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Danielle Marquez

Arlington, VA 22204

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Can't find article on Pilates and pelvic floor

5 Answers | Asked by Danielle Marquez on Jan 14, 2015

Answered by Danielle Marquez on Jan 15, 2015

Wow, thanks so much for this info! I never realized there was such consideration about the efficacy of therapy vs. a Pilates program. I had a baby in 2013, and had a mild prolapse. I sought pelvic floor therapy and am actively engaged in a Pilates program with an amazing teacher. The dichotomy b...

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What are some exercises that pregnant clients should do in their sessions to make child birth happen smoothly?

7 Answers | Asked by Nadiah G. on Jun 10, 2011

Answered by Danielle Marquez on Jan 21, 2014

Pelvic floor lifts (aka kegels), ensuring the person truly understands how to do them (she might even see a pelvic floor therapist to use a biofeedback machine). I didn't do mine and ended up with pelvic organ prolapse. I was working out with my own knowledgeable trainer and felt great during pre...

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Being a trainer with serious back issues

16 Answers | Asked by Patty Hartong on Nov 22, 2012

Answered by Danielle Marquez on Nov 25, 2012

I have issues with a bulging disc, and there's several things I don't do anymore because the exercises always strain it. However, I have learned to use verbal cues alot more now as opposed to demonstrating. Luckily, I teach Pilates and group strength--not sure how much verbal-only you can do with zu...

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Need ideas for keeping HR elevated with a knee injury

14 Answers | Asked by Addie Kelzer on Jun 28, 2012

Answered by Danielle Marquez on Jun 28, 2012

Here's 2 off the top of my head: Upper body kickboxing! No weight, or you can add 2 lb weights (or whatever he/she can handle). 50 jabs, 50 hook, 50 uppercuts, 50 elbows etc. Repeat until she is bored! Or, vigorous Pilates. If you don't know Pilates, anything on a mat that necessitates cont...

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Need help with client and losing baby weight

11 Answers | Asked by Danielle Marquez on Jun 06, 2012

Answered by Danielle Marquez on Jun 08, 2012

Jason, Vivian, Jared and Jocelyn, Thanks so much everyone. I read her your answers, and she felt much better (as did I)! Yes, I think she just expected herself to lose the weight as fast as she did with her first baby. I realize that every pregnancy is different, but I haven't worked with enough n...

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Anyone pregnant after finding a bulging disc?

2 Answers | Asked by Danielle Marquez on Jan 23, 2012

Answered by Danielle Marquez on Jan 31, 2012

Hi Maggie, Thanks so much for your answer. I don't know the bulge in mm, but I do have sciatica. My doctor recommended physical therapy, so that and some rest have helped alot. I overlooked the fact that I also train about 20-25 hours a week, and that I do too much demonstration.That will take a ...

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How do solo trainers with young children maintain their business and schedule, and arrange childcare?

8 Answers | Asked by Danielle Marquez on Aug 12, 2011

Answered by Danielle Marquez on Aug 13, 2011

Hi Stephanie, Thank you so much for your answer. That's pretty much what I've been telling my husband...we'll figure out a way to make it work! Good luck with the Beachbody Coaching, and thanks for your advice! Danielle

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