John Penley

Brighton, MI 48116

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If I'm an actual Muay Thai fighter, do I need certs to sell private lessons?

3 Answers | Asked by Joe Bastone on Aug 26, 2013

Answered by John Penley on Aug 30, 2013

It is not required to have a certification in anything to give private lesssons. However as it was said before being an athlete does not make a trainer be. It is important to have serious knowledge of medical, mechanical, physiology and teaching experience behind you in a certification. That be s...

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Training clients who are far away. I need quality exercise vid/pics. Any suggestions? giexercise.com or ptonthenet.com?

6 Answers | Asked by David Pendergrass on Aug 29, 2013

Answered by John Penley on Aug 30, 2013

For $5.00 you can get a app called "Coach's Eye" for phone that lets you make and adjust video. Draw lines, move frame be frame, store and adjust it on the web. Send videos via email or phone. Also, clients can buy the same app video themselves email it to you. You can examine video frame by frame a...

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I have been contacted by a local TV station to possibly partner with for 2013, what should I be aware of?

4 Answers | Asked by Lisa Maki on Jan 02, 2013

Answered by John Penley on Jan 03, 2013

Lisa, practice your verbage so that you state only things that can be varifiable through your licensing certification. Remember when using scientific information that nothing is the truth or absolute, try the line "the science suggests...." Dont be afraid to say you dont know but explain that you c...

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Preparing for an obstacle race

8 Answers | Asked by Christina Montell on Dec 21, 2012

Answered by John Penley on Jan 02, 2013

Christina, I have done the warrior dash and had several client do this race, its a fun race and easy to prepare for. They need to be able to outdoor jog completely 3.5 mile run, this you can apply normal running principle for Daniels' Running Formula - 2nd Edition by Jack Daniels. (recommend tra...

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Edema detected.Any medicinal advice to Cure Edema???

9 Answers | Asked by Shwan Martin on Dec 26, 2012

Answered by John Penley on Jan 02, 2013

Its unfortunate to recieve a notice of possible edema. However, this is not a problem that 100,000 of people live with and enjoy full lives with everyday. First, Like my fine collegues have said, pay a visit to a physician to have a full checkup done and then go from there. Here is a great websit...

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An Exercise Program for People with chronic mechanical back pain

11 Answers | Asked by azzoza alsaga on Jan 02, 2013

Answered by John Penley on Jan 02, 2013

Both Joanne and Karin are right that anytime pain is involved you should contact your physician for clearence to exercise. however, you should se good results with aqautic training. You may also look into yoga stretching routines which is an often recommedation for persons with back pain. To a...

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Does anyone have experience training someone with facet tropism?

1 Answer | Asked by Nancy Thompson on Dec 18, 2012

Answered by John Penley on Jan 02, 2013

I know a personal friend who has same condition who asked me the same information. I do not personally train him though. Because of the type of back condtion it is treated like most back "bone" injury cases. Exercise programs that can be helpful would be things like aqua resistance training, pool...

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What are your thoughts on a vegan diet?

14 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Dec 30, 2012

Answered by John Penley on Jan 02, 2013

I am not a vegan. Vegan diet remains as always a healthy diet historically. However depending on your goal set there are several protein chains that can only be retained in meat products and 7 of them are essential for growth and optimum diet. If you are already of a healthy condition, vegan diet is...

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