Jonathan Ross

ANNAPOLIS, MD 21403-1544

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Do you ever volunteer your services? If so, how do you decide which volunteer opportunities to take?

13 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Ross on Apr 27, 2011

When I became a personal trainer in the mid-1990s, one of my goals was to become successful enough to be in a position to volunteer my services. At the time, personal training was still perceived largely as a luxury item for wealthy people. I entered this industry with a commitment to make fitness a...

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How Do You Start The Training Program For Severely Obese Clients?

12 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Ross on Apr 27, 2011

The more deconditioned people are, the more important it is to get the first few weeks of exercise right. The underlying psychology of obese clients’ beliefs about exercise is as important as the physiology of obesity. Typically, weight loss is the main goal—bordering on an obsession. My...

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Have You Ever Set And Achieved A Career Goal That You Thought Was Out Of Reach?

11 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Ross on Apr 27, 2011

Over the years, after hearing me discuss a topic in training sessions, clients often told me, “You should be a speaker.” After hearing this numerous times, the light bulb finally went on. I realized that what I enjoyed most about training was sharing information that had a powerful impac...

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What equipment do you consider essential for trainers to use with clients?

22 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Jonathan Ross on Apr 27, 2011

I consider the stability ball essential equipment. It may be the most versatile and cost-effective piece of equipment available to personal trainers. The ball can be used with clients of various skill levels and is ideal when you can't access a full complement of fitness equipment. A stability ball ...

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