Michael Saiz

Reno, NV 89519

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Looking for a Core Barre Certification for group instruction

4 Answers | Asked by Linda Juranich on Mar 15, 2012

Answered by Michael Saiz on Mar 15, 2012

Hello Linda, Try this link: http://www.core-barre.com/certification-2 Hope this Helps! Michael

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Where to find proper Liability Waivers and other Documentation

9 Answers | Asked by Delano Araya on Mar 14, 2012

Answered by Michael Saiz on Mar 14, 2012

Hello Delano, If you're AFAA certified...you will find over 25 "Personal Fitness Trainer Forms, Questionnaires, PAR-Q's , Liability and Assessment Forms" in your AFAA book (first edition, 2006, revised 2007) in the Appendix C...pages 418 thru 456. Hope this Helps! Sincerely, Michael

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Is CrossFit certification accredited?

3 Answers | Asked by Betty Henson on Mar 14, 2012

Answered by Michael Saiz on Mar 14, 2012

Hello Betty, As of this date..CrossFit is accredited with ANSI. http://www.crossfit.com/cf-info/certs.shtml Sincerley, Michael

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Is there any difference biomechanically between a short and a long lunge?

12 Answers | Asked by Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc &Sports Physio, MPT on Mar 11, 2012

Answered by Michael Saiz on Mar 12, 2012

Great answer and detailed information Joanne! I prefer long lunges over short focusing on 90 degree angles. I see so many members incorrectly perform walking lunges with too short of step with additional dumbbells in each hand.

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How do I charge a former client who lives out of state for a fitness plan/ consultation?

5 Answers | Asked by loren thomas on Mar 12, 2012

Answered by Michael Saiz on Mar 12, 2012

Hello Loren, PayPal is very secure and trustworthy however, they do charge a small percent for the transaction and you might take that under consideration. Personal check would be another choice since you know your client. Once payment has cleared then your ready to give your client your services. ...

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When is the best time to start a bootcamp?

9 Answers | Asked by loren thomas on Mar 12, 2012

Answered by Michael Saiz on Mar 12, 2012

Hello Loren, I would agree with Susan. Ask around in your facility and find which time slot would be most advantageous. Morning and/or evening classes always work best...and dont forget about weekends too. Sincerely, Michael

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IDEA Membership Benefits and Discounts?

5 Answers | Asked by Louis Davis on Mar 12, 2012

Answered by Michael Saiz on Mar 12, 2012

Hello Louis, One of the great benefits is right here FitnessConnect. This is a great venue for promoting your business..in addition you will have acccess to discounted liability insurance through Fitness & Wellness, Idea Fitness Journal Magazine, Health Magazine and product discounts and more... ...

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The best and worst qualities of your Group Fitness Manager/Director?

13 Answers | Asked by Melanie Byrne on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Mar 11, 2012

Hello Melanie, To sum it up in a few words...communication, follow ups, good morning/afternoon and "thank you" would be much appreciated. Sincerely, Michael

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Do you take your own fitness advice or are you your own worst personal trainer?

26 Answers | Asked by jill lawson on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Mar 11, 2012

Hello Jill, I follow my own advice..well...except for that occassional piece of chocolate cake! Lol.. Michael

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

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

Answered by Michael Saiz on Mar 11, 2012

Hello Christine, This field chose me twenty five years ago..lol..coming from the petroleum industry, I started working out and loved it. Within a year I was competeing in my first BB show. Started two businesses in the Health and Fitness industry, educated myself, became certified and I see myself ...

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