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Jocelyn Martin

ROCHESTER, MA 02770-1830

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Running a successful weight loss contest.

4 Answers | Asked by Pete Lyons on Nov 07, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Nov 11, 2013

It may be easier to have an overall winner based on %BF lost or lbs lost. You may want to do a mini-assessment before hand (inches, weight, height, BF%, etc) and then repeat it at the 6 week mark. This way you're not only focusing on weight loss, but over all health improvement. You can then also...

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How do you create a fitness folowwing?

9 Answers | Asked by Maria Rice on Nov 08, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Nov 11, 2013

In smaller gyms, people are often looking for a connection. What are you doing or can you do to create a connection between the people that are coming to or may want to come to your class? Do you have a referral system with other related businesses (bike shops) or for clients (bring a friend and r...

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how to loose weight ?

5 Answers | Asked by Tamil Selvi on Nov 09, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Nov 11, 2013

Diet and exercise. There is no secret formula. Jocelyn Martin

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what is the best way to reduce weight dieting or exercise

7 Answers | Asked by Tamil Selvi on Nov 09, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Nov 11, 2013

In general, I think both are important and necessary for overall health improvement. However, surprisingly, if you were just looking at and either/or scenario and could only choose one, I would say cutting calories and diet would help you to lose weight better and faster. There have been sever...

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I want to incorporate nutrition with my personal training business

5 Answers | Asked by Dianne Della Ratta on Nov 09, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Nov 11, 2013

There are several nutrition certifications that you can acquire that are accepted as CEUs for different certifying agencies. They go through a thorough scope of practice as to what you can and can not do. www.precisionnutrition.com is an excellent one. Another resource is to looking into becomi...

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How people can reduce the percentages of heart blockages,eventhough they are well aware with drugs and sufficient execise?

5 Answers | Asked by NATHAN D.S. on Nov 10, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Nov 11, 2013

Proper diet may be a factor in this relationship as well. Studies have shown that patients are much more willing to take a drug and start an exercise program than they are to change their eating habits. But as fitness professionals most of us will agree, that our clients see the most change and re...

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I could use some help with a new client.

6 Answers | Asked by Leslie LaPlace on Nov 01, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Nov 04, 2013

Since her mastectomy and knee replacement were performed years ago, I would pay attention to those areas, including the hip and shoulder to see if there are any compensations during my initial assessment. I would also proceed slowly as you mentioned due to the lyphedema. Any precautions a physicia...

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Is there any way to get questions or answers deleted?

7 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Oct 13, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Oct 14, 2013

Thanks Everyone! I never noticed the "flag as inappropriate" till just now. Thank you. I will certainly use it in the future.

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Info on contacting physicians for clearance etc.

7 Answers | Asked by Paul Bradley on Oct 09, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Oct 13, 2013

I do the same as Jonathan and Karin, but customize the form for the client and their issue. I may also ask the physician specific questions that I would like clarification on (max BP for a client with hypertension, specific exercises to avoid for someone back to exercise after breaking a bone, any ...

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Is there a place where I can get more specific direction about how much I CAN help clients with nutrition?

5 Answers | Asked by LaDonna Spivey on Oct 10, 2013

Answered by Jocelyn Martin on Oct 13, 2013

You can also look into a health coaching certification like Wellcoaches or Institute for Integrative Health (IIN) to help broaden your knowledge base and provide a basis for discussing nutrition and behavior change with clients.

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