Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

Pilates Instructor Clinical Exercise Physiologist Exercise Physiologist Fitness Instructor Wellness/Lifestyle Coach Personal Trainer

Questions Answered by Joanne

I have a client in my Group Exercise class that is blind. What are some techniques I can use to instruct him better?

4 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Scrofini 1486 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1485 days ago
There is a wonderful organization called the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability who collaborate with th... read more

On avarege, how long will serum CK values remain elevated in Exertional Rhabdomyolysis, & is the CK always elevated with it?

1 Answer | Asked by Tanya W 1486 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1485 days ago
Hello Tanya, you've posed a very deep question. I am assuming you have some knowledge of exertion rhabdomyolysis. As s... read more

What is the best type of exercise for someone with lower back pain?

14 Answers | Asked by Angela Cordoni 1518 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1485 days ago
Angela, I like the way you phrase your question, particularly the fact that you used "lower back pain." T... read more

How do you get your post-partum clients back into shape?

10 Answers | Asked by Magali Sparks 1488 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1485 days ago
The American College of Sports Medicine suggest the following guidelines: "Generally, exercise in the postp... read more

What is the biggest trait a personal trainer should possess? personality? seriousness but shows results?

12 Answers | Asked by Jonathan Amos 1486 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1486 days ago
Leadership. In John C. Maxwell's book "The 21 Indispensible Qualities of a Leader" highlight the following ... read more

Are their any professionals on FitnessConnect who specialize in the field of "Strengths Psychology"?

5 Answers | Asked by Angela Cordoni 1488 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1486 days ago
Angela, I don't specifically "specialize" in strengths psychology" however, with my clients who I coach, I request that ... read more

What ideas do you have for exercising with your family/kids?

19 Answers | Asked by Magali Sparks 1488 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1486 days ago
Going to the park is a staple in my family just about every weekend. Presently, my 15-year-old son will b... read more

What Do You Do If Your Client Comes To His Session With A Bad Attitude After A Bad Day?

18 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster 1531 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1486 days ago
I try to help the client see things from a different perspective. I always: 1. Acknowledge what they are ... read more

If a client threw up in a session, would you feel good about yourself or bad?

21 Answers | Asked by Jonathan Amos 1486 days ago
Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali 1486 days ago
I would definitely ask myself whether vomiting is a expected physiological response to exercise. It is important to rem... read more