Marlan Eller

Guyton, GA 31312-4599

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What are some of the best body fat calculations used this days?

7 Answers | Asked by Sergio Armenta on Nov 02, 2011

Answered by Marlan Eller on Nov 03, 2011

In my opinion, the best method is still hydrostatic weighing because it is safer than a DEXA (Dual-energy X-ray absorption) scan, but both hydrostatic weighing the DEXA scan are fairly comparable to each other as far as providing the closest estimate of true body fat. There is also something called ...

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What is your favorite core exercise?

29 Answers | Asked by Monica Foster on Nov 01, 2011

Answered by Marlan Eller on Nov 02, 2011

Golf is a good one! Planks work for endurance. My favorite exercise building core endurance is the kettlebell swing! Fun to do, gets your heart rate up, forces you to use pretty much all of your core muscles to stabilize the movement, and it's a great exercise for your posterior chain as well.

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If a client is on an beta blocker how does it affect his workout

5 Answers | Asked by Patrice Doran on Oct 31, 2011

Answered by Marlan Eller on Oct 31, 2011

This is a high risk client. Beta blockers will decrease both heart rate and blood pressure, like Joanne said. Using the Rating of Perceived Exertion chart is a great way to get a good idea of how hard the client is working. The trainer working with this client should require a physician's approval a...

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What type of meal plan would you recommend for a client that is doing a moderate intensity cleanse?

6 Answers | Asked by Heather Muysken on Oct 24, 2011

Answered by Marlan Eller on Oct 31, 2011

I think the best thing you could do in this situation would be to look up the "cleanse" which she is on and give her some directed facts that give a clear representation of the ingredients. Include the daily recommended allowances for those ingredients (if there are any). Most likely, this "clease" ...

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What is your ONE most effective idea for helping your spouse do more exercise- seriously, ONE idea!

13 Answers | Asked by Jude Forsyth on Oct 26, 2011

Answered by Marlan Eller on Oct 27, 2011

When you go somewhere together, just park in the back of the parking lots! =) It's a start!

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is there a way to live in isolation in this world?

7 Answers | Asked by Amaka Rita on Oct 21, 2011

Answered by Marlan Eller on Oct 22, 2011

Karin's right. We're social creatures. Like it or not, life is easier with others to interact with. Life gets tough, but it's no reason to run and hide. You're not alone even when you're alone. There are always others worse off or in the exact same position as you are. Trust in the fact that there a...

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What is the safe age for young people to use supplements?

11 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Oct 21, 2011

Answered by Marlan Eller on Oct 22, 2011

Hi again Gus! As you know, this would be a great question for a physician or a registered dietitian. From a professional standpoint, I think young people are too quick these days to take supplements. From a psychological viewpoint, I think that the best answer would be at the very least age 18 if...

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Who is the Fitness Professional that inspired you the most?

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

Answered by Marlan Eller on Oct 20, 2011

I'd have to say that the fitness professional who has inspired me the most has been the fitness director at my university. He taught my ACE personal trainer course, and he's been a source of information and motivation for me since I met him and got to know him. The best piece of advice that I've eve...

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What are the best remedies if you're starting to feel sick and want to fight it off?

11 Answers | Asked by Lauren Fraser on Oct 19, 2011

Answered by Marlan Eller on Oct 20, 2011

For colds? Consider Zinc supplements? Most homeopathic remedies for colds include zinc as a main ingredient. I rely on LIVESTRONG as a go-to source... Here is what they have to say about Zinc: Here is an article ...

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Tips on how to reach the recommended daily amount of water?

12 Answers | Asked by Jenilee Sanchez on Oct 18, 2011

Answered by Marlan Eller on Oct 19, 2011

Hi again Jenilee! If taste is important, I know many people who have had great success increasing their water intake by adding products like Crystal Light. The product is often sold in single use packets that can be added to a typical bottle of water. (whether or not you want to use plastic bottl...

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