Joshua Powell

Saginaw, MI 48623

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What are recommended introductory exercise science/kinesiology textbooks?

9 Answers | Asked by Amy P. on May 22, 2013

Answered by Joshua Powell on May 24, 2013

I believe Harris has given a great list of materials. My favorites being: -Essentials of Strength Training & Conditioning (3rd Edition) [You might be able to find the 2nd Edition for really cheap, it's just missing some information] -ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription I...

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Natural weight loss

13 Answers | Asked by M K on Apr 13, 2013

Answered by Joshua Powell on Apr 14, 2013

1) Burn more calories than you consume. 2) Eat healthy, natural, organic foods. 3) Don't eat anything in a package. 4) Exercise regularly in a safe and effective manner. 5) Rid yourself of all negative energy around and inside you.

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Any modifications for lunges for a client with Mortons Neuroma?

5 Answers | Asked by Maggie Barclay on Apr 08, 2013

Answered by Joshua Powell on Apr 09, 2013

Anytime you're dealing with the nervous system, it's going to be frustrating. You must be patient and trust the client because this might be some of the worst physical pain they've ever dealt with. I can speak with experience on both sides of this. I would first ensure the client has the most comfo...

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Total body training two days in a row?

16 Answers | Asked by Patricia LoPiccolo on Apr 08, 2013

Answered by Joshua Powell on Apr 09, 2013

The important aspect to this is LOW intensity. At first, a couple weeks even, you will be sore as your body adapts to the demands of exercise. But you should feel tired, as you've used a lot of energy, but not be very sore. Soreness comes from damage to the muscle, usually from heavy weights or int...

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any Basic 1 Zumba certification classes in Mason or Thurston County in Washington State

4 Answers | Asked by susan olsen on Apr 09, 2013

Answered by Joshua Powell on Apr 09, 2013

Hi Susan, To get right to it, there are not really multiple certifying agencies for Zumba. As I understand, Zumba is a registered trademark of Zumba Fitness, LLC. So therefore any trainings can be found by searching at www.zumba.com/trainings -Josh

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Diabetes and exercise and reduction of insulin

10 Answers | Asked by Marie Levine on Apr 08, 2013

Answered by Joshua Powell on Apr 09, 2013

Hi Marie, Although I can't site my sources from the top of my head, and I have seen many (including the ACE article Karin posted above), I will summarize for you. Exercise uses glycogen, its chosen form of energy. Sugars are broken down into glycogen to be used or stored. Exercise uses the g...

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What are some great bodyweight workouts for women?

11 Answers | Asked by James Brown on Apr 09, 2013

Answered by Joshua Powell on Apr 09, 2013

Hi James, The squat is probably the best calorie burner because it uses the whole body, and a great building block for loaded variations like goblet, front, and back squats. The lunge is not only great for unilateral work, but also helps with hip mobility and can be progressed by adding weight i...

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I am looking for an intership in America, does somebody know where I can look?

7 Answers | Asked by sander.kamphuis@gmail.com Kamphuis on Apr 07, 2013

Answered by Joshua Powell on Apr 08, 2013

Hi Sander As others have said, you certainly want to educate yourself on the rules and regulations of entering the country, your VISA, work permits, etc. As for sources, indeed.com, monster.com, and yahoo.com are all prominent job websites in the U.S. with hundreds of openings for internships ...

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Is there a training program for swimmers

8 Answers | Asked by Allie Maples on Apr 03, 2013

Answered by Joshua Powell on Apr 08, 2013

Hi Aillene, Resistance training is certainly going to go a long ways in swimming, but let me just point out a few areas to concentrate on. The shoulders and rotator cuff muscles - These are small muscles that fatigue quickly as they're not used much in daily life compared to swimming, so it's ...

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Best postural analysis/corrective exercise certification

6 Answers | Asked by Jamie Bushman on Mar 19, 2013

Answered by Joshua Powell on Apr 07, 2013

Gray Cook's Functional Movement Screen (FMS) hands down. If every healthcare professional followed it, our industry would be much better off. It takes hours and hours to understand, practice, and truly appreciate, but it is (unfortunately) the greatest hidden secret in the allied health world. I ha...

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