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Any Bodybuilding coaches in Ocala?

I am pretty versed but have never done a show before. I need to cut and would be 24 weeks out or so I don't know. Just wondering if there is anyone out there who has competed and won before that I can learn from. Ocala area.

NippleChafeBrah‎, 08-04-2014 02:20 PM
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Smile Mehdi from 5x5...

Bro this dude cannot be serious....watching this dude warm up squating 135 dude that form was uglier than a hog in a dress....i honestly think this guy is a complete phony stick legs he talks like he is so jacked and he knows better than arnold but he looks like i could bodyslam him... ps....i...

Adam122490‎, 08-09-2014 02:32 AM
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Red Cross first aid/CPR cert

I took a red cross first aid/cpr course in a college class just over 2 years ago, so its expired now. my question is, is there a way i can take a Continuing Education class to keep it,? (if it would be easier/cheaper) my guess is not because its already expired. or should i just take one of...

m_zakarian‎, 08-07-2014 09:00 PM
08-08-2014, 05:39 PM Go to last post
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Questions to ask when hiring a PT

So I have been looking at getting a PT and had a sit down with a PT/gym owner. Just wanting to know what kind of questions should I be asking? Thanks

superdad88‎, 08-06-2014 03:11 AM
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Is this a good program? Hi guys I'm 20 and really want to become a personal trainer. I'm strongly considering taking this program. It's about $1880 per semester and there are 6 semesters. I'm just wondering if you guys think that's worth it or if there are better, more affordable courses I...

LiftDrive‎, 07-23-2014 09:58 AM
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Smile Which online personal trainer would you recommend me?

I'm looking for a good online personal trainer.Any recommendation? I have found in a facebook page this one"I think" is good..

Mediterranea‎, 05-27-2014 11:31 PM
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Spontaneous day, literally (spontaneous pneumothorax)

So I am a long time lurker of this forum, but today I though I would take some time to share with you the events of today. Busy morning, back to back clients, third client (32yr male) who has been training with me again after a 3 month 'lazy' period arrives for his session. Begins warm-up...

popeye87‎, 08-07-2014 10:20 AM
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Talking "Personal Fitness pro" app is not that bad?

i have recently tried a new fitness app called "Personal Fitness" and it only costed me £0.99 (it's free unitl 8/08/14 midnight) i wish i waited a bit longer lool, anyway the workouts are really great and it also have fitness calculators that i really like using to see how healthy i am, i just had...

96Ashraf96‎, 08-07-2014 01:18 PM
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Arrow Best online personal trainer certification

Do you know a good certification for personal trainers, fitness or bodybuilding online? I want to get a certification, but I live in Venezuela and we don't have any institution which prepares personal trainers, so I decided to look for the best online certification. I've heard about ISSA and...

oliver241280‎, 01-27-2010 09:36 AM
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I was reading about Cressey performance internship and thought this looks a great idea even though I'm from the UK. Has anyone got any experience of this or any similar? I had a look online for any within the UK but none from what I seen looked half as good as this. If so, what was your...

ritchie684‎, 08-07-2014 05:05 AM
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MyFitnessPal greatly overestimates how many calories are burned in a workout, right?

I completed an hour of cardio today, 30 minutes on the elliptical at 8 resistance and 30 minutes jogging on the treadmill directly after at 5.5 speed, 0 incline. MyFitnessPal estimates that I burned 600 calories. However, from what I've heard, it's not possible to burn that many calories in that...

TrainBetter‎, 08-01-2014 11:57 PM
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Ideas to help attract females to a gym that had a meathead culture in the past REPS

Hey folks, I'm doing some marketing and management for a large scale gym who is really looking to grow its female base. Back in the day it was a hardcore bb'ing gym with a very very bad stigma attached to it. It had a strong association with obnoxious gear using meatheads and women stayed far...

PerFit‎, 07-29-2014 10:13 PM
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Help with my Belly...

