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Shawn Fears

Fairbanks, AK 99701

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I am a new personal trainer, where do I get insurance?

10 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Shawn Fears on Dec 30, 2011

I use Lockton.

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What group exercise certification is the most respected in the industry?

11 Answers | Asked by Rob Gray on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Shawn Fears on Dec 30, 2011

Go with ACE over AFAA.

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What is the cheapest group exercise certification?

9 Answers | Asked by Rob Gray on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Shawn Fears on Dec 30, 2011

I wouldn't go by price personally. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to training certifications. Choose the best not the cheapest.

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How Do You Deal With Competition?

10 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Shawn Fears on Dec 30, 2011

study them, adapt and overcome. Offer something better.

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How Much Do You Charge For Your Personal Training Services? How Did You Arrive At This Price Point?

17 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Shawn Fears on Dec 30, 2011

$50 for my home gym (they travel to me), $60 for them to travel to a studio that I train out of (I have to travel and pay a fee). I personally want to charge more but the median income of the available market is too low for anything higher right now.

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Heart Rate Monitors: To Wear Or Not To Wear?

13 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Shawn Fears on Dec 30, 2011

I never workout without one and recommend that my clients buy and wear one as well.

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How Do You Deal With Clients Who Incessantly Talk About Personal Issues During Training?

13 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Shawn Fears on Dec 30, 2011

keep them too busy to talk or remind them that they need to focus at the task at hand. I prefer to work them into silence.

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How Many Times A Week Should A Client Exercise? Why?

14 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Shawn Fears on Dec 30, 2011

This is specific to the clients goals and training level. It can be anywhere from 2 days/week to 6 days/week

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What Would You Do If Your Client Had A Medical Emergency During A Session Or Was Having One When You Arrived At A Session?

12 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Shawn Fears on Dec 30, 2011

Call 911 and follow an emergency plan that is already in place as well as document the situation in a incident report for my records.

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Would You Ever Turn Down A New Client For Training?

16 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Shawn Fears on Dec 30, 2011

Yes, I have no problem turning a client away.

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