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Jonathan Glick

Taylorsville, UT 84129-3238

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Do any personal trainers get tips after sessions? If not, why since this is a service?

13 Answers | Asked by Kristin Knauf on Jun 19, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Aug 30, 2013

I have received tips, occasionally, over the course of my career. Usually it has been a bonus for a job well done when a client stops training with me for whatever reason. That being said, I never expect a tip; and the best "tip" I could receive is a referral which shows that I not only did a go...

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What should my cancellation policy be?

13 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Aug 30, 2013

I particularly don't like 24 hour cancellation policies, in fact they can often make you sick! Literally. Since some clients will still come when they are sick; not good for them to be working out and potentially not good for you as well. Instead, my alternative policy is somewhat complex but i...

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Cardio drill ideas??

7 Answers | Asked by Christine Hall on Aug 29, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Aug 30, 2013

- Partner, one person sprints to other side of room and back while the other does a body weight exercise - Partner, push up and high five - Partner, one does X number of push ups while partner completes plank. - Partner competition: both hold plank, wall sit, or other isometric exercise. Loser do...

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Do you offer 30 minute workout models? What are the pros and cons?

9 Answers | Asked by Joy Keller on Mar 07, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Aug 30, 2013

I offer them and find them mostly beneficial, but they do have their disadvantages as well. Here are some Pros & Cons: Pros: - Clients can better afford to continue training with you long term. - You can charge a higher rate - If your hourly rate is $50 for instance, you can charge $30 per 3...

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Outdoor Training

13 Answers | Asked by Andrew Halligan on Feb 05, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Aug 29, 2013

Complete a X-mile hike and take with you appropriate equipment that can be carried along (nothing wrong with taking some sandbags for additional challenge!) Along the hike or at a designated stopping point, complete a strength or conditioning workout; then hike back to your starting point to finish...

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Training with a pet

9 Answers | Asked by Karin Singleton on May 12, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Aug 29, 2013

I think it is a great idea but you have to be sure that all your participants are pet lovers; and that it doesn't distract from the workout in any way. Ask: Will they get a better workout if Pet is there? Or will it help with adherence? Even with getting better retention with the pet, be sure...

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We have some great stairs where we do boot camp...any other "outside the box" exercises we can do on them?

6 Answers | Asked by Sarah Smith on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Aug 29, 2013

My Top 10, many of which would work better outside at some school bleachers rather than somewhere with a single set of stairs: 1. Inch worm up the steps. 2. Staying on all fours, complete a Pushup every step. 3. Hop, then squat on each step. 4. Stagger Squat Each Step (one foot on higher step ...

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Necessary Equipment For Outdoor Boot Camp?

11 Answers | Asked by Louis Davis on Mar 16, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Aug 29, 2013

Nothing is completely "necessary" since you can do a lot with just running, sprinting, crawling, climbing, and all sorts of other body weight exercises. I'm a fan of a variety of equipment, however, and my favorites are: Sand Bags Sand Bells Battle Ropes Jump Ropes Tires TRX if anchor poi...

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What are your top five favorite body weight exercises?

20 Answers | Asked by Harris Sophocleous on Feb 03, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Aug 28, 2013

In no particular order: Push Ups - all kinds Dynamic Up/Down (going from a plank position to a push up position) Burpees including variations Muscle Ups Single Leg Squat & Touch (reaching out to touch an object on the floor in front of you (medicine ball works great)

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What is your favorite exercise at the park?

19 Answers | Asked by Florann Vazquez on Jul 28, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Aug 28, 2013

Sprints, Bear Crawls, and Frog Hops. Especially Uphill! Jonathan www.integratedfit.org

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