I’m very pleased to introduce this guest post from Sam Merza, the National Fitness Manager at Genesis Health + Fitness. Sam’s background includes Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts and a successful career as a weight loss and body transformation trainer.Continue reading
I’m pleased to provide another guest post from Michael Gottlieb and the team at BizCover, a leading Australian small business insurance site and the folks behind our amazing offering for ALL qualified professionals (great coverage, no fitness registration needed). Get wise on insurance, folks…Continue reading
If you were to draw a Venn diagram with Fitness in one circle and Classical Pilates in the other, the point at which they intersect is where you’ll find Positive Action Pilates! It’s with much pleasure that I introduce Mareena and Chris and their Certificate IV in the Authentic Pilates Method.
Have you considered adding Pilates instruction to your established career? Or maybe you’re an existing Pilates teacher who would like to learn the Authentic Classical Pilates method?Continue reading
Steve Grant is the owner of GymHub, “the first ‘High Performance’ Network and Mentoring program for Gym Owners across Australia and New Zealand.” In this guest post, Steve outlines how your greatest sales tool – the free pass – if not used well, may be costing you memberships.
Over to you, Steve…
Trial memberships and demo classes are some of the most reliable methods of attracting prospective members to visit your fitness studio. IHRSA released data suggesting up to 63% of the people walking past your gym each day wish they could exercise, and free trials are a great way of getting them through the door.
Unfortunately, though, after a free trial period, some people will still walk away rather than join at the end.
Do you know what’s even more unfortunate?
Many of us are aware of International events, like IHRSA in San Diego, USA or FIBO in Cologne, Germany, but getting to these events from Australia can be prohibitively expensive. Locally, we’ve all heard of (and attended) FILEX, which is a great learning event, but there is more available to you than you might realise.
The Asia Fitness Conference in Bangkok is undoubtedly one of the best kept secrets among leading Australian fitness professionals.
If you’ve ever had a moment when you realise your perception is a lot further from reality than you realised, you’ll understand how I felt while chatting with Haagon East (CEO/Managing Director, TRIBE Team Training) and Jamie Hayes (Australian TRIBE Team Training Agent) at the recent Fitness Expo in Sydney.
I’d heard of TRIBE Team Training (TRIBE) before but questioned how it could be that different to the group sessions run by thousands of qualified instructors across Australia. Strangely enough, the first clue was in the name… Continue reading
David Wescon is the Director at Vision Personal Training in Brighton and a long time client of HealthyPeople. I recently heard him speak on the importance of generating ‘trust’ as a leader. I was so impressed, I requested a guest blog. Thankfully, he agreed…
Through managing and leading teams over the last ten years I have made countless mistakes with people and it has cost me BIG time! Continue reading