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Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

New York, NY 10019

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What is the most cost effective, light-weight device I can use as an unstable surface to train older adults in their homes?

13 Answers | Asked by Robin Marshall on Apr 09, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 10, 2013

The device you use will all depend upon the results of the objective assessment. Once you find where your client's strength and weakness are you will be in a position to make decisions based upon the results of the assessments.

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Who offers the best CPR/AED training?

16 Answers | Asked by Gigi Gould on Apr 01, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 04, 2013

They are both reputable organizations. However, as a BLS and CPR trainer for the AHA, I am familiar with their training methodology and I would say you won't go wrong with the AHA. I wish you all the best!

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Is there a training program for swimmers

8 Answers | Asked by Allie Maples on Apr 03, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 04, 2013

I used to train someone who is still currently a competitive open-water swimmer. She also trains others to swim. Although resistance training is effective, she has shared with me that the best training for a swimmer is swimming. This makes sense to me. There is a principle in exercise scienc...

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Fellow trainers: Does anyone have favorite running programs they'd recommend for basic 5 & 10K prep for young, fit client?

7 Answers | Asked by Susan Silver on Apr 03, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 04, 2013

Have you looked in to the magazine "Runner's World?" That might be a good place to start. All the best!

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If you are a fitness contractor for Government, Church or Private Org what is the base rate one should seek?

6 Answers | Asked by Ruby Bond on Mar 29, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Mar 31, 2013

Where you live will likely influence your pay rate in addition to other factors like whether its a profit or non-profit. Best!

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client readiness for exercise questionnaire

11 Answers | Asked by Ginger DeHaan on Mar 30, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Mar 31, 2013

While there are questionnaires that you can utilize to determine an individuals readiness to exercise, it is important to understand what behavior change model the questionnaire is based upon. There are many factors to consider besides a questionnaire to determine ones, readiness, willingness and...

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What are some heart pumping plyometric drills?

8 Answers | Asked by Riley Stone on Mar 26, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Mar 28, 2013

Bounds, leaps, hops, jumps. Do all the above on one foot or with two. I personally love Kangoo Jumps! It's low impact and a great cardio workout. www.kangoojumps.com All the best!

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New gym in Spring Valley, NY & Bergenfield, NJ! Please help me get the word out

9 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Mar 27, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Mar 28, 2013

Ron, Your friend can create an IDEA Fitness Connect page for his business. Encourage him to become a member. All the best!

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What is this cheapest and best route to go about getting insurance.

8 Answers | Asked by chad rush on Mar 27, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Mar 28, 2013

Hello Chad, Whatever your decision remember: You get what you pay for. Your purchasing decisions will have a reflection on you as a professional. I wish you the best in your search to purchase personal liability insurance. Best!

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CSCS exam requirements!?!?

9 Answers | Asked by Marty Molster on Mar 27, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Mar 28, 2013

Marty, you will need to have a four-year degree in order to qualify to sit for the exam. I took the exam in 2005 and passed on the first attempt. It was a challenging exam. What was helpful to me was purchasing the textbook "Essentials for Strength and Conditioning", the videos as well as the...

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