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Choreograph or Freestyle is the best way to train clients in a fitness Club?

14 Answers | Asked by Dimitris Kandris on Jun 17, 2011

Answered by Dimitris Kandris on Jun 23, 2011

For my friend Yoav...I think you have many years to follow a choreograph program like i used to do in the early 90's...You have to be a good quality trainer in order to follow all the Choreograph classes. They give you quality education and every 3 months you have to follow the new releases so you a...

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Why are roll ups and roll downs in Pilates, not a good "core" exercise?

17 Answers | Asked by Liz Toppan on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Dimitris Kandris on Jun 21, 2011

...to activate the deep core muscles( local stabilizers) you have to place your spine in a neutral position! Then you have to challenge the spine moving arms and legs to change its position! As an example siting on a dome of a BOSU Keeping Spine Neutral and legs in inverted V position( V-Sit)..then ...

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Which personal training certifications require a practical exam rather than just a written exam?

18 Answers | Asked by Jerry Prince on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Dimitris Kandris on Jun 17, 2011

I think that AFAA , ACSM are requiring a practical and a theoretical exam. But I think that instructors that are sitting for their exams need to have a bigger experience in the cover topics!!!

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What is the best way to get AFAA continuing ed credits??

9 Answers | Asked by Sarah Smith on Jun 17, 2011

Answered by Dimitris Kandris on Jun 17, 2011

finding a CEU's provider and participating in a course program you like...! You can choose to Come to Greece if you like to Participate in the next course One on One Training Academy for BOSU level 2 with Lawrence Biscontini as well!!! One on One training Academy in conjunction with Lawrence Biscon...

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What is the best ab exercise for asthetic results?

13 Answers | Asked by Magali Sparks on Jun 09, 2011

Answered by Dimitris Kandris on Jun 14, 2011

THe best exercise / habit is to STOP EATING and concentrate on healthy low fat choices...All the exercises are then great to tone the muscles of the abdominal regions

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Is it true that you shouldn't lift weights two days in a row?

22 Answers | Asked by Kelli Davis on Jun 14, 2011

Answered by Dimitris Kandris on Jun 14, 2011

In our era that people striving to find more self time to relax why should we have to lift weight in 2 days in a row? Make a circuit strength training workout relax and take a brisk walk the other day with your love ones and then again try to change strength exercises on your circuit and the other ...

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What are your specific recommendations for abdominal exercise for a prenatal woman in her first, second, third trimester?

11 Answers | Asked by Ashley Varol on May 12, 2011

Answered by Dimitris Kandris on Jun 14, 2011

..For me pregnancy is the best time of a woman's life. Its not the best time though to concentrate on Abdominals strengthening exercises because the fetus needs space in her mother belly and if you strengthen the most superficial abdominal muscle the rectus abdominis will make the space very very sm...

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Does doing Yoga in a heated room help with weight loss compared to doing yoga in a regular temperature room?

19 Answers | Asked by Meredith Wyman on Jun 14, 2011

Answered by Dimitris Kandris on Jun 14, 2011

In general...Sweating is not Fat...Exercising in a heat environment is not the best IDEA to do with your clients because you dehydrate the body from water and other very important elements. If you do YOGA in the heat is great for the mobility of the joints but the heat mast be in a safe range aroun...

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