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Natural Disasters and Your Fitness Gym

How to Legally Prepare Your Business for Natural Disasters

Hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, and tornadoes are some of the hardest things to hit small businesses. So, how do you prepare your fitness business for natural disasters? In March of 2020, tornadoes ripped through Tennessee killing 22 people. Among the 140 buildings damaged was CrossFit Hermitage. The statistics from the Small Business Administration suggest that one-third...
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Do Website Legalities Matter for Your Fitness Website?

Do Website Legalities Matter for Your Fitness Website?

Having an online presence in this digital age is crucial to pretty much any business. Yes, there are people who are making it without one, or with a bad one. There are some who never blog but have a long list of potential and current clients. But this isn’t the norm. A website/blog is your virtual...
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NEW: Free Fitness Disclaimer Download

NEW: Free Fitness Disclaimer Download

We just released a much-asked-for and GREATLY needed resource: NEW: Free Fitness Disclaimer Download lawyer-drafted, fitness entrepreneur-approved + major types (medical, nutrition, fitness, results, etc.) + how to use + copy/paste + immediate download
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4 Questions to Ask When Your Client Wants to Alter Your Contract

4 Questions to Ask When Your Client Wants to Alter Your Contract

Have you ever heard the phrase “doctors make terrible patients?” The same goes for lawyers — sometimes they make for demanding clients, primarily where contracts are concerned! So, what should you do if your client wants to alter the contract? Of course, you want potential clients to ask questions if they feel like something isn’t...
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Who Should Sign Your Contract First?

Who Should Sign Your Contract First?

When sending a contract to a client, who should sign first? Does it matter?  Yes and no. Legally it does not matter who signs the contract first as long as both parties agree to it. But, it may still be best to sign it second. Here’s why.   You are bound by amendments made after...
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Reopening Your Fitness Business After COVID

Reopening Your Fitness Business After COVID

  There are so many questions about legal steps to reopening. I want to walk through a real quick COVID-19 (COVID) reopening checklist for your fitness business. This is not the be all and end all. It could potentially change. The checklist item is dependent upon when you’re taking the specific action. The governmental directives...
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8 Reasons To Not Self-Draft Your Fitness Contracts

Sometimes business owners can cobble together parts of their business. Yes, you can paint your walls, build the shelves and build a website. But there are some things you really need to outsource. Like your contracts. Lawyers are a great asset, but not always a requirement. Contracts can be enforceable (yup, even some written on...
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Quick Legal Checklist: How to start a fitness business- the right way!

Starting a fitness business is exciting, but setting up business is so super important! We need to make sure you’re on the right path!   This high-level checklist is great EVERYONE.  These are the steps you need to make sure you have on lock-down to have a professional and protected fitness business. Let’s get started. ...
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Person deciding why fitness business needs to be an LLC

Why your fitness business needs to be an LLC

Your passion for fitness is in abundance and  you’re ready to start your own fitness business. But why does it need to be an LLC? How hard can it be?  Just start charging a fee and throw up a facebook page right? The formation of a business has liability and tax consequences that continue for...
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Recommended Digital Contract Signing Tools

Digital contracts are everything now. They provide efficiency, safety, and prevention. How so? Why use digital contracts? #1 Efficiency Ditching the hum-drum of requiring your clients to download a large PDF, get to their printer, unjam their printer, go buy more ink, come home, unjam their printer again, sign, scan, try to resend back a...
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