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Debra Stefan

Las Vegas, NV 89011

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Does jumping in a cardio workout help build bone density in older adults?

12 Answers | Asked by Janice Johnson on Jan 19, 2012

Answered by Debra Stefan on Aug 27, 2012

Example of joint friendly jumping with balance: Jumping UP onto a Bosu, hold balance then step down to repeat is a worthwhile goal after proper progression is made. Many 70-80 yr olds have loved having this success.

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I have a client that has been with me for about 5 months. We are progressing in all areas except her in thigh. Any suggestions?

14 Answers | Asked by Rodney Bull on Mar 29, 2012

Answered by Debra Stefan on May 20, 2012

While I love the answer from LaRue, I would like to add that unless you have documented baseline body measurements/ photos you won't have progress to focus on. Genetic predisposition dictates where an individual stores fat first and loses fast first. Also five months is plenty of time for hypertroph...

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What do you suggest for training drills for a 14U softball rec team who want strength and conditioning in addition to skill prac

3 Answers | Asked by Renee Hardester on Apr 04, 2012

Answered by Debra Stefan on Apr 14, 2012

Thanks for being receptive to other professionals in considering your best options. I find it validating when I can share from my experiences with another passionate pro! This age group will always regard your drills as fun when you present with a fun, positive spirit. I really like the suggesti...

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'Weigh In': Jumping Rope vs. Rowing

12 Answers | Asked by Bill Taylor on Apr 04, 2012

Answered by Debra Stefan on Apr 13, 2012

THANK you for a wonderful question. TWO Great Cardio exercises offering two distinctly different training advantages are ROWING and JUMPROPE. They are both equally valuable for cross training clients on all levels. (I have done my share of teaching them both for over 30 years“feel free to see ...

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Where can I find more information on training plus-sized clients?

5 Answers | Asked by Yvette Ladd on Apr 13, 2012

Answered by Debra Stefan on Apr 13, 2012

Allow me to share my FITNESS AT LARGE experiences on this topic! I have blogged and videoed many entries from my daily experiences hosting deconditioned morbidly obese clients in my Las Vegas Live-in Fitness residence. Progressions are incredibly satisfying when you focus on muscle activation tech...

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is it safe to jump on a BOSU and not have the seams bust out on you? is there a weight limit?

12 Answers | Asked by ericka cline on Jan 13, 2012

Answered by Debra Stefan on Apr 13, 2012

VIDEO PROOF OVER 400 LBS! Here are two videos I did to prove Bosu performance with 3 men from 370-430 lbs. http://youtu.be/A4ZgZ1w8lJQ http://youtu.be/E83T6bL3cis After innovating Bosu Body Circles demonstrated in this YouTube video http://youtu.be/yxZl49J68Ss (submitted Aug 2010 to Douglas Br...

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