Jason Martuscello

Miami Beach, FL 33139

Questions Answered by Jason

Results 1-10 of 265

ACE Health & Fitness Specialist Cert vs Speciality Certs

7 Answers | Asked by Jane Grice on Jan 14, 2013

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jan 15, 2013

The certification is not what provides the qualification but rather your desire to learn, practice and acquire experience. Utilize the resources in the field and acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities (most of which cannot be acquired from a test). You already have a couple good certificatio...

Read More

Best Resource for Flexibility/Mobility assessments

8 Answers | Asked by Andrew Halligan on Jan 14, 2013

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jan 15, 2013

The Most Underused/Underrated Tool in the Industry - Goniometry... Excellent Book: Measurement of Joint Motion: A Guide to Goniometry (4th edition) Decent Quality Videos: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/video/jointrom/goniometer/index.html Hope this helps, Fuel the Movement JM

Read More

To pay more at the gym TO workout or NOT workout?...that is the question

8 Answers | Asked by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Jan 11, 2013

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jan 12, 2013

This is an excellent question and concept. Back to behavioral economics with Kahneman & Tversky's Prospect theory. Although, this may makes sense initially, I doubt its long-term success. The reason being is this theory is based on the value of losses and gains relative to the individual. While c...

Read More

An Exercise Program for People with chronic mechanical back pain

12 Answers | Asked by azzoza alsaga on Jan 02, 2013

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jan 05, 2013

Mechanical low back issues are highly related to posture and body alignment. If you think about the constant, repetitive patterns and positions we put our bodies in today day and age it is horrifying (sitting hours on end, turtle neck staring at our phones/ipads, etc). With that said, exercise and...

Read More

I know IDEA needs to be sponsored, no offense to anyone but Gatorade? The ingredients are not very healthy.

12 Answers | Asked by Sue D'Alonzo on Jan 05, 2013

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jan 05, 2013

Susan - well you make a great point. However, I want to point out Gatorade may not be "healthy" choice by your standards and as well by mine but for many it is a superior alternative. To put things in perspective, I will use my mom whose go-to beverages are soda and coffee. Or how about the typic...

Read More

Walking to lose weight

17 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Sep 24, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Oct 03, 2012

It depends...If the energy expended exceeds the intake then it will. However, one should look beyond weight loss. As the benefits of Physical acitivity extend far beyond weight loss. Even in absence of weight loss, increasing PA can help reduce fat deposit (especially visceral fat which is associ...

Read More

Best exercise to lose weight?

19 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Oct 01, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Oct 02, 2012

The one that you adhere too : ) Fuel the movement, JM

Read More

Eating healthy on a budget

12 Answers | Asked by Martina Johnson on Sep 13, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Sep 13, 2012

I think the one of the main things to consider when dealing with finances for food is aligning money management priorities. Considering health is typically the ultimate priority in ones life, for without it, virtually all aspects of life are negatively affected. Therefore, for those who try to lim...

Read More

Insanity Workout Program Review

10 Answers | Asked by IDEA FitnessConnect on Aug 28, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Aug 31, 2012

What do I think of Insanity? Negatives: It is a cookie cutter approach to fitness programing. It takes away jobs/clients from fitness professionals. The "fad-diet" to fitness (Not sustainable for long term) Positives: It gets people to move as opposed to not moving. Fuel the Movement, ...

Read More

How do I help my clients do push-ups when they complain that it hurts their wrists?

18 Answers | Asked by Susan Fink on Aug 30, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Aug 31, 2012

Considering a fitness professional cannot diagnose pain conditions - Refer to a medical professional is the best option. Fuel the Movement, JM

Read More