Jocelyn Martin

Princeton, MA 01541-1207

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What do you think is the most important aspect to keep retention high?

14 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Jun 25, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 26, 2013

4 Things: 1. Meeting goals 2. Consistent Follow-up so they know I care about them as individuals 3. Listening to their needs, wants and personalizing their workouts to them, their assessment and their needs 4. Doing what I promised.

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Beginning with my first post surgery client, suggestions?

6 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Jun 25, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 26, 2013

I agree with both LaRue and Karin. I would also recommend that you take it slow and have frequent contact via email, call or text with you client to follow up after the session. It goes without saying that you should have constant feedback through out the session. Checking in to see how she feels...

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please recommend a legal liability form for students to sign for dance/fitness studio.

5 Answers | Asked by Sylvania Reyna on Jun 25, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 26, 2013

This is a question best posed to a lawyer in your state and city as the liability requirements are different from state to state.

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Who is representing fitness professionals? Differences seen in other organizations.

10 Answers | Asked by Steve Teahan on Jun 14, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 19, 2013

I love the discussion going on here and agree with so many of the points presented. I've often said that I would love additional scrutiny and regulation within our profession, much like that of the medical and health professions. Great discussion and topic!

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I need your feedback on starting semi-private personal training sessions.

8 Answers | Asked by Gwynn Lindler on Jun 17, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 19, 2013

I think you've got it covered and would also go with two or three days a week to give a complete option of number of training days.

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Can you exercise a client with high blood pressure using isometric exercises

8 Answers | Asked by Jo murphy on Jun 18, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 19, 2013

Per ACE and ACSM guidelines for a client with high blood pressure, no.

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My Trapezius pain is so bad that the pain I feel at the base of my skull is so intense I cannot sleep. What can I do ?

8 Answers | Asked by Niall Brennan on Jun 19, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 19, 2013

Same here....I recommend a physician consult.

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I am a certified personal trainer and also certified women's fitness specialist but would

7 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Jun 18, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 19, 2013

With your background have you looked into the Teacher Trainings at www.thecenterforwomensfitness.com I too work with women and find their teachings to be incredible!

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How do you manage asthma in athletes?

6 Answers | Asked by Shelley Ferguson on Jun 18, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 19, 2013

Natalie gave you some great answers. I always have a conversation upfront with my clients who have asthma as to what their triggers may be, to always carry their inhaler with them and what helps to relieve their asthma symptoms. Clients often know what triggers a response. For some its humidity, ...

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Is their enough stimulation to continually use body weight exercises to gain strength without lifting weights?

7 Answers | Asked by kristy prass on Jun 19, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 19, 2013

It depends on what you're or the client is looking to gain. I have seen progressive muscle stimulation using body weight exercises. I often use a lot of body weight exercises, changing the modality as the client progresses. For instance: push ups: change hand placements, up/down, incline, decline...

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