Life Time Fitness

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Life Time Fitness Chairman, President, and CEO Bahram Akradi
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    Former Employee - Personal Trainer in Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Former Employee - Personal Trainer in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I worked at Life Time Fitness full-time (more than 3 years)


    This is a great company. Amazing benefits. Managers can be great, and willing to work for you if you are willing to dedicate the time to learn from them. This is by far the best place to work as a personal trainer, and you can make more money here than most other high end fitness facilities. Excellent education and high expectations of personal trainers. Leadership structure is good. Learn from everyone you can. I met some very good people and great friends at Life Time. I learned a lot about myself, and I really miss working here.


    Sales goals are high, which is not a negative if you understand this is how you make money. You better figure out on your own or by asking your managers how to hit those targets. There is plenty of training for this, unless you let your ego get in the way of learning. If you don't continually hit your sales goals it will wear on you quickly. You are expected to learn and grow, and contribute to the department. If you have a independent contractor mentality, you will not mesh well with the team or management. Unless, of course, you exceed your sales goals each month, and in that case Life Time will be happy. They may also ask you to help develop other trainers who are struggling. Many people struggle with work/life harmony here. Get your workouts in, work the other 8 hours of your day. Eat healthy. Get enough sleep.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your team. Understand how to motivate different individuals and learning styles. Be patient in your team members. An employee may be slow to start with sales, but in time they may end up being your most prized employee. Turnover can hinder team cohesion and individual growth. It effects so much. Cohesive teams stay together longer, and this is how you create your own legacy. Build a solid foundation.

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Life Time Fitness Interviews

Updated 29 Oct 2014
Updated 29 Oct 2014

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    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Life Time Fitness.

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    I had a phone interview which was super duper duper easy and then I had a group interview with two other peeps and our future boss. That was also super duper duper easy peasy lemon squeezy. Just make sure you brag about yourself and all will be good.

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Headquarters Chanhassen, MN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Public (LTM)
Industry Education
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (AUD) per year

Life Time Fitness wants to help you keep your New Year's resolutions. The company operates 90 exercise and recreation centers in 20 states, including Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Texas, and Virginia. Life Time Fitness facilities offer swimming pools, basketball and racquet courts, child care centers, spas, dining services, and climbing walls, in addition to some 400 pieces of exercise equipment. Most facilities are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and average about 100,000 sq. ft. in size. They target a membership of about 8,500 to 11,500, and are designed to serve... More

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