Jocelyn Martin

ROCHESTER, MA 02770-1830

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Yes what exercises can i do for an elevated shoulder during my pt session

4 Answers | Asked by heidi wilson on Jun 10, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 14, 2013

Can you provide more information? Where was the elevated shoulder seen? During exercise or is it always present. Thanks, Jocelyn

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Juice cleanse

9 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Mckinney on Jun 10, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 14, 2013

I have never advocated a cleanse, but I do speak to clients about the benefits of whole, organic fruits and veggies and a healthy diet. We've dicussed juice, juicing and how it can help them reach their RDA for fruits/veggies and the benefits of such, but never as a cleanse.

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I have now been a trainer for almost 2 years and am still struggling to get clients. I need to start my own LLC but how?

7 Answers | Asked by Holly Sonck on Jun 11, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 14, 2013

You've already gotten some great advice on setting up your LLC, I'd caution you to be sure you have a solid business plan before letting go of your current position. As a small business owner, you'll still struggle at times to get clients and establish a reputation. Spend some time now to evaluate...

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How regularly do you have your obese clients weigh themselves?

9 Answers | Asked by Jessica Beauchemin on Jun 11, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 14, 2013

Hi Jessica, I've found, that it depends on the client. I often have a conversation with the client to see what they want. I know it seems counter-intuitive, but I want our sessions and their experience with exercise and healthy living/nutrition to be a positive and uplifting one. I want them t...

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Renting space to trainers- how much do we charge? Any tips/advice?!?! Please help

5 Answers | Asked by Kelly Serfas Bower on Jun 12, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 14, 2013

I have worked as a contractor in the past with a 70/30 split. All clients had to sign in at a front desk area before working with me. The club kept track of the number of people (I had a three ring binder at the front desk. All clients signed in and out.) At the end of the month, my total was ta...

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Do you or your gym give free PT sessions for Birthdays?

6 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Hallinan on Jun 13, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 14, 2013

I do not offer free personal training for birthdays, but I do send a card. In regards to your concern about the completing the free session without a full assessment, rightly so. I do not do any training without a complete medical history and assessment based on their needs, medical history an...

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Help with supersets or combined exercises programming?

8 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Jun 05, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 09, 2013

Hi Melissa, To answer your bent over dumbbell pec fly with the bent over dumbbell triceps kickback question, that is a combination exercise. Its two different exercises rolled into one. Just as you mentioned, I often use these to keep the session moving, add in a new fun element and to change t...

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how you would tell your client the relevance of the screening and appraisal process to the development of their exercise program

4 Answers | Asked by troy lebehen on Jun 06, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 09, 2013

I tell them this is their baseline. This is how we'll evaluate all progress going forward. I also tell them, that the information I gather during the assessment will help me to create a plan that is specific to them. It gives me information on areas that are weak, too tight, postural issues an...

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I have a 13yr old girl as a new client. Needed suggestions on fun safe fitness activities for her

7 Answers | Asked by Shaw Madson on Jun 07, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 09, 2013

It seems to be a common theme, but that age group can sometimes be a challenge depending on who really wants the training: child or parent. I've had success with giving them a choice. I come prepared with different workouts or different exercises. Both serve the same purpose and meet the area...

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How to relieve trapezius pain?

4 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Mckinney on Jun 08, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 09, 2013

Karin and Susan offer some great suggestions, the only one I would add, is the use of a tennis ball to get into specific knots. I sometimes use this vs. a foam roller to get into the origin and attachment areas of the trap. I'll have the client position themselves against a wall or the floor with ...

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