Natalie Smith

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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I am 18 years old and I am 100% convinced in becoming a fitness trainer...any input?

7 Answers | Asked by Prizma Vazquez on May 21, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on May 23, 2013

Hello Prizma Vazquez, Good for you; this is a very uplifting career. You will want to be NCCA certified if not getting a bachelor's degree. Study, study, and study; take this seriously. The more you learn, the better trainer you will be. Do what you love and do your best at it. Always be punc...

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Will I get fit continuing this? Or what should I change?

6 Answers | Asked by john johnson on May 20, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on May 23, 2013

Hello John Johnson, Keep up the good work of taking care of your health. You will want to start up with the weight lifting again. Also, because your medication suppresses your appetite, you should speak with your doctor about resolving this. If need be, beg the doctor for a referral to a regi...

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Why are bodybuilders and powerlifters outcasted in the fitness community?

9 Answers | Asked by Shawn Parisi on May 20, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on May 20, 2013

Hello Shawn Parisi, I have the utmost respect for anyone who can stick with a program long enough to achieve their goals, let alone, great status in their field. It makes me wonder if the people you speak about are truly "health professionals"? My respect goes to those who truly do things natur...

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How many rest days should i have a week

6 Answers | Asked by Lara smith on May 19, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on May 20, 2013

Hello Lara Smith, If you are asking if you may need to cut back, maybe you know in the back of your mind that you should. What are your goals? How are you feeling? Are your workouts interfering with work and family? I like one day of rest a week if not every two days, depending on the person. ...

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is the insurance payment a monthly or yearly payment?

8 Answers | Asked by Stacey Glenn on May 17, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on May 18, 2013

Hello Stacey Glenn, My insurance is a yearly fee; although, the last time, I took the two year option to save money. Take care, Natalie.

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What exercises are good for bow-legged?

5 Answers | Asked by Supaluck Chulasewok on May 17, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on May 17, 2013

Hello Supaluck Chulasewok, How long have these conditions existed? Does the client have pain or difficulty with ADL? Are there contraindications from a physician? Are these conditions diagnosed by doctors? This could be normal for the client who would need to be careful of intrinsic problems tha...

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I need help with losing body fat

9 Answers | Asked by Lara smith on May 17, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on May 17, 2013

Hello Lara Smith, It sounds as if you are doing well with your healthy lifestyle. Without more details, I am not able to give you specific advice. You may be better served to work with a personal trainer in your area who will be able to hone in on what you need. Keep up the good work. Take car...

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Insurance question

4 Answers | Asked by Gabriella Marrewa on May 16, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on May 17, 2013

Hello Gabriella Marrewa, You should be able to find someone who will insure all your modalities. I find that talking to the agents is a great help. Here is a link to help you get started: http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-insurance Take care, Natalie.

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Have you ever heard of getting dizzy from lifting weights?

12 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Hallinan on May 15, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on May 17, 2013

Hello Jennifer Hallinan, I would definitely find out the reason for this. There are many doctors out there from all nationalities. I would prefer speaking with a female doctor who has gone through menopause, if at all possible. You may get the most from someone who has more experience with this. ...

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What should I eat or do for recovery while training hard for a marathon?

5 Answers | Asked by Valorie Williams on May 15, 2013

Answered by Natalie Smith on May 17, 2013

Hello Valorie Williams, How long a marathon are you training for? Your body is trying to tell you something. Do you think it could be something that you may need to talk to your doctor? Otherwise, you may do better to increase your mileage at a slower rate. If this is a running marathon, do str...

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