Ryan Halvorson

La Jolla, CA 92037

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Keeping clients/members adherent during the holidays

4 Answers | Asked by Ryan Halvorson on Jul 29, 2013

Answered by Ryan Halvorson on Jul 31, 2013

Great response, Harris. Much appreciated!

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How do you make more money?

8 Answers | Asked by Ryan Halvorson on May 24, 2013

Answered by Ryan Halvorson on May 30, 2013

Thanks for the great responses, everyone! I've passed them along to my author for consideration. She will be in touch if she can use your ideas.

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What is the best way to pay an independent contractor? A flat weekly/monthly rental fee, or per session?

7 Answers | Asked by Ryan Halvorson on Jan 31, 2012

Answered by Ryan Halvorson on Jan 31, 2012

Thanks, LaRue, I am asking from the business owner perspective. I'm wondering what's best: charge rent or have the independent contractor pay per session. Or is there another option that works well?

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Have you ever done a bootcamp that "travels" through the class?

9 Answers | Asked by Jenny Crawshaw on Jun 14, 2011

Answered by Ryan Halvorson on Jun 23, 2011

I used to run a class that would travel through a large park in town. Along the way there are benches, stairs and other similar elements that we'd use to perform various exercises. We'd make a big loop--the route would change each time to prevent boredom--and end up back at the start within the hour...

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What's the best protein bar in terms of nutritional value and taste? Are balance bars sufficient for a healthy snack?

7 Answers | Asked by Ana Melbrod on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Ryan Halvorson on Jun 16, 2011

I'm a fan of Think Thing bars. They taste pretty good and are also sugar- and gluten-free.

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I'd like to volunteer for your event(s)? Who do I need to contact?

2 Answers | Asked by Markus Valentine on May 19, 2011

Answered by Ryan Halvorson on May 19, 2011

Also check this link: http://www.ideafit.com/files/ASSISTANT_INFO_AND_APPLICATION_5.3.11.pdf

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I love the articles on IDEAFIT.com. I just read one on rounded shoulder syndrome. Can IDEA add photos to the articles?

1 Answer | Asked by Jim LaMarca on May 16, 2011

Answered by Ryan Halvorson on May 19, 2011

Thanks for your question. Unfortunately we are not able to include photos on some of our content for the following reasons: - We were given one-time rights usage by the author/illustrator/photographer. Use of images beyond the original print publication is a breach of contract. - Our current proc...

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What is the average annual salary for a full time fitness center manager?

7 Answers | Asked by Tere Filer on May 16, 2011

Answered by Ryan Halvorson on May 16, 2011

According to the 2010 IDEA Fitness Industry Compensation Trends Report, facility management can expect the following average salaries: Fitness/Program Director: $50,000 Personal Training Director: $40,000 Group Exercise Coordinator: $40,000

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may 2011 idea fitness journal ariticle on page 15, Frequent sitters have....increased risks

3 Answers | Asked by Andie Armstrong on May 14, 2011

Answered by Ryan Halvorson on May 16, 2011

According to the study, recreational sitting takes place while watching television. The study did not take sitting at work into account.

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I am looking for a personal trainer, what is the average hourly rate I should expect to pay?

16 Answers | Asked by Angela Cordoni on May 10, 2011

Answered by Ryan Halvorson on May 12, 2011

There are lots of factors that contribute to what a personal trainer charges. For example, experience, certifications, facility she works at, awards, session length and more. You can expect to pay as little as $20 to well over $100. However, a pretty typical session rate is in the $50 - $60 range...

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