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Danielle Vindez

REDONDO BEACH, CA 90277-5368

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How do I become a wellness coach?

5 Answers | Asked by kristin sabatini on Jan 18, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 01, 2014

I am certified through International Coach Federation, another gold standard for coach certifications. You will need to get your training through say "Coach University" and then go through the cert process at ICF.

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Balancing cardio with strength

7 Answers | Asked by Melanie Fensick on Jan 21, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 01, 2014

Christine's point makes sense to me. Sounds like you are perhaps doing more anaerobic work than aerobic. If you are getting over your aerobic threshold and tiring out your quads you many be working out to hard for a cardio bout. Have you tried a heart rate monitored as a measure of intensity? Obviou...

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Hospitals are starting to offer prenatal yoga classes. How is the payment arrangement between the hospital and instructor?

3 Answers | Asked by Jeanette Lake on Jan 21, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 01, 2014

I run an adjunct program for a hospital. The hospital director is the Health Educator for our community. I am paid as a contractor by the hospital. All classes are contractors paid by the hospital via the community health education department. You want to connect with the hospital community health ...

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Does anyone know where i could find any market research for the Fitness Industry?

3 Answers | Asked by Daniel Salmon on Jan 21, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 01, 2014

You might want to search trade journals, PUBMED, and IHRSA. Your college library provides you links to search engines and even a quick search, most likely. Use various keywords and see where that takes you. A thesis is 50%, if not more, sourcing the studies and then investigating the results as abli...

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Working with overweight clients who have been eating low calorie diets for an extended period of time... thoughts?

10 Answers | Asked by Aimee Barnes on Jan 22, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 01, 2014

You could measure her calorie burn through calorimetry, and there are alot of handheld meters out these days. Colleges often do VO2 max testing. In any case, while 1200 calories may or may not be a problem, you are both served best by pointing her to an RD if change is not happening.

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Any advice on training a female client, 55 , smoker, needing to lose body fat by at least 10%, shoulder limitations, & other.

6 Answers | Asked by Dawn Baker on Jan 22, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 01, 2014

I love Christine's response. Accentuate the positive. You have (you and her) already come to a 5K win. Build on success and continue to support the client's wishes. As the client becomes healthier she may take on more challenges and you will be their for her support. Kudos to you both.

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I have questions about heart rate targets.

8 Answers | Asked by Susan Rice on Jan 23, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 01, 2014

All great answers. You might also try the new and improved ACSM target heart rate formula: HR max =206.9-(0.67 X age) – RHR X intensity +RHR.

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Gym marketing. How can I increase my website's online presence? Are there any free gym directories?

9 Answers | Asked by Nikolay Simeonov on Jan 24, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 01, 2014

Websites themselves in the personal training business rarely drive business. They are a tool to use to support other marketing efforts and to show credibility. Do face to face work and point to your website for additional support or information. Get out and meet people, and then support them through...

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Has there been a discussion of fitness trackers, like Nike Fuelband, Fitbit, etc.?

5 Answers | Asked by Jane Garbish on Jan 28, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 01, 2014

Fitbit, Nike Fuelband, heart rate monitors, and other gadgets are all great motivational tools. Their value is dependent on individual need, want, or desire. I have used, and use many, but I consider the client's amenability and the desired goal. I have also found that certain people get transfi...

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Is it wrong to turn down a person that is a member of the same gym, just have a gym membership. But they seek service from you.

7 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Jan 29, 2014

Answered by Danielle Vindez on Feb 01, 2014

You do not do that, ethically, and legally. Go with your conscience.

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