3 Tips for Certified Personal Trainers to Build Clientele

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Whether you work for yourself or for one of the best gyms in New York, as a certified personal trainer, you are probably responsible for building your own clientele. You may be the fittest, most inspirational personal trainer in the world, but if you aren’t actively promoting yourself, how will people know how great you are? Thankfully, we’ve compiled 3 tips for certified personal trainers to build clientele.Offer Free or Reduced Rate TrainingIf you are just starting out or have recently become... read more.

  • August 08, 2017
Work out Smarter not Harder with these Fitness Gadgets

By Jack Fleming, Posted in Personal Trainer

Whether you have a modest approach to your workouts or you consider yourself a fitness nut, it goes without saying that while gratifying, exercise can be both challenging and time-consuming. One of the great things about exercise is that you can do it anywhere, as long as you have your limbs and the willpower to do so. I’ve put together a list of gadgets that can help your workouts to be faster and more effective without overtaxing your body.TreadmillsAs an iconic piece of cardio equipment, treadmills... read more.

  • July 10, 2017
How Much Do Personal Trainers Make?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Did you know that personal trainer was actually ranked #18 on CNN/Payscale.com’s list of the best jobs in America in 2012? That may have been 5 years ago, but this career is still growing by leaps and bounds. With a renewed focus on fitness and climbing obesity rates, personal trainers are very much in demand. But how much do personal trainers make?How Much Do Personal Trainers Make in the US?The average annual income for a personal trainer nationwide is $56,679 according to salary.com with most salar... read more.

  • February 09, 2017
Top Places To Work As a Personal Trainer In NYC

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

New York City is full of gyms and personal training facilities, and there are plenty of busy people who need your help getting into shape. But you don’t want to work just anywhere. You want to work somewhere unique. We’ve compiled the top places to work as a personal trainer in NYC so you can get started finding your dream job.AQUAAQUA is an innovative gym focusing on aquacycling. Aquacycling combines the rigors of cycling with the gentleness of aquarobics for a complete workout without the join... read more.

  • November 04, 2016
5 Crucial Steps to Becoming a Personal Trainer

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Some people look at personal fitness training as a career that just happens because you love exercising, but becoming a personal trainer takes hard work and dedication. And a lot more than working out.Here are 5 crucial steps to becoming a personal fitness trainer.1. Get Motivated and Make PlansFirst thing’s first, you need to get excited. You need to decide if becoming a personal trainer is really something you want to do. Do you LOVE going to the gym? Do you love helping people? Why do you want to b... read more.

  • July 13, 2016
How to Find a Job as a Personal Trainer in NYC

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Finding a job as a personal trainer can be intimidating, but there are plenty of opportunities in NYC. If you are wondering how to find a job as a personal trainer in NYC, you have come to the right place. These three tips will have you making a difference in clients’ lives in no time.Start Small and Work Your Way OutIf you want to be a personal trainer, you probably already have connections. Think of the many people you know who attend or work at gyms. Start at the gym or gyms where you personally wo... read more.

  • May 11, 2016
Why Getting Certified in Personal Fitness is the Best Career Move

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Are the people in your life constantly coming to you for advice about their nutrition and exercise? If so, you may have considered becoming a personal trainer. There are a lot of ways to get involved with personal training, but if you are serious about your career, you should consider getting certified in personal fitness.Read on to learn why getting certified in personal fitness is the best career move.Increase KnowledgeAs you work through a personal fitness certification program, you will learn about the... read more.

  • April 28, 2016
What Do I Learn in a Personal Training Course?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

You may be a pro at working out, but that doesn’t mean you’re quite ready to be a personal trainer. Taking a personal training course will help you learn the ins and outs of teaching someone else to become a gym pro. What exactly do you learn in a personal training course? Your course will focus on working with different body types and personalities, in-depth exercise and nutrition, and the technicalities of getting certified and earning a living as a personal trainer.What do I learn in a person... read more.

  • February 23, 2016
Where Can You Work as a Certified Personal Trainer?

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

Where Can You Work as a Certified Personal Trainer?So you’ve decided to start a career as a Certified Personal Trainer. Before getting your certification, it’s important to know what employment opportunities are out there for you and to determine which career best fits your needs.When researching your personal fitness career options, it’s a good idea to consider not only where you can work, but also how you will work. Will you be content to work for someone else? Do you have the drive to b... read more.

  • December 02, 2015
How to Become a Personal Fitness Trainer: What You Need to Know

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Personal Trainer

A career as a personal trainer is rewarding on so many levels. Not only do you get the opportunity to learn new exercises and physiological treatments but you also get to teach others how to create and maintain their own healthy lifestyles.That one-on-one interaction between trainer and trainee is an experience unique to personal training, and when you train to become a certified personal trainer, The Manhattan Institute gives you all the hands-on training necessary to succeed. Classes in physiology, nutrit... read more.

  • September 04, 2015