Category Archives: Trainers

New Posts at the Front Desk blog

Hey everyone! I just want to let you know that I’m posting weekly content over at the Front Desk blog. If you’ve missed my recent posts here are links: The client experience: growing a successful service business Discounting services to … Continue reading

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Digital waivers! No more paper!

For the past month NorCal Strength and Conditioning has digitally managed waivers with DocuSign eSignatures by Skilled Athlete! After 8.5 years in business, we have generated a lot of paper.  Clients used to fill out a paper waiver, which my … Continue reading

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What’s it like to be the owner of a CrossFit gym? Interview with an Affiliate Part 5

Here is the 5th interview in my series of interviews with CrossFit Affiliate owners.  If you missed the first four you can find them here:  Interview 1, Interview 2, Interview3, Interview 4.  I have also been contacted privately by some … Continue reading

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A CrossFit Perspective

I was recently contacted by an individual who travels frequently in the CrossFit community and has seen and interacted with numerous affiliates first hand. This person offered to be anonymously interviewed in the hopes that what is shared would be … Continue reading

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What type of Towel Rack are You?

Another guest post by my hubby: Robb Wolf When you look at the world of products and marketing the notion that investment in quality will produce good return is often tough to support. “Make it cheaper, make it faster” seems … Continue reading

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On Ramp Revisited!

It’s been 3 years since we held our first On Ramp workshop at NorCal and 2 years since I published the two-part series in The Performance Menu, detailing my case for entry points, specifically a beginner class or “On Ramp” … Continue reading

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What’s it like to be the owner of a CrossFit gym? Interview with an Affiliate part 3

  Here is the third installment in a 5 part series of interviews with current CrossFit Affiliate owners.  If you missed the first two be sure to check out my introduction and Part 1 as well as Part 2.  Enjoy! … Continue reading

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The Economics of Performance, Health and Longevity

Guest Post by my hubby:  Robb Wolf Most folks that know me will not be surprised if I say “Hi, My name is Robb, I’m a geek.” My name is in fact Robb, and yes, I am a geek. Most … Continue reading

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What’s it like to be the owner of a CrossFit gym? Interview with an Affiliate part 2

Here is the second installment in a 5 part series of interviews with current CrossFit affiliate owners.  If you missed my preable to the series and Interview number 1 you can find that here. Interview with an Affiliate part 2 … Continue reading

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Employees vs. Contractors in your Microgym

I’ve been getting this question fairly frequently of late:  Nicki, I know you recommend having employees, but isn’t it expensive?  Shouldn’t I just keep my trainers as contractors? If you have trainers that train at multiple locations (other gyms besides … Continue reading

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