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Jocelyn Martin

ROCHESTER, MA 02770-1830

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client plays singles tennis 4 x week, 4.0 player but when attempting to lift weights gets quickly out of breath

7 Answers | Asked by Joe Subin on Jul 30, 2012

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Aug 06, 2012

Flexibility work will definitely help his tennis game. Strength resistance training should also be a part of his overall program. Since he's intimidated by the weight room, can you train him in another environment? And if weights are intimidating, start with bands, tubing or body weight resistanc...

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Why do some older women have pain and get tired after walking alot? Are they just sore and don't know it?

9 Answers | Asked by Florann Vazquez on Jul 31, 2012

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Aug 06, 2012

I agree with the other posts regarding medical clearance, health history, prior exercise experience, etc. You mentioned that one woman is walking 45min. While that may seem like a small duration for some clients, for others it may be too much. If they are new to exercise you may want to start...

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Public Speaking

6 Answers | Asked by Bryant Seton on Aug 02, 2012

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Aug 05, 2012

My experience has been the same as LaRue's and Karen's. I usually ask before hand what topic the group is interested in hearing/learning more about and then I expand on that topic. I also try to get information at the same time on the size and demographic of the group, as well as where I'll presen...

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Personal Training Sister Businesses?

7 Answers | Asked by Yves Lavoie on Jul 19, 2012

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jul 29, 2012

What about running clinics or camps? You can do adults or youths.

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What is your favorite exercise at the park?

19 Answers | Asked by Florann Vazquez on Jul 28, 2012

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jul 29, 2012

I love using the playground. Pull-ups on the monkey bars. push-ups or triceps dips on the swings. Lunges or squats on the stairs. Reverse crunches on the slide. I love showing my clients how to use the playground for a workout while their kids have fun too.

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What kind of warm up do you have your full functioning clients perform to get ready for a training session.

10 Answers | Asked by Mac Dodds on Jul 07, 2012

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jul 09, 2012

Depending on our workout for the day, some running, jump rope, stepper and dynamic stretching.

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In your experience, does healthcare/medicare/insurance pay for Personal Trainers?

17 Answers | Asked by Bryant Seton on Jun 24, 2012

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 28, 2012

Also, here are two links to insurers I've worked with in a previous life (I was a pharm rep before becoming certified!) who offer coverage that would cover personal training. Please remember that this doesn't mean the client has bought or was offered through their company this coverage. https:...

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In your experience, does healthcare/medicare/insurance pay for Personal Trainers?

17 Answers | Asked by Bryant Seton on Jun 24, 2012

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 28, 2012

Yes and No. As a general personal trainer, as of right now, no, the cost of a personal training session would not be covered by insurance. However, if as a trainer you work as part of a company's wellness program, which has been approved and covered by the insurance offered by that company (usua...

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A plea to the fitness industry:

13 Answers | Asked by Janet Weller on Jun 24, 2012

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 28, 2012

I completely agree Janet. I see the issue from two perspectives. The deconditioned, obese, sedentary client has seen shows like the Biggest Loser, My Weight Loss Story, etc and comes to the personal trainer expecting those types of sessions and "immediate" results. They want quick results a...

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Are there negative issues with deep squats for the over 40 crowd starting back into exercise?

11 Answers | Asked by Rick Almand on Jun 27, 2012

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Jun 28, 2012

I think as you can see from the answers you've received that this is a controversial issue. There is much research on both sides of the issue (Deep Knee squats are safe vs. Deep knee squats are not safe). As LaRue points out, I would review the research and make a qualified decision for yourself, ...

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