Questions Answered by Marlan

With so few people wanting to compete as bodybuilders why do so many people train like them?

24 Answers | Asked by Spencer Aiken 1308 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1308 days ago
Most people only TRY to train like bodybuilders. I see guys, specifically, come into the gym and they have 3 things on t... read more

Naming my fitness studio can I use a name already taken in the state but not near me?

8 Answers | Asked by Alisa Mallinger 1310 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1309 days ago
I suggest you find an attorney in your state who deals specifically with these matters, or just go up to your local city... read more

What is your favorite exercise?

15 Answers | Asked by Dana Connelly 1310 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1310 days ago
I'm a big fan of a good old-fashioned squat (either weighted or not weighted). If done correctly, I think it's hard to f... read more

How long do you have your clients keep a food log?

12 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin 1344 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1313 days ago
That definitely depends on the goals of the client. As has been stated here, if weight loss is a goal, I definitely prov... read more

What software/apps do you use to create, log and share your clients routines?

8 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre 1315 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1313 days ago
I don't get too technical for most of my clients, but the presentation format (what I give the client) will vary dependi... read more

How does one become a group fitness instructor and what kind of cost is involved? I do not have any training.

13 Answers | Asked by Shannon McFedries 1314 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1313 days ago
As an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, I can attest to the quality of ACE certified classes. The instructors are held to ... read more

Is there a difference between a personal trainer and a health fitness specialist?

15 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1368 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1313 days ago
At a local gym in my town, a personal trainer who has multiple certifications, like CPT and Group Fitness Instructor for... read more

Scope of Practice - Respondeat Superior

5 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1327 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1322 days ago
Joanne, Yes, a very long comment, but I hope it's worth the read. =) Having a BS in Justice St... read more

Jacobs ladder

10 Answers | Asked by Shane Fennelly 1325 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1323 days ago
This is the first time I've seen something like this. They claim it takes strain off of the lower back, which I buy, but... read more

Should you ever take more rest and recovery than one day off a week?

12 Answers | Asked by Debbie Russell 1326 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1325 days ago
Absolutely! I explain overtraining to my clients like this: Imagine a bucket with a hole in the bottom. Think of exercis... read more