Ariadne Greenberg

Barrington, RI 02806-4750

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dietary approach to alleviate iron deficiency

5 Answers | Asked by Dion Fourie on Sep 24, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Sep 24, 2014

Dietary questions are more in the scope of practice of a nutritionist. Some fitness professionals carry extra training or certifications in the area of fitness and nutrition, but even with that a question about such a dietary deficiency is more of a medical question (diagnosis and prescription of t...

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What is the best certification to get after the basic personal training certification?

7 Answers | Asked by alexandra schmidt on Sep 23, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Sep 24, 2014

You have some good input here. I would just add: don't spend too much time thinking about what is 'best', but about what you enjoy doing, what your are good at doing, and what is available to you and within your budget. You might really do well sitting down and making a year, 5 year, and 10 year ...

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What is the best way to correct form in a class.

6 Answers | Asked by Aida Johnson on Sep 24, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Sep 24, 2014

These are all great answers, and get to the heart of the matter: you must demonstrate and explain, and provide individual help as needed. I don't think there is one best way, as different people will learn differently. Part of what makes a seasoned instructor is the ability to be doing them all...

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How many cec do I need to recert for, Fitness Instruction?

2 Answers | Asked by Kathryn Chitwood on Sep 23, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Sep 23, 2014

If you go to the website for, or call the agency with which you are certified they can give you this information. There are differences between different agencies, as well as between different types of certification.

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How Environmental Factors Impact Health and Longevity - What to Do to Protect Ourselves

4 Answers | Asked by Lelsy Kent on Sep 22, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Sep 22, 2014

I think you raise a point that is an important health consideration. These are not issues often tackled by fitness professionals. The pull here is that most fitness professionals are not specifically trained in ecological science. It would be an interesting suggestion to include in the practical ...

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maximizing usage of studio space

4 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Sep 17, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Sep 17, 2014

Do you mean you have a small group ex studio that is part of or is simply next to but not associated with a larger gym? If you have a set up that is conducive to it (i.e. a smaller room with a door) you could theoretically rent the space to or hire a body work person (massage, or something like...

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do you have a board to post jobs?

3 Answers | Asked by Gale Marchand on Sep 16, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Sep 17, 2014

I am so glad to hear that. A while back I had a colleague looking... they eventually did ok, but having a place where you know the pool looking are generally the ones who care a lot about training professionalism will benefit those in our community looking for work and those looking for people. ...

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What is the best nutrition certification to get?

5 Answers | Asked by mind else on Sep 15, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Sep 15, 2014

The best thing is to get a degree in Nutritional Science and become a licensed nutritionist. If you choose to get a certificate you want to make sure you understand what your legal scope of practice includes. This is something it is helpful to talk about with your insurance company before payi...

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Best inspirational quote

9 Answers | Asked by Jason Davis on Sep 14, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Sep 14, 2014

I love this question, but I am going to cheat because the words that reach me differ as does my mood. "Raise your words, not your voice. It is ran that grows flowers, not thunder" Rumi "In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer" Camus "Holding onto anger...

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Is IDEA sending Precision Nutrition spam to everyone's inbox?

6 Answers | Asked by Joshh Rager, RD on Sep 13, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Sep 13, 2014

I agree with your post. Knowing something about nutrition is vital to anyone who works in fitness. Students and clients will often ask questions and it is helpful to be able to explain the basic science of the interplay of food intake and exercise output, for example. But just as I would refe...

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