Questions Answered by Joanne

How do you motivate someone to workout, when you're not training them?

10 Answers | Asked by Lisa Kucharski 1376 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1376 days ago
Lisa, it is really difficult to motivate someone to change a behavior (as in the case of your client, walk on the treadm... read more

Do you think that certifications require enough continuing ed credits? Do you spend $$ on Cont Ed or as little as possible?

8 Answers | Asked by Rachel Webster 1382 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1376 days ago
As we are likely well aware, the CEC requirements represent a minimum hourly requirement. When I am looking... read more

As a fitness professional, do you think you know enough about how menopause affects women to help them transition easier?

9 Answers | Asked by Maria Luque 1381 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1376 days ago
Although I am not yet menopausal, I do have clients who are post-menopausal. Too, I don't feel my role as their trainer... read more

Best CEC courses for personal trainers?

10 Answers | Asked by Shawn Strickland 1380 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1376 days ago
I think the best continuing education course for personal trainers is the course that brings the personal trainer closer... read more

I have a customer with exercise induced asthma who uses an inhaler. Why does the forward plank induce the asthmatic condition?

9 Answers | Asked by Fran Johnson 1377 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1376 days ago
The American College of Sports Medicine states that "exercise induced asthma (EIA) is characterized by transient airway ... read more

How do you deal with clients who don't take on self responsibility?

11 Answers | Asked by Heather Zuber 1382 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1377 days ago
One of the other things that I do is bring my ACSM GETP8 directly to the client and allow them to see the science. This... read more

What is the best solution for cleaning exercise mats?

8 Answers | Asked by Beverly Young 1382 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1377 days ago
Mixture of tea tree oil and water is a great idea. If your environment allows, you can also put your mat out in the sun... read more

What is the next big trend in group fitness?

6 Answers | Asked by Jude Forsyth 1378 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1377 days ago
According to the American Council on Exercise boot-camp style classes, TRX and interval training are on the rise. read more