FeaturesHOW THEMED SESSIONS CAN ELEVATE YOUR BUSINESSSchaeffer, Andrew B.A.Author Information Andrew Schaeffer, B.A., CSCS, USAW, is a personal trainer and strength coach in New York City. Besides training clients, he also writes, teaches, and competes in weightlifting. Disclosure: The author declares no conflicts of interest and does not have any financial disclosures. ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: May/June 2020 - Volume 24 - Issue 3 - p 24-28 doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000571 Buy Metrics AbstractIn Brief Apply It! By reading this article, the health and fitness professional will: • Learn how to restructure workouts around specific themes; and • Understand how these themed-based sessions can make them a more effective teacher. Personal trainers who are active and effective educators not only deliver more beneficial training but also raise their credibility, establish more rapport, and create an elevated status in the eyes of their clients, which can lead to more stable businesses. The ability to structure a workout around one or two specific themes is a good way to firmly establish oneself in just such a teaching role. © 2020 American College of Sports Medicine.