Natalie Smith

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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How do you ensure students get a workout when teaching Hip-Hop?

5 Answers | Asked by wil-son Williams on Aug 20, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Aug 23, 2015

Hello Wil-son Williams, You can also make sure to explain the Talk Test and RPE scale. When giving the low to high exercise samples, see how many choose the moderate as opposed to the low. I believe that we all have strong and weak days; so, let the student choose their own level; this ensures the ...

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New Wellness Center Director; what type of contract/agreement should be signed by outside trainer/instructor?

4 Answers | Asked by Rylan Kennedy on Aug 20, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Aug 23, 2015

Hello Rylan Kennedy, You could draw up your rough draft of what you expect of them and have it checked out by your lawyers. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Are there any liability issues for testing blood glucose and cholesterol for pre/post program data?

3 Answers | Asked by Patty Amidon on Aug 21, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Aug 23, 2015

Hello Patty Amidon, Yes, I can think of a few obvious issues. My first thought is to check with your insurance provider to keep risks at a minimum. I am sure you have the waivers ready and on hand. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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what should kids eat before hot football practice?

4 Answers | Asked by Kelly Sandt on Aug 20, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Aug 23, 2015

Hello Kelly Sandt, Children's growing bodies are quite different from adults'. Make sure they are eating the healthiest possible as well as getting the proper amount of rest and exercise. The trainers also need to keep an eye out for subtle symptoms to prevent the child from becoming ill. There is ...

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How do I copy a photo from my Picasa album for my profile photo?

1 Answer | Asked by Nancy Stanard on Aug 20, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Aug 23, 2015

Hello Nancy Stanard, I hope this helps: https://support.google.com/picasa/answer/39551?hl=en&ref_topic=6247492&v... Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Hi everyone, What kind of insurance I need to start accepting clients, who insurance pays for their personal training?

4 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Aug 21, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Aug 23, 2015

Hello Delmar Carey, You will find what you are looking for by not giving up; check this out: http://www.ideafit.com/answers/in-your-experience-does-healthcaremedicar... Another option: if the client trains at work, it may be paid by the employer. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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State of the art for fitness centers?

3 Answers | Asked by Catherine Calder on Aug 19, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Aug 23, 2015

Hello Catherine Calder, State of the art means nothing if people do not use it. I was the only one using the anterior tibialis apparatus. I would do a survey to see what the patrons will use and use that as a starting point. You could also go to other facilities at different times of the day, week ...

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Why do I gain weight...when I feel thinner?

5 Answers | Asked by America Sofia on Aug 23, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Aug 23, 2015

Hello America Sofia, The impact forces also build bone mass which will add weight. Bone and muscle mass are good things. Getting your fat mass checked is a good idea, as Harris suggests; so, you are able to track progress and body changes with your exercise routine changes. I also seem to weigh m...

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what are the risk factors for a elderly overweight/obese client with (L4/L5 spinal injury), decompressive laminectomy?

5 Answers | Asked by Ioramo Togia on Aug 17, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Aug 19, 2015

Hello Ioramo Togia, Yes, you need to be very careful to proceed slowly and pay close attention to symptoms along with doctor and therapist instructions. I would make sure the person is flexible before starting strength work. I like the pool idea very much. You list the risk factors in your question...

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Do you second guess yourself as a trainer?

7 Answers | Asked by Missy Reece on Aug 17, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Aug 19, 2015

Hello Missy Reece, It can be a good thing to second guess, that means you are always willing to learn. With that goes the other side of the spectrum...willing to try new things. I like to go with the flow; try it myself first; if it does not "work," move on to the next thing. There are so many opti...

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