Small Group Training That Exceeds Expectations
The fitness industry is changing, and boutique gyms are leading the transformation. But traditional fitness facilities can learn from the industry shift and replicate the appeal of the smaller, niche gyms.
Successful boutiques combine novelty, friendly competition, a sense of community and proper guidance. Fitness facilities can use this blueprint to create similar excitement for their members. But traditional health clubs need to keep in mind some other key aspects of the small group training experience outlined in the Life Fitness Guide to Small Group Training.
The right equipment mix. Small group training can be built around several types of functional training equipment. But adding cardio equipment for high-intensity interval training can ratchet the experience up a notch in intensity and fun.
A unique environment. A distinctive space that includes edgy lighting, music and other inviting aspects helps exercisers get excited about their workouts.
The right trainers. Not all personal trainers are cut out for group training and some excel with one-on-one interactions. Finding a energetic trainer who offers enthusiasm, encouragement and effective technique can transform any small group training program into something special.
The combination of a well-planned approach, a fair amount of creativity and the right equipment can make any health club and exciting an inviting place to be.