Jocelyn Martin

Princeton, MA 01541-1207

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Ab workouts

2 Answers | Asked by Riann Elliott on Jan 19, 2014

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jan 20, 2014

Before you begin with ab exercises, how far post partum is this client? Has she been seen by a physician and had her "torn ab muscles" evaluated? Is this a clinical diagnosis and if it is, how "torn" are the ab muscles? Torn abdominals post-partum are classified as a diastasis recti. Doctors s...

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Suggestions for working with a male client that needs to loose 100 lbs.

9 Answers | Asked by Virginia Pittman on Jan 11, 2014

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jan 15, 2014

Virginia, You've received great insight from the others on exercise and nutrition starting points and things to consider. I would add this, be sure to lay out clear, easily attainable goals. He has probably tried losing the weight before and not been able to. He's probably not even sure...

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What is more successful to start with in the fitness industry? 1-on-1 personal training, or small group personal training?

5 Answers | Asked by Ryan Hart on Jan 13, 2014

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jan 15, 2014

Based on your current model, why not do a similar group program for adults. "Revive your inner athlete." "You've seen what we can accomplish with your children, now try our new adult program." Use what has made you successful so far and tweak it to approach a new audience. Then you can add o...

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HI, I am looking for feedback for on-line scheduling software for my training business and classes.

12 Answers | Asked by Stacy Rae Mednick on Jan 14, 2014

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jan 15, 2014

Have you tried TimeTrade? They have a great on-line system that is easy to use and can be sent in emails, linked to on Facebook or on a website. Jocelyn

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Career advice for personal trainer/ fitness instructor?

8 Answers | Asked by Silvia Buehler Espiritu on Jan 15, 2014

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jan 15, 2014

Health coaching is another way to add on to your career. I have found that to make lasting change happen for clients, they need to take ownership of the process. Health coaching teaches you about nutrition and behavior change, as well as giving you the techniques for making it happen vs. just theo...

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Where is the least expensive place to purchase Equipt for my Bootcamp? ex. glider disks, mats, dumbells TRX-like etc

4 Answers | Asked by Bella HOTBODZ BOOTCAMP on Jan 15, 2014

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jan 15, 2014

I'm not sure about the least expensive, but I do most of my ordering through Power Systems. With my classes, because the equipment is being used so often, I always opt for quality over price. I need to know the equipment is going to last through lots of sessions and not crap out of break. I...

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What is the average percentage fitness centers receive from personal training sessions?

5 Answers | Asked by Janet Heiner on Jan 03, 2014

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jan 05, 2014

I've seen a range of anywhere from 50-70% being kept by the trainer, but it all depends on experience, responsibility and what is agreed upon between the facility and the trainer as to what will be covered (marketing, referrals, client base, etc).

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online body comp calculator

3 Answers | Asked by Lisa Gonzalez on Jan 03, 2014

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jan 05, 2014

I second Harris and use the same one.

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Pre-post natal seminars

3 Answers | Asked by Krystal Shuga on Jan 03, 2014

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jan 05, 2014

There are several certifications to choose from: Fit to Deliver www.fittodeliver.com Prenatal Postnatal Exercise Specialist Certification program www.alpafitness.com Prenatal Pilates Certification www.thecenterforwomensfitness.com I would consider learning all you can about this special...

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Hi, any in-home/home gym trainers have marketing advice to obtain new clients?

6 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Cavallaro on Jan 04, 2014

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jan 05, 2014

You've received some great tips already. Have you tried a referral program with your current clientele? They get a reward for a client they refer to you. A free session day or a one hour class offered to potential clients so they can try you out risk free.

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