselves effectively. We provide you with all the essential tools and knowledge to not only become an expert in your field, but also a successful entrepreneur. By enrolling in our course, you’ll gain invaluable business know-how that will help you generate more revenue and build a loyal customer base.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to transform your career and achieve financial success as a PT.


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