In this episode, we go over the difference between what a personal trainer should be doing and what most personal trainers are actually doing in boot camps.
Are You Running a Serious Fitness Boot Camp… Or a Silly Gym Class?
There’s a big problem bubbling up in the fitness boot camp world. If this problem isn’t nipped in the bud, our industry is going to get a bad reputation and have a hard time recovering. And if you’re contributing to this problem, your business is soon going to collapse like a house of cards.
So what’s the problem? Just this: boot camp instructors seem to be running elementary school gym classes rather than fitness boot camps.
You probably know exactly what I’m talking about. Every one of these boot camps is really just a big game. Sure, there are some exercises thrown in, but it’s all pretty random. There’s no programming based on the client goals. It looks like a whole lot of fun… but clients are getting little result if any.
That’s like going on a road trip without a map, without GPS, or without any clue about which direction to travel. You’ll end up sitting in the car for hours, but you won’t actually get to your destination anytime soon. See what I’m saying? If you’re running your boot camps like gym classes, your clients are investing a lot of hours, but they’re not getting to their destination. And that’s a huge disservice to clients who have specific weight loss or fitness goals….
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