Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

NEW YORK, NY 10019-3834

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Any ideas for a weight loss plateau for a 61 yr old woman who is post menopausal? Weight wont budge.

27 Answers | Asked by Britany Morgan on Aug 08, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 08, 2011

I personally think you should focus on changing the body shape through resistance training. As we age we tend to lose muscle tissue. This results in a decrease in BMR. Although muscle weighs more than fat and the scale will likely not move considerably, she will appear thinner, she will have ma...

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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 07, 2011

Hello Naomi, I believe we had occasion to meet at an IDEA convention a couple of years back at a pilates session. Nice to connect with you again. I'd like to start by saying that I had the opportunity to take the Breast Cancer Recovery Exercise program continuing education course put together...

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Is muscle isolation a good practice, bad practice or just not the most optimal?

13 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Aug 05, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

I'll be sure to ask Dr. Mike Jones, DPT on Tuesday evening. Thanks Louie.

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What are the best hiking destinations in the US?

8 Answers | Asked by Angela Cordoni on Jun 03, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

You might want to visit "Hike an Appalachian Trail." Here is the link: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/new/index.htm

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Looking for article on "Cholesterol Controllers"

5 Answers | Asked by Denise Munday on May 16, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

The National Cholesterol Education Program might be a good resource for your. Here is the link. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/new/index.htm

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Do you design your own website or did you hire someone? I lost my web designer need a new one. Any recommendations?

16 Answers | Asked by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jul 19, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

The company I use is called Hostway. They were contracted with Costco at the they designed my website for me. Although I am happy with them, the only disadvantage I would say is they their customer support is outsourced to Eastern Europe. www.hostway.com

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I have a sweet tooth. What are some of your favorite alternatives?

12 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Scrofini on Jun 11, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

I get a dessert shell fill it with greek yogurt and grill either peaches, pineapples or a mango on my George Foreman grill and place one slice on top. It hits the spot for me.

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Do You Have A Particular Client Who Inspires You? Why?

18 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

I have a client who is stroke survivor and a double amputee. He is paralyzed on left side of his body. He always shows up for the group fitness class and does what he can. At the end of the class our habit is to play a song that everyone likes. When I play the song he sings for us. I tell him...

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What are your specific recommendations for abdominal exercise for a prenatal woman in her first, second, third trimester?

11 Answers | Asked by Ashley Varol on May 12, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

I have never heard. However, if her OB/GYN says no core or ab work then I would listen to the doctors orders. I wonder whether the doctor knows that "the core" is. It is possible to perform movements like the bird dog standing. This will help strengthen the posterior musclature. She can a...

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What are some quick and healthy breakfast options?

18 Answers | Asked by Kathie Davis on Jun 09, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 07, 2011

Smoothies work for me. I always have frozen bananas in the fridge. Don't forget to take off the skin before you freeze it. I use a base of either fruit juice or unsweetened almond milk. I add strawberries, peaches, mangos, papaya. Whatever fruit is in season and whizz it all together. The ...

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