Christie LaRue

Prosper, TX 75078

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I'm looking for affordable fitness flooring for a boot camp fitness/personal training studio. Any recommendations?

6 Answers | Asked by Jessica Daly on Sep 02, 2011

Answered by Christie LaRue on Mar 09, 2012

I ordered interlocking rubber tiles from After much research for both quality and price, they were, by far the best. The tiles I purchased are reversible and shipping is FREE!

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I'm Planning to Open Fitness Studio, How Do I Market It?

10 Answers | Asked by Athman Issa Mmether on Feb 10, 2012

Answered by Christie LaRue on Feb 13, 2012

#1-Social Media is THE WAY to market today. Study it, learn it and utilize it effectively and constantly! #2- Get to know people in the business as well as professionals you can cross refer with. #3-Do not take "no" personally. Press on and stay with it for the long haul. The more times people h...

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Do you "Barter" or "Trade Out" Personal Training for Professional Services?

14 Answers | Asked by Michael Saiz on Feb 09, 2012

Answered by Christie LaRue on Feb 13, 2012

Absolutley! I like to work with a close group of professionals that can be integrated to provide the best service to my clients. That said, the massage therapist, chiropractor and I all trade services with one another as well as cross refer exclusively. We like to say we "practice what we preach".

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Does anyone have a Personal training scheduling software application/service to recommend? How long has it been around for?

14 Answers | Asked by Sue Fine on Nov 08, 2011

Answered by Christie LaRue on Nov 12, 2011

We use Mindbody online and have been very happy with all the features it has to offer. They are always working out glitches, but they've been highly recommended in our industry for the past several years.

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Anybody familiar with MAT(muscle activation technique)?

4 Answers | Asked by Shawn Fears on Aug 15, 2011

Answered by Christie LaRue on Oct 23, 2011

I definitely believe MAT is an awesome tool in helping clients reach their full potential. It is a great skill to have when you are mid workout with a client and they are complaining of a specific pain, you have the ability to do a few tests and do a few quick palpations and get them back to their w...

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With all the new trendy workouts in the fitness industry do you think that loyalty still exists?

7 Answers | Asked by Nawrocki Fitness on Sep 09, 2011

Answered by Christie LaRue on Oct 23, 2011

If you are talking about loyalty on the part of the client to their trainer then I say YES! I think what tends to happen in the fitness industry or in smaller fitness facilities is that we try to offer too much "stuff". As Anthony Carey told me once, "Drive your niche deep, NOT wide". I couldn't agr...

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