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LaTasha Barnes

Washington, DC

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Fit Pros who work with over-stressed females

10 Answers | Asked by Ryan Halvorson on Jan 10, 2012

Answered by LaTasha Barnes on Feb 07, 2012

Some truly great answers given here. I do agree with most of the suggestions given but I do have my own pretty covert method of handling over stressed female clients, being one myself I thought my method would work for others as well :) Given my personal physical re-conditioning I am religious a...

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For the personal trainers who do in house training, do you have a business license?

8 Answers | Asked by Denise Romo on Feb 01, 2012

Answered by LaTasha Barnes on Feb 07, 2012

I operate a mobile wellness firm within the DC, Maryland, VA Tri-State area using only my registered business name and DBA (Doing Business As) names - registered to my headquarters (my home). In most states you do need to be a registered business and have Liability insurance for your company, equipm...

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I want to offer online personal training service. How can I get clients and promote this kind of personal training?

19 Answers | Asked by Silvia Buehler Espiritu on Sep 18, 2011

Answered by LaTasha Barnes on Dec 14, 2011

I would have to agree with Stephen and Susan. Online or virtual training can be a very intense experience for both yourself and potential clients. If you want to " get your feet wet" in the format you can try the Sharecare virtual coaching program or something similar. Or go for the gusto and pursu...

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I am looking for an online software program for a personal training business. I have clients out of town and need a resource?

33 Answers | Asked by Kimberly Johnson on Jun 17, 2011

Answered by LaTasha Barnes on Dec 14, 2011

Hi Kim, You should check out Fisikal , http://www.fisikal.com/, I've used my own combination of elements through Facebook in the past and have had great success. But this platform looks to be a more professional and comprehensive solution. Let us know what you choose and it works out for you!

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How can I reduce inflammation in the body?

12 Answers | Asked by Jason Davis on Jun 01, 2011

Answered by LaTasha Barnes on Jun 21, 2011

Before beginning any major diet overhaul I would have a full scope allergy test conducted to identify any level of inflammation or allergic reaction that may be brought on by different foods. I found out I was allergic to certain types of leafy greens (sadly enough), some tropical fruits and jasmine...

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Your new client has lead a sedentary lifestyle for most of his or her life. What is your approach?

12 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 20, 2011

Answered by LaTasha Barnes on Jun 21, 2011

I employ a hybrid of both Iola and Catherine's suggestions. For my clients who have been sedentary for a great length of time. We discuss their goals and expectations when beginning a program. I also take some time to establish small goals for them to work toward. Moving around every 30 min after s...

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