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New Trainer with a few questions

Where would you place the client primary goal in the exercise regimen? How many exercises would you allocate to the client's primary goal? How many exercises

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Some clients always late paying for sessions.

How do you handle if clients, once they run out of sessions keep forgetting to pay. They are with me for years. I do not have to worry getting paid,

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Is this site still supported?

Is this site still supported? I am interested so I can pass NSCA - CPT and CSCS later on. Thanks!

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Up to date?

Is this test prep up to date? Thanks so much!

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Certification

I was wondering which certification to get. I asked three gyms and they gave me three different answers. I was searching online for a solid answer and

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NPTI in Minnesota is a scam

This school is absolute scam! If you ever come across any positive reviews about NPTI in Minnesota, please be aware these reviews were written before the

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Cost to acquire a client?

Has anybody ever worked out their average marketing cost to acquire one new client? I'm thinking about becoming independent and am trying to think of all

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Personal Trainers - What are the advantages/disadvantages of being independent?

I'm just curious what all of you think or thought about when you were considering moving from working for a gym (chain or studio) to working as an independent

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What clients want Vs. that I believe they need

I have been a trainer for about 8 years and one of my biggest struggles still lingers. I'm sure we all have clients that come in and want you to just really

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NSCA - CPT

Looking to pass the NSCA - CPT test. Does this course cover that? I show many others but this one is not shown under “covers all major certifications.”

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Client broke contract

I have a client that has signed a legal contract with me. On her first day to start, she has broken the contract and does not wish to pay. on the contract

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Nutrition exam questions

Can personal trainer assess and plan a meal plan for a client under his certification.

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NFPT exam is very hard

I just went in to take the exam. It was extremely difficult and absolutely nothing on the study guide was mentioned anywhere on the exam. It was all about

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New Pilates Instructor

I am beginning to teach in NYC as an independent contractor (will be using various spaces) and want to make sure that I have all the proper waiver forms

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Training a friend for free

I am a certified personal trainer through NASM. I do not have liability insurance any more as the company I worked for decided to close down. THey had

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Laws for Personal Trainers

What laws do personal trainers need to be aware of for example, Trade Descriptions Act, Data Protection Act, Consumer Protection Act, Health & Safety Act,

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Great First Cert!

I got signed up with ACTION before the NCCA accreditation. I waited until that was attained and then proceeded. I passed my CPT test in 2014. I didn't

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Not Satisfied with AFAA/NASM

I purchased the AFAA group fitness certification last year and tried to sign up to take the test through ProctorU.com (their chosen exam proctoring service)

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lawsuit Examples

Hello, I am a Kisiosology Student at a University, and I am taking a required Business law class. I need to do a presentation for law class that has

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I need to hire a couple of trainers full time.

I am having trouble finding a source for4 finding Trainers. I have exhausted my client base to find what I want. Anyone with Ideas will be very graciously

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Want to open a small personal training gym in NYC

I heard about a permit called the Physical Culture Establishment Permit needed if you open an exercise studio in NY. It sounds like it is impossible for

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ace certifiction personal trainer

I ordered the premium package which included the ebooks and on line videos as well as quizzes. I prepared for the test with four months of study 5-6 hours

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Trying to figure out how up-to-date this is 3/15/17

All these posts are great and very inspiring but, very few if any posts have dates on them. I have seen a few posts in other sections with dates as far

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Great product POOR customer service

I would love to give a 5 star because it is a great program and I have learned a lot .However, the unclear and miscommunication is a BIG problem and expensive

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Use "PT" in your name if you are a Personal Trainer

Hi I'm Eric from Chicago. I just started a business using an LLC and have PT next to my last name because I used it a lot when I was in the Marine Corps.

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Information

I am thinking about taking the NASM certification. I was wondering which is the best package to purchase. How has NASM helped you with your career or hasn't.

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Failed twice

Hello, I scored 90% percent on the exam that came with the study material and needless to say I failed. I studied harder and missed it by 3 points the

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the essentials of science book is the best bet.

when i first started studying for this test i thought i was gonna pass it with flying colors but when i got there i had absolutely no clue about half the

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New Personal Trainers

I am an experienced Fitness Coach. I am currently looking for new Fitness Trainers who may be struggling to establish themselves in the industry. I am

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Independent Trainer Agreements

We run a studio in California with a number of independent contractor personal trainers. We are interested in putting together agreements that meet all

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Get The Money

In the 16 years I have been a personal trainer, I am often taken aback by how many other trainers struggle. On their websites and brochures they proudly

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Being Self Employed

I really shouldn't complain. I have been a personal trainer for about 16 years now. I have my own private studio. I have about 30-35 training hours per

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up to date?

How up to date is your test prep? I have the ACE 5th edition and curious if its based on this latest edition.

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nutrition coaching

I am a Certified Personal Trainer by NASM and want to add nutrition counseling for weight loss after being certified by Precision Nutrition as a Nutrition

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Different kinds of certifications, how do I choose?

Hello Everyone. I have never posted anything on this site, but I thought that this time I may be able to bring some positive comments that may help someone

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Fitness Coaching

I am working on becoming a Certified Personal Trainer but it's taking some time. My trainer says that I can coach fitness classes without being certified

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Is this updated for the 5th edition of NASM?

Just wondering if this course is updated for the 5th edition of the NASM PT Cert

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Functional Movement Screen

If a sedentary elderly person (75 years of age) scores low on a Functional Movement Screen, am I legally obligated to refer them to an orthopedic clinic

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certified trainer and charging people

Hello. I am planning on starting an online training business where I give training advice in a wide array of areas with a membership fee. I am not a certified

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Online Personal Training Liability

I am interested in writing personalized programs for clients, and conducting my business online (without doing any in-person training). What are the legal

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Personal Trainer Software

I am looking for software to create workouts, plan diets, track progress, manage my schedule. What is the best one's out there?

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Right to Touch

I'm looking to enter a specific training called Structural Energetic Therapy. Most massage therapists take this additional course, but I feel it would

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UK salaries for personal trainers in 2016

I saw this question on here, so I thought I'd share what I found out on this subject. The first thing is that interpreting the data is quite tricky. Many

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Add dates to comments

I gather that your site has been around for a while :) It would be helpful if the comments all had dates - especially for comments regarding the different

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dba vs LLC

I'm a certified personal trainer with liability insurance and I make all my clients sign waivers. I would like to register my business name before someone

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What insurance

I'm thinking of starting my side business of training clients at their home as well as in our basement. I have personal trainer insurance but what else

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Legally of training in a rented apartment

Hi, So I am looking to start a home training at my apartment for the first time. I want to know if it is legal to train inside my apartment in a designated

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NCEP?

There is an opportunity coming up for a weekend intensive with an exam at the end. Assuming that I pass, I will be granted an NCEP Certification. Anyone

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Legal protection

I was wondering if I could train people for free and still have to have liability insurance, informed consent, and waivers to pass out to my clients even

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NASM Recertification cost is too high

NASM is the worst certification I have ever encountered. They are more of a marketing and sales company than a serious organization for educating personal

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