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Danielle Vindez

REDONDO BEACH, CA 90277-5368

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For a young to middle age female, after a blood clot in a vein has been dissolved, how soon should she do cardio workouts?

6 Answers | Asked by Diane Gordon on Oct 20, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 21, 2011

Hi Diane I would defer to her doctor. Have the client ask the doctor, how long, how often, and what type or exercise is appropriate for her present condition. Depending on her CV risk factors you will want a physician's release. I think of releases as protecting the client, and myself, and giving t...

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At what point should you change the exercises in your workout routine (weeks, months etc)?

18 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on May 10, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 19, 2011

Hi Gus Changing a workout routine is based on goals. If you are pleased with what you've achieved maintenance may be the answer. If you want to continue to grow and adapt then mix up the F.I.T.T. What is your goal endurance, strength, or power? The answer to that will lead you to which F.I.T.T. com...

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What are the best remedies if you're starting to feel sick and want to fight it off?

11 Answers | Asked by Lauren Fraser on Oct 19, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 19, 2011

Hi Lauren Rest is the best cure. And as mom always says, drink plenty of fluids. Hopefully, all that healthy eating, valuable lifetime ingestion of vitamins and antioxidant will pay off when we need it. Danielle

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I am considering a 1099 training position with a local gym, what are the pros/cons & what are typical hourly rates you've seen?

6 Answers | Asked by Dennise Jones on Oct 19, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 19, 2011

Houly rates can vary. It has been my observation they swing from $12 to $60 in a gym. It is based on your certifications, your educational background, your experience, and, of course location. The upside is exposure to potential clients, establishing relationships, and steady income. The downside ha...

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If you are an Independent Trainer, should you list a gym as an additional insured on your liability insurance?

8 Answers | Asked by Dennise Jones on Oct 19, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 19, 2011

Hi Dennise I too am an independent contractor and I am often asked to list companies as an additional insured. Gyms usually don't ask, curious? If you are insured through Philadelphia Insurance Company they will allow you to print a COI via their website, after you sign in. It is no cost to you. If...

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Money-making ideas

5 Answers | Asked by Ryan Halvorson on Oct 14, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 19, 2011

Easily? I suppose being myself is ease, and therefore that brings me clients. Furthering my education while challenging, brings new opportunities easily, as I expand my horizons. Sixteen years ago I started as a personal trainer, and have moved to coaching, designing group programs and workplace wel...

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what type of marketing tools do you Use?

10 Answers | Asked by Rances Perez on Oct 14, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 19, 2011

Hi Rances We are our best marketing tool. Putting ourselves in a position to be observed, where people can see who we are, what we do, and how we do it... no money can buy. Danielle

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Tips on how to reach the recommended daily amount of water?

12 Answers | Asked by Jenilee Quinto on Oct 18, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 19, 2011

Daily intake may vary depending on environment, physical state, exercise, illness, breast feeding, food consumption and age. While the Mayo Clinic suggests 13 cups a day, the Institute of Medicine suggests eight, as in 8 by 8 pm. Consider that food consumption gives you about 20%. Carrying a bottle ...

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Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit, Personal Trainer Gains 70 pounds on purpose...? (read below)

10 Answers | Asked by Marlan Eller on Oct 19, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 19, 2011

The if I can do it so can you, may not be valid. The NIH and the NHLBI evidence report on obesity (find it online) suggests that there exists at minimum a 40% genetic factor. Other scientists are suggesting that impulse control may be a brain wiring issue, or a not firing correctly problem. It m...

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GFMs ... What is your preferred method of communication with your team?

5 Answers | Asked by Shannon Fable on Jul 06, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 19, 2011

Face to face is my preferred method. It allows for feedback, clarifications, brainstorming, and relationship building. I have had misunderstanding arise from unclear expectations, and role responsibilities. Also, I find it best to ask the group the method they prefer and go with it. Danielle

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