John Kane

Salem, MA 01970

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Have a client with overdeveloped calves. I would not want to advise any weight training. Any other suggestions?

7 Answers | Asked by Christina Cotsiopoulos on Jun 30, 2014

Answered by John Kane on May 25, 2018

Hello, Everyone pretty much covered it. They shouldn't be neglected and light work will be more than fine. I'm sure it boils down to genetics. I had a friend who was really skinny but had huge (perfectly sculpted) calves that a bodybuilder would die for. His father was built exactly the same ...

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should you do cardio before strength training?

6 Answers | Asked by Debra Jones on Jan 11, 2015

Answered by John Kane on May 25, 2018

Hello, Cardio first is a great way to warm up the muscles. However if you plan on doing a very strenuous weight lifting workout you might want to do it on a different day. It all depends on your circumstances and goals. If it is a regular moderate resistance workout then yes go for it. Coac...

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Does anybody hold either a Boxing or Kickboxing Certification?

9 Answers | Asked by Thea Jorgensen on May 09, 2012

Answered by John Kane on May 25, 2018

Hello, If you train in martial arts (kickboxing) and have earned a black belt ask your instructor to create a certificate for you. That should cover it. Coach John Kane CPT www.cjkpersonaltraining.com

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how important is strength training to weight loss and fitness?

33 Answers | Asked by Lauren Fraser on May 09, 2011

Answered by John Kane on May 25, 2018

Hello, Strength training is a must! Just regular cardio on the treadmill isn't going to cut it. It might work in the beginning for a newcomer but the progress will minimize after awhile. Strength training will develop more muscle mass which will burn more calories while resting. Additionally ...

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What type of exercise is most effective for weight loss - strength training or cardio?

30 Answers | Asked by Shelly Hernandez on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by John Kane on May 25, 2018

Hello, Both! I would have them do strength training and cardio. You could also have them do a lot of circuit training with the resistance exercises so they are getting cardio at the same time. I would include a lot of HIIT training with the type of cardio that they enjoy. Last but not least ...

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What is the best type of training for a jiu-jitsu match, which uses both cardio endurance and short bursts of explosive moves?

6 Answers | Asked by Melanie Fensick on Jun 08, 2011

Answered by John Kane on May 25, 2018

Hello, Lots of HIIT training, MMA training, Cross Training and of course more rolling on the mat. Good luck! Coach John Kane CPT www.cjkpersonaltraining.com

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What is your favorite, most effective, group fitness class your recommend to your clients?

6 Answers | Asked by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Oct 15, 2017

Answered by John Kane on May 25, 2018

Hello, I recommend boxing and kickboxing ever time. They are the best form of group cardio. I know because I have been doing it for 4+ years. Coach John Kane CPT www.cjkpersonaltraining.com

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What is your favorite and most effective way to help your clients improve thier eating habits?

15 Answers | Asked by Maureen Geraghty on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by John Kane on May 25, 2018

Hello, I give all my clients tips and suggestions but getting them to implement them in their lives is no easy task. I have found that people are willing to get up at the crack of dawn and train for 2 hours at a time 5 days a week but the slightest mention of changing their eating habits (just a...

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Ever see a random last straw or "a-ha!" moment finally move a client to change a health habit for good?

5 Answers | Asked by Sandy M. Fernandez on May 22, 2018

Answered by John Kane on May 25, 2018

Hello, Yes, it was a health scare. The client came to me after his doctor said he better take action and lose 40 pounds, change his diet, etc. or he was going to be in some deep trouble in the not too distant future. He was 57 at the time. Now 3 years later he is 40 pounds lighter, eats very w...

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Ever see someone's family/friends/co-workers resist or undermine their healthy change?

10 Answers | Asked by Sandy M. Fernandez on Oct 09, 2016

Answered by John Kane on May 22, 2018

Hello, This is unfortunately very common. Sometimes it's intentional and other times it is not. If the client's main circle of friends are overweight and lead unhealthy lifestyles and then the client decides to make a huge change and work his or her tail off to achieve that goal, resentment and...

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