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Gardy Reglas

Fresh Meadows, NY 11365

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What are some exercises to correct painful trochanteric bursitis?

2 Answers | Asked by Margaret Smullin on Apr 09, 2014

Answered by Gardy Reglas on Apr 29, 2014

Agree with Gregory! Tretching, specially yhe ITB is very important. It Should be stretched before and after each session. As a matter of fact make it a point to tell your client to do it every day!

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Would like to know about beginner certification course

4 Answers | Asked by Jayasree MK on Apr 14, 2014

Answered by Gardy Reglas on Apr 29, 2014

Hello! One certification I found very helpful when I satarted was AFAA! It spends a huge portion of the curriculum on muscles and functions; something Pt certs didn't do back then! And it's live; giving a great opportunity to get a good understanding on practical and applications. Best of lu...

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looking for information on training a client with muliple scroses

2 Answers | Asked by Jerald Evans on Apr 14, 2014

Answered by Gardy Reglas on Apr 29, 2014

Hi Jerald! I strongly recommend that this individual sees or has been released by a PT or an OT! The main goal with MS is to improve that person's overall functional capacity. The exercise program should focus on improving, balance, coordination, functional strength and endurance, and improving...

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One of my clients suffers from a torn hip labrum. I am trying to strengthen her gluteus medius and maximus. Thoughts?

5 Answers | Asked by Michelle Guerrero on Apr 28, 2014

Answered by Gardy Reglas on Apr 29, 2014

Hello Michelle! While the gluteus medius is the key muscle to strengthen, don't forget your client. Pay special attention to the ITB; (personally, I would stretching it before and after thes session). I would also do some balance activities Best of luck

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Exercises for hip replacement

5 Answers | Asked by Kathleen Burlage on Mar 19, 2014

Answered by Gardy Reglas on Mar 21, 2014

Hello Kathleen! Please aware that after a hip replacement, the gluteus medius is the primary muscle that needs strengthening, hip bridging, standing terminal knee extension, multi-directional leg raises, and some balance activies. Also be aware that your client should not perform any hip flexion >...

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The shoulder is a complex joint--what does the research say is the weakest rotator cuff muscle and why?

2 Answers | Asked by Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc &Sports Physio, MPT on Jun 30, 2012

Answered by Gardy Reglas on Mar 24, 2013

I think the answer to your question is the Subscapularis! Yes, I know it is the largest of the SITS muscles, however, its location makes it hard to train. As Karen Said, I can't wait to hear your answer!.

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What is the best certification to get to teach seniors one on one - ACE senior specialist or Personal trainer certification?

7 Answers | Asked by Robin Marshall on Dec 27, 2012

Answered by Gardy Reglas on Dec 28, 2012

Hello Robin! I had the opportunity to buy the American Academy of Health, and Fitness Senior Fitness Training Series! I found it to be very insightful and straight forward. It comes with a manual and two DVDs with Dr. Wayne Scott providing the input.

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Corrective exercise Certifications vs Physical Therapy, what is going on?

8 Answers | Asked by Louie Arias on Dec 28, 2012

Answered by Gardy Reglas on Dec 28, 2012

Hi Louie! Just adding a little bit more to what Natalie and probably others have said! As corrective exercise specialist with mostly deal with muscular imbalances and the final result is to increase or improve the person's functional conditioning, including the person's favorite sport. Whereas, a p...

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As a fitness professional, do you have an obligation to correct others when you're a customer at a gym?

14 Answers | Asked by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 30, 2012

Answered by Gardy Reglas on Dec 02, 2012

As far as the trainer with the client goes, I'd leave that alone! But if it is just another member doing it, I'd introduce myself and would politely ask if he/she would mind me making a suggestion. Remember, few people like to be told that the way they are doing something is wrong.

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In your experience, does healthcare/medicare/insurance pay for Personal Trainers?

16 Answers | Asked by Bryant Seton on Jun 24, 2012

Answered by Gardy Reglas on Jun 24, 2012

Hey Bryant! Never once have i had a client being reimbursed by their insurance company for personal training. The reason? Some clients told me that their insurance company sees personal training as a luxury; not a necessity.

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