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Jocelyn Martin

Princeton, MA 01541-1207

Questions Answered by Jocelyn Martin

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With all the new trendy workouts in the fitness industry do you think that loyalty still exists?

7 Answers | Asked by Nawrocki Fitness on Sep 09, 2011

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Sep 16, 2011

New, trendy classes are nice, but they do not replace knowledgable staff and getting results!

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How do you keep track of your CECs?

13 Answers | Asked by Joy Keller on Sep 09, 2011

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Sep 16, 2011

I'm with Karen, I use a folder, but any CECs Iobtain through the organiation I need to recertify through, also get kept in my on-line profile with them. I also keep a folder with past dated CECs so I have verification that I've received additional training in aparticular area if a client or employe...

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As a certified trainer do you spend more time on technical development or business development.

8 Answers | Asked by sizwe gumede on Sep 13, 2011

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Sep 16, 2011

I dedicate time each week to both. And like others have said, I don't believe them to be exclusive of the other. Sometimes a question that a client asks and I don't readily have an answer to, prompts me to further develop my understanding in that particular area. I'm benefiting from professional...

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How many different ways can we come up with for busy parents of small children to squeeze a workout into their day?

11 Answers | Asked by Anne Koski on Sep 03, 2011

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Sep 07, 2011

I too am a mom to 3 small children and although it can be difficult, its not impossible to get exercise into my day. I always tell my clients that they have to take care of themselves first so they can take care of their children. Plus, like the others have said, when our children see us exercisin...

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How do you do pricing and keep books for a group class?

7 Answers | Asked by Sharon Johnson-May on Aug 26, 2011

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Sep 07, 2011

I keep my punch cards valid for 60 - 90 days depending on how many classes I'm offering in that area. And Jessica, thanks for the new marketing idea. That's something I hadn't thought of before and will definitely try in the future!

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Do you have a standardized program design system that you follow with all your clients?

19 Answers | Asked by Cheryl Sacks on Aug 29, 2011

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Sep 02, 2011

I don't have a standard program, but I do always begin with an assessment and core work. All movement starts from the core, so a strong core is essential to maintain proper allignment and posture when you start increasing intensity, weight, reps or using longer levers. All else depends on the goal...

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What is the most effective posture tip you give clients?

9 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Aug 30, 2011

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Sep 02, 2011

As well as what others have answered, I too use Shawn's answer of the string analogy, I also tell my clients to look at their foot positioning. Their feet should be facing in the direction they want to move and their knees should point in the direction of their knees during movement. A lot of ...

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How do you get that first client?

10 Answers | Asked by Wendy Stewart on Aug 21, 2011

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Aug 26, 2011

Ask friends to come out so you can build your skills. Try your new routines, cueing, music, transitions out on them. Tell them to bring a few friends. Then transition to a paying session, giving your friends plenty of notice and your information so they can pass it along to others. Place a smal...

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How do you do pricing and keep books for a group class?

7 Answers | Asked by Sharon Johnson-May on Aug 26, 2011

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Aug 26, 2011

I've used a punch card in the past. They can buy a 5 or 10 punch card and can use it for any classes offered during a set timeframe. Then I just worry about billing at the time they buy a new card. I also offer a fee for a one time class. I also have them sign a new liability release form each t...

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How would you train a client who is recovering from bulimia?

10 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Aug 12, 2011

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Aug 26, 2011

Thank you all for your responses. She has a great team that is monitoring her process and has been cleared for exercise. Her doctor never mentioned watching heart rate, but that makes sense due to the effects of purging. Thank you Shane for mentioning it. I've already noticed that she has a tend...

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