Danielle Vindez

REDONDO BEACH, CA 90277-5368

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How much extra should a trainer charge for driving to a client's home?

12 Answers | Asked by Christina Diers on Jun 24, 2013

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 05, 2014

If I was at the gym I could do 2 back to back client in two hours, so say $60 an hour. If I go to a client's house and it takes me 1.5 hours for training and driving I charge $90. I have charged up to $120 dollars depending on drive time, and the economy.

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should you list your personal training rates on your site?

12 Answers | Asked by Yasir A. on Aug 16, 2013

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 05, 2014

I do not post rates because rates can vary depending on distance from the client, needs, packages, and services provided. Additionally, when a potential client calls me for rates it gives me an opportunity to interact with them and discover what they need and the emotions attached to their reasons. ...

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What techinques do you use to help motivate clients to come in for their sessions?

7 Answers | Asked by Kai Rossbach on Sep 18, 2013

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 05, 2014

If you build a respectful relationship with a client they will not no show, and they will have more consideration for your time and their committment. This starts from the very beginning when you set the boundaries and standards of conduct, and verify mutual understanding.

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What resistance training could a 70year old man do that has declined upper body strength and leg strength ?

6 Answers | Asked by Ebony Stoner on Sep 05, 2013

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 04, 2014

They can do anything and everything a younger person can do based on your evaluation of their exercise and health history, and their personally unique, if any, limitations. Certainly, like anyone starting out you start by building a foundation, perhaps one set of 15 reps/1 set, for all major mu...

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What are the best fitness assessments for older overweight adults?

9 Answers | Asked by Evelyn Sinclair on Sep 12, 2013

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 04, 2014

I work with obese people as an adjunct of a medical center. We do a five component fitness test. We measure aerobic capacity via a 6 minute treadmill test Muscular endurance and strength via toexercise to failure and 1RM BMI Bio-electrical impedience Weight Waist circumference Balance Sit...

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What is your professional opinion on Up Right Rows?

9 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Landry on Oct 08, 2013

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 04, 2014

When I was younger and my joints were more flexible I had no problem with upright rows. As adults age this exercise can be problematic, because the shoulder is internally rotated not allowing for full range of motion, and possibly causing acromium greater tubercule connection. I do not recommend to ...

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I am a physiologist and a personal trainer. i have been inoperation as Dark Horse Fitness or darkhorsefitnesspro for 30 years.

7 Answers | Asked by Brian Rozzi on Nov 25, 2013

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 04, 2014

Brian, as you mentioned you have a specific niche and it appears to work well for you. I doubt that your program will have much reach for the mass consumer as it appears to not be supported by empirical studies, and has not been published in peer reviewed journals for scientific scrutiny.

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What assessments are trainers using for special populations today?

7 Answers | Asked by Kristina Ostrowski on Dec 22, 2013

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 04, 2014

To me assessments depend on the environment both physical and emotional. Am I working with a group where time and measured numbers are important, or am I working with an individual who determines what they want to measure for themselves. In a group I will measure the five components of fitne...

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Where are some of the best places to advertise your new business?

6 Answers | Asked by Renee Chatham on Feb 03, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 04, 2014

Everywhere: library, community boards, grocery store boards, coffee shop boards, gyms with no boot camp, Facebook, etc. etc. You are limited by your own imagination. Think who is my client and where do they hang out? Post it there.

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I am looking to put in a business proposals to start a group walk/run/interval program, not sure where to start?

4 Answers | Asked by Patricia Jedlick on Jan 31, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 04, 2014

Also include when you will be paid, monthly, bi-monthly? Don't sweat it, make it a simple document. Look on line for proposal formats and fill in the blanks with the details Harris has listed. Even if you under sell for your first time that is fine, just leave yourself a contractual clause for fee r...

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