In one of the South Loop Bally staff offices, there’s a whiteboard charting the personal trainers’ job performances. The graph captures rows and columns of numerical ratings – indicating the trainers are measured on everything from recruitment to instruction to sales of supplements. The figures varied wildly, although it wasn’t clear if all of them were full-time or part-time employees. These poor fitness dudes must be working on some type of commission system. It’s a wonder personal trainers aren’t begging members to buy Bally Soy Protein Bars® like Girl Scouts hawking Thin Mints.
Enjoy your workout.