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Michael Saiz

Reno, NV 89519

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If a client threw up in a session, would you feel good about yourself or bad?

22 Answers | Asked by Jonathan Amos on Jun 12, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Dec 24, 2011

I had a few clients throw up...one female and one male. My male client simply didnt eat properly and began our session with low blood sugar early in the A.M. and he didn't disclose this to me. He got dizzy, all exercising stopped at that point..walked with him to the locker room with an ice pack a...

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Tell me a time where you had a client that was upset, but during a session your client went a full 180? (good way)

7 Answers | Asked by Jonathan Amos on Jun 12, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Dec 24, 2011

Sometimes clients just want to vent or have a trusted person listen to them. I don't find this offensive...actually, I take it as a compliment that they trust me enough to tell me what has them upset. I listen to them and tell them: "lets take out some of those frustrations on the weights". I pu...

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Excuses Why People Don't Workout!

17 Answers | Asked by The Art of Personal Training by Kisar Dhillon on Dec 23, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Dec 24, 2011

I like Connie's 10 excuses...when I get any of those excuses I usually point out a few members in our club. The man in the wheelchair and the other guy recovering from a stroke. My hat goes off to both those men! I can't imagine the time it takes for these guys to prepare their day just to be able...

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Do you recommend supplements to your clients? Why or Why Not?

15 Answers | Asked by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jun 28, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Dec 14, 2011

AFAA Supplement Policy: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0675/is_1_18/ai_59017914/?tag=con... Holding an AFAA Personal Training Certification, AFAA has a Supplement Policy which should be read. I work in a facility that recently brought on board a supplement line which I do not activ...

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How do you feel about selling supplements to your clients?

21 Answers | Asked by Karin Singleton on Aug 18, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Dec 14, 2011

AFAA Supplement Policy: http://pdfs.afaa.com/nps.pdf?SID=000181770455502550043621412467522970928... Holding an AFAA Personal Training Certification, AFAA has a Supplement Policy which should be read. I work in a facility that recently brought on board a supplement line which I do not activel...

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Do you offer complementary training sessions? Why or why not?

21 Answers | Asked by Monica Foster on Dec 14, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Dec 14, 2011

One complementary training session is used on my clients' very first session. I use this session to thoroughly cover my clients goals, questions, medications, limitations, injuries, nutrition ie: PAR-Q. I also offer complementary sessions if specific goals are attained in a certain time period. ...

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Is it ok to cut carbs out pre-workout if I am using something like N.O Explode for energy?

10 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Nov 15, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Dec 13, 2011

Great Question! Cutting out carbs pre-workout should be OK, If you have consumed carbs in the past 72 hours. I usually consume MCT Oil (medium chain triglyceride) before my workout and keep my carbs lower, but not completely out alltogether. The MCT Oil is a fat that does'nt store on your body ...

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Is it OK for an Employee Wellness Program to use donated equipment vs newly purchased equipment?

13 Answers | Asked by Linda Fester on May 11, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Dec 13, 2011

Donated Equipment should be thoroughly inspected and serviced by a certified or munufacturer repair technician. Make sure cables, pins, seat adjustments, belts and electronics are safe. Get any service performed on your donated equipment in writing. Saving money with donated equipment is a plus if ...

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How do you fire a client?

24 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Sep 30, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Dec 12, 2011

Great Question! Never underestimate your abilities as a Professional Personal Trainer. If you properly PAR-Q'd your client, set goals, nutrtion habits and journaled your progress and your client does'nt want to chage their personal health habits, you might want to move on to other clients on your w...

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I have a client who trains with other trainers on the weekends. How do I ensure she is getting a well rounded program?

18 Answers | Asked by Andrea Dietzen on May 10, 2011

Answered by Michael Saiz on Nov 30, 2011

Its your clients choice to do as she wishes on her own time, nevertheless I would cease ongoing training with her. She should decide what is important to her health and wellness and you can help her with her choices. A. Your certified and the "bonus trainer has an expired certification. B. Your ...

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