Jason Martuscello

Miami Beach, FL 33139

Questions Answered by Jason

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How much of Functional Training is aproriate for a gym client?

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

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 20, 2011

Any training the elicits neuromuscular adaptations is going to be functional. Whether your improving motor patterns, or increasing lean muscle tissue each is going to be functional to the human body. People misinterpret functional training. The movement of the human body is functional and exercis...

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Should I go out of my way to get more carbs into my diet?

10 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Jun 17, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 20, 2011

This question is very difficult to answer without goals in mind as Andrea mentioned. Even when you are cutting it is important to intake an adequate amount of carbohydrates. The oatmeal and veggies, brown rice all seem to be good sources of carbohydrates. However the quantities are not listed so ...

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Do you do any trading for services that you use?

12 Answers | Asked by Stacy Rae Mednick on Jun 17, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 20, 2011

I think it can be smart decision if used wisely and with caution. I know trading services helped lead me to many successes in not only monetary benefits but also into new clients!

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Trainers, what's your take on the training/nutrition approach of the Biggest Loser TV series?

16 Answers | Asked by Nicholle Bankston on Jun 18, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 20, 2011

I refuse to watch that show besides avoiding TV all together. It portrays the fitness industry in all the wrong ways. It gives people a false sense of hope. They imitate a get rich quick scheme with weight loss that people will get lured into. However, as many know this is not realistic but that...

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If you met someone from the future and could ask them only one question about the fitness industry, what would you want to know?

9 Answers | Asked by Susan Clancy on Jun 18, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 20, 2011

What has fitness done to help alleviate the obesity epidemic and help creative positive life changing opportunities for individuals. Also, has the industry allowed to collaborate with other professions to better optimize its potential?

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How do you motivate clients through plateaus?

15 Answers | Asked by Sara Foster on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 16, 2011

I would like to understand what everyone is defining as a plateau. I have found that most people misinterpret a plateau which a word that is plagued within the fitness industry through a number of different programs. It is becoming the new buzzword, which I think is completely ridiculous. However...

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What is your favorite brand of equipment to use while training a client?

15 Answers | Asked by David White on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 16, 2011

Equipment is made for the purpose of taxing the body based on different physiological, and musculoskeletal aspects. To have a one set of equipment be your favorite for your clients to use may be a disservice to your clients or patients. Each client should be unique in what phase or stage of adapta...

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What are some good nutrition certifications for California and what are our regulations here?

5 Answers | Asked by Beverly Hosford, MA on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 16, 2011

I am not 100% what California regulations are. However, to avoid the nutrition certification, why not work with a nutritionist, or dietician of your choice. Networking with people can not only benefit your clients, but benefit yourself through a referral system. You refer clients to them they ref...

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What snacks should I eat at work?

16 Answers | Asked by Jason Davis on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 16, 2011

I do not recommend eating snacks. Most snacks tend to be unhealthy, due to their connivence factor they are usually, processed, and loaded with ingredients that are not pertinent to health. SOLUTION: Eat Meals. Take how every many meals you eat and split them up to accommodate your hunger th...

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How do you train clients with over-active upper traps (who initiate movements w a shoulder shrug)?

17 Answers | Asked by Sara Foster on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 16, 2011

The tight upper trapezius muscle structure is due to posture. If you look around most individuals have some degree of tightness in their upper trapezius due to gravity acting on our shoulders whenever we are standing, sitting, etc. Most people lose awareness of their slopping shoulders which shoul...

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