The pandemic taught us one important lesson: everyone has an opinion and people in the fitness industry seem to have a lot more than most business-minded people. And it wasn’t really much fun to watch because, well, I don’t really need a personality dump from a trainer or coach, just training and coaching.
Maybe some people may want more and some trainers and coaches may give more so, it got me thinking about the infusion of personality into what are essentially business relationships between those being trained and those being paid to train them. I found a nice piece of research, Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Success in Personal Training1, which I think bears some further examination.
Read Emotional Intelligence as a Success Marker for Fitness Training at its original source Breaking Muscle: