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Finding people that fit the culture you've worked so hard to achieve can be a challenge for many studio owners.   

Video, Human Resources, Operations, Business Start-up, Strategy Articles, Quick Answers

AFS and Rick Mayo from ALLOY Personal Training Solutions are excited to bring you this very important webinar focused on how to build training options that work for your market, your physical space and your skillset. 

Webinar, Video, Operations, Marketing, Revenue producing programs, Finance

Leadership development is a key ingredient in any success fitness studio.  No matter how you approach it, these skills need to be refined and applied on a daily basis.

 

Video, Nutrition, Strategy Articles, Human Resources, Operations, Business Start-up, Quick Answers

Ingrid Owen along with AFS Founder & CEO Josh Leve discuss how fitness studios can build community around the ideas of health and wellness.

 

Video, Marketing, Operations, Retention, Strategy Articles, Quick Answers

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.  

Video, Marketing, Programming, Strategy Articles, Quick Answers

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.

 

Strategy Articles, Video, Operations, Programming, Marketing, Design, Quick Answers

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?

Blog, Operations, Client Resources, Marketing, Video

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.

Webinar, Video, Marketing, Operations, Human Resources, Finance

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!

Video, Operations, Business Start-up, Strategy Articles, Quick Answers

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.

Video, Strategy Articles, Business Start-up, Operations, Marketing, Quick Answers

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 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

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

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

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