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Natalie Smith

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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sample fitness program

7 Answers | Asked by Pamela O'Connor on Jul 12, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 14, 2015

Hello Pamela O'Connor, Believe it or not, I still prefer making my own templates which are different for each client; because, everyone has different needs and goals. The enjoyable part of the process is using our creative minds to design what is required. Go ahead and use the template ideas you re...

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I am the owner of a small fitness company, some of my clients are seniors with medicare. Can I enroll my company to take this?

7 Answers | Asked by Nicole Cartailler on Jul 13, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 14, 2015

Hello Nicole Cartailler, That's a nice idea in concept; but, I fear the paperwork that would go along with accepting insurance; otherwise, I would fight for this. To help people, I let them make payments. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Independent Trainers: Do you rent space from a local studio? If so, how much do you pay?

7 Answers | Asked by Jason Davis on Jul 12, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 14, 2015

Hello Jason Davis, I have been charged percentages of 15% to 25% of my earnings, which were negotiated. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Has anyone worked with someone with a bulging disk? How did you go about helping strengthen the back area without causing irrita

4 Answers | Asked by Kelly Bennett on Jul 13, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 14, 2015

Hello Kelly Bennett, You also want to remember to stay in a pain free range of motion. We all need to start somewhere and the healing process may be slower for some people. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Birthday treat

6 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Jun 25, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 10, 2015

Hello Brinda Desai, My clients like a small stress ball with a smiley face on it to roll out sore spots. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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What do you wish you knew about your fitness career earlier?

7 Answers | Asked by Beverly Hosford, MA on Jun 26, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 10, 2015

Hello Beverly Hosford, MA, I wish I knew personal training was a career, I would have done it sooner; I assumed everyone knew how to take care of themselves. The best advice I received is that nothing is written in stone, change what needs improving. If someone feels stuck, they should do the best...

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Do you ever feel stuck in your fitness career, like you can't get ahead?

5 Answers | Asked by Beverly Hosford, MA on Jun 26, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 10, 2015

Hello Beverly Hosford, MA, I embraced the slow time to gain more certifications and throw myself into studies which are now paying off huge to help the clients who came my way. I like to go with the flow and let word of mouth do its thing. I also concentrate on throwing all my attention into helpin...

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obstacle course insurance

3 Answers | Asked by Todd Altieri on Jun 26, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 10, 2015

Hello Todd Altieri, This is where I would look, besides checking with insurance companies in my area: https://www.google.com/webhp?hl=en#hl=en&q=obstacle+course+insurance Best of luck to you, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Has anybody done specific progamming to prepare for a hysterecomy.

4 Answers | Asked by Stacia Irwin on Jun 28, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 10, 2015

Hello Stacia Irwin, A balanced full body program is best, strength, cardio and flexibility. Do not forget about the power of mind/body practice activities. Good luck to your client for a safe operation and speedy recovery. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Muscle groups worked out on cosecutive days?

7 Answers | Asked by Todd Faust on Jun 28, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 10, 2015

Hello Todd Faust, Good thing you ask this question, huh? If you are working out at a high intensity, you definitely want to wait 24 to 48 hours before working the chest again. Do not forget that you are also working other muscles, not only the chest, which are smaller to help stabilize and those ma...

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