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Lawrence with Gym Insight

Henderson, NV 89074

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What group exercise classes are trending? Zumba? Insanity? What will become more popular soon? What should I learn/teach?

5 Answers | Asked by David Lyman on Dec 17, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Dec 17, 2013

Hi David, ACSM just released their worldwide trend survey which may help guide you. (http://journals.lww.com/acsm-healthfitness/Fulltext/2013/11000/Now_Trend...) The three top trends according to the ACSM survey are: 1) High intensity interval training, 2) Bodyweight training and 3) Increase...

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Interview questions

5 Answers | Asked by Amy Nelson on Dec 17, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Dec 17, 2013

I concur with the questions submitted by Eric and Heike. As a gym owner too, I like to see how interviewees handle role playing scenarios. Put them on the spot to see various customer service situations. You can also use other staff members to help with the role playing. If the interviewee i...

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to workout with or without a workout partner? what do you prefer?

8 Answers | Asked by Dr. J Reyes on Nov 20, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Nov 21, 2013

I like to workout alone if it is a gym type indoor door facility. But outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and running, I enjoy with a partner. What is your preference? Best, Lawrence http://www.gyminsight.com/

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Workout With or Without music?

12 Answers | Asked by Dr. J Reyes on Nov 14, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Nov 14, 2013

Definitely with music! I just wrote an article about this subject. What bpm go best with what type of workout? For example, I agree with Karin that water aerobics is great with music that has 90-130 bmp. Keeps the motivation flowing. How about you, Dr. J? What do you prefer? Best in...

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What merchant/service do you use for EFT for group fitness clients?

3 Answers | Asked by Pete Lyons on Nov 14, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Nov 14, 2013

Hi Pete, As a gym owner and software as a service provider, I have dealt across the board with merchant providers. The only advise that I would tell you would be to go directly to the source (not 3rd party providers) to save you the most. The biggest ones are TSYS, First Data, Elavon, Chase Pay...

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For fitness gym proposal: what would the best estimate be for a monthly or bi-yearly insurance payment be?

1 Answer | Asked by Nai Gnadac on Nov 14, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Nov 14, 2013

Hi Nai, This will very by a lot of factors including location, what your facility will provide, what safety features it will have available, etc... All I can tell you is what I approximately pay for my gym. For example, I have a 4,000 sq.ft. facility that offers tanning, has AED, certified t...

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How do you create a fitness folowwing?

9 Answers | Asked by . . on Nov 08, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Nov 09, 2013

Hi Maria, Have you ever thought about adding a blog to your Spin Studio website? Blogging about spinning in general, your specific teaching style, as well as your own fitness history can pull people in and become interested. It does take awhile and is not an overnight solution. You can at least...

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What are some good exercises for a person who has RA? She is experiencing pain in her hips and hands.

5 Answers | Asked by Patience Thompson on Nov 07, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Nov 07, 2013

Hi Patience, Although I am neither a physician or a personal trainer, I do have a loved one who has RA and she does experience pain in her hips and hands as well. I do agree with the above comments in regarding seeking physician clearance and etc... However, just from her experience with ...

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gym system management review

1 Answer | Asked by mika kili on Nov 07, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Nov 07, 2013

Hi Mika, Do you have a specific question about gym systems? Or just want a general review as to the ones currently on the market? Best, Lawrence

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What is the ideal room temperature for a Cardio Group Exercise class?

7 Answers | Asked by Rena Sered on Oct 15, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Oct 15, 2013

Hi Rena, I just wrote a blog on this topic and included the most relevant paragraph to your question below: OSHA gives a general recommendation for workplace temperature ranges to fall between 68-74 degrees Fahrenheit and humidity levels to range between 20-60%. Since these are pretty broad ra...

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