Nancy Plaksin

Questions Answered by Nancy

What type of exercise is most effective for weight loss - strength training or cardio?

28 Answers | Asked by Shelly Hernandez 1387 days ago
Answered by Nancy Plaksin 1385 days ago
If it's the weight they want to decrease (they want to see a smaller number on the scale) i think cardio training (espec... read more

What's the most effective way for tall, skinny, active guys to gain muscle mass?

10 Answers | Asked by Sandra Possing 1385 days ago
Answered by Nancy Plaksin 1385 days ago
Basically, they need to lift heavy weight about 8-10 reps max per set, about 3 sets per exercise. Make sure they are res... read more

My pilates studio is about to do a Groupon. Has your studio done it, and is it worth it?

14 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Montgomery 1417 days ago
Answered by Nancy Plaksin 1385 days ago
We did Living Social. We got a pretty good response. You just have to figure out a way to keep the clients after they bu... read more

Studio owners: what is the most important piece of advice you would give to someone considering opening their own studio?

14 Answers | Asked by Jacquelyn Melear 1391 days ago
Answered by Nancy Plaksin 1385 days ago
Make sure you open your studio in a good location where there is a demand for PT and people can afford it. Offer unique ... read more

What do you suggest is the best way for me to go about finding other personal trainers interested in renting my space to train?

10 Answers | Asked by SWEAT Club 1385 days ago
Answered by Nancy Plaksin 1385 days ago
Hi, I also have a studio that i rent out to trainers. They also have their own key and access code, plus i have security... read more