Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali

NEW YORK, NY 10019-3834

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How long would you stick to a routine if a client sees you 3x per week and what is your program design?

13 Answers | Asked by Jonathan Amos on Jun 06, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 27, 2011

Are we referring to a client who is living with a clinical condition? It think it is very important that we as fitness professionals begin thinking beyond programming for the apparently healthy population. It is important to ask ourselves first, who is the client? Has the client completed al...

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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 27, 2011

Philip great comment and insight. Thought, I might share this info I found in the Fifth edition of the "Fitness Professional's Handbook" as far as the treatment of shin splints are concerned: 1. If you have any callus on your feet "keep them filed down." 2. Wear a metatarsal arch pad. 3. ...

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Has anyone hired a Public Relations firm to represent their fitness company?

4 Answers | Asked by Philip Carpenter Lee on Aug 27, 2011

Answered by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Aug 27, 2011

Thanks for your question Philip. I guess my company would qualify as a micro business. I have not hired a PR firm to represent my company, however, I thought I would share with you something interesting. Through this site, I gained a client who holds a senior position in an international PR...

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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 27, 2011

Jason, thank you for giving us more insight. After looking at your profile, I notice that you are certified as an ACE Personal Trainer. The only thing I would like to say to you is look at the ACE Code of Ethics. Too, don't forget that you've explained your situation to the cyberspace world a...

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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?

12 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?

15 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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