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Tony Cress

Henderson, NV 89074

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What do you think about allowing a client to videotape a session?

14 Answers | Asked by Kim Farmer on Sep 07, 2012

Answered by Tony Cress on Sep 19, 2012

To Each His Own on this one. If you don't mind, don't worry about it. But if you think you have some crazy top secret intense workout secrets the rest of the world doesn't know about, then by all means, Cease and Desist!

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How do you guys feel about putting up your pricing on your website??

19 Answers | Asked by ALI ATTAR on Jul 25, 2012

Answered by Tony Cress on Jul 25, 2012

haha.. I have the same question running through my head at times. The problem is, if you have a high price point, unless you've totally sold your worth over your website, people will look, and then just pass you by for the lower priced version. It's all about value, and if you don't sell that on ...

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Can 30 minutes 2x a week be enough time to get noticable strength training results for the average individual

13 Answers | Asked by douglas kenworthy on Feb 28, 2012

Answered by Tony Cress on Feb 28, 2012

I'm going to say, if you go all out in those 30 minutes, you could see some strength gains for sure. As far as volume and intensity, that's going to vary, as all out for me, isn't the same as all out for another person. The same can be said for examples of time like, 30 seconds on 30 seconds off. ...

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As an fitness professional, how do you handle it when your spouse is very unfit?

12 Answers | Asked by Jude Forsyth on Oct 24, 2011

Answered by Tony Cress on Oct 25, 2011

I don't have a spouse, but hypothetically, I guess if that's your spouse, you accept them as they are. I understand that we are looked upon to motivate people to gain better health, but sometimes, even the best motivators in the world, can't get certain people to become "fit". It's ultimately up t...

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Can you really tone your abdominals without doing crunches?

17 Answers | Asked by Soraya Parr on Jul 19, 2011

Answered by Tony Cress on Jul 19, 2011

Yes. Try any plyometric exercises, and you'll see exactly what you can accomplish without crunches. I haven't done any sort of sit up or crunch in.... oh, 7 years. I think i'm doing ok. But seriously. plyos, stability exercises, and on and on and on...

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What do you think of Anna Kournikova as the next trainer on the Biggest Loser?

38 Answers | Asked by Kelli Davis on May 25, 2011

Answered by Tony Cress on Jul 08, 2011

Don't mind it at all. brings some star power to the show, which they obviously want, she is certified, which WE obviously want, and she's a female, which, they (and I) want. Now, to the degree at which she is capable of working out with obese clients remains to be seen, how do we know if Jillian a...

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

20 Answers | Asked by Leah Welchel on May 15, 2011

Answered by Tony Cress on Jun 11, 2011

IDEA World Convention will get you new equipment, at some great prices. I've snagged some kettlebells and a Bosu Ballast Ball there(which I wish I would have bought a few). But, if you really look, depending on where you live, Craigslist has TONS of value. I basically built most of my gym through...

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How do you increase your income once your client base is full?

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

Answered by Tony Cress on Jun 10, 2011

I am sure some of the other people have covered some of these solutions, as I see the one above me says raise your rate. I have done that, with success. If you are in demand, why not do that? Also, start incorporating semi-private, and group training sessions, if you are experienced and educated ...

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