Jennifer Adolfs

Pilates Instructor Clinical Exercise Physiologist Club or Studio Owner Fitness Instructor Personal Trainer

Questions Answered by Jennifer

I have a 58 year old client who wants to reduce her hip measurements of 42.5 inches.

5 Answers | Asked by tonia zaloumis 334 days ago
Answered by Jennifer Adolfs 330 days ago
As a Pilates Instructor some of the best exercises for the hips, both strength and to reduce inches are the Side Kick Se... read more

I am a 51 year old woman who is beginning her workout to increase bone density. Anyone have specific ideas of where to start?

8 Answers | Asked by mary damiani 842 days ago
Answered by Jennifer Adolfs 390 days ago
I am a Pilates instructor and there is much flexion, rotation, and side bending in the classic exercise repetoire, howev... read more

Whats the best program for muscle imbalance of the extremities? Ex. Right arm is bigger than the left.

5 Answers | Asked by Marie Chris Sison 398 days ago
Answered by Jennifer Adolfs 393 days ago
The answer here can be as simple as exercising the limbs individually. For example I have more strength in my left leg ... read more

Client of mine has trouble going upstairs? Suggestions for workout corrective exercises and why this may be happening?

7 Answers | Asked by Michelle Guerrero 395 days ago
Answered by Jennifer Adolfs 393 days ago
Can they get up and down out of a chair easily? That might be a good starting point... just chair stands. It may be h... read more

New client with carpal tunnel. Do's & Don'ts

4 Answers | Asked by Kerry Walsh 394 days ago
Answered by Jennifer Adolfs 393 days ago
As a Pilates Instructor if we do any kneeling or plank type exercises I have them use a yoga block or hold dumbells to k... read more

What is your favorite core exercise?

28 Answers | Asked by Monica Foster 1304 days ago
Answered by Jennifer Adolfs 393 days ago
A side plank really targets the weaker oblique muscles for me!
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What are your favorite workouts for your senior clients?

10 Answers | Asked by Gretchen Eisenberg 1153 days ago
Answered by Jennifer Adolfs 393 days ago
I am a Pilates Instructor and the spring tension I use with them on the equipment unloads and opens the joints so they f... read more

What are the best post meniscus surgery Pilates exercises?

6 Answers | Asked by Laury Klasky 968 days ago
Answered by Jennifer Adolfs 393 days ago
I have had a torn meniscus myself, as well as several clients. We do very light spring tension for footwork on the refo... read more

Any suggestions on the best exercises for a bad knee?

7 Answers | Asked by Helen Velasquez 1480 days ago
Answered by Jennifer Adolfs 1443 days ago
My favorite for knee weakness and injury to get back in business is: Sitting with your feet flat on the f... read more

How do you approach price increases with your clients?

7 Answers | Asked by Jenny Crawshaw 1444 days ago
Answered by Jennifer Adolfs 1443 days ago
I directly tell them that my hourly rates will be increasing by so much and give them a date at least 3 months in advanc... read more