You’ve started your new career as a personal trainer. You have completed the training, written your business plan and transitioned from full time employed to self-employed. According to your plan, you should have more money and more time to spend with your loved ones.
However, as you have probably discovered, working as a personal trainer is not always plain sailing. Getting a steady flow of customers is easier said than done. Once everyone has given up on their New Year’s resolutions or shed a few pounds for their holidays, it can be excruciatingly quiet, leaving you struggling to meet your monthly bills and to fill your time. Or perhaps, everyone expects you to help them for free or to pay ‘mates rates’.
Whatever you expected, you didn’t expect it to be this hard! Don’t give up yet!
The following tips provide suggestions for additional services you can offer as a personal trainer whilst building your list of regular paying clients. It also demonstrates how airtrack factory products can help you to do so.
Parents are always looking for ways to entertain their children and develop their motor skills. Use your skills to work with toddlers to develop body awareness and increase coordination. Equipment such as the airtrack factory inflatable gym mat makes it easy to take your service from one location to another.
Offer activities to children after school or during the school holidays and encourage them to get fit. There has been a huge surge in the interest in “Parkour” as seen in the spectacular chase scenes in movies such as The Bourne Legacy and Casino Royale. Parkour offers a full body workout and involves jumping, swinging, running and climbing. The airtrack factory slip and slide allows you to minimize impact when teaching the basic gymnastic tumbles, jumps, and somersaults.
Exercise Sessions for Senior Citizens
There are so many benefits to keeping fit in later life. With a growing elderly population, you will not have a lack of clients. Walking clubs, Yoga, Tai Chi or seated exercise clubs offer gentle muscle strengthening activities whilst also boosting flexibility.
The above are just a few suggestions to diversify your activities and to help provide a steady stream of income. Take some time to research further activities that you could offer as a personal trainer. Airtrack factory US will be able to provide you with many inflatable products that are portable and can be used in multiple locations.