Linda Niazi

Danville, CA 94506

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What is your holiday season wellness plan to cope with special events?

5 Answers | Asked by Susan Gallagher on Dec 07, 2011

Answered by Linda Niazi on Dec 17, 2011

Run 20 miles per week or do 50 minutes of cardio a day.

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What type of nutritional coaching do you provide if you are only certified as a personal trainer?

16 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Dec 14, 2011

Answered by Linda Niazi on Dec 17, 2011

The biggest thing to remember you are not a dietician. You cannot prescribe a diet, however you can make suggestions. I would start by making them conscious of what they are eating. Most people are unaware of portions and calories. I have them keep a weekly food log and at the end of the week I ...

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Do you or your clients keep a food journal? Why/Why not?

14 Answers | Asked by Gretchen Eisenberg on Aug 17, 2011

Answered by Linda Niazi on Aug 17, 2011

I do, especially if their goal is weight loss. If I don't hold them accountable, they make poor decisions and they have reported that to me. I let them eat what they want within certain guidelines and once a week I give them feedback. MyFitnessPal is a great app, especially if you show them h...

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How do you stay injury-free as a personal trainer?

13 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Aug 10, 2011

Answered by Linda Niazi on Aug 17, 2011

I pamper my body. I foam roll with every client, I take naps, I do yoga 3-5 times a week, I enjoy long Epsom Salt baths, I stay hydrated, I eat 5 mini meals a day and I treat myself to massages. My husband bought me a foot massager that I use every other day and once or twice a month I get a 90 min...

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What is your favorite spot to run in the Bay Area?

6 Answers | Asked by Deirdre (Dee Dee) Bundy on Aug 01, 2011

Answered by Linda Niazi on Aug 02, 2011

I love the Hopper Hand Run and the Lyon Street Run in San Francisco. Hopper Hands http://www.yelp.com/biz/hoppers-hands-san-francisco. PROS: - Places to stop along the way, like the Warming Hut, to get refreshments. - The run can be as long or short as you want and there is parking (it's my ...

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Which lean protein is better if I'm looking to lose weight?

14 Answers | Asked by Jared Ashlock on Jun 09, 2011

Answered by Linda Niazi on Jun 13, 2011

The best lean protein to try is an all natural one; nothing that comes from a can or packet or that is overly processed. The more processed your food is the lower nutrient density and the more added sodium you will consume. It also helps to vary your proteins throughout the day. If you are trying to...

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What is the best food/nutrition tracking app for either iPhone or Android phones?

12 Answers | Asked by Jared Ashlock on Jun 09, 2011

Answered by Linda Niazi on Jun 13, 2011

I used to use LoseIt and I tried the livestrong App. My favorite is MyFitnessPal. Not only does it have the largest database of foods I have ever seen, but it allows you to see how your friends are doing in terms of staying on track. For example when someone loses a pound, it will post it on your fr...

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