NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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Hello my fitness friends! I am starting an indoor boot camp at my local rec center. I was thinking about 30 to 45 minutes,what

8 Answers | Asked by Angie Lee on Oct 11, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 14, 2015

Hello Angie Lee, I need an hour to properly warm up, cool down and instruct proper form with regressions/progressions. Maybe you could let the new students know that there will be catch your breath breaks and everyone works at their own level. Congratulations and enjoy the classes. Take care, Na...

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long bar back squat

4 Answers | Asked by Laura Clary on Oct 12, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 14, 2015

Hello Laura Clary, Woowee, Harris gives you many links to check; thank you, Harris. Please remember to start with and keep proper form before adding resistance or increasing resistance. If you feel any pain, back off and try again later. Pain is different from how a working muscle feels, what peop...

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Is this the right career choice for me, how should I make this work or should I move onto something else?

4 Answers | Asked by Sri Murthy on Oct 12, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 14, 2015

Hello Sri Murthy, I worked another job while doing personal training on the side. You may need to start in a gym you do not prefer just to get things started. You will always be able to move forward later if you work hard. Do your best at all times and the rest should fall into place. It is hard,...

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How to tell a client no

7 Answers | Asked by Jayne Powers on Oct 13, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 14, 2015

Hello Jayne Powers, This is when being professional will pay off; clients will respect you more. Try to explain that your business is not able to afford certain things (your choices) and that you spend many hours of your unpaid time working for them. Now, put yourself in the client's shoes, would y...

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How do I charge my client who wants me to travel with him and train him on international business trips?

9 Answers | Asked by Christine Lopez on Oct 13, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 14, 2015

Hello Christine Lopez, Sorry, I would say no to this request. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Does anyone have a liability waiver to use with a Mommy & Me Stroller class?

1 Answer | Asked by Nikki Rudolph on Oct 13, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 14, 2015

Hello Nikki Rudolph, I would have a lawyer look at what I have to ensure it is compliant with area laws. You may want to add a section for the child so the parents are able to continue with their grown baby (toddler). Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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What certification is best for group fitness

10 Answers | Asked by lisa deere on Oct 14, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 14, 2015

Hello Lisa Deere, The one that is accepted by your future employer and/or NCCA accredited. Here is the link to check out some options: http://www.ideafit.com/certifications/group-fitness Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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I am vegan. I am thinking about the health coach certification but unsure about giving advice about animal protein

7 Answers | Asked by Maru Lacayo on Oct 14, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 14, 2015

Hello Maru Lacayo, Giving out detailed nutrition advice is out of a trainer's scope of practice, anyway; so, that may save you... I do not see if you are trained to do so. Saying to eat a balanced diet which includes protein, leaves the protein choices up to the client. Take care, Natalie aka NAP...

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Does anyone have recommendations for mindfulness or relaxation apps?

7 Answers | Asked by Michele Mariscal on Oct 06, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 09, 2015

Hello Michele Mariscal, The simplest requires no app at all...mindful breathing every time we think of it, or remember to: breathing deeply and slowly, anywhere, anytime, is so calming. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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If a client needs to meet his caloric needs by 9pm, should he eat that late?

3 Answers | Asked by Michelle Guerrero on Oct 07, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 09, 2015

Hello Michelle Guerrero, Sometimes that happens... we have no control over our schedule and responsibilities. This is when we need to think outside the box and take care of the individual. The short answer is absolutely yes, it is fine to eat late. You do not want to know how late my meals are at t...

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