Why your CrossFit box needs a lawyer drafted release form

You might have wondered, why does your CrossFit® box need a lawyer drafted injury and illness waiver and release form? Why can’t you just ask one of your fellow affiliates

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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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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

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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

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Legal Considerations for including Exercise Videos on your website

Many fitness professionals are using exercise videos to increase exposure to potential clients: driving additional traffic to their website, demonstrating expertise and instructional style, providing useful information to potential clients.

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New Fitness Client Legalities 101

Regardless of how effective your advertising and marketing is, your client onboarding process for new in person fitness clients is essential for making a great impression on the client. Attracting

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Legal risks and issues to consider for Fitness Trainers working online

We’ve written about Liability Risks that fitness professionals face and highlighted that websites can open a fitness professional up to liability risks that go beyond those that a face to

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