Darlene Thurm

Houston, TX 77005-1014

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what certification is offered by NASM, ACSM, NSCA

4 Answers | Asked by Theodore Lockwood on Jul 14, 2013

Answered by Darlene Thurm on Jul 28, 2013

I'm NASM certified. Go to their site NASM.com and see what they have to offer.

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Is there anyone who is a self-employed personal trainer? I was wondering how that is and how you get clients

9 Answers | Asked by Joseph Geraci on Jul 26, 2013

Answered by Darlene Thurm on Jul 28, 2013

I have had my own business as a personal trainer for over 10 years. I absolutely love what I am doing; it does not even feel like work. At this point, I am well-established. Getting started is another story. It's not easy to get your first few clients. You may need to start training friends fo...

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Do you offer complementary training sessions? Why or why not?

21 Answers | Asked by Monica Foster on Dec 14, 2011

Answered by Darlene Thurm on Feb 07, 2012

One complementary training session is used on my clients at their very first session. I use this session to thoroughly cover my client's goals, questions, medications, injuries, nutrition. I also offer more than one complementary session for people who have major medical issues so we can talk a ...

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For personal trainers who do in house training, do you need insurance?

11 Answers | Asked by Denise Romo on Feb 01, 2012

Answered by Darlene Thurm on Feb 07, 2012

All trainers should make sure their workplace or they personally are insured, even if the location varies. You just never know what might happen. It's best to be prepared.

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Work Out Gloves...Useful or Hindrance?

22 Answers | Asked by Michael Saiz on Jan 27, 2012

Answered by Darlene Thurm on Feb 07, 2012

I use them only when lifting weights. I feel more secure with the grip that my workout gloves provide.

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