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Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

New York, NY 10019

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Chemist Turned Fitness Trainer

7 Answers | Asked by Nikki Jones on Apr 24, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 25, 2013

If I were you and had the money, I would earn a second degree in exercise physiology and earn the ACSM HFS credential. California University of Pennsylvania has an online program where you can earn your Masters Degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. I believe very strongly you should...

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coaching courses recommended for families and patients dealing with catastophic illnesses

2 Answers | Asked by Norma Platt on Apr 24, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 25, 2013

You might want to visit www.wellcoaches.com I believe you might get some direction. All the best!

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What can I do for cardio if I have knee pain?

10 Answers | Asked by Riley Stone on Apr 24, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 25, 2013

1. Find out what the cause of the knee pain is. 2. Get it resolved. 3. Go back to doing the cardio you enjoy. 4. Make sure you avoid what caused the knee pain. On another note... I personally enjoy Kangoo Jumps, the take the stress off my knees. www.kangoojumps.com Best!

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Is it ok to exercise with a rotator cuff injury as long as what your doing doesn't cause pain/discomfort or should you rest it?

9 Answers | Asked by Heidi Bodenheimer on Apr 24, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 25, 2013

A rotator cuff injury doesn't preclude one from engaging in physical activity. Your physical therapist will likely prescribe exercises to help strengthen your shoulder girdle. Too, one has to take into the degree of the injury. I would wonder whether you have a tear or a rupture. Whatever th...

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What causes tight trapezius muscles?

6 Answers | Asked by M K on Apr 25, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 25, 2013

When one doesn't stretch, the muscle becomes tight. All muscles become "tight" when one doesn't engage in flexibility training. I hope this is of help.

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What motivates people to exercise?

10 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Mckinney on Apr 25, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 25, 2013

For some it is intrinsic. They are natural movers. They enjoy movement. For others it is extrinsic. They do it because they were told to do so my someone or the individual might be preparing for a wedding or a big race or they feel they can get some type of benefit from it. Whatever the reaso...

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I have a Bachelors degree in business and was wondering if I should get a second Bachelors in fitness or certifications.

7 Answers | Asked by Julie Gosney on Apr 17, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 19, 2013

I would honestly go for the bachelors. It seems to me that you have already satisfied your general electives so at least my from perspective you can knock out another bachelor's degree in two years or less. Best to you.

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Minimalist vs. stability shoe for someone who has herniated disks and over-pronates. What is safer for 3 mile runs?

10 Answers | Asked by Lillian Dawson on Apr 18, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 19, 2013

Safest approach is speaking with your physician, a sports doctor or a physiatrist. If this is the route you take, I would also ask your doctor to give his opinion of the "Elliptigo." This might be a good option to running. Best to you.

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Natural weight loss

13 Answers | Asked by M K on Apr 13, 2013

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 17, 2013

In a nutshell, replacing the behaviors that are the cause of weight gain with behaviors that encourage weight loss. Best to you.

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