In our new Realtalk Fitness series, we're sharing the realities of being a fitness instructor today. We know it takes a lot of effort to create a lasting career with a steady following, and we want to shed light on what it’s really like.
I've been in the fitness world for a long time as a former professional basketball player, coach, and trainer. Today, I am a Master Instructor at FlyWheel, am a Nike Master Trainer, and star on the show Work Out New York on Bravo. The job of personal trainer looks glamorous, but there's a lot of hard work behind that façade. Here are my best tips for how to turn your fitness dream into a reality: