Questions Answered by LaRue

Is personal training your secondary career?

13 Answers | Asked by Alejandra Wile 29 days ago
Answered by LaRue Cook 25 days ago
Hi Alejandra. My fitness business is my full-time job/business. After spending years in two other professions (hospita... read more

Difficult Client Who Doesn't Want to Get on Floor to Do Core Work

12 Answers | Asked by Jayne Powers 27 days ago
Answered by LaRue Cook 25 days ago
Hi Jayne. There are other ways to work your client's core without having to be on the floor. It sounds like mobility (... read more

client release forms

2 Answers | Asked by Marisa Cerveris 26 days ago
Answered by LaRue Cook 25 days ago
Hi Marisa. Templates are fine as a 'starting point,' (you can find them everywhere) but in my opinion, they should neve... read more

How would I record, refer and communicate with negative feedback from a client , what strategies would I use?

8 Answers | Asked by Deidre Walker 27 days ago
Answered by LaRue Cook 25 days ago
Hi Deidre. I'm a little confused by your question. Are you saying that the client has approached you with their 'compla... read more

Just got certified, now what's my main priority?

12 Answers | Asked by Armand Koulouzian 39 days ago
Answered by LaRue Cook 39 days ago
Hi Armand. Let me also congratulate you on becoming certified! Once certified, there are so many things/details for yo... read more

What makes you a good Personal Trainer?

13 Answers | Asked by David Lackey 39 days ago
Answered by LaRue Cook 39 days ago
Hi David. I think that you hit on the 'it' factor - PASSION. It's a passion for helping others in a way that can impac... read more

Anyone use the Square mobile credit processing?

6 Answers | Asked by Dianne Della Ratta 39 days ago
Answered by LaRue Cook 39 days ago
Hi Dianne. Like Karin, I use Square for my business as well. I like it for its simplicity, ease of use and portability... read more

Creating workouts

5 Answers | Asked by Hector L 90 days ago
Answered by LaRue Cook 41 days ago
Hi Hector. Given the choice of having too FEW exercises or too MANY, I always opt for too many. I always have more exe... read more

I work regularly at one studio & am currently a 1099 Employee, should i be getting paid with a w2?

3 Answers | Asked by Alice Hunter 75 days ago
Answered by LaRue Cook 41 days ago
This truly seems like an issue/question that your employer should be asking of their accountant and attorney since the e... read more

What is the best way to recieve payment and track the number of workouts the client has participated in

4 Answers | Asked by Michelle Moore 43 days ago
Answered by LaRue Cook 41 days ago
I see nothing wrong with a Sign-In Sheet. I use one that also includes my Liability Waiver for each session. It works ... read more