Denny Pinch

Arlington, VA 22202

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Super-slow weight training?

5 Answers | Asked by Tom Borromeo on May 09, 2016

Answered by Denny Pinch on May 10, 2016

Hi Tom, Super slow training can work great. I use a weight loss program for my clients called Biometrics Nutrition and Health. The company designs meal plans for each client and then three days a week we take them through a super slow workout. The combination of the meal plan and the exercise ...

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does anyone know how a cert in NASM corrective exercise or Gray institute 3DMAPS compare?

3 Answers | Asked by Dani Miro Quesada on Mar 11, 2016

Answered by Denny Pinch on Mar 12, 2016

Hi Dani, Amazing you just asked this question because I just passed the 3DMAPS course earlier this evening. I have been an NASM CES for several years. I am also certified in corrective exercise through Justin Price's The Biomechanics Method (TBMM). Since you are relatively new to working as ...

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Need help lowering single sided elevated shoulder asymmetry.

6 Answers | Asked by Nancy Latthitham on Mar 06, 2016

Answered by Denny Pinch on Mar 11, 2016

Nancy, You are very welcome. Let me know if you have any other questions. Also, let me know if your client makes any progress. Denny

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Need help lowering single sided elevated shoulder asymmetry.

6 Answers | Asked by Nancy Latthitham on Mar 06, 2016

Answered by Denny Pinch on Mar 10, 2016

Hi Nancy, You are on the right track with the SMR and stretching of the sternocleidomastoid, upper traps and levator scapulae. That is what I would do too, but I would only do this on her right side, the elevated side. She may have muscle imbalances on both sides with the right side being much ...

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WHERE CAN I FIND PROGRAMS FOR MARATHON

7 Answers | Asked by IOANNIS TSIALIS on Nov 17, 2015

Answered by Denny Pinch on Nov 29, 2015

Hi Joannis, I recommend Jeff Galloway's method for training for a marathon. I ran track and cross-country in high school and college. During college I ran a half marathon in 80 minutes and 50 seconds which is an average mile of 6:10. I joined a Galloway training group to prepare for my first mar...

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show me exercises to improve golf swing

6 Answers | Asked by Mary St John on Oct 14, 2015

Answered by Denny Pinch on Oct 23, 2015

Hi Mary, I am the Asst. Fitness Director at the Army Navy Country Club so I have worked with many golfers in our facility. Many good suggestions have been made so far but something different that I can suggest is to take a look at your client's posture. Many people including many golfers have a f...

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80 yr cannot do hamstring stretches without pain behind knee and outside of calf. He cant get on floor and has balance issues.

10 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Mercer on Sep 07, 2015

Answered by Denny Pinch on Sep 11, 2015

Jennifer, I would start with SMR on the plantar fascia, calves, and hamstrings and then do static stretches for each muscle group. I would have him sit in a chair and roll each foot over a tennis ball to try and relax the muscles in his feet. Still in a chair positioned close to a wall, I wou...

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How would one begin to train an athlete for bull riding?

7 Answers | Asked by Mitchell Brusseau on Sep 07, 2015

Answered by Denny Pinch on Sep 11, 2015

This is an interesting question. I have two ideas. My first thought was to have him do squats on a BOSU while holding only one heavy dumb bell in his right hand and then a second set holding the dumb bell in his left hand. Then Nancy gave me this idea. If you have a large enough Swiss ball, have...

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What is the best way to increase leg flexibility?

6 Answers | Asked by Kate Henrichson on Sep 10, 2015

Answered by Denny Pinch on Sep 11, 2015

Hi Kate, I wish I could meet your client so I could take her through an assessment to learn all the places where she might have over active and tight muscles which restrict her from being able to touch her toes. Since I can't do that I will base my answer on what you have told us. I would start ...

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Two part question about working with clinets over 60 years old and those clients having injuries

6 Answers | Asked by Trent Barga on Sep 02, 2015

Answered by Denny Pinch on Sep 03, 2015

Hi Trent, I would not even begin to work with either client until their injuries have healed. Then, I would get a medical clearance from their doctor stating specifically the client is ready to exercise and which exercise he wants the client to do and, more importantly, which exercises he must not...

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