Natalie Smith

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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FYI: Free Counseling for Obese Rating

6 Answers | Asked by Natalie Smith on Jun 11, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 12, 2015

Thank you for your response, Ariadne. Clients who do a consultation have opened the door of communication when this news may be of help. Yes, building mutuality with other programs can be beneficial. Take care, Natalie.

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Getting your clients to push themselves.

9 Answers | Asked by Missy Reece on Jun 08, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 08, 2015

Hello Missy Reece, Sometimes pool work can be harder than it looks or feels. Is the client happy with their program? If so, I would not worry about it. You may also try telling them to push hard for a short while to reap the long term benefits. Do you incorporate games, races, or logs that will sho...

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What is the best fan (mist, ceiling, floor) for group fitness rooms (classes & training) - one is 60 sq ft, the other 1800?

2 Answers | Asked by Lori Decker on Jun 08, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 08, 2015

Hello Lori Decker, You may prefer ceiling fans for the space and air flow issue, as long as the ceilings are high enough and there is not the risk of equipment getting stuck or being flung back down. I would shy away from mist for the mold issue, since you are already dealing with sweat. Have you s...

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What Skinfold Caliper Do you recommend? Looking for a good one but not too pricey (if possible)

3 Answers | Asked by Tricia Jones on Jun 08, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 08, 2015

Hello Tricia Jones, Wow, there are so many to choose from, along with suppliers. They are all comparable and do the intended job. I chose the tool with the widest measurement capability similar to what we used in class. A google search will bring up good quality devices from reputable sources who ...

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Online Training

4 Answers | Asked by Annette Eliza on Jun 08, 2015

Answered by Natalie Smith on Jun 08, 2015

Hello Annette Eliza, That's great news; I hope the success continues. I personally do not use online training; we are still old school and prefer the personal, face to face, one on one training. Hmm, face to face is done with computers; okay, in person training. I would like to hear your feedback;...

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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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