Danielle Vindez

REDONDO BEACH, CA 90277-5368

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What do you think of the bars I mentioned in my video?

3 Answers | Asked by The Art of Personal Training by Kisar Dhillon on Oct 06, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Hi Kisar Many RDs will recommend a nutrition bar as a snack between meals and often suggest adding a piece of fruit. Perhaps, the article I wrote on nutrition bars will help you in your quest. See the September 2008 Nutrition Bars a comparison. http://www.defineyourself-coaching.com/secondarypages/...

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How do you teach a client that is disabled with one leg to get off the floor if fallen?

4 Answers | Asked by Christine Flynn on Oct 07, 2011

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Hi Christine Perhaps you can use a modified version of the following. I share this for people who want to get on the floor but are orthopedically challenged. However, as a personal trainer I do not get people down on the floor if I am not assured I can, or they can, get themselves up off the floor....

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Is this IDEA answer section turning into self promotion?

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

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Oct 16, 2011

Hi Marian Ask Steve Jobs? ☺

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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.

10 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?

11 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.

11 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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