009 Krista Popowych – Grow Group Exercise And Personal Training In Your Club With This Winning Formula

009 Krista Popowych – Grow Group Exercise And Personal Training In Your Club With This Winning Formula

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Krista Popowych is the 2014 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year award winner and a two-time Can-Fit-Pro Canadian Fitness Presenter of the Year. Shes an international trainer and education consultant for Keiser® and JumpSport® a TV personality, DVD creator and talent, past program director, published author, professional speaker and Adidas 3-stripe team sponsored!   (And that’s just her short bio!) With over two decades of experience, Krista shares advice, tips and insights into creating an outstanding PT and Group Fitness team, her formula for a winning group exercise experience, and how to grow Personal Training in your club. During this interview we ask her three questions:

  • What specific activities can you do to create an outstanding PT and Group Fitness team?
  • What should the Group Exercise Jig saw puzzle look like?
  • What would be your 3 top ideas to grow personal training?

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Top Tips From The Show

  • Allow and support your team by encouraging them to attend educational events
  • When it comes to Fitness Trends, Hit the trend Hard and Fast, be the first, be the one to jump in
  • Numbers never lie. You need to know your numbers all the time, and you need to react, you need to change things up to keep things interesting
  • If your going to try something new in your gym facility, you need to be willing to commit to implementing it!
  • Video Feedback of your PT session provides you insights into:
    • The connection between the trainer and client
    • How the trainer is explaining exercises
    • The Feedback the trainer is providing
    • The motivational cues
    • What their body language and eye contact is saying

Inspirational Quotes From The Experts

“If we can provide our team with educational opportunities, they become more inspired and in turn they will inspire other people” Krista Popowych

“Until we can actually sit back and watch ourselves, we can’t really improve, therefore video review is a great feedback method for group exercise and one on one PT sessions” Krista Popowych

Resources Our Experts Shared In The Show

Krista Popowych
E-Mail: [email protected]
Twitter: @KristaPopowych
Krista winning the 2014 IDEA Instrcutor of the Year Award


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