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    The first thing I would do is ask them if they're...

    The first thing I would do is ask them if they're paying for it, I used to manage an LA Fitness and the Training Director would tell all the trainers to get every cert possible but expected them to...
  • I also don't like the fact that anyone who shows...

    I also don't like the fact that anyone who shows up and pays the fees can be "Crossfit certified" in a weekend. I personally use alot of the same lifts but I know quite a few people who got...
  • That's correct, Crossfit is a trademarked term. I...

    That's correct, Crossfit is a trademarked term. I remember reading something about Greg Glassman (it may have been the corporate company who did this but he was named) making a business take the work...
  • A "Crossfit" workout is whatever they deem their...

    A "Crossfit" workout is whatever they deem their WoD to be. You could put together a workout involving all their common lifts but if it's not posted, it's not "Crossfit"
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    I agree with Ronin, I personally an NASM...

    I agree with Ronin, I personally an NASM certified but my trainers are ISSA, ACE, and ACSM. I think the NASM is a great place to start and the options they have after the initial cert are great.
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    This is exactly what my company does, we do in...

    This is exactly what my company does, we do in home training, corporate accounts, and boot camps. If you've got any questions just message me and I'll let you know how I got everything set up.
  • Thread: Tax Season

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    I know there's alot of trainers out there that...

    I know there's alot of trainers out there that are 1099 (like myself) I've found a little bit on the IRS site, mostly fuel expenses. I found this link and it's an Australian listing but it looks like...
  • Thread: Tax Season

    by arthurjohng
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    Tax Season

    It's almost time to file taxes and I thought this would be a good place for people to post tips. Ideally everyone has different experiences filing whether on their own, with a CPA, or with one of the...
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    I'm actually running a company right now that has...

    I'm actually running a company right now that has started to branch out into the corporate field. I've actually had the pleasure of speaking with Greg and he knows what he's doing, he's got over 20...
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    I won't lie, lunch was a cheat meal. Tuesdays at...

    I won't lie, lunch was a cheat meal. Tuesdays at Which Wich are double points so I have to hit that up haha. Breakfast was 4 egg whites/2 eggs and green tea. Lunch was a 10in buffalo chicken...
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    Cardio this morning 45 min at 5/5. 3.4 miles....

    Cardio this morning 45 min at 5/5. 3.4 miles. Onnit Podcast.
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    Back days are always my favorite. Last nite I did...

    Back days are always my favorite. Last nite I did 5x8 assisted pullups (110 lbs). 5x5 deadlifts with 275lbs. Bent over BB rows 4x8 135lbs. Lat Tower 3x15 110lbs. And I finished off with TRX rows 4x8....
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    Breakfast, Dolce Diet Breakfast bow, buckwheat...

    Breakfast, Dolce Diet Breakfast bow, buckwheat with blueberries, strawberries, peanut butter, bananna, cinnamon, and flax seed. 1 liter water, 20 oz green tea. Snack- apple. Lunch- turkey burger, 97%...
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    This morning I did 1 hour on the elliptical,...

    This morning I did 1 hour on the elliptical, resistance at 5 incline at 5, 4.5 miles.
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    Back to where I was...

    Wow... I just looked at myself in the mirror and realized how far I'd fallen. Six months ago I took a sales manager job with a very large corporate gym. I figured that I'd make good money and be...
  • Thread: Trx

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    Trx

    I was trying to see if there was already a thread dedicated to the TRX but I kept getting 404 Errors. I've been using my own personal one for almost 4 years now and when I moved to Dallas not to long...
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    I'm NASM certified and I've been looking into...

    I'm NASM certified and I've been looking into getting Crossfit certified as well. I've always done "functional training" i.e. "Crossfit" but I'm trying to find out which gyms are reputable. I'm in...
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    I've actually just started reading this and it's...

    I've actually just started reading this and it's pretty good. Anyone who is doubting him just needs to look up Thiago Alves. Alves is a 170lb fighter in the UFC who was always missing weight, he got...
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