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I am going to cut right to it.  When it comes to what Group Fitness Classes and Personal Training “should” cost, there are some seriously flawed perceptions that should be killed stat (along with COVID).  Let’s Start with Group Fitness Classes. Before we do though, I think it is really REALLY important to distinguish between […]

Debunking 4 Myths Of What Fitness “Should” Cost

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Spoiler Alert: I am a big advocate for Virtual Training right now because with the right trainer, you will forget you aren’t at a gym! There is still some ambiguity, skepticism and hesitation around how Virtual Training works. I get asked about it every day and what my experience has been with it as a […]

Spoiler Alert: Virtual Personal Training Works

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I recently made a decision to pause most of the group classes I was training and it’s been a bittersweet choice. I had been agonizing and stressing over it for weeks as to whether I should continue with them, and if I did, how was I going to promote to get more signed up? Where […]

This Personal Trainer Says Good-Bye To Group Classes

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I recently sent an email out to my business distro and I want to expand on it as it has led to even more interesting discussions. A conversation that has come up easily a dozen times over the last few weeks as the holiday season is here in full force, is around whether it’s “good” […]

‘Tis The Season To Not Work Out?

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When it comes to fitness, generally speaking, I do not use machines myself nor do I train clients on them. I’m not exactly anti-machines but I do believe that for one, our own bodies are machines.  Secondly, there are other types of equipment that can do the job the same, if not better, than machines. […]

3 Reasons Why I Love StrongBoard Balance® For My Personal Training Clients

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It is funny how things play out. I had not envisioned myself giving group classes but I have learned to go where I am guided. I have had a few different variations of classes and the Boot Camp structure has been the most successful and consistent. Committing to 8-12 weeks of workouts is what leads […]

6 Fundamentals of a Solid Fun Fitness Boot Camp

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Disclaimer: This is not a step by step guide on how to perform various exercises. This list is more of common offenders that we often do not realize we do or know how to fix. Think of this as some easy to remember cues for some common movements. Some of these cues are ones that […]

5 Easy To Remember Cues for Common Exercises

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I learn something new. Every. Single. Day. And that is not an exaggeration. Every person I train, every session I give, every conversation I have, it becomes part of my library of information and part of the process of forming my own fundamentals of fitness (and owning a business). I could go on and on […]

4 Fundamentals I Have Learned as a Personal Trainer

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I learn something new. Every. Single. Day. And that is not an exaggeration. Every person I train, every session I give, every conversation I have, it becomes part of my library of information and part of the process of forming my own fundamentals of fitness (and owning a business). I could go on and on […]

4 Fundamentals I Have Learned as a Personal Trainer

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When I was in college, a friend of mine introduced our social circle to a classmate she had befriended. Let’s call her Val. Val had moved to Pittsburgh from Argentina to be closer to some of the best doctors and hospitals as she had a few surgeries since a child, including one or two kidney […]

Health and Fitness Takes Hard Work: No Quick Fixes