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Natalie Smith

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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Explain the term energy metabolism

1 Answer | Asked by troy lebehen on Sep 16, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Sep 19, 2013

Hello Troy Lebehen, This would be the body's systems of building up and breaking down to make power. Take care, Natalie NAPS 2 B Fit

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What techinques do you use to help motivate clients to come in for their sessions?

7 Answers | Asked by Kai Rossbach on Sep 18, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Sep 18, 2013

Hello Kai Rossbach, Those people may need reminders of why they hired you in the first place. Then bring up the facts of how their workouts will reap the health benefits they desire. Have you spoken to them about how to deal with setbacks such as these? Everyone has their own roadblock that need...

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How many clients should a new trainer take on?

7 Answers | Asked by Callie Leasure on Sep 15, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Sep 18, 2013

Hello Callie Leasure, There is not a set answer for that question. As you have already read, many circumstances come into play. It may be time for the trainer to decide what their own goal is this time. Take care, Natalie NAPS 2 B Fit

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How do you handle PT assessments in terms of payments?

5 Answers | Asked by Kelly Serfas Bower on Sep 12, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Sep 12, 2013

Hello Kelly Serfas Bower, I charge an hourly rate for the initial assessment as I would for a training session. The time it takes me to go over all the information and do research if necessary, design a program and print it out takes more time that I am not being compensated for. This is a huge s...

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What are the best fitness assessments for older overweight adults?

9 Answers | Asked by Evelyn Sinclair on Sep 12, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Sep 12, 2013

Hello Evelyn Sinclair, I hate to sound so simple; but, the ones they let you do. All the older adults are so different with activity levels, aches and illnesses. Doing simple body measurements, stretches and strength moves that you list which do not tax their system are a good start and give you...

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My son is a junior in high school and wants to get into West Point...

2 Answers | Asked by Paul Cameron on Sep 11, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Sep 11, 2013

Hello Paul Cameron, You have come to the right place. It is very easy to find a professional trainer in your area by entering your location. http://www.ideafit.com/find-fitness-professional http://www.acefitness.org/acefit/locate-trainer/ Good luck to you and your son. Take care, Natal...

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Games to play as form of a workout-1on1 client

10 Answers | Asked by patricia provencher on Sep 10, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Sep 11, 2013

Hello Patricia Provencher, Have you thought about badminton, table tennis, disc golf, tennis, volleyball, jump rope across the room racing, etc.? Does she like to rollerskate, bike, hike, etc.? Have you asked her what she liked to play as a youngster? What has she enjoyed recently? Clients ask m...

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Chronic tight Piriformis

6 Answers | Asked by patricia provencher on Sep 10, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Sep 11, 2013

Hello Patricia Provencher, Are these conditions doctor diagnosed? Has she gone to a physical therapist for this? Has she seen a podiatrist? The body always compensates for something or another. I would have her make sure to stretch the entire body and let her body rest. Stretches are done to com...

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trx class

4 Answers | Asked by alireza oraei on Sep 08, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Sep 10, 2013

Hello Alireza Oraei, Congratulations and good luck with your class. To make the class attractive to clients, you could ask them to bring their own music and what body parts they are interested in spending more time on. Talking with the participants before and after class will give you many idea...

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Is interval training the best training for heart health in seniors?

5 Answers | Asked by John Phillips on Sep 09, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on Sep 10, 2013

Hello John Phillips, I am not sure there is a "best" for anything. Studies are always being done and the results are always being tweaked. The options are endless when it comes to training programs. That is why cross training, like the others mention, is a good way to go. Mix up the interval tr...

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