Let’s hope every PT in your area gets Wind of this article. Lucky your not in my area as there’s no way you’d get away with it...Client’s pay upfront or no sessions.. I don’t even offer free “trail” sessions because of, what we call ‘PT WHORES’.
People that behave like you do in this post is what I hate about being in business.
This is insulting! At least you’d be a cautionary tale to trainers working their butts off to make a decent living. The big box gyms are notorious of exploiting their staff. When it comes to trainers, they’re often not paid a wage but per session they complete with a client, plus some commission if they sell the… Read more
Just keep in mind that these are people’s livelihoods you’re trying to scheme them out of. You’re not hurting the gym all that much by doing this. You’re hurting the individual trainers who already work crap hours for mediocre pay (they don’t get all the money people pay for their sessions). Read more
You do realize that trainers are paid for the time they spend with a client and not the time they are in the gym? In most cases they don’t make an hourly wage just for being there and if they do it’s very low. They also don’t get the full amount you pay for the session it’s much lower because the gym takes a big chunk… Read more
Well the last box gym I worked at we used people like you to train the rookies who didn’t know how to handle rejection in a sales situation. Once we had a good team built, members like you cease to have a use beyond your paying your membership dues. When running promos we would make sure no one wasted their time on… Read more
Caitlin - I don’t even know what to say...this occurs as taking full advantage of another human being for your own benefit. I’ve very sadden by your article and your approach here.
This is a ridiculous article. Not only shady, but ineffective at any reputable gym. For all of the fitness Coach and personal trainers out there, please feel free to contact me directly for help in avoiding all “Fake” potential clients. Id be more than happy to help you all.
this is awful advice and something a terrible person would do