I am a personal trainer and have been requested to offer a basic nutrition and exercise plan for a new client. The potential client would like to meet for about 30 minutes, twice a month to go over their “plan” and make adjustments and track their progress. How much do I charge for such consulting?
I would be cautious of offering any nutrition advice unless you have the background to do this (I did not see this on your profile). If I understand your question (aside from asking how much to charge), you will consult with your client without actually guiding them through a hands-on program first? As a personal trainer, I would be conducting exercise sessions with the client while assessing their form, making sure they understand the exercises, and then progressing their program as needed. I never just write up a plan for a client if we haven’t gone over the exercises. It is very difficult to “consult” with a client only 2x a month for thirty minutes, especially if you haven’t assessed their movement patterns or guided them through an exercise program.
It takes time to create a program for a client and it should be done with them for the reasons mentioned already. It takes even more time to progress it and make sure the client stays on it while safely progressing. I personally would rethink the plan for this client because more time is needed.