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Do fitness professionals legally need to be certified? (US, Australia, Canada, UK & Brazil)

Do fitness professionals legally need to be certified? (US, Australia, Canada, UK & Brazil)

The question of whether fitness professional legally need to be certified is a fundamental question, both for those starting out in the industry and for those who’ve been around a while who might be under the impression that industry practice might equate with legality.  Let’s talk briefly about the situation in the following countries: USA,...
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Working with Minor Athletes – Special Legal Issues

Working with Minor Athletes – Special Legal Issues

It is that time of the year, when the new school year begins, school physicals are being feverishly done, and parents are registering their children for athletic leagues, and school teams. Working as a fitness professional with minor athletes gives rise to special legal issues. Here are 9 such special legal issues that relate to...
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Fitness Professionals: Am I allowed to touch my clients?

Fitness Professionals: Am I allowed to touch my clients?

Fitness training is by its nature physical. While that might seem obvious, the question of whether it is professional and ethical to touch your clients is a question to consider in light of your own circumstances and fitness business. Touch is part of many professional occupations, including medicine, hairdressing, aesthetics, physical therapy, massage, and personal...
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Fitness Training + Medical Insurance

Fitness Training + Medical Insurance

Being fit and healthy, stepping things up after finishing with a physical therapist, or exercising to alleviate illnesses with lifestyle factors are all great reasons to engage a fitness trainer. Your clients might work with you for any one of these reasons – their doctor might have even told them that they should drop some...
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Music and Personal Training

Music and Personal Training

Grinding out the miles and knocking out a hard workout is often made much easier with some tunes. Music can make workouts even more fun, provide motivation or even a little distraction. You can even search for beats per minute (bpm) and compilations for different kinds of exercise. Some fitness modalities offer music that goes...
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Why you should attend the Iron + Mortar Summit with me!

This September 2017 I have the honor of speaking at the inaugural Iron + Mortar Summit in Washington.   The Iron + Mortar: PNW Affiliate Summit aims to be the most authentic and genuine conference for our industry, to date. Everything about this event equips gym + box owners with the network and knowledge you need...
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