Posts in "fitness business"

3 Steps to Fail-Proof Your Gym

A few weeks ago I received a text from my good friend (and former business partner) Pete Dupuis. He and I are both obsessed with Jason Bourne, so the first part of the message contained some sort of arbitrary reference to David Webb. We’re cool like that. The second part, though, asked if I’d interested… Read more

What I Learned Listening to Unicorns About the Business of Fitness

Unicorns are real.   I hung out with two of them this past weekend. Except, these weren’t unicorns in the fantastical sense, you know, with horns sticking out of their foreheads and the proclivity to shoot rainbows out of their ass. In fact, these unicorns didn’t even have four legs. Or a tail. No, these… Read more

You’re a Coach, You’re Busy, Lets Adapt

There’s a thick common thread that weaves throughout the fitness industry, for coaches in particular. Copyright: venezolana74 / 123RF Stock Photo This common thread is made of stress and loops its way through our daily schedules. It pulls on our time blocks and puts us in a crunch. We’re giving all of our time, and… Read more

The 5 Most Important Things I Learned From My Internship

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of former CSP intern (and now staff member in the Jupiter, FL location), Ashley Crosby. I really liked this, as it served as a stark reminder that internships can provide more than just monetary value Particular to fitness industry internships it’s also a reminder that the “true” value is in… Read more

6 Ways To Instill Success In Your Client’s Training Programs

The answer is easy: Tell them to add more weight to the barbell. Facetiousness aside, I wanted to spend some time discussing a few strategies you can (hopefully) implement today that will make the training programs you write for your athletes and clients more successful. “Successful” in this context means 1) your clients continue to… Read more

“Real” Fitness Business Talk With Pete Dupuis

This past weekend I attended The Fitness Summit in Kansas City, MO. It was my third year in a row not only attending, but speaking as well. It’s easily one of my favorite events each year. Not only for the huge honor of being invited to speak, but also for the people. It’s truly more… Read more