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Alex Wisch

Cambridge, MA 02139

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South East Florida In-Home Personal Trainers....What is your hourly rate?

2 Answers | Asked by Pedro Rios on Sep 06, 2014

Answered by Alex Wisch on Sep 08, 2014

Hey, private training gets allot more exciting then a studio if you have the clients. Depending on your credentials, how you tailor to clients, and the target market's financial status, I recommend pricing yourself on the higher side. A higher price can actually make you more appealing to some and...

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Boosting Metabolism

11 Answers | Asked by Andrew Halligan on Nov 07, 2011

Answered by Alex Wisch on Aug 11, 2014

Sometimes to arrive at an answer, a good question to ask is the exact opposite. What slows down the metabolism? What should one avoid? First, mental stress will significantly slow down the metabolism over long periods of time. A little anxiety might give a short epinephrine boost, but beyond t...

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What is your opinion on low reps (3) for women who want to maximize relitive strength?

9 Answers | Asked by Alex Wisch on Nov 15, 2013

Answered by Alex Wisch on Nov 22, 2013

I greatly appreciate everyone's feedback. I can see the concern for high weights and increase risk of injury, but I absolutely make sure that the weight can only be performed if posture and form are flawless. Using this method with more experienced clients is ideal. An injured client would result...

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What are some of the most unique places that you have trained a client? How effective was it?

6 Answers | Asked by Alex Wisch on Nov 15, 2013

Answered by Alex Wisch on Nov 22, 2013

Thank you everyone for your great feedback. You have inspired me to think outside of the box and ignite my creativity. Outdoor workouts appear to be a favorite. I am now more eager to challenge my clients to push past their boundaries and train outside, even if the New England weather can be a bi...

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Do you think that Cross Fit needs a higher certification standard to improve safety and effectiveness?

6 Answers | Asked by Alex Wisch on Nov 15, 2013

Answered by Alex Wisch on Nov 22, 2013

Thank you for your valuable answers. Everyone's comments offer a unique perspective that has greatly educated me on the issue at hand. It is good to hear that some gyms are offering beginner classes to help clients build proper form, posture and a fitness base to safely progress to challenging exe...

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How Much Do You Charge For Your Personal Training Services? How Did You Arrive At This Price Point?

19 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Alex Wisch on Nov 15, 2013

Wisch Fit offers specialized personal training with a highly customizable approach that incorporates in-depth assessments every few weeks and data analysis to create training regimens that tailor towards individual anatomy, bio-mechanics, and biology to maximize results. I will travel to any destin...

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How can I get more clients?

11 Answers | Asked by Heather Munyan on Feb 23, 2012

Answered by Alex Wisch on May 15, 2012

Hi Heather, I would focus on your current avenues to maximize publicity and further enrich your name in the fitness community. Every piece of information about you on the Internet should be created and preserved with the same dedication you offer your clients. I briefly looked over search res...

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Moving to Scotland...would like to continue training current clients abroad. Any suggestions?

5 Answers | Asked by Mary Nguyen on Jan 05, 2012

Answered by Alex Wisch on May 10, 2012

Another alternative would be to use a data base like www.fitclickbiz.com. Once you understand the layout, it is easy to update workouts, diets, and other fitness tools. In addition, the site allows your clients to record their workouts, view their results, and offers a fitness community. There ar...

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Does anyone have suggestions/comments about training a client who has bipolar disorder?

8 Answers | Asked by Jody Smith on May 09, 2012

Answered by Alex Wisch on May 09, 2012

I have trained individuals in the field of mental illness and understand the many challenges that can occur. A positive and motivating attitude goes a long way. When a client experiences depression and has a decrease in motivation, I found that performing new and exciting workouts can help the cli...

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I would like to get my first personal training certification

15 Answers | Asked by Arran Krishen on Apr 07, 2012

Answered by Alex Wisch on Apr 08, 2012

Arran, I have had the liberty to talk with many of the top professionals within the field, who view the American College of Sports Medicine certification as the most prestigious. ACSM offers one of the most challenging certifications to prepare for and obtain. The American College of Sports Med...

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