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How to Retain Your Personal Training Clients

Personal trainer showing his client her results on an iPad

Guide

How to Retain Your Personal Training Clients

Retaining fitness clients can be difficult. Retaining personal training clients, specifically, can be even more complex. (If you’ve read our checklist on how to protect personal trainers from ghosting, you know the struggle.)  

You'll need to develop, and maintain, a strong personal trainer-client relationship and continue to motivate them in their sessions, long-term. Plus, you'll need to help your clients set S.M.A.R.T. (smart, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-based) fitness goals—and, of course, help them achieve them.  

Personal training isn't easy, but it's definitely worth it. As a certified personal trainer, you have the chance to make a significant difference in the lives of your personal training clients (it's so much more than a workout) and help them reach their goals. To do so, though, retention is essential.  

Download our guide to refine your personal training retention strategy. Inside you'll find tips to create an exceptional training experience with the help of FitMetrix:  

  • Before sessions, including ways to get to know one another with both staff bios and photos (for the client) and important client details (for the trainer) 

  • During sessions, including how to take note of client information and progress with client intake forms, client notes, and fitness assessments in FitMetrix 

  • After they leave, including the FitMetrix client dashboard that gives both client and trainer access to the client's workout results, wherever they are 

Personal trainer showing his client her results on an iPad

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How to Retain Your Personal Training Clients
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