Jonathan Glick

Taylorsville, UT 84129-3238

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What insurance should I get if I have multiple certifications (personal training, yoga, nutrition)?

4 Answers | Asked by Leora Alk on Oct 23, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 23, 2013

In addition to the insurance offered by IDEA you can check http://www.fitnesspak.com/ offered through Interwest Insurance Services; they have a dedicated line for ACE certified professionals at (800) 873-3725 ext. 3168. Alternatively you can check with Francis L. Dean & Associates based out of Cali...

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How can I find clients for my personal trainer studio?

9 Answers | Asked by Wendy Calor on Oct 21, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 22, 2013

You can also look into advertisers such as Citydeals, Amazon local, Groupon etc which offer revenue sharing options with no cost up front and you pay nothing out of pocket. They collect leads and revenue and pay you a portion of that. It's not necessarily a great money maker but it gives you expos...

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Have you trained a client over a long period of time at no charge or set up a scholarship?

9 Answers | Asked by Aimee Barnes on Oct 18, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 19, 2013

It's a sweet thing to do but you want to consider how it might impact your business. Here's a list of points to consider: 1. You would want to schedule your sessions during what would normally be your down time. Your client would need to be flexible to change her appointment time if other payi...

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What is the earliest time to start teaching group ex classes during the week? please give insight

8 Answers | Asked by Karen Branch-Crawford on Oct 18, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 19, 2013

If you're only teaching one time each day, the earlier the better. I agree with Christine about 5:30-6:00; that's early enough so those going to work or taking care of family to get to the gym and back home for their daily responsibilities. Earlier than that, however, is a hard sell; most don't wa...

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I'm A New Personal Trainer. How do i find gyms that take commission per session?

5 Answers | Asked by Pamela Davis on Oct 17, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 18, 2013

Karin and Harris have already provided you with some great ideas and suggestions. From my experience you may find that local county or city recreation centers offer a revenue sharing split as opposed to paying rent, but still have you act as an independent contractor. I do it this way with the r...

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When a client has very limited core strength what are the best exercises to strengthen it

9 Answers | Asked by Yasir A. on Oct 14, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 15, 2013

Great answers by both Karin and Susan so far. Here are some I use: 1. Rectus Abdominal: You can have them do a crunch on a incline bench or stability ball where they would place their hips lower than shoulders; to increase the intensity you would have them sit further horizontal until they can b...

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Do pregnant woman have to decrease the size of the weights they use?

5 Answers | Asked by Mary Beatty on Oct 14, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 15, 2013

I agree with Calvin and his post was spot on; and as you mentioned with a normal pregnancy her baby will be greater than 5 pounds... Interestingly enough just in the past few days I read a news story of a woman doing daily CrossFit workouts without any decrease in intensity up to the day she was ...

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Does anyone have ideas for what I can call my personal training business.

6 Answers | Asked by Natasha Freeburn on Oct 14, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 14, 2013

Hi Natasha, You are already on the right track with the details you provided. Maybe using something in conjunction with your last name - "Freeburn" which gives your personal name recognition and would be easy for others to remember and associate with fitness. I also highly recommend you get an ...

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Business Managers and Owners: What are your top tips for helping employees feel empowered?

7 Answers | Asked by Ryan Halvorson on Jul 18, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 11, 2013

1. Provide incentives when they complete continuing education and then allow them to lead a team meeting and teach others what they have learned. 2. Provide constructive criticism that offers solutions; let them be a part of defining those solutions. 3. Ask them for more feedback than you w...

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Offering my services to business to help employees get a strength and stretch workout at some point during day....where to start

2 Answers | Asked by Leslie Michel on Oct 11, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 11, 2013

Hi Leslie, 1. Create your Program! What specifically do you want to do? How often would you like to meet with employees? How much revenue are you looking to create? Do you want to offer alternative services (such as one-on-one training with employees who want some extra help)? What kind of bu...

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