Mac Dodds

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Questions Answered by Mac

What motivates people to exercise?

10 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Mckinney 645 days ago
Answered by Mac Dodds 20 days ago
Pain, among many others. Ask you clients what motivates them. Listen to what they say. Help them get what they want. ... read more

What is the best way to motivate a child at an early age to exercise?

12 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Scrofini 1328 days ago
Answered by Mac Dodds 20 days ago
Start with fun and games. Make it feel like fun, rather than like a classroom. Live Good, Mac Dodds ... read more

What is the best age to start sports programs with kids? What is the best activity/sport for development and coordination?

9 Answers | Asked by Magali Sparks 1318 days ago
Answered by Mac Dodds 20 days ago
Get em moving as early as possible. Most kids cant help it. I like swimming, gymnastics, running and playground play for... read more

Have you incorporated an Active Aging program into your training regimen?

7 Answers | Asked by Kurt Gillon 1117 days ago
Answered by Mac Dodds 20 days ago
I think my programming helps people stay active as they age. I am always encouraging outside activity that can be done b... read more

Does anyone use jumprope as part of their training regimen?

4 Answers | Asked by Bernadette Robinson 205 days ago
Answered by Mac Dodds 20 days ago
I use it as a quick warmup if someone has come in a few minutes late. When appropriate. It's good for bone density as we... read more

Is personal training your secondary career?

13 Answers | Asked by Alejandra Wile 30 days ago
Answered by Mac Dodds 20 days ago
Personal Training and Health and Wellness Exploration is all I do. I love it! It's a great career. Live Go... read more

Do you design Nutrition Programs for your clients? If so what programs do you use or recommend?

17 Answers | Asked by Lisa Lorraine Taylor 1297 days ago
Answered by Mac Dodds 273 days ago
I recommend healthy ways of eating and how to prepare real food. That helps most people. If that's not working for someo... read more

What body fat testing system do you recommend for use in corporate wellness programs?

8 Answers | Asked by Shannon Leavitt 361 days ago
Answered by Mac Dodds 273 days ago
I would use a combo of a 3 site caliper test and waist circumference test. I also usually measure each thigh and upper a... read more

Trainers that measure body fat levels, using a Bioelectrical Impedance device, what device do you use with your clients?

15 Answers | Asked by Anna-Lisa Finger 1301 days ago
Answered by Mac Dodds 273 days ago
Calipers are quick, very accurate and relatively economical. The best of all worlds for my practice. Live G... read more