Mac Dodds

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

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What are the biggest challenges when you're traveling?

8 Answers | Asked by Beverly Hosford, MA on Mar 11, 2015

Answered by Mac Dodds on Mar 11, 2015

It's got to be getting enough sleep. Earthing and bringing good reading material and drinking plenty of water absolutely help. Doing light workouts until I feel normal help too. Live Good, Mac Dodds LiveGoodFitness.com

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Difficult Client Who Doesn't Want to Get on Floor to Do Core Work

14 Answers | Asked by Jayne Powers on Jan 02, 2015

Answered by Mac Dodds on Feb 12, 2015

Good Luck with that. Sounds like you have some good advice there. It's our job to make modifications and provide solutions but at some point the client needs to get their hands dirty and work hard in a way that you can both agree on.

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Is it better to use free weights or machine weights?

40 Answers | Asked by Rob Gray on Jun 08, 2011

Answered by Mac Dodds on Feb 12, 2015

The Mother of all fitness questions. Truly it depends on what you have available and what your body is like. If you are fully functioning body weight training adding free weights might be good. What is your goal?

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Is there a fitness app out there for either iPhone, iPad or Android to help track clients, etc?

21 Answers | Asked by Sara Foster on Jun 17, 2011

Answered by Mac Dodds on Feb 10, 2015

I have tried a few different apps for training but I like the business calendar pro to keep track of clients. it's easy to use and syncs with my google calendar.

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I am in need of software that allows me to design fitness programs and either show onliner or print for clients

11 Answers | Asked by David White on Oct 17, 2013

Answered by Mac Dodds on Feb 10, 2015

IDEA has one of the best ones right here on this site

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What motivates people to exercise?

10 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Mckinney on Apr 25, 2013

Answered by Mac Dodds on Jan 09, 2015

Pain, among many others. Ask you clients what motivates them. Listen to what they say. Help them get what they want.

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

12 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Scrofini on Jun 11, 2011

Answered by Mac Dodds on Jan 09, 2015

Start with fun and games. Make it feel like fun, rather than like a classroom. Live Good, Mac Dodds LiveGoodFitness.com

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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 on Jun 21, 2011

Answered by Mac Dodds on Jan 09, 2015

Get em moving as early as possible. Most kids cant help it. I like swimming, gymnastics, running and playground play for motor development. Live Good, Mac Dodds LiveGoodFitness.com

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

7 Answers | Asked by Kurt Gillon on Jan 09, 2012

Answered by Mac Dodds on Jan 09, 2015

I think my programming helps people stay active as they age. I am always encouraging outside activity that can be done by the individual. We work on staying functional and enjoying life through activity! Live Good, Mac Dodds Live Good Fitness

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Does anyone use jumprope as part of their training regimen?

4 Answers | Asked by Bernadette Robinson on Jul 09, 2014

Answered by Mac Dodds on Jan 09, 2015

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 well.

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