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Podcast #18: How to Figure Out What to Charge for Corporate Wellness Services.


In this November 20 free audio episode, I respond to a question from Joy, who asks:

I am meeting with an administrator at a Clinic to discuss starting a pilot wellness program.  I worked at a small business for a year doing one-on-one training and employee wellness (salary position). I believe I was compensated properly the first few months but at the end of the year realized I was greatly underpaid.  This is partly why I’m moving on to another company.  I believe this clinic has the funds to pay me appropriatly.  My question for you is, how do I figure a salary for wellness and personal training at such a large company?  I want to charge per session for one-on-one and per person for group sessions.  To start, they will not have a workout facility but will in about a year or two.  For now they would have me train in unused office space.  Could you give me any advice on how to propose my services to them based on your experiences working in corporate wellness?  Thanks so much!”

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Podcast Episode #3: Corporate Wellness

In this podcast, Ben Greenfield interviews Brad Cooper of US Corporate Wellness ( During the interview, Brad introduces the topic of individualized coaching for corporate wellness programs, and explains how personal trainers can become involved in one of the fastest growing trends among America’s businesses. You’ll learn one very powerful way to leverage your time and resources in your corporate personal training.

How to Launch Your Corporate Wellness Personal Training Program

As the business world becomes more aware of the significant positive correlation between employee health and employee productivity, corporate wellness programs will become a standard. Fortunately for you as a fitness professional, the human resources department of most corporations are ill-equipped to make educated decisions on fitness equipment, exercise classes, employee exercise tracking, and exercise program adherence. This is where you come in.

Your first task, before approaching a corporation to offer your services, is to gather data that provides convincing evidence for the efficacy of a corporate wellness program. This job is easy, because most CEO’s have read it in the paper, most HR directors have seen the research, and most employees know that basically, “exercise is good”. Nonetheless, you must come prepared.

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