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Chris Lutz

Herndon, VA 20171

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I would like to get a yoga certification. Any recommendations. I'm in nyc area.

4 Answers | Asked by Marta Gabrielli on Sep 21, 2016

Answered by Chris Lutz on Sep 22, 2016

AFPA has 2 level yoga certifications that don't require travel. http://afpafitness.com/#_l_69

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how can i get certified for personal trainer

7 Answers | Asked by Marcus Robinson on Jul 26, 2016

Answered by Chris Lutz on Sep 21, 2016

I've listed some well known ones here although there are likely hundreds in the country. It will take some considerations of several things to determine which one is right. http://spartatraining.com/blog/product-category/personal-trainers/person...

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What are your favorite bootcamp formats?

7 Answers | Asked by Jalynn Brown on Aug 24, 2016

Answered by Chris Lutz on Sep 21, 2016

This is some programming our instructor, a real Marine Sgt, used. http://spartatraining.com/blog/product/3-month-personal-trainer-bootcamp...

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how do i get CE's

8 Answers | Asked by Marty Langeler on Sep 15, 2016

Answered by Chris Lutz on Sep 21, 2016

There are lots of different ways. Find out what your organization accepts. You may even be able to petition them for something you've already taken. You can get them right here through IDEA. Or through other well known organizations. ACE has lots of CE options. http://spartatraining.com/blog...

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Can you share some advice and success in finding clients in a new city when you do not work in a gym?

7 Answers | Asked by Scotia Womack on Jun 06, 2016

Answered by Chris Lutz on Sep 20, 2016

Hi Scotia, I commented this on a similar post here. http://www.ideafit.com/answers/does-anyone-have-any-advice-for-those-of-... "First of all, I'd get this book, but I'm biased. http://amzn.to/2ddYRRC. I have a sample marketing plan worksheet in there already started with a bunch of low or no ...

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As an in-home personal trainer, what is your favorite piece of equipment to use with clients?

37 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Oct 27, 2011

Answered by Chris Lutz on Sep 20, 2016

I answered this on a similar thread here. http://www.ideafit.com/answers/what-equipment-do-you-suggest-for-a-perso... "Ah, this can be tough. Ideally, you want to have every tool in your toolbox available to you at the right time. Being in homes just simply doesn't allow for that. But, it will de...

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Nutrition Certification for PT

10 Answers | Asked by Curtis Cornett on May 07, 2012

Answered by Chris Lutz on Sep 20, 2016

I wouldn't say it's required from a purely practical standpoint. BUT, it will probably all depend on your state. I'd check into the laws there first. From a business and legal standpoint, I think it's definitely worthwhile. If something were to ever happen, you could clearly show you were acting...

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What equipment do you suggest for a personal trainer to have to train clients at home?

69 Answers | Asked by Kym Peterson on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Chris Lutz on Sep 20, 2016

Ah, this can be tough. Ideally, you want to have every tool in your toolbox available to you at the right time. Being in homes just simply doesn't allow for that. But, it will depend on a lot of different things. I used to carry a small bag around for a couple of in home clients. First, make the...

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Does anyone have any advice for those of us just starting out in the Personal Training industry?

12 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Knye on Jan 15, 2013

Answered by Chris Lutz on Sep 20, 2016

First of all, I'd get this book, but I'm biased. http://amzn.to/2ddYRRC. I have a sample marketing plan worksheet in there already started with a bunch of low or no cost things you can do when starting out. As far as building trust to get more leads and clients goes, you may not have many or an...

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To other studio owners. What is your #1 marketing tool you use that yields the best results/clients ?

10 Answers | Asked by Dave Gibson on Aug 12, 2012

Answered by Chris Lutz on Aug 07, 2014

Definitely word of mouth. Be sure to facilitate it and be proactive about it. Don't wait for people to refer to you. And business networking events in the community. The more you go to, the better.

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