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The financial reality of being a personal trainer (part 2)

February 17, 2017

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This is a two part series: Part 1- The Negative Part 2- The Positive   The Positive Some careers are tough. Chefs come to mind. They always work more than eight hours per day; on their feet. They’re constantly trying out new techniques and learning, changing menus, things they aren’t getting directly paid for. The pay […]

The financial reality of being a personal trainer (part 1)

February 15, 2017

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This is a two part series: Part 1- The Negative Part 2- The Positive – The Negative According to the Bureau of Labor, in 2015 personal trainers made an average of $36,160 per year. Money, wealth, rich, poor, these can be quite relative. Making six figures in Manhattan will have some manhattanite turdbag saying they’re “barely getting by.” […]

How personal trainers are doing in regards to automation

November 7, 2016

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A couple years ago I wrote a piece on dementia using artificial intelligence as a jumping point. I alluded to AI taking jobs, what’s commonly referred to as job automation. One way I framed this was artificial intelligence, or machines, can do a lot of things. Things we often consider very hard. You might have […]

My Client Services (expanding to Los Angeles and Orange County)

February 4, 2015

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The gist of all this is I’m going to be expanding my in-person services primarily from San Diego to also include Orange County and Los Angeles. You can email me if you’re interested, b-reddy@hotmail.com, or keep reading for more info. This was edited 6/26/15 to reflect my most recent availability. – For a long time […]

Don’t aspire to be the celebrity trainer

August 18, 2014

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Too many personal trainers decide their industry is only for the upper class. I’m looking at you who charges $100 an hour. You, with your underhand grip, swirling your wine, bragging how aged it is; looking down at me for drinking PBR in a can. [1] You who charges teenagers and their parents close to […]

Phone / Video consultations

August 4, 2014

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Most of my clients fit into one of a few different categories: Has no idea what they’re doing and genuinely needs someone to guide them through an exercise program. (Nutrition is sometimes a part of this.) “I’m afraid of hurting myself. There’s too much information out there and I’m lost.” Is tired of trying to […]