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What to Do When Your TV Wants Your Job, and Other Tech Dangers

Director of Content, Coaches Only
Business, CrossFit

Tech is taking over.

 

Everywhere we turn, a new tech gizmo promises to make our lives healthier and happier. Sales of so-called “smart” fitness devices are booming as consumers buy into the promise that such tech will deliver an even quicker and more painless fitness makeover than long-promised by ThighMaster and Shake Weight.

 

There are some positives, though. Consumers are starting to become aware of some basic tenets of fitness. For example, the Fitbit craze has boosted awareness of the importance of total daily activity in one’s fitness calculation. Wearables and data-tracking apps (MapMyRun,  MyFitnessPal) have shown consumers the importance of data and of tracking one’s workouts—as opposed to just exercising every day without keeping a record of what you’ve done.


 

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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.

 

Here on Coaches Only we update the content regularly, we go in lots of different directions, and we engage with experts in all walks of life so long as they help coaches and trainers in pursuit of a fulfilling career.

 

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.

 

 

That’s why you should sign up, be present, and when the opportunity arises, also take the initiative to contribute to the conversation.

 

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