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Natalie Smith

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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How to I explain my experience?

10 Answers | Asked by Charles Bigelow on Feb 26, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Feb 28, 2013

Hello Charles Bigelow, Try to put yourself in a client's shoes; what would you want to hear that would answer the question: "Why work with you?" I like how Karin Singleton calls it "bench side manner". I hope this helps and congratulations getting into personal training. Take care.

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how to take a good headshot

7 Answers | Asked by Eunice Gates on Feb 25, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Feb 28, 2013

Hello Eunice Gates, A good headshot? Easy, but I won't go there, hahaha. A pro would get you the best; but, until then, an off center view with the camera at the level of your face. Take a few shots, or many, then choose. It is true that this is something you will use many times, so the pro...

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Does anybody recommend using an elevation mask for training purposes?

6 Answers | Asked by Matt Cobleigh on Feb 25, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Feb 28, 2013

Hello Matt Cobleigh, I will agree with Calvin Yeong, that the restricted breathing will strengthen the intercostals and diaphragm. This is a personal choice which should be tried with caution. Take care.

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how much do personal trainers charge?

13 Answers | Asked by Charles Bigelow on Feb 25, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Feb 28, 2013

Hello Charles Bigelow, I charge less than the others mention because of the area I am in. Take care.

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What kind of insurance do I need for my new gym? Liability, property, worker's comp? anything else?

7 Answers | Asked by Oren Basse on Feb 22, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Feb 23, 2013

Hello Oren Basse, To be on the safe side, you will want to contact your lawyer and business organizations in your area, such as score.org. Take care.

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Looking for fitness professional's opinion for my website.

7 Answers | Asked by Casey Miller on Feb 22, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Feb 23, 2013

Hello Casey Miller, It is very informative, pleasing to the eye and easy to navigate. The "y lift" may do better if it is filmed from another view point as well as the "pelvic tilt" which is limited motion. Very nice job; except, I also dislike all the ads. If it is possible to remove them, th...

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How are you celebrating National Recreational Sports and Fitness Day?

9 Answers | Asked by KewlFit on Feb 22, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Feb 23, 2013

Hello Jeff, I did not know; but, I did look it up. It is interesting to read the history of NIRSA. Thank you for this question. By the way, we celebrated unknowingly, by doing the outdoor activities that are most enjoyable for each one of us. Take care.

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How do you negotiate your rates with local gyms?

9 Answers | Asked by John Watkis on Feb 22, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Feb 23, 2013

Hello John Watkis, Before you go to the gyms, have your resume ready and your conversation memorized to the point that you will not forget a highlight about yourself if distracted through other topics during the meeting. Good luck to you.

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how to keep my kids fit?

11 Answers | Asked by Mack Allen on Feb 22, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Feb 23, 2013

Hello Mack Allen, Our family eats together and plays together. Do your best to keep poor quality food out of the home; because, they will have access out of the home. At home, try to have one favorite treat. Go grocery shopping together and let the children help with the meals. During free ...

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what certification is best for senior fitness

11 Answers | Asked by Lynn Peeler on Feb 21, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Feb 22, 2013

Hello Lynn Peeler, I like the idea that SFA is all about seniors, as Karin says. If you read the old questions and comments about this topic, you may get the insight you are looking for. Take care.

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