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Jonathan Glick

Taylorsville, UT 84129-3238

Questions Answered by Jonathan

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When did you feel 'qualified to teach'.

6 Answers | Asked by Amanda Cremonini on Oct 10, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 11, 2013

For me it came down to practicing with others what I learned about physical activity and exercise and having some early successes helping people achieve their health and fitness goals. I remember teaching a Faculty Strength Training class as part of an internship I completed for my B.S. in Exerci...

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Info on contacting physicians for clearance etc.

7 Answers | Asked by Paul Bradley on Oct 09, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 09, 2013

You can give the client a form that they would take to their doctors for clearance to exercise, with or without any modifications, restrictions or other important guidelines. I do it this way to get clearance when necessary based on PAR Q or other risk assessment. If I find it necessary to work ...

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IS TRX training here to stay?

8 Answers | Asked by Lori Michiel on Oct 09, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 09, 2013

If you mean Suspension Training in itself, then absolutely! It's functional, portable and applicable to many different levels of fitness. Even if the company that makes TRX Suspension Trainers somehow doesn't exist in the near or distant future, I believe there will always be a place for this kind...

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What is your professional opinion on Up Right Rows?

9 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Landry on Oct 08, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 09, 2013

Many trainers instruct their clients to keep the elbows high when performing an Upright Row which may create excessive internal rotation of the shoulder and potentially creating impingement of the shoulder girdle. The higher the elbows the greater the potential risk - you can modify the exercise by...

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resistance exercise information

6 Answers | Asked by Michelle Brewer on Sep 29, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 29, 2013

There are countless beneficial resistance exercises and it depends greatly on what you would like to accomplish, be it for general strength or for more specific objectives. For my clients just starting out on resistance training I have them use traditional free weights - barbells, dumbbells and...

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I have been doing exercises for 8 weeks, given me by a PT for upper trap pain.

9 Answers | Asked by Judy kroll on Sep 29, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 29, 2013

Sometimes certain injuries or chronic imbalances take awhile to correct and the time it takes will vary depending on extent of the injury, follow through on the the rehabilitation, and the individual - you should revisit the issue with your PT. You are on the right track if you see gradual (thoug...

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Hello, how do you mobile trainers keep client records safe while on the road?

5 Answers | Asked by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Sep 28, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 28, 2013

You can limit the mobile files to clients which you are currently working or that you need immediate access to, and limit client information to only that which is pertinent to training. You shouldn't need to have immediate access to client financial information (such as credit card numbers, etc) or ...

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How do you stay motivated to get your own workouts done, when you are training all day long?

21 Answers | Asked by Tony Cress on Jul 26, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 27, 2013

I stay motivated to do my own workouts by: 1. Priority: Either making it the first workout of the day or my first hour break of the day. 2. Goals: Always having something to train for, a 10K for example. 3. Accountability: I workout with my girlfriend or another partner, even when this is occa...

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Program for obese client with recurring knee pain

9 Answers | Asked by toni slowinski on Sep 26, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 26, 2013

Sounds like she might need some tough love. Obviously we don't want to ignore the knee issue but you and her have to agree how to best work around it so she can get in better health. It would be better to work in concert with her physician, preferably a physical therapist or knee specialist; I try...

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I have to pay the gym I train out of a percentage of each session, can this be written off as rent?

10 Answers | Asked by Domenic Micheli on Jan 16, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 26, 2013

As others have said, you would need to verify what to do with your accountant. I'm sure by now you've looked into it with a tax professional, but perhaps I can add some insight for others looking into this question. Here's my "personal trainer who is in the same situation answer" for you: I a...

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