Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

NEW YORK, NY 10019-3834

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Would You Ever Turn Down A New Client For Training?

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

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Yes. If it were outside of my scope of practice, I would have no choice but to decline and refer.

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How Many Times A Week Should A Client Exercise? Why?

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

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Many people find the word "exercise" distasteful. From my perspective it is important to remember what IDEA stands for. INTERNATIONAL Dance and Exercise Association. There are many users of this portal from different countries who view "exercise" different than I do. Example, right now I live...

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How Do You Start The Training Program For Severely Obese Clients?

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

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Sandi, it is so very important that we as fitness professionals work within the scope of practice of the credential that we possess in addition to applying the researched and evidenced based guidelines that truly facilitate exercise prescription and program design. However, to answer your questio...

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I am inexperienced in the Fitness industry. What are the steps and considerations to start my own training business?

7 Answers | Asked by Raul Joey Lopez on May 10, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Hello Raul, I noticed when I looked at your profile that you are an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. The American Council on Exercise has so many wonderful resources in order to assist personal trainers in building a personal training business. One of the resources is the ACE Integrated Fitn...

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How much fiber should I tell my clients they should get every day?

11 Answers | Asked by Patricia Long on May 12, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

It is important for personal trainers to work within their scope of practice. Licensed dieticians and nutritionists are in the best position to give nutritional advice. I tend to suggest that my clients visit www.mypyramid.gov, however, as an ACSM Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist that i...

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How do I design a 52 week training program?

9 Answers | Asked by Kimberley Burgess-Sokolan on May 28, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

National Academy of Sports Medicine as well as the National Strength and Conditioning Association are good resources.

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What is the actual percentage of fat vs. sugars burned during different exercise intensity's?

3 Answers | Asked by Robert Martin on May 30, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 31, 2011

Hello Robert, It is really important that you get your hands on a good university level textbook that explains fuel utilization during exercise. An important concept in exercise physiology is the respiratory exchange ratio. You see in it literature as R or RER. The respiratory exchange ratio...

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What do you think of Anna Kournikova as the next trainer on the Biggest Loser?

38 Answers | Asked by Kelli Davis on May 25, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 30, 2011

Perhaps my comment left the wrong impression. One of the things that I think is important for personal trainers to understand is that obesity is a clinical condition. The American College of Sports Medicine defines obesity as "a complex multifaceted disease involving, among other factors, hypoth...

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What is the best resource for corrective exercise?

10 Answers | Asked by Shawn Strickland on May 11, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 27, 2011

Hello Shawn, I looked at your profile and notice that you are an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. Have you had a chance to look at the Integrated Fitness Training Model. I do think you would be pleasantly surprised. The model as far as my professional opinion is concerned is AWESOME! As an ...

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Should I answer nutrition questions even though I don't have a nutrition certification?

22 Answers | Asked by Laura Myers on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 27, 2011

Hi Laura, It is really important to look at the credentials that you have in order to determine whether your are working within your scope of practice. I suggest you look at your credentials, see what the scope of practice is and take it from there. Hope this helps.

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