7 Ways to Get Ahead in the Fitness Business

Strength Training, Coaching

I keep getting asked how to get ahead in this business. Every time this happens, I feel humbled to be asked the question by fellow coaches or coaches-to-be. To some degree, it must mean I am where they want to be, and that makes me happy.


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It also makes me evaluate where I want to be, and the questions I still need to be asking myself and others to get there. I feel blessed to be surrounded by, work with, and have the mentorship of some incredible people. I continue to be given fantastic opportunities, and I’m thankful for them. But I also believe you make your own luck.


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A career as a coach or trainer is a never ending opportunity to learn, grow, and re-invent yourself.


You don’t get to pick the problems you solve because everyone who you come across is different: Different genders, ages, fitness levels, disposable time, disposable income, and almost always unsure of their commitment.


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There are no simple answers to how to be a good pro. No one can sell your services for you. There is no silver bullet for success.



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