Jabez Gibson

Knoxville, TN 37802

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What is an exercise contract?

7 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Dec 18, 2012

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Dec 23, 2012

I use it as a responsibility check w/new clients. I get them to capture the emotion of the moment and pen it to paper. Now all I have to do is do what I do effectively, if/when I see less than respectable effort on their part I elude to their "contracted promise to themself" to effect the certain ch...

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The start up business would be a small fitness studio with personal training. what equipment would be best to start with?

8 Answers | Asked by Laura Jaugilas on Dec 19, 2012

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Dec 22, 2012

Are you alone or with other investor/owner/instructor?... You have can decide what "type" of service offering to make by your experience, knowledge, location & demographic served. Space/location can dictate.

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Preparing for an obstacle race

8 Answers | Asked by Christina Montell on Dec 21, 2012

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Dec 22, 2012

Cool, I'm planning something similar currently... If your teaching twice a week, I assume you utilize some form of weights. I would not incorporate anything anything I am suggesting into your class as I do not know its specifics...but 4 your own training add some balance challenges/exercises whic...

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Beginning a personal training service at our gym. Any input as to whether to hire trainers as gym employees or independent contr

9 Answers | Asked by Kelly Serfas Bower on Sep 10, 2012

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Dec 22, 2012

Sounds like the community may be on the verge of some new services. I have never managed a city facility but, a few others. I'm sure your research will present the pro's & con's of both... It will fall back on the operations/business model. Services offered vary dramatically and "level of serv...

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How do I find a private gym/studio in my area that will rent to me hourly or monthly?

14 Answers | Asked by Bridget Eason on Dec 17, 2012

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Dec 19, 2012

Hello, I used my human friends network to help me find my original location. Being vocal with others in the profession will definitely aid you. Other than that, I have used this resource to search local resources or let your feet hit the streets. This is part of the work that goes in to being "i...

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Hey guys!! I have a question concerning a squat assessment :)

12 Answers | Asked by Rachel Koester on Nov 05, 2011

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Dec 11, 2012

Being fit in one area does not necessarily translate to other areas. To me this is still a stab in the dark because we may all adjust her starting posture & follow thru motion differently because of personal ideals. 1st, u say notice these imbalances in ur girl w/no weight? Bruh get ur girl out t...

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Are there negative issues with deep squats for the over 40 crowd starting back into exercise?

11 Answers | Asked by Rick Almand on Jun 27, 2012

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Dec 11, 2012

Hey stud... A negative can be addressed with almost any motion or exercise, This is the purpose of utilizing good form & movement postures. Speaking from experience on this one I will share w/u: I usually squat heavy & utilize a variety of them @ varying weight. Box's go over 500+ lbs., full s...

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Can people with knee issues ever be runners?

16 Answers | Asked by Shelly Hernandez on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Dec 11, 2012

Depending on the injury possibly, but why running? A lot of the people I know w/knee problems had them occur from that sport/exercise. Not an attack, promise... I don't understand what it is that would make a person NOT adjust or implement other SAFER methods, some that involve higher caloric ...

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Recommended exercises for someone with back and knee issues?

10 Answers | Asked by Steve Leon on Mar 15, 2012

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Dec 11, 2012

Leave that alone if not comfortable dealing with injuries of this magnitude. Not worth it in the long term for you psychologically/financially IF something were 2 go wrong in a session. I have learned to stay within my realm of experience & not try 2 be everything to everyone (Mr. Fix it, so i ca...

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Just starting back exercising, need to lose about 20 lbs.

11 Answers | Asked by Cheri Dautel on Apr 12, 2012

Answered by Jabez Gibson on Dec 11, 2012

hey there Cheri girl... Im sure u read everybody else's spiel too so here's my chime in... 43 yrd old - interested in weight loss/strength conditioning- non active for about 1 yr I don't suggest you run with any workout program w/o an assessment of your present state of health/wellbeing... ...

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