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Foreword:  ‘Cause I get a lot of comments like “I can’t believe YOU got a Peloton,” I feel obliged to just say this. Yes, I know that I am a Personal Trainer and that I live in Los Angeles; so theoretically I have everything I should need intrinsically and physically to get some cardio in […]

A Personal Trainer’s Top 7 Fitness Trends Peloton Is Doing Right

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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 want to share a story that happened recently as it forced me to evaluate what I want for my Personal Training business, and confront some realities as to what has been holding me back. The really short version of the story is that the gym (let’s call it Gym X) where  I had been […]

2020 Brings My Personal Training Business a Chance to Be Part of a New World

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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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Coaching group classes outdoors is so much fun and very freeing. There is something about exercising outdoors that just creates a different vibe than being inside. It’s been great having like a big playground essentially to use for different things. Stairs to run up, circles to warm up in, benches to plank on. It’s been […]

Dear Universe: Please Bring Me My Own Space

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Oh the irony of celebrating my very first Personal Training client’s 1 Year Anniversary of working with me while at the same time, I was pretty down and depressed about having lost a few clients recently. I feel like I am in some outer body experience some of the time given how disparagingly different my […]

Finding My Niche as a Personal Trainer

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When I started my business, ironically, I considered myself a Lifestyle and Fitness Coach (and less of a Personal Trainer). I got my Personal Training Certification followed by a Behavior Change Specialist certificate as I knew fitness and behavior changes go hand in hand. I mention ironically for a few reasons that I will do […]

The Lifestyle and Fitness Coaching Side of Dig Your Deepest

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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 thought when I left the corporate world, as a former Manager, I would never have to do performance reviews again and I was not at all sad about that. Turns out I was wrong. Very very wrong. On two counts. I still do performance reviews of sorts only they are with my clients and […]

Personal Trainer’s Adaptation of 5/3/1 Strength Cycle