Jason Martuscello

Miami Beach, FL 33139

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The Quadratus Lumborum: it's the deepest muscle of the abdomen:so is it an "abdominal muscle or a low back muscle?"

7 Answers | Asked by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Apr 09, 2012

Very good question. I would interpret it based upon its function. However that will also lead to potential issues such as defining its function. It has attachments upon the lumbar spine as well the ribs so in a sense it is diverse in function. Traditionally, muscles are categorized based upon an...

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How to calculate weight loss

6 Answers | Asked by Laura Wilson on Apr 05, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Apr 07, 2012

Calculate Body Fat % --> Divide by total body mass. = Fat Mass TEAM - Total Fat Mass PRE END OF CHALLENGE TEAM - Total Fat Mass PRE - Total Fat Mass POST = FAT MASS LOST Fuel the Movement, JM

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Lately, gyms have been opening up that have a license to serve alcohol?

20 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 05, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Apr 07, 2012

That is interesting business concept - which I would like to see how it works out. I was at a fitness conference last year that McDonalds had a booth at. Amazing. Fuel the Movement, JM

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Full situps with legs extended

10 Answers | Asked by Averil Kimble on Apr 06, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Apr 07, 2012

If you can tell me the reason behind performing a sit-up then I can further assist in answering the question. Anyway the core is commonly trained through mobility exercises such as flexion or extension. However, from a "functional" perspective - it is rarely how we utilize these muscles. Rather...

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Ankle weights during aerobic activity okay or bad?

7 Answers | Asked by Averil Kimble on Apr 06, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Apr 07, 2012

Performed a dirty search and there seems to be not much evidence on ankle weights. Below is reported conclusion. Claremont et al. 1988 The results indicate that commercial claims of marked increases in energy expenditure during running with hand/ankle weights are exaggerated. It appears that ...

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Why should we have protein based food for breakfast?

7 Answers | Asked by Meera Nair on Mar 30, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Apr 01, 2012

The body is constantly breaking down and repairing itself including everything from your nails, hair, skin, to the more obvious muscle tissue. Protein, made of chains of amino acids, are primarily responsible for this cyclic process of breakdown and repair. Therefore, as the body is constantly bre...

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What are your favorite workouts for your senior clients?

10 Answers | Asked by Gretchen Eisenberg on Mar 31, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Apr 01, 2012

The ones that are based on their NEEDS ANALYSIS - therefore, rather than favorite it should be what is best for the particular client or patient you are working with. Fuel the Movement, JM

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Is there any difference biomechanically between a short and a long lunge?

12 Answers | Asked by Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc &Sports Physio, MPT on Mar 11, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Mar 25, 2012

Very good topic - Little off topic... Escamilla put out some good work and have followed him work closely Anyway - "google" him and find out what he did on an airplane Which put an end to his research days.

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Is CrossFit certification accredited?

3 Answers | Asked by Betty Henson on Mar 14, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Mar 25, 2012

Accredited is pointless - all it is that a certain test is valid and reliable. It is meaningless. Fuel the Movement, JM

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What is the best exercise to target the multifdi with someone with a herniated disc that is without symptoms?

8 Answers | Asked by Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc &Sports Physio, MPT on Mar 14, 2012

Answered by Jason Martuscello on Mar 25, 2012

I am conducting a systematic review of physical fitness exercise to activate the core musculature which should offer some insight into this topic and provide a foundation for exercise prescription in determining intensity. However, the target population in asymptomatic adults. Shooting for pu...

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