Considerations for Starting a Mobile Personal Training Business

by Michael Van Buskirk, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Personal Training Quarterly October 2022
Vol 9, Issue 2


The purpose of this article is to discuss many of the topics that need to be considered before deciding to start a mobile personal training business.

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This article originally appeared in Personal Training Quarterly (PTQ)—a quarterly publication for NSCA Members designed specifically for the personal trainer. Discover easy-to-read, research-based articles that take your training knowledge further with Nutrition, Programming, and Personal Business Development columns in each quarterly, electronic issue. Read more articles from PTQ »



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Michael van Buskirk is the owner of Performance-ology LLC, a100% mobile training business in the Sacramento, CA area. Hewas formerly the Senior Head C ...

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