Isn’t it time to redefine the role of a Personal Trainer and really start to maximise fully the potential and commercial impact Personal Training can make?
Personal Trainers excel despite what we might call the ‘system’ not because of it.
As a newly qualified PT there is a pressure to feel like you are supposed to be endlessly knowledgeable and that you have to be all things to all people. This can lead you to over reach in various ways and sometimes speak outside of your scope of expertise. As with any new career or venture you will make many mistakes at first. In fact you will always make mistakes, although they will hopefully become less common and less serious 😊
A few weeks ago, I achieved something I had long thought was impossible; to complete an ironman distance triathlon. This is something I have wanted to do for the past 5 years, but had not been able to attempt due to various injuries and setbacks. With grit (and a healthy degree of stubbornness) I proved that despite this, it was still possible!
Pete was kind enough not to chase me up too much to write another blog during peak season in the fitness industry (which, in short, is hard work as I’m sure many readers will know...) But now we're coming to the end of peak season, and whilst enjoying a week's rest abroad relaxing, I have found the time to share some more thoughts.