Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

NEW YORK, NY 10019-3834

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What are the benefits of doing supersets in a routine?

6 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Aug 27, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 27, 2011

Hey Gus! Just in case someone doesn't know what a superset is, I thought I might throw out a definition. A superset is when one performs two exercises that stress two opposing muscles or muscle areas (agonist/antagonist) or it can be for the same muscle group. Even though it is comprised of ...

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Do you mind it when someone asks you for advice at the gym?

14 Answers | Asked by Monica Foster on Aug 26, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 26, 2011

I am a firm believer in what I was taught by my Dad when I was growing up... "You can't give away what you don't own." It's a compliment when one can teach another. Not only does it help the individual seeking new knowledge, but it reinforces what you already own.

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Will liability insurance cover you if you don't have a business license?

8 Answers | Asked by Jason Carrillo on Aug 26, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 26, 2011

For the most part Jason, most certified personal trainers don't have businesses and are required to carry liability insurance at their places of employment (that is, of course, if they are working at a fitness center). You just need to be sure that your insurance covers you if you are a mobile trai...

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What is the best way to treat shin splints?

10 Answers | Asked by Jerry Prince on Aug 26, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 26, 2011

Try training the eccentric phase of the contraction of your tibialis anterior.

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Which is better for strength training: large fitness equipment or my body weight?

17 Answers | Asked by Joy Keller on Aug 26, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 26, 2011

Joy, what a great question! I believe your question can be answered in a myriad of ways. 1. Just because the equipment is large doesn't mean that one has to use heavy loads. It simply means that a piece of equipment is large. Usage of the large machine with variable resistance may be the b...

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If you have had a hard time working out consistantly over the years, what is one way to get you back on track?

7 Answers | Asked by Jason Pelletier on Aug 26, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 26, 2011

Find something that you enjoy doing that is fun and then you don't have to worry about working out. Join a group pertaining to the activity that you really enjoy. Engaging in physical activity is bigger than working out.

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I am interested in more public speaking opportunities. Any suggestions?

13 Answers | Asked by Lisa G. Wright on Aug 26, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 26, 2011

Lisa, I saw the video you posted on your profile page. Perhaps you might focus on one of your many skills and put together a small sample of your public speaking abilities. Utilize the suggestions IDEA Fitness Connect encourages so that you receive more hits to your sites. If you should deci...

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My new client gets head pain next to the left eye when ever she starts to train?

11 Answers | Asked by sizwe gumede on Aug 26, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 26, 2011

Pain is an indication that she must go see her doctor. Professionally, I would not train anyone who responds to exercise by getting head pain.

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Tingling feet when in the prone position?

4 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Aug 26, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 26, 2011

Well, numbness and tingling are generally considered red flags and I would suggest that she go visit her doctor. But you did that already. From what you have shared it seems she has clearance from her physician. If it is not documented I would insist that she bring in a medical release or you con...

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Is there a special diet or super foods that can help get that six pack?

7 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Aug 25, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 26, 2011

Gus, I must concur with the above statements. I'd like to add that genetics also play a part. we all carry adipose tissue differently.

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