Frequently Asked Questions
What is Guided Fitness?
Guided Fitness lowers the barrier to becoming a successful independent trainer. We provide an end to end solution for
trainers to start, manage, and grow their training business, including providing numerous gym locations for them to train
at with no gym rent. Not only do we support your business but we provide content & features to better educate yourself on
marketing, improving client retention, and ultimately a better coach.
How do I get started?
Is Guided Fitness a gym?
No. We are even better. We partner with gyms to create an extensive network that you and your clients can utilize.
How does Guided Fitness benefit me?
We provide a long list of benefits for trainers. Guided Fitness is the only completely trainer focused online business
1. No Gym Rent: Save yourself thousands of dollars paying a facility for space, on average $9600 a year. Have the
freedom to utilize multiple facilities. Your clients pay a per use gym rent.
2. Marketing Tools: Guided Fitness will market you as a vetted professional in your region. In addition we provide
you the tools and resources to improve how you market and make a sustainable improvements to your business.
3. Business Management: Guided Fitness provides the platform for you to manage your scheduling, billing, and client management.
Am I employed by Guided Fitness?
Nope. You are your own business. Guided Fitness supports you in your growth to being the go-to fitness expert. Your
relationship with your clients is what makes your business successful. Guided Fitness eases the business demands and
helps support your relationships with your clients.
How much does it cost?
It is free to join! “Your success is our success.”
Guided Fitness charges a 10% commission for each training session you perform.
Do I need to be a certified personal trainer?
Yes. To be part of Guided Fitness you need to provide proof of being a certified personal trainer through a
nationally recognized organization. To ensure quality of service and safety for our users, Guided Fitness requires
that you provide a resume, proof of personal training certification. Trainers approved for the Guided Fitness
community will have a background check performed for the safety of our users.
Can I still train through my current gym even if the gym is not on Guided Fitness?
Yes. Once you have created a profile you will go to the “Gyms” tab. Select “Trainers Own Gym”. You will create
a gym profile that only appears under your name on the site. Select the gym rent your client will pay per training
session. Once you have created the gym profile select publish.
Can I train out of all or some of the gyms on Guided Fitness?
Yes. Under the “Gyms” tab you will have the ability to select which gyms you train through.
Can I control what hours I am available at different gyms?
Yes! Under the “Schedule” tab you can select which times you are available or unavailable, as well as schedule
training sessions. In addition, you can select specific hours you are available at a specific gym.
How do I get my clients started?
Select the “Invite Clients” option under your Clients Tab. Enter their name and email. Your client will receive a
link to set-up a profile and schedule their first session with you.
I am a new trainer, how can I start to market my trainer profile?
After you create your profile, post a link to your training profile on your facebook and twitter profiles. Take
advantage of your followers. Your friends and family are the ones most likely to refer your services and will be your
Can I perform online coaching through Guided Fitness?
Yes and No. We currently do not support services (such as skyping, online training program design). However, you
can handle billing for online coaching through Guided Fitness.
Didn’t find the answers you were looking for? Please send us your questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are excited to have you as part of the Guided Fitness coach community. We look forward to supporting and helping
you grow your training business to its full potential!