Questions Answered by Marlan

Are recovery beverages necessary after intense weight training?

7 Answers | Asked by Kathleen Ferguson 1235 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1235 days ago
Kathleen, There are a lot of really great recovery beverages out there, in my opinion. Unfortunately, I can... read more

Is this IDEA answer section turning into self promotion?

17 Answers | Asked by Danielle Vindez 1238 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1238 days ago
I'm so glad that someone else with the same general viewpoint answered this question. As a relatively "green" trainer, I... read more

As trainers what are your views on consuming diet sodas in place of regular soda for weight loss?

14 Answers | Asked by Kristal Bradshaw 1238 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1238 days ago
Kristal, It's important to say that I am not certified or licensed to offer advice on nutrition. I will add... read more

As trainers, how do you stay motivated?

22 Answers | Asked by Andrea Johnson 1240 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1238 days ago
Andrea, I love this question. It can be stressful dealing with the demands and responsibilites of your pers... read more

What is detoxing?

6 Answers | Asked by Holly Huff 1243 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1238 days ago
Holly, As a fitness professional, I am not certified to offer advice on nutrition. I can give facts to my c... read more

Best way to eat for a female with a mesomorphic body type.

6 Answers | Asked by Heidi Campo 1247 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1245 days ago
Heidi, At one point in my life, I weighed a solid 212. I put my body through a lot in order to get that muc... read more

When doing a machine leg press, is it ok to direct toes to the outside as long as the knees are in alignment with the toes?

10 Answers | Asked by Sheryl Laguna 1247 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1245 days ago
Yes, It is natural for most people to point their toes outward when doing squats or leg exercises. What yo... read more

Thoughts on GNC Ravage

6 Answers | Asked by Heidi Campo 1254 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1251 days ago
Hey Heidi, I've looked up Ravage. I don't ever read the descriptions for stuff like this because I don't fe... read more

Do you know if there is a way to get funding to upgrade our local school gymnasiums to house proper volleyball netting?

2 Answers | Asked by Amber Florence 1253 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1253 days ago
Amber, I wouldn't count on government funding right now. Art, Music, and Physical Education are the three p... read more

Who Else Is Fed Up With Spam Advertisements On The IDEA Answers Platform?

9 Answers | Asked by Marlan Eller 1254 days ago
Answered by Marlan Eller 1253 days ago
AWESOME! Hopefully the steps that have been taken will be enough to keep IDEA free from people who abuse th... read more