Good responses. My suggestions would be listen to your body, maybe hire a running coach if you can, get enough rest, eat well, increase your mileage slowly and methodically, hydrate, take care of your feet and have a realistic plan.
I don't have such fees. If someone is more qualified than me on a specific method or training technique and he/she will be better for my client, then I just refer them to that trainer with no additional fees.
I like to set realistic and attainable goals for my clients. The body image issue will slowly disappear when they realize they are achieving their goals and continue to improve. If they don't reach their goals then other factors are coming into play (such as disappointment, lack of self-esteem, etc....
30 minutes before the class:
1. Make sure I'm not late.
2. Have all the equipment I will need ready.
3. Inspect the area/room.
4. Make sure I have any extra waivers with me.
5. I don't spend to much time thinking about it and try stay relaxed.
You have some great responses here and I agree with the others. Clubs will pay a fixed salary or hourly wage especially if you going to work as one of their employee. But, if you try to go to a studio of a gym where you could work as an independent contractor, then you will be able to n...