Lisa Engles

Oakland, CA 94607

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Do you participate in or teach mind-body based exercise?

4 Answers | Asked by Lisa Engles on Feb 06, 2012

Answered by Lisa Engles on Feb 07, 2012

Hi Lisa. Great question, thanks for asking! The biggest difference is that the basis of Pranayama Running is founded on a combination of scientific studies on the mechanisms of breathing and spiritual breathing practices. The focus is on breathing and harnessing the power of the breath to in...

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Does anyone know a good web hosted program that can add exercise and nutritional support to my web site?

2 Answers | Asked by Melvin Royster on Dec 15, 2011

Answered by Lisa Engles on Dec 15, 2011

Hi Melvin. Kajabi is probably the best service I can think of to do this. It's allows you to make membership sites as well if you like. http://www.kajabiapp.com/ Best, Lisa Engles

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Do any of you video blog?

11 Answers | Asked by Shawn Fears on Dec 14, 2011

Answered by Lisa Engles on Dec 15, 2011

Hey Shawn. I've started creating a ton of video that I use for blogs as well as freebies to capture opt-in leads on my website. My site is under reconstruction right now, but I have several videos on my home page if you want to check it out: www.InnerStateCoaching.com Creating relationships wit...

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Any info on Antioxidants and their role in overall health, can they be measured?

5 Answers | Asked by Dan Murphy on Dec 13, 2011

Answered by Lisa Engles on Dec 14, 2011

Hi Dan. Here's a great article from WebMD that will answer your question about Antioxidants: http://www.webmd.com/diet/guide/antioxidants-your-immune-system-super-fo... Additionally, you can go to the 'Antioxidant Home' page of WebMD and learn nearly everything about antioxidants: http://www.w...

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How to stick to New Year's Resolution Goals?

8 Answers | Asked by The Art of Personal Training by Kisar Dhillon on Dec 10, 2011

Answered by Lisa Engles on Dec 14, 2011

Hi Kisar. As health and fitness professionals, we're always in the position of helping our clients move toward their goals. We also know that goal setting is a prerequisite to success whether it's in the gym, on the field or in life. Goal setting is more than just identifying what you want...

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What is a good method of preventing sore muscles for a client who is new to weight training?

18 Answers | Asked by Laura Myers on Dec 02, 2011

Answered by Lisa Engles on Dec 02, 2011

Hi Laura. As Joanne said, there is no way around muscle soreness. It's a normal part of the General Adaptation Syndrome. You may want to educate your client about why he/she get's sore so that they understand it's not a bad thing, and in fact is something that everyone experiences when their bo...

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If you could change one thing in the fitness industry, what would it be?

15 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Aug 16, 2011

Answered by Lisa Engles on Nov 29, 2011

I loved reading and agree with many of the answers here. I would add that I would like to see more movement toward integration of mind/body practices, tools and techniques used to help our clients achieve their health and wellbeing goals. As a veteran of this industry, I've been hard-pressed t...

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How does the subjective assessment guide as far as individualized program design is concerned?

8 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Oct 30, 2011

Answered by Lisa Engles on Nov 29, 2011

Hi Joanne. To clarify, you are asking how subjective assessment, not objective assessment affects program design. Subjective assessments including general health history, medical history and lifestyle helps me to understand my clients personal history and how things like their occupation a...

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Anyone have good experience with on-line PT software?

7 Answers | Asked by Robin Bunio on Nov 17, 2011

Answered by Lisa Engles on Nov 29, 2011

Hi Robin. I've been using Training Peaks (www.trainingpeaks.com) for many years to create extended training plans for my endurance sport athletes. The great thing about training peaks is that you can create your own library, share libraries with other coaches or download libraries of your choice....

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Group Training Assessment

8 Answers | Asked by Emily Sullivan on Nov 27, 2011

Answered by Lisa Engles on Nov 29, 2011

Hi Emily. Over the past 9 years I've used a variety of assessments at the beginning of my group training programs including FMS, overhead squat as well as performance assessments for athletes. Group size determines which assessment(s) I chose to use. I find that the NASM overhead squat assessm...

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