Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

NEW YORK, NY 10019-3834

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What is your professional mission statement?

10 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 11, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 15, 2011

Thank you Spike for your response.

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What are some of you're FAVORITE exercises based on both likability and effectiveness?

13 Answers | Asked by Debra Denimarck on Aug 14, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 15, 2011

I enjoy very much type of movements that require a measure of speed, agility and quickness. I enjoy movements like tumbling, and cartwheels. Stuff like, double dutch, short sprints, anything that is short, quick and requires power. I sometimes wish there was a ball pit for adults. I tried doi...

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How do you "unplug" or unwind after a stressful time?

15 Answers | Asked by Mindy Lee on Aug 14, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 15, 2011

Victor, I really appreciate your comment. We all have different interests and this is not a one size fits all approach. Personally, I enjoy going to Central Park (particularly during the summertime during the skating season (April-October) when the Central Park Dance Skater's Association skate...

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How do solo trainers with young children maintain their business and schedule, and arrange childcare?

8 Answers | Asked by Danielle Marquez on Aug 12, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 15, 2011

Hello Danielle, May I suggest that you consider Stroller Strides. I think that might be a viable option for you. Although I do not have any experience teaching Stroller Strides, I am left with impressed with the success of its founder Lisa Druxman. It appears that Stroller Strides might pu...

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Should you ever take more rest and recovery than one day off a week?

13 Answers | Asked by Debbie Russell on Aug 12, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 13, 2011

Self care is so important in our industry. As my body feels the need to rest, I generally take it. It's the same thing I encourage my clients to do. I let them know that if I don't take care of myself, I am not in a good position to assist them and they understand.

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Do you reprimand your clients when they chew gum while they exercise?

18 Answers | Asked by Debbie Russell on Aug 12, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 13, 2011

I agree with LaRue. I think the word "reprimand" might be a little strong. I would let my client know about the danger of chewing gum while training and leave the choice up to them. Some folks are aware that they might have a distinctive aroma in their mouth that they would like to proacti...

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Best free or low cost method to get clients?

13 Answers | Asked by Shawn Strickland on Aug 13, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 13, 2011

Hey Shawn! I don't know anything about Wichita, KS, however, in NYC IDEA Fitness Connect has been very helpful with me getting new clients. if you haven't filled out your profile completely, I would really suggest filling it out in its entirety. Sixteen million people who visit this site is not...

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Jacobs ladder

10 Answers | Asked by Shane Fennelly on Aug 13, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 13, 2011

Shane, this is the first time I've seen Jacob's Ladder. I need to find someplace in NY to try it. It reminds me very much of the bear crawl. Seems to be sports conditioning specific from my perspective. I think it would be great for sports conditioning for American football or even people who ta...

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Scope of Practice - Respondeat Superior

5 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 11, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 13, 2011

Great LaRue! Thanks for your response. How does it relate to scope of practice?

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How would you train a client who is recovering from bulimia?

10 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Aug 12, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 12, 2011

Hello Jocelyn, I must admit that I don't have any experience training the bulimic population. However, when I read your question, the first thing that came to mind is what resources do I have that address this clinical condition. As an ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist, I tend to ...

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