Louie Arias

Raleigh, NC 27615

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average pay for personal trainer in charlotte, nc

7 Answers | Asked by darius moore on Dec 07, 2012

Answered by Louie Arias on Dec 26, 2012

Darius, Paul Check, i do not know if you know who he is? But he made a comment once that made an inpact on me many years ago, he said something like "as a trainer, if you are going to guess at what you are going to do? don't charge much" I hope that helps? Take care.

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Anybody familiar with MAT(muscle activation technique)?

5 Answers | Asked by Shawn Fears on Aug 15, 2011

Answered by Louie Arias on Aug 15, 2011

Yes, a great course to take and have under your belt and is tought by an Exercise Physiologist who thinks outside the box, or as some in the fitness industry would say "treating people is outside the scope of practice" go for it it will make you a better trainer. Good luck.

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Has anyone of you had to work with a person suffering from Piriformis syndrome? Did you device new exercises to manage the pain

9 Answers | Asked by Ruti Abrashkin on Aug 08, 2011

Answered by Louie Arias on Aug 10, 2011

Ruti, i don't know what your back ground is? but this is not a "tricky subject", try this approach. You must down regulate the ANS first, many times just doing that will fix the problem. second, try stretching the Piriformis muscle on the good side ONLY, you will be amazed what this will do the the ...

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Is muscle isolation a good practice, bad practice or just not the most optimal?

13 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Aug 05, 2011

Answered by Louie Arias on Aug 07, 2011

Joanne, some literature call it the Moro reflex and it does exist in adults. A simple explanation is that the body has a built in fight/flight/freeze response, and most of the time a "weak" muscle gets stuck in the "freeze response" and once you unstick it, it returns to normal function, most of the...

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Is muscle isolation a good practice, bad practice or just not the most optimal?

13 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Aug 05, 2011

Answered by Louie Arias on Aug 07, 2011

Gus, your question was answerd by more questions? How about a solution? Fixing the startle or withdrawal reflex in the body, will fix the isolation problem so it wont interfere with the chain reaction and the chain reaction wont worry about the isolation, is that simple and it can be done in a matte...

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What are the best low calorie protein bars without whey or soy?

8 Answers | Asked by Peter Davis on Jul 22, 2011

Answered by Louie Arias on Jul 23, 2011

Mr. Davis, first thank you for the IDEA Answers, it is interesting to read all the questions and answers. I hope you get a chance to read some of them? To answer your question? The product is from Garden of Life "living food perfect food bars" Gardenoflife.com

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MY FIRST QUESTION - Should parents lose custody of obese kids?

10 Answers | Asked by Jason Martuscello on Jul 15, 2011

Answered by Louie Arias on Jul 16, 2011

I agree with LaRue!

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Are you familiar with ACE new Integrated Fitness Model?

7 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 14, 2011

Answered by Louie Arias on Jul 14, 2011

Joanne, as a former ACE trainer could you give a brief discription of what IFT model is? Thanks.

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Are you passionate about ALL of your clients or do you wish you were training a different type of clientele?

17 Answers | Asked by Rachel Baker on Jul 11, 2011

Answered by Louie Arias on Jul 14, 2011

Rachel, a few clients that "fire me up" 1) Female client came to me as a last resort because she was heading for disc surgery. She was affraid to move, and now she moves like a cat and no longer requires surgery, i light up when is see her jumping!. 2) Female client with chronic neck pain, was going...

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