Recognising the requirement to make a profit when you're building a successful PT business is key to understanding gaps in skills and training you can undertake to better yourself. Getting involved in outdoor fitness could be the first step in identifying your niche and gaining a higher income. Other great benefits include:
The fitness industry is constantly evolving, don't get left behind.
Using public spaces such as parks, fields, etc is generally free. In some areas there may be a small charge from councils for you to use their space but you will need to enquire with your local council.
Whilst the gym is the obvious go-to place for personal trainers to work out with their clients, often you will either need to be employed by the gym, or you will have to pay to be able to train clients. Each restricting the amount of profit you can make through your business. With outdoor fitness, there are no boundaries. You can even get involved in group exercise to maximise the amount of profit you are making through one session.
Not only does it present you with an opportunity to maximise your income, but your clients can reap rewards too. Using bodyweight exercises, HIIT, assault courses and circuits could work to ignite a competitive element in your group, pushing your clients to work even harder.
If you're looking to improve, then the ProZone from Future Fit Training offers everything you could need. As a qualified personal trainer, building upon your skills, keeping up with the industry and learning from your peers is necessary to building a solid income.