The fitness industry is more complicated than just a few years ago.    It’s more fragmented.   From: traditional big box clubs training studios independent trainers To: online health coaching personal development lifestyle consulting   There are literally millions upon millions of health and fitness professionals throughout the world.   One Thing Will Never Change…

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  Quite often a single decision changes a person’s business… and his or her life… FOREVER!   How about marriage?  That’s a big one!   What about quitting the 9-5 job to start your own business?  Big decision… right?   Whoa…. and having kids..?  Totally life-changing!   The ability to make BIG DECISIONS is one…

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  If you’ve known me for a while, you know I love technology.    Heck, I’ve been developing software for the health and fitness community since 1995!   But, when you read this…. you might think I talk out both sides of my mouth.   Here’s why….   As much as I love technology… I’ll…

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  (yes, this is part of the social media banner package you receive with ONBOARD 101.)   If you are a fitness professional or health coach and you want to INCREASE retention, referrals and revenues… then health education should truly be part of your business.    In fact, among many top pros, it’s a moral…

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  If you run a health club, a studio, a training company or any kind of health related business… then just like me.. you know the importance of the 3R’s   Retention Referrals Revenues Am I right?   So, let me share with you 4 Absolute Truths about fitness retention, fitness referrals and fitness revenue…

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I’m really excited to share something with you that could seriously INCREASE YOUR REVENUE…  INSTANTLY!    And, “it” was reinforced when I sat in on a webinar hosted by Alicia Streger as she interviewed Rick Streb who runs a successful studio and owns ProDiets.com   Rick’s a seasoned pro with lots of business savvy.  So, I…

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Whether you do business in a physical location or 100% online – your highest priority is LEAD GENERATION.   Here’s how one of the smartest, most creative trainers generated more than 2,000 qualified leads in less than 3 months.   Marcie Goodwin owns a small studio in Virginia. She’s been an ONBOARD 101 administrator for 3 years,…

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Ten years ago I wrote an article titled, “The Next Generation Fitness Professional.”  It was forward-focused about Generation X Trainers and how those “young guns” embraced new technologies including mobile smart phones and the internet to increase their own productivity as well as marketing and managing their businesses. I layered this scenario on top of…

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  I often think these weight-loss celebrity spokespeople should be thrown in jail for the crap they promote.   Just think about it.  If  YOU or any certified fit pro were to spout off the same kind of false headlines, misinformation and pure nonsense as Oprah, Dr. Phil, Marie, Dr. Oz., Dan Marino and others —  you’d be ridiculed…

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