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Danielle Vindez

REDONDO BEACH, CA 90277-5368

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How Do I get featured in some of these fitness magazines and sites?

6 Answers | Asked by Nicole Loar on Sep 16, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 24, 2011

HELLO Nicole Have you written article queries? It has been my experience that many publications have a "closed to new writers policy" and others will allow you to write them a query. How about checking the websites for query instuctions? More on queries - http://ezinearticles.com/?10-Steps-to-a-...

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As a new independent contractor in a small gym, how should I market myself to acquire new clients?

7 Answers | Asked by Tracy Ross on Oct 08, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 24, 2011

Hi Tracy Do complimentary sessions. As a new trainer I did lots of comp sessions over the years and gained many clients from this interaction. Most clubs, as part of new member package, offer 1 to 3 complimentary sessions. Call the new members and schedule these sessions for them. Familarize them w...

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What is your favorite workout apparel?

13 Answers | Asked by Monica Foster on Oct 10, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 24, 2011

Monica my favorite can change depending on many variables, the weather, the exercise, the newness of the apparel. I used to love Lululemon shorts, sports bras, and pants but they are too trendy now, and way expensive. I have found some great things at Lucy's, on sale. I am often gifted Nike running ...

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Looking for personal trainers you look for???

8 Answers | Asked by Thomas yazzie on Oct 11, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 24, 2011

Hello Thomas I look for someone that "walks the talk," builds rapport and trust easily, and has the educational and credentialling muscle to back it up. Yet, I never overlook a passion to learn, that can weight heavily. Danielle

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How many morbidly obese clients are you working with and what is the number one issue with them?

5 Answers | Asked by Jude Forsyth on Jun 21, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 23, 2011

Hi Jude I work with about 30 new clients every 90 days that present as obese or morbidly obese. I do not find any number one issue, besides weight loss. And perhaps weight loss is not something that is distinct to this group. These clients, are like all other clients, they want quality of life. If...

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How Do You Start The Training Program For Severely Obese Clients?

12 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 23, 2011

Morbid obesity is, in and of itself, only one risk factor for disease. Although clinicians now treat a waist circumference of over 40 inches for men, and 35 for women as an independent risk factor. I currently design over 30 individual programs for over weight and obese clients every three month...

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What should you look for when hiring a nutritionist?

5 Answers | Asked by Laura Myers on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 23, 2011

Hello Laura Look for a "registered dietician," this is proof of graduate work and state board lisencing. Also, some RD's have specialities - metabolic syndrome, diabetes, adolescent behavior challenges, etc. Danielle

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Senior Fitness Certification, which course is better, ISSA or NESTA?

6 Answers | Asked by Mary Ann Stark on Sep 02, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 23, 2011

I also was certified with SFA and experienced the same challenge as Karin did. I am not reconsidering them. At the same time, I was certified through ASCM, ACE, and NSCA. I decided that I'd stick with associations that valued my presence, by working with me. Danielle

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Do you have a mission statement for your business? If so share it...

4 Answers | Asked by Eddie Lester on Aug 30, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 23, 2011

I can envision it saying "do no harm, grow wellness."

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How does exercising affect your hormones?

2 Answers | Asked by Monica Foster on Sep 09, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 23, 2011

Hi Monica Check online for the Review "Exercise and Brain Neurotransmitters" by Meeusen, R., and De Meirleir, K (1996). Sports Medicine, 20, 3, this can start your exploration. Bottomline - exercise has an effect on release of serotonin, dopamine, cortisol, testosterone and growth hormone. Numerou...

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