I am a skinny person but I have belly, that I can do to lower it, thanks

luis0623‎, 08-06-2014 03:56 AM
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First 2 Weeks as Personal Trainer... Questions

OK so I have just finished my 2nd week as a personal trainer, and so far these have been my results, strategies as well as some major questions for those more experienced than I. I am starting out at a small 24 hr. gym with approx 600 members, but realistically maybe 150-200 active members. I...

DocHollidy‎, 08-04-2014 03:51 AM
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Question Personal Trainer Pricing Help

Hey Guys, I' new here and have been taking in all the great advise from the members, but have not come across this problem here so hope you guys can help. Sorry if this has been covered before. I am doing a personal trainer course, and am trying to prepare in advance so I can "hit the...

TheYamin‎, 07-27-2014 08:13 AM
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Tennis Elbow/Forearm Strain

I feel a tiny bit of pain when I flex my left forearm and when I twist it. I'm pretty sure its from doing pullups (Palms facing away). And advice on how I should take care of it? Do I have to rest it and if so for how long? Or is this something to just work through?

Ithesportsbomb‎, 07-24-2014 02:51 PM
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NASM HELP!! GTFIH if you've ben recently certified.

Hey guys. I got certified by mms back in 2011, now my cert is totally expired and I have to go through the process again. Howver all of the study materials I purchased (800$ dollars worth) Is out of date, I guess I need version 4.0? Does anyone have any idea where I can find or download study...

tjsage‎, 08-04-2014 11:05 AM
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NPTI in comparrison to regular certification?

So these days theres a million different ways to get certified but what is the best? NPTI offers hands on training and in my opinion puts a much better trainer out there. What are your opinons? Looking for answers from people who do the hiring not people who are looking to get hired.

swalderson‎, 08-02-2014 07:30 AM
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What is your reading list consisting of?

I'm always reading up on blogs and books to further educate myself or get ideas for personal training. I was wondering what everyone else is reading currently. For blogs I have been following Tony Gentilcore, Eric Cressey, Bret Contreras, Dean Somerset....yeah, I know they all shill each...

apickcft‎, 08-01-2014 12:41 PM
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getting personal trainer job after passing Nasm

Hello, I am about ready to take my NASM. I am confident I will pass. Thing is in this economy which they say is improving whats the chance of getting a personal trainer job in a gym like 24hr fitness etc. Hope I can get something putting all this work in. Thanks for any info

bigrayjr‎, 01-25-2013 06:51 PM
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What do you find the hardest part of being a Personal Trainer?

Hey guys I'm interested to here what you people find to be the hardest part of being a PT? Aside from dealing with difficult client personalities, looking for more specific issues such as cancellations etc. and how you work to solve it. This way we might be able to help each other when facing...

HiiiPow3r‎, 07-30-2014 05:25 PM
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Online PTs... Whats your conversion rate for your sales page ?

I have started a website for blogging about fitness 2 months ago and I recently setup a sales page (landing page) to sell my services ($98) for 3 months programs. I get emails asking about the service but no sales so far. What conversion rate do u guys have ? 1 sale for 100 pages views ? less...

Finnegan Bell‎, 07-30-2014 11:58 AM
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Question Rate my business name

Hey guys! I am looking for some honest feedback on a business name. My last name if Filtness so everyone keeps telling me that I need to somehow use it in the business name. Was thinking of calling it 'Filtness Fit' but not sure how it would work out. Any feedback positive or negative...

JackFilt‎, 07-24-2014 10:06 AM
07-30-2014, 04:31 PM Go to last post
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Question for my other NASM trainers

Recently in NASM's The Training Edge magazine, I noticed they had an article called 5 Training Myths Debunked. While this isn't anything odd, I found that the 4th myth they supposedly debunked was a contraindication of what is taught in the CPT literature. This is straight from the magazine,...

Footballa_19‎, 07-25-2014 02:28 PM
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How helpful is the NASM Study Guide?

How useful is the study guide posted on their website? (nasm . org/personal-trainer/exam-prep/cpt-study-guide) ***i had to put spaces between "nasm" and "." and "org" because I don't have 50 posts yet and can't post URLs*** If I follow their study guide and the tips from the main NASM sticky...

MyronGainez‎, 07-29-2014 09:54 AM
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