How You Can Earn Money From Your Passion For Fitness

Do you dazzle your wife and children with your incredible feats of physical strength and endurance? Many men turn this harmless hobby into an obsession that consumes all of their time. The gorgeous people on the television show us how we could all look if we put the time and effort into improving our bodies. The number of gymnasiums all over the country stand as a testament to the size of the industry. We hear that there is a problem with the number of  overweight people at the moment, probably because there is a burger bar not far away from every gym. People can go there to satisfy their appetite; after all, they earned’ it!

Perhaps your funds are a bit low at the moment, and you are looking for a way to supplement your income. What better way than to use your hobby to earn a little extra cash? Start a fitness club and do what you do best. Here are a few tips to help you along the way.

Protect Yourself

Even though you are a small concern, you should check out personal trainer insurance. It is important that your protect yourself should anybody in the club suffer an injury. Just as in so many other things in life, you are open to litigation, and there are many keen lawyers who are willing to take on the case.

The Venue

Depending on what style of exercise you intend to help people with, you might need to rent a room. You cannot fill a village hall with the high-tech equipment that you find in a gym, but you can still try aerobic sessions or general workouts.

Not all activities need a venue. Maybe you could start a jogging club and head off to a different location every weekend. It is a fantastic way to get fit while you explore all that mother nature has given us. As your client’s fitness improves, you could take on ever more difficult challenges. You never know; there could be a world class fell runner waiting for a chance to shine.


You need little equipment to get fit. The army seems to train the soldiers quite well without machines that monitor their every body function as they work out. Those are some of the fittest men in the world. Perhaps some floor mats for the aerobic sessions, a set of small dumbbells, and a tension strap might be all you need to turn your clients into Gods.

The Future

When you start this club, you will have no idea what the future has in store. Over time, you will make many friends and may take an active part in the community. It isn’t all about training action men; the old people need a little gentle exercise too! Ten years down the line it is feasible that you will start a gym and do it your way. It could be different from all the other generic establishments, and that will bring in more clients.

I hope I have given you food for thought here; maybe you can use that exercise to your advantage. What do you think?

10321202476_67a2f02a0d_zChris Hunkeler

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Published on: September 16, 2014

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