Natalie Smith

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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how to correct hard landing when running

3 Answers | Asked by Peggi Yeager on Jul 27, 2014

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 29, 2014

Hello Peggi Yeager, A shorter stride should help and try landing on the ball of the foot instead of a longer stride with heel strike. The anterior tibialis could also be weak. You are lucky to be able to enjoy runs with your sister. By the way, I have much to learn, also; that's why I love this fo...

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Certification for working with the elder population

5 Answers | Asked by BOBBI BORKIN on Jul 29, 2014

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 29, 2014

Hello Bobbi Borkin, Personal Trainer is a great start if you are not one already. Then the older population courses for CECs will help you train the older clients. Have fun with that rewarding career choice. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Lateral Trunk Endurance standards?

2 Answers | Asked by Samantha Kellgren on Jul 27, 2014

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 29, 2014

Hello Samantha Kellgren, McGill's torso muscular endurance test battery is explained in the ACE Personal Trainer manuals and a chart is on the ACE site at: www.ACEfitness.org/PTResources. The ratings are good or poor. Flexion:extension ...ratio less than 1.0 Right side bridge:left side bridge .....

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Hyponatremia

1 Answer | Asked by Joe Ingram Jr. on Jul 28, 2014

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 29, 2014

Hello Joe Ingram Jr., I think people will be getting back to drinking when thirsty, as the ACE Health Coach manual suggests. Of course, don't wait until extreme thirst, and the body will be able to balance itself out. Eating a balanced diet is necessary and a registered dietitian is a great source,...

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I have my BA in English and am thinking of getting my CPT will I be able to find a job

5 Answers | Asked by Alex Shag on Jul 28, 2014

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 29, 2014

Hello Alex Shag, I don't see any reason for not being able to find a job if you do your absolute best. People can see if you care to help them or just want to earn a buck. Karin and Paul are correct...it takes much work and perseverance for the word of your training to get out. Good luck to you, ...

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Is it ok to do side bends with weights in both hands?

7 Answers | Asked by Donna Paventy on Jul 28, 2014

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 29, 2014

Hello Donna Paventy, Yes, it is ok. Usually, this move is left out of a program, though, for the reasons already mentioned. If you think about it, doing resisted side bends would make picking up a suit case easier. It boils down to what your goal is. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Can I use these forms in Rhode Island

3 Answers | Asked by Fabio Figueiredo on Jul 28, 2014

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 29, 2014

Hello Fabio Figueiredo, If you are asking about personal training forms, it should be a fine starting point; I would take them to a business lawyer to tweak them for my area. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Is July and August typically a slow time for people to seek out a Trainer? It is slow for me. Thanks

10 Answers | Asked by Kelly Gibson on Jul 29, 2014

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 29, 2014

Hello Kelly Gibson, No worries; new leads will seek you out when they have more time. Children are home from school and families spend vacation time together. Those new leads you get later will need programs for the road next summer...from you, of course. Yes, slow times are normal...time to catch ...

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How do you assess and improve psoas motor-control?

2 Answers | Asked by Kayne Duncanson on Jul 23, 2014

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 26, 2014

Hello Kayne Duncanson, If you are uncomfortable doing something, then by all means, stop and get it checked out. Please, remember to always listen to your body. You would do well to see a doctor who will be able to recommend the correct protocol. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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what information needs to be included about my start-up club to interested investor

1 Answer | Asked by Shawn Jauz on Jul 23, 2014

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jul 26, 2014

Hello Shawn Jauz, Proof that it will be successful and professional: client base and properly trained staff. Here are links with more ideas: http://www.ideafit.com/answers/when-did-you-decide-it-was-time-to-start-... Good luck, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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