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Steve Oswald

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Do you/your facility pay for staff certifications and/or continuing education?

7 Answers | Asked by Steve Oswald on Dec 06, 2013

Answered by Steve Oswald on Dec 15, 2014

Jane, We ended up not reimbursing staff for certifications. I wish I had more information for you. We basically took the easy option, which was the status quo.

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Do you/your facility pay for staff certifications and/or continuing education?

7 Answers | Asked by Steve Oswald on Dec 06, 2013

Answered by Steve Oswald on Dec 11, 2013

Thanks team!

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_____Does the body good!

11 Answers | Asked by Kurt Gillon on Jan 27, 2012

Answered by Steve Oswald on Jan 30, 2012

Moving!

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Looking to get my first Certification, which one is better? ACE? ACSM or NASM?

22 Answers | Asked by Chuiyi Jiang on Dec 16, 2011

Answered by Steve Oswald on Dec 16, 2011

First, look into where you will be applying your certification. Do specific clubs require a specific certification? If so, obviously go with those. If you aren't working for a club that has specific requirements, any NCCA accredited organization is fine. This may be argued by other trainers, but fro...

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I need information on exercises for a person with bulging discs in the back.

6 Answers | Asked by Nancy Marshall on Sep 27, 2011

Answered by Steve Oswald on Sep 28, 2011

Rest and a visit to a Licensed Physical Therapist. Period.

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I will be taking the nasm cex test very soon. what are some of the areas they focus on during teat and what are some tips?

2 Answers | Asked by Jonathan Amos on Jul 30, 2011

Answered by Steve Oswald on Aug 01, 2011

Jonathan, It is best to have a general understanding of all course materials for the CES test. However, from my experience with the exam, the vast majority of the test was centered around muscle actions ("which muscle essentrically decelerates knee flexion?, etc) and understanding all assessments, ...

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What is the most popular group exercise class at your gym right now?

11 Answers | Asked by Rob Gray on Jul 26, 2011

Answered by Steve Oswald on Jul 27, 2011

Zumba. Without a doubt. Blows the rest out of the water.

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What is the average number of clients you have at one time?

9 Answers | Asked by Jerry Prince on Jul 21, 2011

Answered by Steve Oswald on Jul 27, 2011

Right now i average between 6-10, but i also do a host of other things in my gym (TRX group classes 5x week, instruct college PE courses, programs, seminars). I find any more than 10 clients at one time will not allow me enough time to focus on good programming, client relations, and detract from my...

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What is the best resource for corrective exercise?

10 Answers | Asked by Shawn Strickland on May 11, 2011

Answered by Steve Oswald on Jul 27, 2011

I agree with Shawn. Gray Cook is awesome. A must have on any trainer's bookshelf is his book "Movement: Functional Movement Systems"

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