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Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

NEW YORK, NY 10019-3834

Questions Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

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

22 Answers | Asked by Jonathan Amos on Jun 12, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 15, 2011

I guess I've been very fortunate. I've been in the industry for over 20 years and never have I vomited nor any of my clients before, during or after a workout.

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How do you define success as a fitness professional?

19 Answers | Asked by Raina Casarez on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 15, 2011

Are you putting the emphasis on fitness or professional? I ask as a successful professional in any field has a track record. Too, a fitness professional can be a group fitness instructor, a personal trainer, fitness director, a writer of fitness articles etc., etc., etc. Peter and Kathie Davis ar...

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How come cueing is not taught anymore as a fundamental when getting certified?

8 Answers | Asked by Annamarie House on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 15, 2011

Cueing is an art. When I started teaching group fitness the venues that I taught at had no mirrors. Hence one was forced to cue. Too, I took a course in London, England through the YMCA. It took six months and we met twice a week. At the end of the course, I had to bring in 15 people and teach ...

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Can someone please explain "myofascial release" in layman's terms?

12 Answers | Asked by Angela Cordoni on Jun 13, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 13, 2011

Myo means muscle and fascia is the connective tissue that surrounds muscles, groups of muscles, nerves, blood vessels etc. So now we have understanding of the meaning of "myofascial release"--release of connective tissue that surrounds muscle tissue. You might ask--why does it need to be release...

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What are your favorite exercises for the "lower body"?

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

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 13, 2011

Multi-planar lunges.

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Who is the Fitness Professional that inspired you the most?

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

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 12, 2011

Jack LaLanne is the reason I am in this industry today.

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

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

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 12, 2011

There is a wonderful organization called the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability who collaborate with the American College of Sports Medicine. Through the ACSM, one can earn the credential ACSM CIFT - Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer. It's a speciality certification. Too, y...

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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 on Jun 12, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 12, 2011

Hello Tanya, you've posed a very deep question. I am assuming you have some knowledge of exertion rhabdomyolysis. As such I believe you will find the following articles/abstracts of interest to you. I hope they prove helpful responding to your question. Serum Creatine Kinase Levels and Renal...

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

17 Answers | Asked by Angela Cordoni on May 10, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 12, 2011

Angela, I like the way you phrase your question, particularly the fact that you used "lower back pain." The American College of Sports Medicine uses the same terminology--"Lower Back Pain Syndrome" in their Third Edition of "Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Disease and Disabilities...

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

10 Answers | Asked by Magali Sparks on Jun 09, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jun 12, 2011

The American College of Sports Medicine suggest the following guidelines: "Generally, exercise in the postpartum period may begin four to six weeks after delivery and with permission from a physician. Women who deliver via cesarean section may require more than six weeks after delivery to begin ...

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