Daniel Kosich

Miles City, MT 59301

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I am looking for group balance and proprioception exercises for a seniors class, any where to look specifically for them??

5 Answers | Asked by User on Oct 25, 2013

Answered by Daniel Kosich on Oct 26, 2013

As Shari suggests, having a group of seniors perform balance exercises is a safety challenge for you, the instructor. I agree that using a balance pad is a good idea, as well as developing a walking course that challenges the participant to walk over, under and around various obstacles. I also...

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What fitness assessment software or database do you use?

8 Answers | Asked by Ashley Varol on Oct 24, 2013

Answered by Daniel Kosich on Oct 26, 2013

AFAA has a number of good assessment forms in their manual. ACE also has a number of fitness assessment forms available. However, creating an assessment unique to each of your clients can be especially helpful when designing the client's training program. It may not give you an estimated VO2 max,...

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vitamin supplements

3 Answers | Asked by Richelle Sandlin on Oct 24, 2013

Answered by Daniel Kosich on Oct 25, 2013

In general I have no concerns with multivitamin-mineral supplements that provide no more than 100% of any nutrient. Most important, in my opinion, is generally consuming a sensible diet that follows the guidelines of the ADA's Food Guide Pyramid. As suggested, the "need" for supplements is a top...

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Where can I find a simple health questionaire for my clients?

7 Answers | Asked by Christian Venzlaff on Oct 04, 2012

Answered by Daniel Kosich on Oct 22, 2013

Hi Christian, All great ideas. The only other one I might add is the American College of Sports Medicine's website (ACSM.) PARQ's good, as Bryant suggests. Keep it simple, but make sure it's complete. Take care, Daniel

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How can I find clients for my personal trainer studio?

9 Answers | Asked by Wendy Calor on Oct 21, 2013

Answered by Daniel Kosich on Oct 22, 2013

Hi Wendy, In addition to the excellent responses by Karin and Harris I can only add that perhaps connecting with local health care providers may open a potential client base. Hospitals with rehab facilities & private rehab centers are a good place to start. Harris's suggestion of a press releas...

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what routien would be appropriate for a lifelong workout enthusiast 60 year old woman

8 Answers | Asked by denise yelle on Sep 28, 2013

Answered by Daniel Kosich on Sep 28, 2013

Natalie's response is great. Physician clearance and no current medical limitations are most important. Just a couple of thoughts: 1) If you're not currently doing intervals (speed up/slow down) on the treadmill I recommend them. Increase the intensity by either increasing speed and/or elevat...

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suggestions for traveling with dumbbells

6 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Aug 02, 2013

Answered by Daniel Kosich on Aug 04, 2013

I agree with Harris and Natalie. A cart or a hand truck enable you to make one trip. Of course, as Harris suggests, having your client help you carry them in is always an option! Take care.

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Has anybody sprained or pulled the gluteus or pirformis? If so how long did it take to heal. Also were you able to still workout

7 Answers | Asked by Bryan Jackson on Jun 01, 2013

Answered by Daniel Kosich on Jun 01, 2013

It takes quite a long time, since these muscles are involved in most activities of daily living. A good recommendation is to take stairs on the "down with the bad, up with the good" principle. This will off-load those muscles in a frequently used movement. Don't stretch them while they are gettin...

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what is the recognized protocol for personal trainers when it comes to managing suspected body and eating disorder clientele?

5 Answers | Asked by Beau Diehl on May 25, 2013

Answered by Daniel Kosich on May 27, 2013

As suggested by Karin, your's is an excellent question, but, unfortunately, there is no clear-cut answer. The best suggestion I can add to Karin's is to develop a working relationship with a qualified health care professional, e.g., a psychologist whose expertise includes counseling those with an e...

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What is the most preferred personal training and nutrition certification?

12 Answers | Asked by Linda Okwor on May 29, 2012

Answered by Daniel Kosich on May 07, 2013

I agree with Susan that Karin and LaRue have hit on perhaps the most important point for you to consider when deciding with certification you should pursue: what population do you anticipate working with the most? I am familiar with ACE, NASM, NSCA and ACSM. All are excellent with a specific fo...

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