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Sunday 4 December 2016

Are you thinking about this?

Published 02/03/2010 | 05:00

Key considerations before getting started

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Where to start:



  • Attend a boot camp or similar outdoor fitness class to see how the business works
  • Look at your resources on farm
  • Check insurance and planning requirements
  • Upskill or identify an interested gym trainer
  • Work through a business plan
  • Research weight loss and fitness facilities already in your area


Physical requirements:



  • Hills
  • Tyres
  • Logs and planks
  • Cement blocks
  • Access to clean, dry shed if weather is poor
  • Fences, walls and trees
  • Fitness and medicine balls
  • Toilets
  • Parking


Trainer requirements:



  • Qualified with broad fitness knowledge
  • Good communicator/ motivator
  • Innovative approach to fitness
  • Disciplined and enthusiastic


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