We’ve consolidated our videos, guides, webinars and more into the AFS Business Learning Center. Browse the resources, and use the concierge service if you need help with any topic.

Josh Leve, AFS Founder & CEO and Ingrid Own discuss how to maximize the experience of your members and build community based on "open space" in your studio.  

Equipment, Fitness Accessories, Video, Strategy Articles, Operations, Finance, Quick Answers

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. 

Blog, Video, Operations, Human Resources

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.

Blog, Insurance, Operations, Video, Quick Answers

AFS and MATRIX are excited to bring you this very important webinar focused on driving more revenue by having the right programming in place.

Webinar, Operations, Video, Programming, Marketing, Equipment

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! 

Webinar, Revenue producing programs, Operations, Fitness Accessories, Equipment, Video

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.

Webinar, Marketing, Operations, Video

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.  

 

Webinar, Insurance, Operations, Video

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.  

Webinar, Insurance, Video, Operations

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?  

Webinar, Marketing, Retention, Video

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.

Webinar, Marketing, Video

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.

Webinar, Operations, Human Resources, Video

You never want to be over-insured, but you especially never want to be under-insured. Learn what coverage makes sense for your business and how to get it at the best price.

Webinar, Insurance, Video, Operations, Business Start-up

Want more clients? More revenue? More exposure? Of course you do! But first you need to learn how to do it properly. Deneen Laprade from Susan K. Bailey will provide you the tools and fundamentals necessary to market your studio business in any environment. 

Webinar, Marketing, Video

Despite what you might read, there IS money out there and you CAN get it. Learn the best sources of funding and how to access those funds.

Webinar, Finance, Business Start-up, Video, Quick Answers