Onethird of people who use activity trackers abandon them within six months but when a fitness professional helps them understand and use the data from their trackers it extends the use of the trackersand may help increase retention for the health club Photo by Thinkstock
Experts agree the most important aspect of lifestyle coaching is effective communication Coaches must not only be good listeners but they must step off the proverbial pedestal and demystify the client39s pathway toward their goals Photo by Thinkstock
Front Lines to Fitness: Military Veterans Come Home to the Health and Wellness Industry
The  average fulltime personal trainerrsquos salary did not increase from 2010 to 2013 but benefits packages did according to a 2014 survey by the American Council on Exercise Photo by Thinkstock
Workout and Client Advice from Gunnar Peterson and 10 Other Top Personal Trainers
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One recent study showed that virtual fitness classes actually feed members into live classes Photo courtesy of Wexer Virtual
HIghintensity interval training has been a trend for the past few years but the risks can be great if club operators and their staff members do not pay attention Photo by Thinkstock
Although it ranked 10th in the ACSM trend survey club operators should not underestimate the value of a small group training program Photo by Thinkstock