Jason Martuscello

Miami Beach, FL 33139

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What is the best age to start sports programs with kids? What is the best activity/sport for development and coordination?

9 Answers | Asked by Magali Sparks on Jun 21, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 22, 2011

I believe the sooner you engage kids in activities and sporting events the better. They will develop skills and also the activity will really help offset many bad habits endured at such a young age. Speaking for myself being an active youth really helped keep me socially active and although I put o...

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What is the next big trend in group fitness?

6 Answers | Asked by Jude Forsyth on Jun 20, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 22, 2011

A lot of unsafe group training exercise programs which require more watchful eyes but never have them. Fuel the Movement, JM

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What's ur secrect weapon ingredient for making a homemade protein shake?

8 Answers | Asked by Belinda Cunningham on Jun 21, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 22, 2011

I am not the biggest fan of protein shakes opposed to whole foods but understand they are completely necessary in this busy society. The perfect protein shake begins with the protein powder itself. I try to use a CLEAN protein not one of those large brands such as Muscletech, BSN, ON, Gaspari due ...

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How do you define an exercise programming solution?

6 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 21, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 22, 2011

This is one the best questions I have read on this website so far. There should be very little to no guesswork when it comes to exercise programming. Therefore, a knowledge in the sciences relative to physiology and biomechanics in crucial to proper programming and sequencing of clients/patients. ...

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Why have I stopped/really slowed down with my weight loss?

20 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Jun 21, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 22, 2011

This question is very difficult to attack. Based on energy in and energy out it is not adding up in my head. Daily calories - are you counting EVERY calorie or this an estimation. First it is most likely not enough for your lifestyle and size. However, most people underreport calories. Second l...

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what is the equipment used for testing grip strength

5 Answers | Asked by natalie dickson on Jun 21, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 22, 2011

dynamometer is what your are talking about. They are used to test grip strength. Just to add new research has shown that poor grip strength correlates with mortality. Not to scare anyone but this could be a good testing measure for clients if used appropriately!

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Certified with ACE - CPT and looking for an additional certification. Which should I choose?

16 Answers | Asked by Jonathan Glick on Jun 22, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 22, 2011

Well it seems you have foundation in the sciences and have CPT. It all really depends on the population you are working with. If you are working particularly with athletes then the NSCA CSCS would be a wise choice! NASM offers some good stuff as well with there PES and CES (I do not think it woul...

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Who are the top 5 professionals who have combined physical therapy and fitness?

9 Answers | Asked by Dr. Nick Rainey on Jun 21, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 21, 2011

I myself am a very big fan of physical therapy. However, I like to take the practices of physical therapy and put them to a more proactive approach. I do a lot of research of in the physical therapy department here at the University of South Florida as well as work with the National Posture Instit...

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Should women eat fruit?

20 Answers | Asked by Angela Cordoni on Jun 20, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 21, 2011

A lot of fruit are high in levels of fructose. Fructose is one of the constituents of providing glucose so supply energy to the body. Fruits, or fructose, the sugar from fruit will provide a good source of glucose for the body. I would rather eat more fruit as a source of my sugar as opposed to o...

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What are the best exercises for someone (54 year old male) with low back pain, knee pain

13 Answers | Asked by Tasha Whelan on Jun 21, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 21, 2011

This is a very very difficult question to answer without doing any formal assessment. I would suggest looking into Dr. Stuart McGill's work. "Low Back Disorders" or "Ultimate Back Performance" as they are two excellent resources for not only helping yourself but your clients and patients. He is o...

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