Stephen Landrum

East Ridge, TN 37412

Questions Answered by Stephen

Should I answer nutrition questions even though I don't have a nutrition certification?

22 Answers | Asked by Laura Myers 1458 days ago
Answered by Stephen Landrum 1416 days ago
Yes, you SHOULD answer nutrition questions if they are on topics that the public at large have access to. What foods are... read more

Are there any negatives to walking with hand weights?

6 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long 1458 days ago
Answered by Stephen Landrum 1416 days ago
I agree with Karin. Most fitness walking programs are lengthy and the use of hand weights may lead to injuries of the sh... read more

Is it better to use free weights or machine weights?

40 Answers | Asked by Rob Gray 1416 days ago
Answered by Stephen Landrum 1416 days ago
Without a doubt, you will always get the best overall results with free weights. However, machine weights have their pla... read more

How do you market to inhome clients - training at their home?

13 Answers | Asked by Heike Yates 1443 days ago
Answered by Stephen Landrum 1416 days ago
Marketing is tricky no matter how you go about it. Let the word out that you offer such a service and get the word of mo... read more

What is strength training?

13 Answers | Asked by Jacqueline Ostrikis 1439 days ago
Answered by Stephen Landrum 1416 days ago
Okay, let's break this down to first acknowledge what "strength" is. It is the amount of resistance a muscle or group of... read more

What has more value ACE or ACSM Health Fitness Specialist credential? Is one more highly regarded by employers?

14 Answers | Asked by Dominica D'Avella 1441 days ago
Answered by Stephen Landrum 1416 days ago
As this question pretains to employers' views on these certifications, I might have to give the edge to ACE for an emplo... read more

I very much think our profession needs a professional license. Why do you/don't you agree?

40 Answers | Asked by Ashley Varol 1444 days ago
Answered by Stephen Landrum 1417 days ago
I think a license would be great for differentiating the Pros from the Cons. Nothing tops good old experience but at lea... read more

Where is the best place for trainers to purchase fitness equipment?

20 Answers | Asked by Leah Welchel 1440 days ago
Answered by Stephen Landrum 1417 days ago
I shopped around everywhere and found good deals on Craig's list and ebay but, some of the more costly items I purchased... read more

What are the best brands for machines?

11 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long 1458 days ago
Answered by Stephen Landrum 1417 days ago
When purchasing machines for your fitness establishment you want to consider multiple uses by multiple types of persons.... read more

What equipment do you consider essential for trainers to use with clients?

22 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster 1458 days ago
Answered by Stephen Landrum 1417 days ago
This may not be an elaborate answer but, the most essential equipment a trainer can use with a client is an open floor t... read more