Jabez Gibson

Knoxville, TN 37802

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Incentives that curve turnover rates?

6 Answers | Asked by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Feb 19, 2013

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Feb 20, 2013

I think this comes down to who you are dealing with. $ motivates some in ways like no other but, so does responsibility(varying). It has never been the $ that kept me...(for long,anyways). As mgt. I always endeavor to create an atmosphere conducive to what I am promoting. Many ways to do this(sta...

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Do you allow your clients to "pay as they come" or pay in advance for a set number of sessions, regardless if they show or not?

17 Answers | Asked by Sharon Johnson-May on Aug 03, 2011

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Feb 15, 2013

Hey u, seems I'm going against the grain from what I can see some of the responses are but... If you know anything about this work it is; just because u got 40 hrs booked on by Sunday 4 nxt wk don't mean u will see that # by Saturday. I don't believe in penalizing people for their lives/schedu...

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How do your clients pay you?

15 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long on Jun 17, 2011

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Feb 15, 2013

with what I can feel in my hand... CASH - CHECK - MO advance payment is your security but, I have solid people so I use this again as one of my perks when needed.

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Legally binding agreements + electronic funds transfer

7 Answers | Asked by Bryant Seton on Nov 16, 2012

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Feb 15, 2013

I was fortunate enough to have retained copies of agreements from former employers or companies trying to hire me for my services. i was a paralegal in NYC before 9/11 (some contract work) so I was comfortable reviewing and implementing what I wanted into my agreements. Doing it this was is tric...

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Incentive programs for Personal Trainers

6 Answers | Asked by Bryant Seton on Feb 11, 2013

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Feb 15, 2013

As an independent or employee what matters to the trainer is the $... bs ya'self if you want to it is the dollar you use to purchase. Why would it be any different for them. I have in the past offered contests for staff (# of prospects, # of walk-in appmnts., phone calls made, ect.) Would sugg...

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Pre-existing soft tissue/joint injuries

13 Answers | Asked by Louis Davis on Feb 15, 2013

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Feb 15, 2013

WOW... how is it that you wound up with this bunch? Are you not comfortable working with individuals w/preexisting injuries? My opinion: When i 1st started working in large gym setting's & even as i moved through the ranks to management, upper management always like to give me the injuries, m...

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Are you eligible to be a USDOL O*NET Fitness and Wellness Coordinator occupation expert?

6 Answers | Asked by Jean Leech on Feb 15, 2013

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Feb 15, 2013

volunteer... will check it out and consider how i may be of assistance if @ all in my area. Thanks for posting...

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What are the positive and negative reasons to allow oneself a "cheat meal" every once and awhile?

23 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on May 05, 2011

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Feb 14, 2013

Just my opinion: U answered yourself. If you want to live and on a very regimented diet, schedule or anything else, the "cheat" presents a multipurpose. I offer "cheat days" to relax away from the strict regiment BUT, still with a responsibility of not over blowing the program in a day or two...

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We have some great stairs where we do boot camp...any other "outside the box" exercises we can do on them?

7 Answers | Asked by Sarah Smith on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Feb 14, 2013

I'm late on this one...you have been offered a decent variety of things already. I would consider safety over challenge in a group, as all are usually not on the same fitness level. Make sure choices are applicable to group, know your people... Safer & effective program design offering approp...

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How beneficial is running up and down stairs a few times for SBT?

9 Answers | Asked by Frank Turner on Feb 13, 2013

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Feb 13, 2013

with any form of conditioning: It's not always what you do but, more so how you do it... application & prescription to "who" is of utmost important. keep questioning and test 4 your self, the body will communicate, be willing to listen & proceed w/safety 3rd (JOKE!!) (haha)... I know u get w...

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