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NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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What type of nutrition information can a personal trainer give with a basic personal training certification?

7 Answers | Asked by Lana Sanchez on Nov 09, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 11, 2015

Hello Lana Sanchez, As a personal trainer I give general food group information like we see on MyPlate. If the clients want more personalized details they go to an RD and their doctor. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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elbow plank standards? does anyone know of any?

4 Answers | Asked by Jim Hensrud on Nov 09, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 11, 2015

Hello Jim Hensrud, I also go by the ACE standard explained by Christine Hales. Planks can also be done with body weight strap devices for advanced work. Proper form of staying in alignment is important. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Where on this site is the laibility waiver hidden?

6 Answers | Asked by Iris Melendez on Nov 09, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 11, 2015

Hello Iris Melendez, I also use the forms, which were tweaked by a lawyer for my state and services offered. Everyone signs them with no reservations, for group as well as personal training. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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What is your favorite method to deliver a meal plan to your clients (or meal plan suggestions)?

10 Answers | Asked by Beth Jones on Nov 10, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 11, 2015

Hello Beth Jones, We like to stick with pen and paper for general healthy eating habits by the food groups. Listing the food groups and checking off that item makes it visible for the client to see where they are lacking and how to improve eating habits. The visual helps tremendously to add more ve...

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3 Questions about finding Fresh -- New -- Winter Workout Ideas for OUTDOORS prior to cold weather?

4 Answers | Asked by Nolan Ferraro on Nov 09, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 11, 2015

Hello Nolan Ferraro, We walk outdoors all year long; making sure to dress warmly in layers for the cold. The asthmatics are careful by covering their faces to prevent breathing cold air. We wear a wide brim hat for sun protection and carry water. Our parks and schools have workout stations along p...

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What has happened to the PFIT organization? I can't find them and I need to renew my PT certification.

4 Answers | Asked by Debra Miller on Nov 03, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 06, 2015

Hello Debra Miller, I am sorry to hear that; you must be frustrated. I wonder if IDEA, ACE, or another NCCA certifying agency wouldn't be able to help you with this predicament. If not, the level of education with another NCCA organization will be well worth the time and effort...you have a big hea...

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Do you have any suggestions on exercises I can do with a client that has a torn miniscus?

6 Answers | Asked by Christine Miller on Nov 04, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 06, 2015

Hello Christine Miller, I have the client get the exercise pictures and directions from their doctor and/or physical therapist. We continue after the physical therapy is done. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Contracts

3 Answers | Asked by Nicole Duncan on Nov 04, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 06, 2015

Hello Nicole Duncan, You will see samples here: http://www.ideafit.com/personal-trainer-forms I hope this helps you. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Do any of you offer meal prep for your clients and if yes, how do you go about it? Thanks!

5 Answers | Asked by Dawn Fleer on Nov 05, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 06, 2015

Hello Dawn Fleer, No, I do not offer meal prep. What I offer is the general food guidelines to make sure the client eats a balanced diet. We also discuss eating as healthy as possible from whole food sources. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Pricing based on a training radius

7 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Nov 05, 2015

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 06, 2015

Hello Nancy Korf, Good for you; I hope business continues to grow for you. I eliminated the travel rate and only charge an hourly flat rate. You are lucky, my clients are farther than yours; but, I love where we live. When I did charge for travel, it was by the mile. Too many clients trying to bar...

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