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Nancy Korf

Portland, OR 97229-2295

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Newest & Most Worthy Fitness Trends to replace BOOT CAMP, CrossFit & other Popular Names..

2 Answers | Asked by Nolan Ferraro about 10 hours ago

Answered by Nancy Korf about 7 hours ago

Some of the buzz phrases I'm seeing lately "Results driven" "Express" "metcon" - this term hasn't worn out in my area yet "Apocalyptica" - just kidding, but it's a big funny to me how some of the formats are naming themselves to sound more intense. "Loaded movement training" Where I see f...

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I have a client with poor knees looking for an indoor audio walking program. Any appropriate audio or App suggestions?

2 Answers | Asked by Laura Partridge on Nov 24, 2015

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 29, 2015

So, the client will be walking inside their own home, i.e. they have a treadmill? Maybe have your client get a Fitbit or heart rate monitor and teach them how to work out at their desired intensity (give them a circuit, a steady state, whatever homework you have set for them), and then let them p...

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Does anyone recommend the 3 d body sacnner for measuring clients progress or the In Body body fat machine?

1 Answer | Asked by Danny Oh on Nov 25, 2015

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 29, 2015

One of the places where I worked licensed a Bod Pod. Even with all of their weight loss contests and discounts, between the expense of the unit and the license fees, it appears not to have been worth it. They decided to release the machine after the first year.

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I work in a small gym and I am thinking of adding a Tabata style class. Can I call my class 'Tabata' or is that name patented?

3 Answers | Asked by Kelly Isbell on Nov 25, 2015

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 27, 2015

You can use the word Tabata if you wish. The term, "Tabata Bootcamp" has been trademarked by Mindy Mylrea and Savvier Fitness (her company) and is a specific format. As Harris alluded to, "Tabata" has become a bit of a diluted term. You can read his two original HIIT studies if you google t...

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Fitness Coordinators/Directors - how do you handle instructors who won't commit?

4 Answers | Asked by Alicia Valleskey on Nov 23, 2015

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 24, 2015

"I have a time slot open on Tuesdays at 10:30am. Format options are ____, _____, and _____. If you teach any of these formats and are willing to take the timeslot or sub it, please let me know as soon as possible. If no one will commit to taking the class as their permanent responsibility, we wil...

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5 Answers | Asked by IOANNIS TSIALIS on Nov 17, 2015

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 19, 2015

Dr Jason Karp has several good running programs and resources.

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why do fitness instructors perform a baseline fitness test

7 Answers | Asked by zak mccabe on Nov 19, 2015

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 19, 2015

Because it's your starting point? In order to know whether whatever you're doing is "working," you need to know where you're at!

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What are the ACE plank standards?

4 Answers | Asked by Jim Hensrud on Nov 17, 2015

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 18, 2015

You got some good answers a few days ago. What type of client are you trying to help, or why are you needing these particular standards? Although it's kind of nice to see how well we stack up to others, the most usefu...

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My club offers over 180 classes per week. I need to track numbers in class. How do you track your statistics

6 Answers | Asked by Sheila McGill on Nov 14, 2015

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 14, 2015

The problem with tracking, unless you have someone else do it, is that instructors don't always report accurately, especially if they think their jobs are on the line, or if their self esteem is tied in some way to having "big" classes. If you have a couple of people who work the front desk, you ...

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What is a good brand of resistance bands? (Continues loop flat bands).

8 Answers | Asked by Chris Williams on Nov 13, 2015

Answered by Nancy Korf on Nov 14, 2015

These are also great bands, and the education component is great. Dave "the band man" was one of the original rubber band educators and is a physical therapist. I've got several sets of these bands, too. What I tend to do is wait until I need bands and then see what is the cheapest for my curre...

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