Katherine Coltrin

irvine, CA 92614

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Has anyone taken the Gray Institute's GIFT program

3 Answers | Asked by Dani Miro Quesada on Nov 29, 2016

Answered by Katherine Coltrin on Aug 23, 2017

Hello Dani. Maybe better late than never. I completed GIFT in 2016 and would be more than happy to share my insights if you are still interested? Katherine

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FMS or 3DMaps

7 Answers | Asked by Cameron Scott on Jun 27, 2017

Answered by Katherine Coltrin on Aug 22, 2017

Cameron, I would also have to agree with Denny. I am FMS and 3DMAPS certified and completed a fellowship at the Gray Institute. The FMS is much more practical. To put in kind of the words Gray Cook might use... The FMS is similar to a basic blood pressure reading, where as the 3DMAPS takes a b...

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Does anyone know anything about Integrative Movement System and how it compares to other corrective exercise programs

1 Answer | Asked by Stacy Hewitt on Feb 27, 2017

Answered by Katherine Coltrin on Aug 22, 2017

Hello Stacy. My Apologies for a delayed reply. I have a few more questions in relation to your question. I believe once you begin the journey down the corrective exercise road you will quickly realize that everything IS connected and a 'part' approach to treatment doesn't allow for the many other...

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i want to do a course of NSCA

4 Answers | Asked by bishnudutta bhuyan on May 08, 2012

Answered by Katherine Coltrin on May 23, 2012

In addition to information about the NSCA exam and or certification, I strongly advise the purchase of practice exams and or the text book "Essentials of Strength and Conditioning" found at https://www.nsca-cc.org/online_store/products.html?steps=cl&ci=1. Both were extremely helpful in my prepar...

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Clean Eating. Are you a clean eater?

16 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Mar 22, 2012

Answered by Katherine Coltrin on Mar 22, 2012

Not sure as to what 'clean' refers to, however; I eat to conserve energy. Food has plenty of energy. Very rarely do our diets lack in sufficient energy (kcals). What I do believe is that processed and genetically engineered foods might actually require higher energy demand from the digestive system...

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What are the best ways to increase range of motion in the ankle?

13 Answers | Asked by Dr. Nick Rainey on Jul 06, 2011

Answered by Katherine Coltrin on Mar 21, 2012

I suggest you check out Bill Hartman and Carson Boddicker's self mobilization techniques. I have used both after a few sprains out on the trails as well as with my clients. Carson also offers a few good drills. If you want a more in depth but fun and functional approach, Gary Gray offers a few DVD s...

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Wage Requirements

4 Answers | Asked by Jessica Moon on Feb 20, 2012

Answered by Katherine Coltrin on Mar 20, 2012

I would investigate similar jobs and their minimum requirements in your area at http://www.payscale.com/mypayscale.aspx. Then you can adjust your package presentation based on documented information. Hope this helps.

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What resources do you turn to for evidence-based research as it pertains to your profession?

9 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Mar 04, 2012

Answered by Katherine Coltrin on Mar 14, 2012

As a CSCS since 1996 , a presenter with IDEA, and owner of fitness facility I believe both organizations and others such as ACE and IDEA are not only key resources for fitness professionals but are essential for a successful career in fitness. They have not only served as an aid for scientific b...

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Why Did You Decide To Pursue A Master's Degree? How Did You Manage Both Going To School And Working?

11 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Katherine Coltrin on Apr 27, 2011

I received my bachelor's degree in exercise physiology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1990. At this point it wasn't clear where exercise physiology was headed. I had tried to find a position in a nearby hospital's cardiac rehab department, but, at the time, this was still a position...

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