Paul Daniels

Salt Lake City, UT 84105

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How do you structure trainer and group instructor pay at your facility?

2 Answers | Asked by Nicole Barr on Aug 16, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels about 17 hours ago

I base my pay on educational level and how valuable the trainer is to my business (i.e. does that trainer bring in revenue because they are so good at what they do?). 50/50 split isn't uncommon in this business, but if someone is more valuable to your company they should be compensated. I start a...

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I have a 32 Yr. Old female who has been diagnosed with bicuspid aortic valve disease with mild regurgitation.

2 Answers | Asked by Laura Partridge on Jun 20, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on Jun 22, 2018

Typically mitral valve prolapse comes with no restrictions. But in this case, especially with an aortic aneurysm, she's much higher risk. I would follow the doctors recommendation. They will likely give you a specific METs value to follow. I recommend contacting her cardiologist/vascular specialist ...

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Is it legal if dietcian-nutrition suggest sexual health tips or guide to men and women to improve personal relationship

4 Answers | Asked by Jose Bell on Jun 05, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on Jun 07, 2018

Each state has laws that determine scope of practice. The state I reside in allows for nutritional counseling by non-licensed persons. But you would need to check your state's laws.

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Why do dancers' bodies seem to adapt positively to working the same muscles daily, despite this not being recommended

5 Answers | Asked by Kate Cherichello on May 25, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on May 25, 2018

That's the rule of thumb, especially for resistance training. But it is more dependent upon intensity. For any sport or activity. That's why most periodized programs account for hard, medium and light intensity days. Intensity can be varied in many ways including load, volume, rest period, etc. But ...

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l have 16yr old female who is a competitive irish dancer, she needs to do jump training, what plyometric exercises would she use

2 Answers | Asked by Charles Malota on May 23, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on May 24, 2018

First she would need to have a very solid strength base. The type of base established through periodized strength training, not dance training. This strength base will diminish the chance of injury which increases with plyometric training, especially if there is no solid base. After this base is...

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I need a resource for unbiased, research based info regarding Keto diet. Pros and cons of short and long term.

5 Answers | Asked by Lauren Breon on May 17, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on May 18, 2018

Ketogenic diets have become popular in the last decade. The reason is that they work. But how do they work? Let’s begin with the six-carbon sugar glucose. Glucose is the primary fuel for all the cells of the body and the only fuel that the brain uses under normal circumstances. It’s fa...

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Client has muscle tissue in her lower legs that are so HARD that she is in a lot of pain. Any ideas why her tissue is so HARD?

8 Answers | Asked by Mary Ann DeCosta on May 03, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on May 03, 2018

There's really not enough information to make a determination. I recommend she see a physician for an official diagnosis to rule out anything serious and to be able to move forward based on that diagnosis.

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Regarding Independent Contractors

3 Answers | Asked by Ivelyse F on Apr 27, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on Apr 28, 2018

I employ contract employees. They can bring their own clients in under their brand or mine. It does open you up to more liability, they must provide their own insurance. If they are negligent in their training then you could be sued.

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For those Fitpros who offered "free first session", what % of those people became clients?

8 Answers | Asked by MATTHEW FELDMAN on Apr 27, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on Apr 28, 2018

Don't offer free sessions. People will come to try it and rarely sign up. If you want to attract new clientele offer half price sessions. But even then expect a low percentage to continue. My experience is below 50% with a discount. I never give free sessions. Those people who are truly looking for ...

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For a 4,000 sq ft. gym space, how many cardio equipment is ideal?

2 Answers | Asked by Danny Oh on Apr 17, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on Apr 18, 2018

I own a gym. It's not so much based on the square footage of your space as it is on how many members you have and what type of a gym it is. My gym is strictly private. I only have three cardio pieces. Other gyms I've been involved with had 3500 members and we had roughly 22 pieces of cardio. Kno...

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