As a member of IDEA Health & Fitness Association, I will be guided by the best interests of the client. I will provide facilities and staff for effective exercise and lifestyle programs; ensure that staff maintains the education and experience necessary to appropriately train clients; uphold fair business practices and safety guidelines; and use truth, fairness and integrity to guide all my professional decisions and relationships.
by Patricia Ryan
Profile of Personal Training
Insights from the 2003 IDEA Fitness Programs & Equipment Survey Personal Training Climbs
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As part of our goal to continually educate our members about opportunities to Inspire the World to Fitness™, this issue presents information and resources for connecting with two special populations: those who are physically or developmentally disabled and those who suffer from arthritis.
Editor’s Note: In the October 2003 issue of IDEA Health & Fitness Source, we asked readers whether they thought clients were more concerned about trainers’ education and experience or about their physical appearance. Here are some responses:
My clients are more concerned about my educational background than my physical appearance. However, when they arrive for their initial consultation, they are surprised.
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