Lisa Lorraine Taylor

San Diego, CA 92169-7141

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body transformation competitions-and winner's prizes

2 Answers | Asked by patricia provencher on Aug 11, 2014

Answered by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Aug 11, 2014

Hi Patricia, I've done them at a gym level as well as my outdoor group level and this is what we did: 1. Advertise! 4 Weeks in advance announcing your challenge. Include what the challenge is fat loss/weight loss/etc, the cost, and placement winnings (1st place 50%, 2nd 30%, 3rd 20%). 2. How...

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hello, at the end of the whole process done for the "apply to be a presenter" I can not upload the video, can you help me? than

1 Answer | Asked by Allegra Deevasis on Aug 10, 2014

Answered by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Aug 10, 2014

Hi Allegra, I would suggest contacting IDEA directly via email or calling them. Also if you're going to IDEA world this week, stop by IDEA's booth for assistance. Good luck! Lisa Taylor Made Fitness Trainerlisalt@gmail.com www.Mytaylormadefitness.com

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Do I need separate liability insurance for personal training and outdoor bootcamp instruction?

5 Answers | Asked by Louise Schollaert on Apr 25, 2014

Answered by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Apr 27, 2014

Hi Louise, Everyone is correct regarding insurance, but what I would add is that being in San Diego, California, I added the park that I do outdoor training at, as well as schools, studios and gyms that I have/had trained clients at. The park for me is very important as sometimes people are on ...

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Just passed my NASM CPT Exam, now what?

4 Answers | Asked by Debbie Strauch CPT-CES, GFS on Apr 27, 2014

Answered by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Apr 27, 2014

Hi Debbie, You're best bet is to contact the gyms that you're interested in or ask other Fit Pros in the area. Usually gyms pay based on your experience and years of teaching as well as how versatile you and your certifications are (i.e. teaching cycling, yoga, aqua, etc). I hope this helps...

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Looking for clients

5 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rosenberger on Feb 14, 2014

Answered by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Feb 16, 2014

Hi Ryan, I agree with Susan, but I would also add: 1. Sign up on Meetup.com (you'll be able to market to thousands of others that may be looking for your particular services. 2. Let those on your Facebook page know that you're in a new area and are ready to train. 3. Have a FREE Workout i...

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Building a web based business

4 Answers | Asked by Kathleen A Rothstein on Dec 27, 2013

Answered by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Dec 27, 2013

Hi Kathleen, Happy Holidays! A good way to start is right where you are with IDEA! Are you using their ready made newsletter? Other companies and people can see you, your services and contact you accordingly and its already done monthly for you! There are some sites such as www.Thumbtack.com, bu...

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How many of you Personal Trainers out there can see yourself doing this job for the rest of your life?

34 Answers | Asked by Tina Carreras on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jul 21, 2013

Hey Christine, 18.5 years and honestly there has NEVER been a day when I don't feel so blessed and lucky to be in this field! Where else can you make your own hours, meet new people everyday and make a positive difference in the lives of those you train as well as the world? Where else can yo...

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hey all one of my client is able to come only for 3 days in a week. so how can i reduce the weight fast for her

8 Answers | Asked by manigandan raja on Jul 17, 2013

Answered by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jul 21, 2013

Hi Manigandan, As a Holistic Nutritionist, my question echos the other fit pros: How fast is fast? I do not encourage my clients to lose more than 2 pounds a week, and if your client's goal is to lose faster, it may be time for another assessment, reevaluating their goals and making sure they are a...

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Anyone use Thumbtack.com website?

6 Answers | Asked by Dianne Della Ratta on Jul 19, 2013

Answered by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jul 21, 2013

Hi Dianne, I have recently signed up under the recommendation of a friend. Like LaRue said it is a bidding war, but the site said they would only allow 3 trainers to bid on the training job. I've only placed a bid on 4 and on 2 I was refunded my credit (money) as they give the potential client 4...

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when is 2013 inner idea conference

1 Answer | Asked by Kellie Brinker on Jun 21, 2013

Answered by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jun 26, 2013

Hi Kellie, I think (98% sure) that its October 25 - 28, 2013 at the La Quinta Resort in Palm Springs, California. You might want to check back with IDEA's site to make sure though. Fitfully yours, Lisa

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