You're a professional athlete. You want to compete. You want to get the attention of your fans and potentially your sponsors. It's important they get to see how great you are.
Many prospects for Gym's are overcome with a slew of emotions. They're excited to start a new journey. They're worried they will be intimidated. They don't know the environment. Taking photos of your classes not only allow your current clients show off what you've taught them, it allows new clients to get excited to join in the environment.
You're a coach. You're a mentor. People look up to you. Let's show your prospects what makes you so special.
Athletic competitions are where you get to push yourself to the very limit, and show what you're capable of. There may be many people there competing with you, but you real opponent is yourself. You're going to push yourself harder than you usually do. We should celebrate that.
Athletic events help support various causes, and really embrace the lifestyle of being healthy and having fun. We should celebrate this every chance we get.
For gym's looking to show off their staff, portraits are an important part of showing the world the face of their soon to be trusted personal trainer.
Being an athlete means your in a constant state of progression. You're always moving forward and improving yourself. Celebrate your progress with pictures of your journey!