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Ingrid Owen a consultant in the fitness industry provides her insight on why every fitness business knows to maximize their programming by identifying their niche.
In the business of fitness, TIME is your clients #1 asset. If you can deliver time efficient workouts that get results in half the time, your clients will invite their friends to join them. Most trainers have trouble drawing up a 30 minute program.
Brent walks you through a simple ABC, 123 program design that you can start working on today and delivering results in 30 minutes or less.
Think back to the year 2010: How busy were you? How much free time did you used to have?
Now today: How much busier are you than in 2010? Should I even ask about free time?
During the past 12 months AFS has undergone a huge transformation. Within that time frame our growth has been extraordinary. We've added more benefits, more partners, and more value that make up a compelling case for membership, including our ROI calculator.
During these past several months, AFS has also traveled across the country, literally - from being headquartered in Chicago to now the Bay Area.
AFS and MATRIX are excited to bring you this very important webinar focused on maximizing your internal resource to drive success and growth. Every leader and business owner is looking for a competitive edge.
Jenny Piro has created one of the most successful fitness studios in the country. Fit with Jenny was established in 2006 in order to revolutionize the way we think, and feel about fitness. Built on the premise of FITNESS, NUTRITION and SUPPORT, her team helps you transform your life.
Jenny describes the keys to success and provides insight to her journey.
Whether it's putting together your business plan, understanding where the industry will be in 5 years, or seeking the insight from those who aren't your friends - Cris Dobrosieski shares his experiences with AFS members.
Monumental Results, located in San Diego, CA is run by President and "Head Coach," Cris Dobrosieski. Cris has grown his business from training athletic teams, past and present Olympians - to become an author, professional blogger and motivational speaker!
As aspiring or current studio owners, running your own business is hard work. You could be the best trainer, coach or instructor in the world, but creating a business from your own vision and making it a profitable venture is and always will be a challenge.
Function First, located in San Diego, California is run by hugely successful studio owner & CEO Anthony Carey. A fitness industry educator who regularly presents at conferences and consults for larger clubs and equipment manufacturers, Anthony provides valuable insight behind what his keys are to a success fitness business.
Brent Gallagher, Owner of Avenu Fitness & Lifestyle in Houston Texas discusses that one thing that every aspiring or current business owner needs to know.
Brent recently sat down with Josh Leve, AFS Founder & CEO to discuss a variety of topics on how he's been able to grow his business from zero clients and zero teammates in 1,200 sq. ft. to an all-star 14 person team generating over seven figures annually, serving 465+ clients in 4,500 sq. ft.
I've been lucky enough at AFS to meet and speak with some of the best studio owners in the country (and some outside the U.S.). During these encounters I always come away learning more about our ever-changing, diverse, yet incredibly rewarding industry.
This couldn't be more true than my recent meeting with Brent Gallagher at the IDEA Show back in June. Brent's professionalism and drive have been evident in the success of his business venture Avenu Fitness & Lifestyle in Houston, Texas.
Fitness studio owners and personal trainers often give very little attention to their liability waivers or hold harmless agreements because they feel they are not going to protect them from claims and they don’t want to pay for legal advice.
The truth is, state laws determine how effective a waiver may be in court, but it is important to always have a well-written waiver in every state.
AFS and MATRIX are excited to bring you this very important webinar focused on driving more revenue by having the right programming in place.
AFS and Heart Zones, Inc. bring you a very exciting webinar based on the #1 fitness industry trend - Wearable Technologies! Watch this webinar now to learn how you can leverage this technology today to make an impact to your bottom line!
AFS and PHIT America have teamed up to present you with this incredibly important webinar about the inactivity pandemic - How it affects you, its impact on society and your business.
Insurance can be confusing business to many people. As studio owners and fitness professionals you need to make sure you understand your coverage inside and out.
As a studio owner ask yourself these common questions... 1.) Do you know your retention rate? 2.) Which is harder...acquiring new customers or retaining current ones? 3.) Are you worried about that competitor coming in around the corner or across the street? 4.) In what ways do you engage with your customers outside of training?
To catch someone’s attention, tweet them. To build brand loyalty, think Facebook. To turn social chatter into cash, have a strategy. In this webinar, journalist and social media specialist Stephanie Neil will unravel the mystery of how to use social media to boost your personal brand—and your overall business.
Brian Cygan is the founder and CEO of The Exercise Coach, a tech-enabled personal training franchise with 60 locations open or under development in the U.S. In this webinar Brian discusses what motivates people to "Be their own boss" and the implications for performance and satisfaction.