9 things the health and fitness industry needs to stop doing

We want you to succeed. We really do. Which means we need to have an honest conversation about some things the health and fitness industry needs to stop doing. We’re

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Short answer: No, brands cannot use your photo simply because you are wearing their product or participating in an event they are sponsoring! Even if a brand says that they

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Starting a CrossFit Box: Legal foundations

The legal foundations needed for starting a CrossFit Box are not significantly different from starting another kind of fitness business – however, there are some distinctive aspects that arise so

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6 tips to build a solid Fitness Professional reputation

I love to work out.  Exercise is my hobby. I do not craft, I do not paint things for fun, and come Lord Jesus if I try to bake. Just

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Training the elite amateur athlete: legal issues

An elite amateur athlete may be just as serious as “professional” athlete. What makes an athlete “professional” is largely determined by the national body governing the specific sport, but it

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Can I write off my family vacation as a fitness professional?

Sounds great doesn’t it? Work and vacation in one, especially if you can just write off your family vacation on your taxes! So, here’s the question we’re discussing in this

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Fitness Professionals: are you giving medical advice?

When we ask “where is the line?” when it comes to fitness professionals giving medical advice what we are really asking is what is the scope of practice for a

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Fitness Professionals: Do you need Liability Insurance?

Fitness professionals need liability insurance. But, what is it? and why do you need it? Liability insurance is any kind of insurance policy designed to provide legal defense and to

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dba vs LLC for fitness professionals

So maybe you’re not doing this personal training thing as a business yet, or you just teach one class a week as a 1099 contractor for a gym. You might

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10 Ethical Guidelines for Fitness Professionals

When running a fitness gym or coaching athletes, you have to be worried about more than just plan creation and marketing.  There’s what is legally required and there is professional

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