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Danielle Vindez

REDONDO BEACH, CA 90277-5368

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Hello Everyone! Any suggestions on exercises for a 71 year old woman in walker?

7 Answers | Asked by Dawn Baker on Oct 18, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 19, 2014

HI DAWN, Bottom line - assess via perhaps Tinetti Gait and Balance Assessment and get them moving and challenging them in different environments, tep by step. This person is 71 not 171. The worst you could do is nothing. Please see the Journal of Aging Research http://www.hindawi.com/jour...

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Fitness Managers and Owners: How has technology affected the way you do business?

2 Answers | Asked by Joy Keller on Feb 06, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 09, 2014

You would think with all the new technology that there would be some wellness effect on the client, but I have not experienced this and I see over 40 people a day as a wellness promoter. While gadgets are bountiful I have not found that they hold people accountable beyond a fun distraction. Yes, peo...

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What jobs can I get with a Issa nutrition certification in Evansville area?

2 Answers | Asked by William sisk on Feb 06, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 09, 2014

It is great that you have persued greater knowledge in the wellness field. Do you have any personal training certifications? Without an understanding of what other skills and tools you offer I'll say that while a nutrition course does add to your value, it is, in and of itself, not enough to market ...

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I just got certified as a trainer and I'm wondering what should I do and where should I begin?

10 Answers | Asked by Jeremy Rivers on Feb 05, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 08, 2014

Go to a gym and learn more about the people you want to train, about personal training styles, and equipment options. Consider the gym environment as on the job training or foundation building. As mentioned above, this is also where you may get leads on in home training. Gyms are fun and can supplem...

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corporate wellness

9 Answers | Asked by Daphne Gillie on Feb 06, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 08, 2014

Ideally the above suggestions are great but HR people are overwhelmed as it is and it is extremely difficult to get a tete a tete. Do you know someone that is a CEO or corporate executive of a company? Your best bet is an inside link. Then, you will have to make a presentation on ROI. It is great th...

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What is the best online marketing company for in-home based personal training businesses?

7 Answers | Asked by Izabela Milanov on Feb 07, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 08, 2014

The best in home marketing tool is you. Get out and tell people what you do. Find key spots where you have the potential to reach people, fairs, runs, gyms who do not offer this service etc. A website is great because it allows you to point client towards your services, but don't expect a lot of b...

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Im thinking of furthering my career by gaining a second certification as an advanced health an fitness specialist, any pointers?

7 Answers | Asked by Mike Lloyd on Feb 07, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 08, 2014

I am curious as to what association you would receive this advanced training? Any training is great nonetheless. Do the discovery work needed to pick an association that offers what you are interested in, and go for it. It is a win for your clients and you.

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To work out or not to work out on HCG diet?

6 Answers | Asked by Edith Roelen on Feb 05, 2013

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 05, 2014

Wow that is an incredibly low caloric intake. Sounds terribly problematic. Is this a medically supervised intake, like after stomach surgery? I am pretty sure there are medical protocols for post operative. In any case, I doubt you can do much exercise with anyone that restricted. They would be leth...

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For independent trainers (not at a studio): how do you handle sick days or vacations?

13 Answers | Asked by Megan Senger on May 08, 2013

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 05, 2014

Give plenty of prior notice for vacation time. When I am sick, day of, I call my client and tell them so. As mentioned above, people come to trust their personal trainer and understand that in the rare times when we are sick we must be really feeling aweful. We must also trust the client who is sick...

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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 Danielle Vindez on Feb 05, 2014

We are not eating disorder diagnosticians. If I suspected a problem with an adolescent, I might inquiry with the parent. To assume that a person has a disorder could be very embarassing and emotionally humiliating for the client. It is not our place to advise the client around eating patterns, or ha...

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