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Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

New York, NY 10019

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what is the best personal training certificate

13 Answers | Asked by Kim Huffman on May 06, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 09, 2013

I think best is relative to the direction your career will take you. However, for the beginning personal trainer I would say ACE hands down. Having earned for the most part all of the ACE certifications and being an educational provider for ACE, I truly believe that you get the entire package wi...

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My 50 year old female client has osteopenia heading quickly towards porosis.

6 Answers | Asked by Sarah MacColl on May 06, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 09, 2013

Osteopenia/osteoporosis is a clinical condition as you know and I would be sure that the insurance you carry covers training individuals who have clinical conditions in the event that she injures herself while you are training her. I am curious to know why do you think that her osteopenia is head...

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For independent trainers (not at a studio): how do you handle sick days or vacations?

13 Answers | Asked by Megan Senger on May 08, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 09, 2013

I plan my year. I always know in advance when I am going on vacation or attending a conference. Too, my clients flexible in that they know I am self-employed and are not too fussy about me taking time. After all that is the beauty of being independent.

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I used to be an ACE certified personal trainer group fitness instructor in the late '90s.

5 Answers | Asked by Janet Walters on May 08, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 09, 2013

Hi, There is so much information on this portal that will be instrumental to you deciding whether or not you are making a good choice. All you need do is click the link that reads "Career Guide" and get started. I hope this gives you a good starting place. Best!

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Im taking birth controll pills for my period and ovbiouse reasons, would it be bad to take pre-workout while taking these pills?

3 Answers | Asked by Lara smith on May 08, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on May 09, 2013

I don't have an answer for you as I am not a physician, however, I thought this article might be of interest to you. http://voices.yahoo.com/3-exercises-reduce-menstrual-cramping-171154.htm... Best to you!

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can you recommend a sample waiver

5 Answers | Asked by Valerie Grant on Apr 30, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 30, 2013

Valerie, I see that you are ACE Certified. Have you check the resources on the ACE website? Best!

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What are good workout and exercise ideas for women in their 20s who have degenerative disc disease?

4 Answers | Asked by Amber Wiedmer on Apr 30, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 30, 2013

DJD is essentially osteoarthritis of the spine. You haven't mentioned where the degeneration is in her spine. Hence, I am not in a position to suggest anything. If I were you, I would recommend that you speak with the doctor who gave her the diagnosis and work closely with her physiotherapist...

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I run for an hour every morning. Weight train for an hour in the evening. How many calories should I eat per day?

8 Answers | Asked by Eddie Griffin on Apr 30, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 30, 2013

Hi Eddie, You will probably be better served speaking with a sports nutritionist. On another note, I'd be curious to know what your goals are. Seems like you are doing way too much. Are you giving your body sufficient time to recover? Be careful about overtraining/burning out. Best to ...

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Side aches from running

11 Answers | Asked by Kim Bloom on Apr 30, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 30, 2013

This is far from scholarly, however, I hope it gives you some direction,. http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/injuries/a/aa053100a.htm

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Weight Loss Competition between clients Need IDEAS

7 Answers | Asked by Amy Thompson on Apr 30, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 30, 2013

That's going to be rather challenging as you are mixing two different outcomes. You will either have to reward someone for a strength or hypertrophy goal or a goal of weight loss. Even then it is going to be difficult. Wish I had some suggestions but the playing field is so uneven it seems li...

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