Andrea Carlomusto

Canton, MI 48187

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I have to pay the gym I train out of a percentage of each session, can this be written off as rent?

11 Answers | Asked by Domenic Micheli on Jan 16, 2013

Answered by Andrea Carlomusto on Dec 30, 2018

If you are not an employee, then there is no way the gym would know how much you charge...so % would be hard to track. If the gym collects your money, then distributes it to you....then it would seem to me that there is something fishy going on because that would make you more of an employee than an...

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Personal Trainers: Have you... or would you... reduce your hourly rate for an existing client to keep the client?

10 Answers | Asked by MATTHEW FELDMAN on Mar 14, 2018

Answered by Andrea Carlomusto on Dec 30, 2018

Temporarily,yes. Sometimes people just go through a rough patch financially, if the client works hard, values the training and is loyal....then it would be hard for me to let them go. However, if a client simply refuses to pay the current rate because they think it is too high, then that is a red fl...

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For those Fitpros who offered "free first session", what % of those people became clients?

9 Answers | Asked by MATTHEW FELDMAN on Apr 27, 2018

Answered by Andrea Carlomusto on Dec 30, 2018

I learned very quickly to NOT give anything away for free. I used to do a "free" assessment...that lasted longer than a regular session, then I would tell each prospective client my findings, and then...they would take that information and try to find a "cheaper" trainer. I now do an e mail intervie...

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What are the goals of the fitness owner as a business man?

3 Answers | Asked by rAJAT lATH on Nov 13, 2018

Answered by Andrea Carlomusto on Dec 30, 2018

Reputation- once you have a good rep, everything else will come.

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what are the main values of fitness professionals and fitness entrepreneur?

2 Answers | Asked by rAJAT lATH on Nov 15, 2018

Answered by Andrea Carlomusto on Dec 30, 2018

I agree with Natalie's post above 100%...but I would like to add in a few "unwritten rules" that I think are very important as well. #1- If you don't know how to train a specific client- refer out. This not only shows that this client can trust you with what you DO know, it also shows that you are ...

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Fitpros: Do you practice what you preach?

5 Answers | Asked by MATTHEW FELDMAN on Nov 25, 2018

Answered by Andrea Carlomusto on Dec 30, 2018

I'm not going to lie. I do not practice what I preach in certain areas, such as proper rest or life balance. Food? Yes. Exercise? Absolutely! But like many in the fitness industry, we tend to do a lot of research, continuing ed, and want to better ourselves to better serve clients. I used to judge t...

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