Are These Idiots Stealing From You…?

 How about CFP as Certified Fitness Professional?   I am so sick and tired of unqualified, uncertified, unscrupulous and underhanded phony fitness wannabes.   They set up “funnel based” websites and then prey upon unsuspecting consumers who don’t know the difference between a certified, qualified health professional and some “poser” with an InstaGram following!…

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Avoid These 3 Fitness Business Traps….

  I was recently reminded of Jenny Swanson – a small studio owner in Tulsa, Oklahoma.   She told me that sometimes she feels like she’s wading through quicksand in her business.   And, the harder she tries, the more stuck she becomes!   “This sucks, Art! What am I doing wrong?”   I always…

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These 2 Things for Fitness Marketing

    … if you’re serious about “marketing” your health and fitness business….   … then, you absolutely, positively should be thinking about these 2 THINGS. 🚀 ​ Or better yet, take action to execute them! ​ Your Digital Platform: ​ Yes, I know I continue to harp on the necessity of a “kick-ass” website.…

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Find Your Fitness Niche

Find Your Fitness Niche…. ​ Sure… you can probably take just about anybody and train them toward better health. ​ But that kind of “generalization” also means you’re competing with 100% of all clubs, studios and other fitness professionals. ​ So, how do you differentiate yourself from the competition? ​ 🚀 Add a niche to…

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Is THIS the FUTURE of FITNESS TRAINING…?

  There was a time, back when I was a personal trainer at Jack LaLanne’s European Health Spas (1978), that we simply handed out standardized workout plans and served more like “babysitters” than anything else.    We’ve come a long way, baby!   Today’s coaches and trainers possess an amazing wealth of knowledge — far…

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3 Pillars Of Guaranteed Success!

    ​Listen, you already know that navigating the health and fitness industry is no walk in the park! ​ With 1,000’s of practitioners, countless methodologies and a booming interest in personal well-being, standing out and earning trust in this space can feel overwhelming – regardless of your qualifications and certifications. ​ If you’re a health related business owner…

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How to Attract a Mass Volume of Weight-Loss Clients

  Just 2 months ago, ​Annie Littlefield, a sports nutritionist/trainer read on our site that Weight-Loss is the second most popular topic in the world (behind wealth building).​ ​ So, she decided to send this letter out to 20 different family medical practices within a 30 mile radius of her market area. ​ ​👉 To…

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5 Advantages of an ONLINE Health Education Course

  It’s amazing how many health, fitness, wellness and medical professionals miss the opportunity to help their clients achieve their goals by not offering to educate them.   After all, KNOWLEDGE IS POWER.… right?   Here are five (5) advantages that go to those who choose to EMPOWER their clients, members and patients through an…

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How to Empower Your Fitness Business Through Education

  As a health and fitness business owner or a corporate wellness director –  you understand the value of providing top-notch services to your audience of clients, members, patients and employees.   In this post, we’ll explore how offering a 12-module online health education course called “Onboard 101”can revolutionize your business and create a positive…

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Gumball Millionaire

Here’s a story about creative PRICING and VALUE and PROMOTION. Here it is…   I once listened to a business owner tell his story. He owned gumball stands – the pedestal kind with the glass bubble “head” and the “quarter-slot” payment mechanism.   He wasn’t doing great.   He had gumball machines in offices (lots…

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Unlock Your New Revenue Streams

Why YOU Should Market YOUR OWN line of Branded Products   As a health and fitness professional, you have a fantastic opportunity just waiting for you.   It’s hard to say why almost 90% of all health and fitness professionals miss this financial opportunity, but, no doubt it’s due to the unrelenting focus on getting…

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How to Boost Your Fitness Marketing with Recipes

  A Fast Track to Trust and Credibility   With so much competition in our industry, it’s super important to build trust, authority and credibility for your businesses.    Coaching and training is not just about providing excellent services, but also going the extra mile to offer valuable resources to your prospects and existing clients. …

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Is Your Business a Gym Rat?

  Here’s a fun exercise I recently discovered… ​ I attended a marketing conference last week and one of the speakers’ topics was: ​ “FLEXING YOUR MARKETING MUSCLES” ​ It was all about helping companies get better at technology – and most especially their websites. ​ The speaker demonstrated what he calls an “equivalency technique” to help his…

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You’ve Got This

  Do you sense this, too? ​ Maybe it’s because of the pandemic. Or the lousy economy. ​ Or… perhaps it’s because our industry, with all the new technology, is radically changing at an accelerated pace. ​ Whatever it is, after 33 years in the fitness industry, there seems to be some “weirdness” — at…

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Say Good-bye to the “One-Trick” Health & Fitness Professional

  Do you remember… ​ … the time when a personal trainer could simply sell personal training sessions… and that was it! ​ Or, when clubs could simply sell memberships…. get the EFT rolling… and call it a day! ​ The entire business model was essentially based on a single revenue stream. ​ Our industry was a “one trick pony” and everybody stayed out of each other’s way. ​…

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Winners and Losers

  Yes… there are “winners” and “losers” in this world. ​ As athletes, coaches and entrepreneurs – we are accustomed to these labels. ​ But, in our everyday lives that kind of stereotyping is too binary. Like black and white. ​ In the real world most of us possess winning and losing “behaviors.” ​ We have BOTH! ​ EXAMPLES… ​ Maybe you…

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Beyond WHY is “WHO!”

  It’s true, that the “riches are in the niches!” It starts with determining who your ideal client is by: ✅ Age ✅ Sex ✅ Marital Status ✅ Physical Condition ✅ Affluence ✅ Etc.   And, then that info is cross-referenced with the type of programming or coaching you offer. ✅ One-on-One ✅ Partner ✅…

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Could THIS be YOUR Opportunity…?

​ ​Honestly, I can’t remember when we’ve ever been put through such a “stress test” as the “Cron” continues to infect the world and impact our businesses! ​ Nonetheless, you, me and health professionals around the globe continue to “carry on” — and in some cases, even thrive! ​ If that’s you, then, you should be proud! (thousands of fitness businesses have not…

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How to Earn $921.91 per Hour in Your Spare Time

What the….? Did you ever meet somebody who just seems to make money no matter what?  Seems unfair… but, that’s Jim Jennings.  I’ve known Jim since 1992 and I’ve witnessed how everything he touches turns to “gold.”   His “Fountain of Youth” program is no exception.   Here’s the math and then the details. Fountain…

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The New Fitness Marketing Ecosystem

  These words…   …were casually stated last Friday during a marketing podcast.   The speaker probably didn’t realize how impactful her words were.   I wrote them down because they were so powerful and insightful.   If you are a small fitness business owner or an independent coach or trainer… these words actually predict the future.   I hope you’ll read them two or three times because they speak directly to YOU!   It’s literally…

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Are You In the Fitness “Sweet Spot?”

    If you viewed the fitness industry from 30,000 feet, you’d see two giant segments in our space: ​ Big Physical Clubs (like Gold’s, LA Fitness, Planet, Anytime, etc. ) ​ Big Online Platforms (like Peloton, Beachbody, Daily Burn, FitBit, etc.) ​ Both segments suffer from their own “BIG-NESS!” ​ They are simply too…

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Passive Recurring Income for Fit Pros and Health Coaches

  Are you ready for a little “success” math! I JUST SENT TRUDY MANNING A CHECK FOR $539.91   Here’s why…   1.) First off, Trudy Manning uses this email (or a variation) every single week: CLICK or TAP HERE… (you can download the letter in MS Word)   2.) On the first and third Saturdays of each month, at the end of each group session, she holds a “TASTING!”…

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