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Jonathan Glick

Taylorsville, UT 84129-3238

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What is your personal favorite workout...for yourself?

23 Answers | Asked by Farel Hruska on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Jul 30, 2013

Compound, Multi-Joint or Full Body Exercises or Combination Movements thereof, in Circuit Fashion using multiple training tools including the usual barbells and dumbbells, plus kettlebells, sand bells, sand bags, stability balls, medicine balls, Suspension Trainers (such as TRX or Jungle Gym), battl...

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How do you distinguish yourself from the competition?

10 Answers | Asked by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 30, 2013

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Jul 30, 2013

To DIFFERENTIATE: A) INNOVATE: Do something different than your competition. At least from a conceptual point of view; P90X, TRX, CrossFit, DVRT, and Zumba are great examples. What can you design, create or invent that separates you from your competition? B) DUPLICATE: But do it better. ...

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Can anyone recommend exercises for athletes that perform lateral movements? (to prevent knee and ankle injury)

9 Answers | Asked by dawn hubbard-powell on Oct 22, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 28, 2012

There are many, many exercises to help the knee and ankle joint and several great answers so far. Assuming you have an athlete with currently healthy joints and you're looking to increase lateral strength and prevent injury, I like lunges and other split stance or unilateral movements. Try this pr...

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Game ideas for clients??

13 Answers | Asked by Thea Ward on Oct 27, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Oct 28, 2012

In the spirit of Halloween coming in just a few days from now, you could offer a "Halloween Fitness Bootcamp" and allow clients to come dressed (appropriately for working out, of course) as their favorite hero/heroine/character. Perhaps offering it free and inviting all both your group and one-on-o...

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What are some of your favorite recommended reads on Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics?

7 Answers | Asked by Raven Witchard on Jun 11, 2012

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Jun 11, 2012

Strength Training Anatomy by Frederic Delavier. All of his anatomy books get great reviews and can be found for under $20 each.

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What is in your fitness book library?

8 Answers | Asked by Jenilee Quinto on Sep 28, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 30, 2011

besides the usual ACE, ACSM, CSCS, and NASM guideline books, textbooks and manuals... New Rules for Lifting by Lou Schuler/Alwyn Cosgrove Getting Stronger by Bill Pearl Stretching by Bob Anderson Body For Life by Bill Phillips. One-Hour Workouts - 50 Swim, Bike, Run Workouts for Busy Athlete...

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What are your favorite exercises for the "lower body"?

22 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Scrofini on Jun 11, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Sep 30, 2011

Step Up - you can change the height in addition to the resistance for more intensity, and add balance components through the use of medicine balls/sandbags/kettlebells and other upper body upward/outward/forward/rotational movements while balancing on one leg at the highest position. Double Dynam...

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How many sets of the same exercise are you doing with clients?

13 Answers | Asked by Beverly Hosford, MA on Jun 14, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Jun 22, 2011

With circuit training, I think it's more important to look at overall volume and making sure that all muscle groups are worked equally. I like many formats, but my personal favorite is to switch between 3 minutes of weight training (random exercises) and 3 minutes of cardiovascular conditioning...

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Is there bone building benefit to walking with ankle and or hand weights?

18 Answers | Asked by Teresa Maldonado Marchok on Jun 14, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Jun 21, 2011

I think Shawn Fears said it best. Using hand weight and ankle weights certainly increases the intensity of the workout when walking, and may help increase heart rate for those who cannot run or jog, but the added weight is too insignificant to really see an improvement in bone density or bone h...

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How do you remain energized so you do not experience professional burn out?

49 Answers | Asked by Debi Cristiano on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Glick on Jun 21, 2011

Don't be one dimensional, completing only one-on-one personal training sessions, for example. Think about group fitness, small group training, coaching, weight training classes, teaching/lecturing, online training, affiliated marketing (with blogs, for example), boot camps, writing news articles,...

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