Danielle Vindez

REDONDO BEACH, CA 90277-5368

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What advise can you give to me as a new independent contractor in a small gym. I recently received my certification.

9 Answers | Asked by Tracy Ross on Oct 07, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Hi Tracy Congratulations!!!! Independent contractors are well positioned to take advantage of the gym setting, while also expanding their training abilities to meet client desires for outdoor work and in-home training. Learn as much as you can about how the muscles function so you can use resistan...

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what are some exercises that can be done while sitting at a desk in an office all day?

9 Answers | Asked by Ari Davidson on Oct 07, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Hi Ari While sitting people can do scapular retractions, pelvic tilts, unilateral shoulder circles, shoulders up and down, adductor squeezes, dorsi-flexion and plantar flexion, ankle circles, wrist circles-flexion and extension of wrist, neck turtle exercises, bicep curls, and a chest exercise wher...

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I have had Upper-Trapezius Pain for over a year now, and the pain, no matter how much I stretch, worsens.What should I do?

9 Answers | Asked by Theresa Duran on Oct 10, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Hi Theresa Enduring discomfort does not enrich one's life. It may drain energy and enthusiasm. This is also a challenging area to stretch, and a common area to hold tension. Perhaps, after a year of self management, you would be well served to check in with a professional diagnostician. This may br...

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What is detoxing?

6 Answers | Asked by Holly Huff on Oct 10, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Think of water as detoxing. We as trainers can certainly support the efficacy of water as a cleanser without going beyond our expertise.

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Does your effort equal your desire?

6 Answers | Asked by douglas kenworthy on Oct 11, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Hello Douglas Intriquing question. I wonder what you were hoping to unearth? As I see it... Let me reframe these answers to say that if we chose a value driven life, then we are pulled towards our goals, like a sail in the wind. A value driven life, fully expresses who we are, and therefore of l...

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What nutrition education have your received/attended?

7 Answers | Asked by Andrea Johnson on Oct 13, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Hi Andrea I have taken over the years many nutrition related courses with my registered dietician friend, from INR, The Institute for Natural Resources. You will find RDs, RNs, DRs and Ph.Ds in attendance, for CEC also. They hand out completion forms at the end of the workshop. INR Concord, Calif...

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I'd like to know how IDEA and other professional trainers feel about manually stretching clients.

10 Answers | Asked by Debi Vincent on Oct 13, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Hi Debi Consider these 3 things Personal space First, are you comfortable with touching your client? What are the boundaries of your personal space, what are your client's? How do you know when you have crossed your space boundary or your client's. Perhaps best to have a clear spacial plan. The...

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Is this IDEA answer section turning into self promotion?

17 Answers | Asked by Danielle Vindez on Oct 15, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Hi Marian As you suggest, the focus on collective knowledge is strong on IDEA Answers. As we are all learning, every part of the whole is a necessary contribution. I am wondering, how is giving, for the sake of inspiring greater learning, or say, a personal intrinsic reward, different from contribu...

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Is this IDEA answer section turning into self promotion?

17 Answers | Asked by Danielle Vindez on Oct 15, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Bravo to you Joanne. Thank you for clarifying your intentionality for all to peruse and ponder. Stay well Danielle

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How can I maintain my lean muscle while training for a 1/2 marathon?

11 Answers | Asked by Brenda Boyd on Sep 14, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 02, 2011

Mostly I'll defer to Daniel on this, however, Marathon runners over the years have actually changed their strategy from no weight training, to some, because of the overall performance gain. Marathon runners, which I am sure you are familiar with by now, do fartlet training and hill work, which trans...

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