If you’re a fitness pro and have thought about starting your own outdoor bootcamp but aren’t sure where to start, check out my Outdoor Bootcamp 101! From nuts to bolts, this guide has all the info you need to get started
Hey friends, I’m shaking things up a little bit today and sharing some resources for personal trainers. I haven’t posted a whole lot on my blog about personal training, group fitness, or running a fitness business, but I started writing for the ISSA blog recently and I wanted to share those articles with everyone here in case you are a fitness pro and want to enrich your business!
Last year I started some outdoor fitness classes through the summer with a small group of ladies in my town and we had a lot of fun! I had a personal trainer friend give me some amazing tips on starting my outdoor classes, and I did some research, and jumped in with both feet even though I wasn’t 100% sure how to make everything work.
Through that experience of running my own outdoor bootcamp (and planning more this year!), I wrote my first article for ISSA about how you can set up your own outdoor bootcamp too!
How to host a boot camp that clients will be telling their friends about
There’s nothing quite like exercising outside: fresh air, sunshine, and green grass. The chance to be outdoors instead of inside a gym is just one of the reasons outdoor boot camps are so popular right now.
What also makes them popular with trainers and clients alike are the low overhead and low operating costs. For all of these reasons, an outdoor boot camp is a great business model to add to your other client offerings.
If you’re contemplating running an outdoor boot camp business, there are a few things to consider when putting your venture together. It’s not quite as easy as putting up a few fliers and finding park space. You need a smart, well-thought business plan to bring your boot camp to life.
There are a lot of factors to consider, and it’s important to start planning months in advance, so let’s get started.
Read the rest of the article over at the ISSA blog!
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Sarah Jane Parker is the founder, recipe creator, and photographer behind The Fit Cookie. She’s a food allergy mom and healthy living blogger based in Wyoming. Sarah is also an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, ACE Certified Health Coach, Revolution Running certified running coach, and an ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist