Jonathan Glick

Taylorsville, UT 84129-3238

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Are video games going to elimate the use of personal trainers?

16 Answers | Asked by Scott White on Nov 18, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 13, 2013

Hahahaha.... isn't that like asking if computers are going to reduce or eliminate the need for paper? I only see it as an advantage for Personal Trainers. Here's why: 1. Accountability. "The reason why I'm here today is because I made a promise to my video game yesterday that I was going to...

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Games to play as form of a workout-1on1 client

10 Answers | Asked by patricia provencher on Sep 10, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 12, 2013

Many great answers here and I'm certain you'll find a way to help your client change her mindset about exercise. Remember that as trainer's we may be able to provide inspiration, but true motivation comes from the client. Help her find what will inspire and motivate her. I often give my clien...

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How can I move more during the day?

13 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Nov 30, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 10, 2013

I love this question! Harris did a fantastic job detailing many specific ways of increasing your activity of daily living. I use the same suggestions with my clients. Here are some general questions to ask yourself as you go throughout the day: - Can I complete this task manually? (using a...

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Is it ok to train at 95% of your maximum heart rate?

15 Answers | Asked by Donna D'Souza on Nov 14, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 10, 2013

As others have said it is alright to train at 95% of your maximum heart rate, though it is not possible to train at that intensity for extended periods of time. For effectiveness without over training, I recommend an 80-10-10 rule to my clients: train within your target zone 80% of the time, and no...

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Is interval training the best training for heart health in seniors?

5 Answers | Asked by John Phillips on Sep 09, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 09, 2013

Technically strength training is interval training; but I am assuming she is talking about cardiovascular interval training? Regardless of age, I believe that both constant state aerobic exercise and cardiovascular interval training are beneficial for heart health. If you only do one form or the...

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what are some good circuits for weight loss clients

5 Answers | Asked by Michael Rogers on Sep 06, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 06, 2013

Here are my random ideas... - Partner drills: One completes an isometric exercise (such as a plank, wall sit, etc) while the other completes a body weight or other exercise. - Combination compound exercises: squat and overhead press; dead lift and bent over row. - Complete the Integrated 1...

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suggestions for purchasing kettlebells for in home training?

8 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Jul 25, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 04, 2013

Cap Barbell makes some decent, inexpensive fixed Kettlebells. You can find them on Amazon or Walmart (Website, ship to home/store). They're pretty much bombproof, as most fixed iron or steel bells are, so I like to use them outdoors or when I'm teaching group classes. Personally, I really lik...

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how can I quickly determine the amount of calories a person should eat per body weight

4 Answers | Asked by Ruti Abrashkin on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 04, 2013

To figure our estimated daily caloric expenditure we need to calculate our RMR (Resting Metabolic Rate) and our Daily Activity Level. There is a quick way to estimate RMR (see below) but if you want to be more accurate you must factor in body weight, height, age and activity level. Daily Calori...

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How do you determine the starting amount of lbs to weight train with for new clients?

8 Answers | Asked by Tiffany McGee on Sep 02, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 04, 2013

Short answer: After you've worked with enough clients some of the guesswork becomes second nature; so you may find you can easily start a client out with some appropriate light weights and progress incrementally from there. This is the simplest way of doing it and works well when you are perso...

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First CEC in kettlebells or Pilates?

6 Answers | Asked by Paul D Bradley on Sep 02, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 03, 2013

It would be great to have both, but you want to focus on several criteria, including but not limited to the following: Which technique could you still implement while training clients without having a a specific certification? Which one would set you apart compared to other trainers/instructor...

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