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Ariadne Greenberg

Barrington, RI 02806-4750

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What are your thoughts on BCAA Supplements?

11 Answers | Asked by Kelly Bennett on Jan 12, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Jan 12, 2015

I take it that the question you are asking is regarding your own use, rather than selling or recommending to clients. On the selling and recommending question the fitness world seems to have very strong feelings that break down into 2 camps. The pro camp either believe in them, or see them as a ve...

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Does anyone know of any personal training education for working with recovering addicts?

2 Answers | Asked by Laurana Harper on Jan 10, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Jan 12, 2015

You might look into doing a workshop on yoga and addiction, especially if you have any yoga background. There are a number of people doing great work with this population. Mind body techniques can be very useful, but you also need to take great care not to use things unless you are really comforta...

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How would I record, refer and communicate with negative feedback from a client , what strategies would I use?

8 Answers | Asked by Deidre Walker on Jan 02, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Jan 03, 2015

How I would respond would be dependent upon several factors: How many complaints have there been, and do they relate to the same thing? If you have several people commenting on a similar thing then it becomes helpful to look at yourself to see what it is about how you interact with people th...

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Difficult Client Who Doesn't Want to Get on Floor to Do Core Work

14 Answers | Asked by Jayne Powers on Jan 02, 2015

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Jan 02, 2015

I have an entire class of 20 plus over 60 year olds who won't lie on the floor.... so this makes me smile a bit. I would have to say that until I was pregnant I did not truly understand the range of shifts I would have to make in my fitness, and when I passed 50 and had some arthritis myself I un...

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App or software to help group fitness director keep track of instructor hours and participant numbers?

1 Answer | Asked by Teresa Wanger on Dec 23, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Jan 02, 2015

MindBody is great. I've used a couple of others, including FrontDesk, that is ok, but like MindBody the best.

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Is personal training your secondary career?

13 Answers | Asked by Alejandra Wile on Dec 31, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Dec 31, 2014

This question, and the 2 answers you have received so far, represent the best that this forum has to offer. The question is one that many in this industry care about, and many have had to think about. And the 2 answers provide 2 divergent, but equally thoughtful responses. I think this illustra...

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athletes with eating disorders

3 Answers | Asked by Nancy Latthitham on Dec 30, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Dec 30, 2014

It would be helpful if you could expand on what you are asking. Thanks

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I just got a degree in exercise science, what certification would you recommend getting next?

5 Answers | Asked by Jeanette Boucette on Dec 29, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Dec 30, 2014

You do not say what the degree is or where you were studying, but I would ask whether your school had any available career counseling. Even if you just graduated you might be able to access that help. In any field there are many different kinds of opportunities.... many different career paths a p...

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Exercises for fixing Kyphosis

4 Answers | Asked by Anna Hidvegi-Rabi on Dec 29, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Dec 29, 2014

I work with a lot of people with these issues. I would say that yoga can be extremely helpful, but you would want to pick the style carefully. I really like a style like Viniyoga or Iyengar when working with alignment. In the past decade there has been a steady increase in the percentage of peo...

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I want to market my new business to personal trainers and GFI's, but how do I find them?

7 Answers | Asked by Lori Becker on Dec 28, 2014

Answered by Ariadne Greenberg on Dec 28, 2014

judging by the posts on this site I think there are a number of people who are offering this service, so it seems likely to be a good model. Have you done a business plan? I just think before looking for people to offer a space you need to see what sort of space you can get and what sort of ra...

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