Transformation and the Role of Fitness Professionals as Leaders in Navigating the New Normal

Transformation and the Role of Fitness Professionals as Leaders in Navigating the New Normal

The global pandemic has swept us into a time of unprecedented knowing; knowing what to do, how to do it and when to pivot and change course. As challenging as the last three months has been it has made us realize the importance of knowing how to adapt and change and how important transforming is for our success and survival.

Fitness professionals are experts in transformation. As fitness professionals we hold a powerful position in helping and supporting one another, our friends and even our entire communities within and external to our fitness environment with the transitions and transformation. We understand and are committed to creating change in our own health and fitness and helping and inspiring others to create change in their health and fitness. As we approach re-opening our clubs and studios and returning to work in our bricks and mortar fitness facilities, we all must accept and operate with changes to the way we do things in our capacities as fitness professionals. This will be necessary to navigate the “new normal”.

This is an unprecedented time for us to truly commit to inspiring ourselves and others as champions of change. We have had to face and will continue to face enormous changes in our industry and lives now and for a long time as a result of this crisis. Change is inevitable but just know we will get through this together whether you choose to move with it or be moved by it. Often, the challenge and impediments to change are the fear and uncertainty that accompany it. I guarantee there will be challenges along the way as we progress with our re-opening stages and plans, but we cannot let these challenges stall our progress. So, I encourage you to dig deep, summon your courage, step into the fear and be open and resilient to whatever comes your way.  Leading by example is one of the greatest ways that you will make a difference and be