2. LET'S MEET AT STARBUCKS. After we have made phone contact,
the next step is meeting. I like to meet future clients at a neutral location
(usually a local Starbucks) where the client can maintain his/her privacy. I
started doing this several years ago and its worked out great. Over coffee, we
Please note: I do *not* take each client I interview. My objective during the
interview is to determine if the client is serious about training. This is also a
good time to see if there is a 'match' between us. Some times there isn't and
this is ok. Sometimes I meet people who don't know what they want and I can
steer them in the right direction or give them a referral to another trainer, gym
or registered dietician ( RD ).
3. FORMS. If the meeting is a "go", I will give you the standard forms to take
with you, fill out, sign and bring back for your first session (which is free) or you
can download the forms.
Please note: Bring your completed forms to your first session. When we meet
for our first session in my gym (which is free), I will sit and discuss your Health
Questionnaire with you. Please be honest on the form and list all muscoskeletal
problems you have. Even if you are morbidly obese, have cancer, lymphoma,
an auto-immune disease or HIV/AIDS, I will still train you. Many clients I
work with are HIV-positive, have cancer diagnosis, diabetes or various auto-
4. YOUR FIRST SESSION IS .... free. Your first personal training session
is free. Based upon your Health Questionnaire, I will give you a Graded
Exercise Test (GXT) consisting of Machine Bench Press and Incline Push
Ups. This allows me to physically determine where we start based upon what
your goals are: Adding muscle, losing fat, or overall wellness. Also, based
upon your experience, I will give you a short tour of the gym, the machines,
dumbbells and my safety policy.
5. SCHEDULING. I will schedule you into my client lineup for training.
However, please read my gym rules and regulations ( below ).
6. GYM RULES & REGS. Here are my gym policies:
7. INSURANCE. I carry a full liability policy of Basic Personal Trainer
Liability Insurance with Philadelphia Insurance Companies (Solana Beach,
|Can I build a body like this?
Are you willing to eat right, seven (7) days a week? Are you willing to train 5 or
6 days a week? Are you willing to sacrifice to achieve your fitness goals? If the
answer is no - then no, you can't. The photo above is a fitness model. Its his
job to be in shape for photo shoots. But if your willing to work hard, for 1-2
years, you can achieve the "ripped look."
Mike Stewart Fitness ( MSF )
5909 Fairdale Lane * Houston Texas 77057 USA
You must sacrifice to achieve your fitness goals