Sean Yeager-Diamond

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Does snowboarding 2 hours count for cardio?

9 Answers | Asked by Cassandra Ainsley on Mar 13, 2014

Answered by Sean Yeager-Diamond on Mar 14, 2014

Yes. HA! Nothing to add to that. Its just exhausting when you board for hours.

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Anyone have a good hotel room exercise for clients on travel?

10 Answers | Asked by Nicole Magee on Mar 07, 2014

Answered by Sean Yeager-Diamond on Mar 11, 2014

www.foundationtraining.com That is the best movement series that I can recommend for clients in and outside of the gym. It focuses on unification of the posterior line, decompression, and stabilization of the spine through large incorporated exercises. They are all large movements and do not requ...

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how can i become certified special population specialist?

3 Answers | Asked by suguna arumugam suriya murthy on Jan 24, 2014

Answered by Sean Yeager-Diamond on Jan 24, 2014

Each of the major certifying bodies (I.e. Nasm, ace, Issa, NESTA, etc.) will offer specialization certifications. Many of the certification subjects are the same so it becomes a matter of who you want as your certifying body. Most specializations through them are going to be fully contained online, ...

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Gym marketing. How can I increase my website's online presence? Are there any free gym directories?

10 Answers | Asked by Nikolay Simeonov on Jan 24, 2014

Answered by Sean Yeager-Diamond on Jan 24, 2014

There are a million directories, but the average consumer doesn't use them and only a few are robust enough to show up on google when folks search in your area. The easiest way is to hire an Seo company or to buy google ads. That assures that you're always ranked high. Second is you handle that your...

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Working with overweight clients who have been eating low calorie diets for an extended period of time... thoughts?

11 Answers | Asked by Aimee Barnes on Jan 22, 2014

Answered by Sean Yeager-Diamond on Jan 22, 2014

Aimee, This is unfortunate. Some one early on your clients experience, a trainer, a friend, the media, reinforced the perspective that 1200 calories was the magic number regardless of other aspects of fitness and of nutritional quality of said calories. My first approach would be to address the q...

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Any advice on training a female client, 55 , smoker, needing to lose body fat by at least 10%, shoulder limitations, & other.

6 Answers | Asked by Dawn Baker on Jan 22, 2014

Answered by Sean Yeager-Diamond on Jan 22, 2014

Dawn, This is situation I have found myself in a few times. It really comes down to "is this client really ready to make changes." She has already put up defenses and said that you can not make her do anything that she doesn't want to do, despite their ill effects on her health. That makes the rela...

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I am looking for advice on promoting a new app that my husband and I (both personal trainers) have just launched on the AppStore

2 Answers | Asked by Deb Brown on Jan 22, 2014

Answered by Sean Yeager-Diamond on Jan 22, 2014

Deb, I THINK YOU JUST PROMOTED IT! HA! All jokes aside, I think you just took the best first step. You promoted on a site you are both comfortable with and reaches your target audience. Now take that to linkedin, and Facebook, and instagram, and foursquare, and google plus (def do this one as i...

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Looking for a client management and billing software?

2 Answers | Asked by Tamara Cross on Jan 22, 2014

Answered by Sean Yeager-Diamond on Jan 22, 2014

Try Mind Body. There are a few posts lower down discussing it. I'm not sure of the price though. There are a lot on the iPhone App Store. Look at Fitbuilder as well. I have lots of other app ideas for business management if you need more help, Sean

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A new client suprised me by bringing a friend to her 2nd session wanting me to train them together.

9 Answers | Asked by Lori Pagnucco on Jan 22, 2014

Answered by Sean Yeager-Diamond on Jan 22, 2014

Lori, Has happened to me many times and I'm almost always say yes. However, the newer person needs to be a similar ability level as I am left with no time to prepare for different approaches (very comfortable with two varying levels if I know ahead of time). I also take a couple minutes to get gene...

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Do any of you use software to allow class participants sign up for group fit classes of limited size remotely?

6 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Decker on Jan 20, 2014

Answered by Sean Yeager-Diamond on Jan 22, 2014

+2 for mind body. And for most studios and independent trainers in my city. We are actually the exception as we are a large Athletic Club, but it works great for us too! I hope this helps, Sean

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