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Jason Martuscello

Miami Beach, FL 33139

Questions Answered by Jason Martuscello

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How can we educate the "average" person about proper gym etiquette?

10 Answers | Asked by Sue D'Alonzo on Aug 15, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Aug 16, 2012

My thoughts 1. Considering the facility management is responsibility for its patrons and their safety - Speaking to them regarding this issue to raise awareness should be done initially. Many times they are unaware of this "activity" and can be glad to hear you voice. Hopefully they will act up...

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Which is better protien or carbohydrates for post work outs?

16 Answers | Asked by Leondro Hernandez on Aug 16, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Aug 16, 2012

The answer is neither. Both should be apart of post-exercise nutrition (SEE BELOW). However, in choosing "one" it is going to depend on individual and their goals. Power or strength individual -> Protein...Endurance - CHO.... CARBOHYDRATE -Glycogen Resynthesis -Suppress Protein Breakdown ...

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What are your scientific opinions on Crossfit & Crossfit Training?

11 Answers | Asked by Brent Hartman on Jul 27, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jul 27, 2012

This may be bias I have never tested Crossfit, so my opinions are derived strictly from observation and subjective perception. There is no doubt that Crossfit is metabolic costly. The workouts that I have seen implement dynamic, compound movements, coupled with large numbers of repetitions. Outsi...

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Strength training first or cardio on empty stomach first?

11 Answers | Asked by Brenda Boyd on Jul 18, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jul 19, 2012

These are great questions but it will be goal dependent. Regarding training on an empty stomach - a lot of what you hear saying its bad it not supported anywhere to be "harmful". On the other hand, it may not be effective in reaching your goals. For example, see below for the Train Low - Compl...

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Best core exercises and strength conditioning for people with lower back pain.

10 Answers | Asked by sirguy chambers on May 23, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 02, 2012

My questions to you are what are you referring to when you speak of the core. The reason I ask is many interpret the core differently and I would like to provide as specific of an answer as possible. Also, is there a reason you want to strengthen the core specifically? ie. is it weak, or unstable,...

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What is the most preferred personal training and nutrition certification?

12 Answers | Asked by Linda Okwor on May 29, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 02, 2012

The one that helps set you up best for success. That is determined by your demographic you wish to work with, your finances for obtaining the credential, including other things. Look at the different organizations and their requirements (education, prior certification, KSAs,) and determine which o...

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Is resistance training a matter of being gifted or having good genes?

10 Answers | Asked by Leondro Hernandez on May 29, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 02, 2012

Genetics certainly plays a role the processes that regulate all skeletal muscle. Although I would not bank success on genetics, they certainly can contribute substantially to certain individuals. For example, look at elite endurance athletes whom have a type 1 fiber dominant ratio that is impossib...

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Scale Not Budging!

14 Answers | Asked by Terri Viani on May 30, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 02, 2012

Weight is a term of measurement and its correlation changes in body composition can only tell you so much. I usually avoid scale measurements and stick with body composition. On another note, what people eat and what people say they eat are two separate things. One of the most flawed aspects ...

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What is your favorite exercise database or encyclopedia?

6 Answers | Asked by Andrew Halligan on May 30, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Jun 02, 2012

MEDLINE!

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Where do new clients start with nutrition?

5 Answers | Asked by Christina Montell on Apr 09, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Apr 10, 2012

Without proper nutrition, an exercise program is useless and can sometimes yield worse results then if not not exercising at all with proper nutrition. Therefore, it important that information be provided yet at a level within your scope of practice. This should be commensurate with your knowledge...

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