When your client’s fitness plans are thrown off, this can reflect poorly on the personal trainer. This is why it’s important to keep your clients on track. The holiday season brings lots of sugary alcohol, fatty foods, and busy schedules. This can make it hard to train and your clients fitness plans could suffer because of this. In this article, we’ll give you some tips on how to keep your personal training clients on track this holiday season.
Short, More Intense Sessions
The holidays are a very hectic time for most people. With family, shopping, and everything else, they’ll have less time to focus on their fitness plans. Creating workouts that are shorter but more intense is a great way to make sure your clients have time. If you’re unsure how to create faster workouts, check out NASM’s guide 30-minute workout programs for busy clients.
Being more flexible over the holidays is also a great way to keep your personal training clients on track. Working around your client’s schedule can ensure you keep your revenues up while keeping your client’s retention high.
Reach Out To Your Clients
To make sure your clients are staying on track in the off time, it’s important to reach out to them. Whether this is a text message, an email, over social media, or over the phone, check in on them on see how they are doing. Not only will this show them that you care about their fitness success, but it’ll help them stay on track. Ensure their sticking to their nutrition regime. Also, you can talk about their goals or an upcoming session you have with them. You’d be surprised what a little motivation can do for your clients!
Tips To Give Your Clients
Your clients will have a lot of time away from you during the holidays, so giving them tips on how to stay on track on their own could really benefit both parties. While each client is different, here are a couple of tips you can give to your clients when you aren’t with them:
Eat Before Social Gatherings
We all know that parties are filled with delicious but unhealthy foods. Eating before social gatherings can help cure the cravings of all the nutrition wrecking foods. While it’s fine to eat desserts and foods alike in moderation, if you’re hungry, you’re more likely to indulge a little too much.
Choose Healthy Options First
Choosing healthier options at the party you’re at, before getting that slice of cake, can really help stay true to your nutrition plan. Often times, parties will have some healthy options, so eating these before unhealthier options can help you stay within your daily caloric intake.
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