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Natalie Smith

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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Are strength training exercises best for someone who is on synthroid for thyroid problems?

6 Answers | Asked by Miriam Mitchell on Jun 07, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 08, 2015

Hello Miriam Mitchell, With weight gain, I believe doing what the client enjoys would be most beneficial at this time to keep them motivated. See if giving them choices through varied, balanced workouts helps decide what works best. Take the others' advice to start slowly and gently to prevent inju...

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I am looking to become a Reiki practitioner and a private Tai Chi instructor

4 Answers | Asked by Eric Eyles on Jun 07, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 08, 2015

Hello Eric Eyles, Good for you; good luck with your studies. I would speak with the insurance company, also; you will probably be able to insure both with one policy. Here are some insurance choices: https://www.acefitness.org/insurancecenter/ http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-insurance Take...

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what is the best nutrition certification to learn about the science behind nutrition?

5 Answers | Asked by Aish Balaji on Jun 06, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 07, 2015

Hello Aish Balaji, I also recommend going for registered dietitian if you want the most you can get from all angles of nutrition and be able to educate others. You seem to have the passion to back up this decision. The rules may change in the future; so, you may feel better being prepared and the b...

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I do not have a degree but I am certified as a Senior Fitness Instructor

4 Answers | Asked by Tracy Wickham on Jun 05, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 07, 2015

Hello Tracy Wickham, Congratulations on your senior fitness cert. I do not see if you are a certified trainer; you will want to do that if you aren't already. You could speak with ACE and IDEA who would be happy to help you get certified with the program that is right for you and you may check out ...

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Should one recommend branched chain amino acids to clients?

8 Answers | Asked by Noreen Hensel on Jun 05, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 07, 2015

Hello Noreen Hensel, What works for you may not work for someone else; then, how would you feel? I still believe in a natural as possible, balanced diet. If the client and you still insist, I agree with having them take this topic to their doctor and/or registered dietitian. Take care, Natalie ak...

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Youth's on weight gainer

6 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Jun 04, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 07, 2015

Hello Delmar Carey, That is a question for the client's doctor/registered dietitian. I believe in a balanced, natural as possible diet. Our bodies know what to do when they are taken care of properly. If there is a health concern that demands supplements, you will want to refer them to the doctor. ...

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how do you get leads

9 Answers | Asked by Debbie Strauch CPT-CES, GFS on Jun 04, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 07, 2015

Hello Debbie Strauch, When you are still starting out, you will want to wear your business attire with logo everywhere you go to get the conversation started. Have you checked out SCORE.org? https://www.score.org A local business group will help, also. Incorporate this with all the other ide...

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I have reduced my body fat % from 31% to 22% but have not seen any weight loss and only a couple of pounds weight loss.

8 Answers | Asked by Jo Jones on May 28, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 04, 2015

Hello Jo Jones, Congratulations. Were the percentages taken by the same method/person and time of day? You feel stronger and more toned but want to see more weight/inch loss; maybe it is a sign to up the resistance training...talk to your great trainer about increasing intensity. It sounds as if yo...

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Do any trainers use a post office box, or UPS address for their business?

5 Answers | Asked by Jan Stewart on May 29, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 04, 2015

Hello Jan Stewart, If you are not comfortable using your address, then don't. I get back to those who contact me to find out if they are in my mobile training area. I prefer word of mouth advertising anyway; less surprises that way and more camaraderie from the start which builds the rapport quicke...

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I have a client who experiences shoulder pain when doing a low plank. Thoughts on what the issue might be?

5 Answers | Asked by Leon Beeloo on May 30, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 04, 2015

Hello Leon Beeloo, There are many wonderful, specific answers for you. It is obviously something that needs to be taken care of; since, shoulder anatomy is delicate: so much weight hanging from musculature. It may be something you can look back on to see what the training regimen is lacking or over...

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