Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

NEW YORK, NY 10019-3834

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Is training to failure a safe and effective method for improving athletic performance?

16 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 08, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 11, 2011

Troy, although I don't thoroughly agree with how you've expressed training to failure, I thought I might share with you some research on the topic. Please know I appreciate your contribution. All the best as you inspire the world to fitness! **** Training Leading To Repetition Failure Enhances...

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How do you define the core?

10 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 22, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 11, 2011

Jason, the way your company separates the core into upper and lower portions make good sense to me. Don't know if you have had experience with pilates, however, many of the movements involve stabilization of one portion of core (let's say the the lower core) while the upper core performs the mobi...

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What are the benefits of compression clothing?

7 Answers | Asked by Jenilee Sanchez on Aug 10, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 11, 2011

Tuesday, July 19, 2005 Do Compression Shorts Affect Performance Variables? Light compression through spandex has been shown not to affect performance. But can the same be said for newer lines of compression shorts that provide much more compression than spandex? Thirteen subjects participat...

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Is training to failure a safe and effective method for improving athletic performance?

16 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 08, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 11, 2011

Is it at all possible that training to failure is effective with periodized programming?

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How do you stay injury-free as a personal trainer?

13 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Aug 10, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 11, 2011

I believe it is important to live a life of wellness as opposed to fitness. In my opinion, injury is not limited to anything musculoskeletal. In addition to practicing good habits such as getting adequate rest, nourishing oneself well, spending time with people who edify you, one thing I believe p...

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A doubt about a PT's or physician's exercise prescription

11 Answers | Asked by Karin Singleton on Jul 27, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 10, 2011

Great post Aaron! Welcome to the IDEA Fitness Connect Portal!

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How do you cope when faced with significant struggle? Personally and professionally?

7 Answers | Asked by Ryan Halvorson on Aug 09, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 10, 2011

I read a really interesting book called "Taming Your Gremlins - A Surprisingly Simple Method for Getting Out of Your Own Way." It is written by Rick Carson. I found the book to be very helpful in learning coping strategies when I face challenges. It is easy to allow the emotions and feelings ...

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Do you want to know how to find out who voted on your answers? Follow the instructions below.

4 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 09, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 09, 2011

At the top of your profile page you will see your name. 1. Click it. It will take you to your profile. Once you are there look the the left hand side of your profile page. You will find the section where you can see how many questions you have answered. Once there 2. Click on the numb...

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What exercise protocols do you follow when working with breast cancer survivors?

12 Answers | Asked by Naomi Aaronson on Aug 07, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 08, 2011

Thanks Naomi for responding. First of all I want to encourage you to join the ACSM Cancer Interest Group. I am a member and must say I need to be a little bit more involved. The chair person is Catherine Jankowski. Regarding following a protocol after TRAM flaps. Yes. It's the protocol dev...

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Has anyone of you had to work with a person suffering from Piriformis syndrome? Did you device new exercises to manage the pain

9 Answers | Asked by Ruti Abrashkin on Aug 08, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 08, 2011

l am famililar with Piriformis syndrome and generally don't touch it. I wait until they are pain free in order to work with them. However, if, as you mention, someone is "suffering" and having "pain" I generally tell them to go see their physician. in the textbook "Diagnosis and Treatment of Mov...

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