We’ve been there. You’re definitely not the only personal trainer who has experienced the client who hardly talks during a session. It can make for an awkward encounter, leaving you thinking you don’t know how to talk to people or that the client doesn’t like you.
How do you get this client to begin to open-up and engage in conversation that is meaningful to their training goals?
Here, you’ll learn how social influences and support systems can spark the dialogue. We’ll also give you some conversation starters that will help strengthen your clients’ fitness and wellness commitment—because talking about the weather isn’t going to do that.
Closed-ended questions return only a yes or a no response. Instead, use open-ended questions related to the client’s goals and reasons for training with you.
Their goals are important and meaningful to them, so much so that they signed on to train with you and pay you. Explore why…
This is only a snippet of a Workout Fitness Article written by Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS
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