Now that you've had the opportunity to become a fitness trainer and gain experience managing clients, you might feel like it’s time to set your sights on opening a gym. No matter the amount of time you've been a trainer, it's necessary to assess your circumstances and goals so you know the time is ripe for a fitness business. It takes more than a dream.
If you live and breathe just to pump iron and sweat your days away at the gym, why not use that passion to make money? There’s nothing more rewarding than taking what you love and turning it into a gym business. With the renewed focus on health, fitness, and wellbeing, the fitness industry is ripe with opportunities for those with the will, drive,[...]
It’s no secret that business owners often assume legal liability for certain actions. But many fitness professionals are unaware that gym proprietors are held to a higher standard and can be held liable for the acts of others who represent them and offer services to their clients. Owning or operating a gym can be highly rewarding but only when[...]
As exciting and rewarding as CrossFit training is, many enthusiasts turned gym owners assume operating a fitness business is easy. While for some, it is, but the truth of the matter is no amount of training can fully prepare anyone for the challenges they’ll encounter along the way, especially in light of the recent pandemic.
In the fitness industry, it’s never a good idea for professionals and operators to leave things to chance, especially when it comes to their facility. Fortunately, gym insurance is available to provide fitness professionals with protection and peace of mind for their business endeavors. Because the possibilities are endless and the path to success is[...]
It’s common knowledge that business owners can claim tax deductions to offset their operational expenses and tax liability. Despite there being some common credits available for fitness professionals, did you know that there are CrossFit tax deductions for affiliates, trainers, and box operators? As a fitness professional, one of the best things you[...]
Operating a gym or working as a trainer or fitness professional is not for the weak or unprepared. Fitness professionals are vulnerable to unique risks and liabilities that could mean financial ruin without the right provisions and resources, primarily insurance for gyms. Gym liability insurance is an investment that not only protects fitness[...]
Now that you're ready to become a fitness business professional and open a gym, do you have what it takes? Despite being passionate about fitness, not everyone has what it takes to succeed. There’s competition on practically every corner, and it takes time, resources, and the right strategies to rise above the rest.
If you’re a busy fitness guru or a business owner searching for the next big thing to integrate into your service offerings to better engage and motivate your clients, you're in luck. The PTX Affiliate program is the solution. Here’s why: Time is of the essence, and no one really has time to set aside for private rehab services when faced with sudden[...]
Importing CrossFit Equipment from China has become one of the most popular, yet affordable tactics facility owners utilize to manage their costs. After all, China is a global manufacturer of various low-cost products, many of which are much cheaper than what’s sold in the United States.