RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMTION OF RISK, & INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
Through the purchase of mobile in-person training sessions, online personal training sessions, or virtual coaching sessions, have agreed to voluntarily participate in an exercise program/consultation, including but not limited to cardiovascular training, resistance training, and flexibility training, under the guidance of Stephen C. Langhjelm and SCL FITNESS (VFL Health & Wellness). I hereby stipulate and agree that I am physically and mentally sound and have no physical conditions that would be aggravated by my involvement in an exercise program or training session. I understand that I have been directed to provide verification from a licensed physician If I am not able to undertake a general fitness training program.
I understand and am aware that physical-fitness activities, including the use of equipment, are potentially hazardous activities. I am aware that participating in these types of activities, even when completed properly, can be dangerous. I agree to follow the verbal and written instructions issued by the personal trainer. I am aware that potential risks associated with these types of activities include, but are not limited to: death, fainting, disorders in heartbeat, neck and spinal injuries that may result in complete or partial paralysis or brain damage, serious injury to virtually all bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, and other aspects of the musculoskeletal system, and serious injury or impairment to other aspects of my body, general health and well-being.
I understand that I am responsible for my own medical insurance and will maintain this insurance throughout my entire period of participation with Stephen C. Langhjelm. I will assume any additional expenses incurred that go beyond my health coverage. I will notify Stephen C. Langhjelm of any significant injury that requires medical attention (such as emergency care, hospitalization, and other immediate or related medical concerns).
Stephen C. Langhjelm or I will provide the equipment to be used in connection with workouts/training sessions, including, but not limited to, benches, dumbbells, barbells, and any other fitness related items. I represent and warrant any and all equipment I provide for training sessions is for personal use only. Stephen C. Langhjelm has not inspected my equipment and has no knowledge of its condition. I understand that I take sole responsibility for my equipment. I acknowledge that although Stephen C. Langhjelm takes precautions to maintain the equipment, the equipment may malfunction and/or cause potential injuries. I take sole responsibility to inspect any and all of my or Stephen C. Langhjelm’s equipment prior to use.
Although Stephen C. Langhjelm will take precautions to ensure my safety, I expressly assume and accept sole responsibility for my safety and for any and all injuries that may occur. In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I, for myself and for my executors, administrators, and assigns, waive and release any and all claims against Stephen C. Langhjelm and any of his staff, volunteers, sponsors, partners, representatives, successors, or assigns and agree to hold them harmless from any claims or losses, including but not limited to claims for negligence for any injuries or expenses that I may incur while exercising or while traveling to and from training sessions. These exculpatory clauses are intended to apply to any and all activities occurring during the time for which I have contracted with Stephen C. Langhjelm and SCL FITNESS (VFL Health & Wellness).
I represent and warrant that I am signing this agreement freely and willfully and not under fraud or duress.