Tag: Role

The Role of a Personal Trainer

A good personal trainer delivers safe, effective, fun and interesting workouts to all fitness-training clients. The training programs you develop should be varied and progressive, and geared toward improving your clients’ health and wellness. As a trainer, you should be enthusiastic and supportive, so that your clients remain interested and stimulated, which helps ensure they stick with the program — and with you.

What Personal Trainers Should NOT Do

While personal trainers often assume multiple roles with their clients — which sometimes includes being a coach, cheerleader or confidant, there are some responsibilities that personal trainers should avoid. Note that these can be subjective topics, but, as a general rule, these recommendations are in your best interest as a certified professional:

  • DO NOT Give medical advice, physical therapy advice or attempt to make a medical diagnosis.
  • DO NOT Create specific meal plans and/or dietary recommendations that include portioning and/or timing
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The Role of a Personal Estate Representative

You’ll be asked to name a number of fiduciaries when you set up your estate plan, and one of these is your personal representative. This individual is more commonly called an executor or — if the person serving is a female — an executrix.

The Title Varies, but the Duties of a Personal Representative Are Virtually Identical

The term administrator is also used in some states, but while the duties and responsibilities of an administrator are virtually identical to those of a personal representative or executor, an administrator commonly settles intestate estates. These are estates where the decedent died without a will, left a will without naming a personal representative, or the individual he chose is unable or unwilling to serve for some reason. The court will appoint an administrator to handle probate of the estate in these situations.

Ideally, you’ll name a personal representative in your last will and

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