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Michael Siler

Austin, TX 78756

Questions Answered by Michael Siler

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New gym in Spring Valley, NY & Bergenfield, NJ! Please help me get the word out

10 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Mar 27, 2013

Answered by Michael Siler on Mar 27, 2013

Congratulations to your friend! Is this a different gym than the one you mentioned in a previous "question?" You can find what I'm talking about here: - http://www.ideafit.com/answers/new-gym-in-new-jersey-and-new-york If it's the same gym, I'd still be interested to hear your thoughts on the...

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What are some of the best exercises for legs and thighs to lose inches and shred??

9 Answers | Asked by Melisa Byrns on Mar 26, 2013

Answered by Michael Siler on Mar 26, 2013

Karin and Natalie bring up some excellent points. I feel that it's important to keep in mind her overall well-being and not sacrifice that for the sake of "inches lost." Out of curiosity, how long have you two been training together? Also, how much have you two talked about what she eats? Is...

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What are your favourite ladder drills?

5 Answers | Asked by Lisa Workman on Mar 26, 2013

Answered by Michael Siler on Mar 26, 2013

I like Mac's suggestion of slowing the pace down from the start for them. Below you'll find a link to an awesomely comprehensive PDF guide for the agility ladder. I've found it to be incredibly helpful and would definitely recommend you check it out if you haven't already. It goes through tons of...

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Would an elite college wrestler be in the same condition as a college basketball player

8 Answers | Asked by Chuck Perry on Mar 23, 2013

Answered by Michael Siler on Mar 25, 2013

Similar to the other responses, it would all depend on the metrics you're looking at. I feel that Joanne provides a great example in her answer. Hopefully it helps you understand how there's more to consider than just the face value of your initial question.

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What are some physical activities that use both sides of the brain?

11 Answers | Asked by Michele Dorszynski on Mar 22, 2013

Answered by Michael Siler on Mar 25, 2013

Great suggestions from all the other responses! From such a wide range of ideas, I imagine you'd be able to develop several months worth of challenging material for your residents. Here are some additional activities that might be of interest to you: - Use sidewalk chalk to draw straight line...

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best nutrition websites

3 Answers | Asked by M K on Mar 24, 2013

Answered by Michael Siler on Mar 25, 2013

I'm a fan of the website Karin suggested and would also recommend you check it out if you haven't already. Is there anything in particular you're looking for with regard to nutrition? Or are you just interested in finding a good resource for the subject in general? If you get the chance, let ...

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What are the laws or standards surrounding personal trainers with your organization recommending supplements to their clients

10 Answers | Asked by Dianna Risley on Mar 15, 2013

Answered by Michael Siler on Mar 23, 2013

Since my main certification is though ACE - and I'm not a dietitian or a doctor - I abide by this position statement found on their website: - http://www.acefitness.org/fitness-certifications/nutrition-statement.asp... Let me know if you still have any questions and/or concerns. I'd be happy to ...

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Personal training individuals with developmental disabilities

7 Answers | Asked by Laura Fine on Mar 22, 2013

Answered by Michael Siler on Mar 23, 2013

Great suggestion, Michael, I didn't know that certification existed either! Laura, another certification that might be worth looking into (if you haven't already) is the NSCA-Certified Special Population Specialist. Here's a link for more info: - http://www.nsca.com/Certification/CSPS/ Know, ...

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Looking for a scale that measures body fat and so forth for clients?

8 Answers | Asked by Dorte Richardson on Mar 21, 2013

Answered by Michael Siler on Mar 22, 2013

I've had great experiences with both Omron and Tanita products, but I always take the numbers they spit out with a grain of salt. Michael M. brings up a great point with regard to the reliability and validity of using bioelectrical impedance to measure body fat percentage. Although it may save y...

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What should be the name of my personal training business?

9 Answers | Asked by sufyan alnuor on Mar 21, 2013

Answered by Michael Siler on Mar 22, 2013

If you haven't already, I recommend you check out the following links for great responses to previous questions very similar to yours: - http://www.ideafit.com/answers/business-name-for-woman-only-personal-tra... - http://www.ideafit.com/answers/business-name-for-mobile-trainer Although your ...

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