NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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what is the best way to reduce weight dieting or exercise

7 Answers | Asked by Tamil Selvi on Nov 09, 2013

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 09, 2013

Hello Tamil Selvi, The best way is to do both. Take care, Natalie.

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What type of fitness are you interested in hearing more about?

2 Answers | Asked by Ernesto Torres on Nov 06, 2013

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 08, 2013

Hello Ernesto Torres, Fitness as medical care. Take care, Natalie NAPS 2 B Fit

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What is the best format for a bootcamp at the small gym?

4 Answers | Asked by Aleksandra Jones on Nov 06, 2013

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 08, 2013

Hello Aleksandra Deren-Jones, This is the fun part... let the imagination go wild. I time each station and let them work at their own pace. Jump ropes are great for many things. A deck of cards can decide repetitions, time or the exercise. Ask the participants what they enjoy. Partner drills ...

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What are some good exercises for a person who has RA? She is experiencing pain in her hips and hands.

5 Answers | Asked by Patience Thompson on Nov 07, 2013

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 08, 2013

Hello Patience Thompson, I agree that doctors' clearance is vital and getting pictures of past therapy to continue training is very helpful. The warm pool is usually the best for RA, 86-90 degrees. If the person fears water, try them in a warm bathtub. Be careful of flare ups letting pain decide...

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How do you cue an obese client to find neutral spine when lying on the floor?

5 Answers | Asked by Lori Michiel on Nov 07, 2013

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 08, 2013

Hello Lori Michiel, I have them do the pelvic tilts standing up to find their neutral spot, then take that to the floor. Your idea of the plate and marble is great. Take care, Natalie NAPS 2 B Fit

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Is it OK to sign up for Spinning Instruction Training and Continuing Education at the same time?

2 Answers | Asked by Karen Hatler on Nov 07, 2013

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 08, 2013

Hello Karen Hatler, Yes, that is fine; although, as Karin Singleton mentions, the CECs won't be credited for recertification. I would prefer concentrating on the information for the class to retain optimal knowledge before taking the continuing education. Take care, Natalie NAPS 2 B Fit

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Running a successful weight loss contest.

4 Answers | Asked by Pete Lyons on Nov 07, 2013

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 08, 2013

Hello Pete Lyons, What worked for me is keeping track of the participants' abilities and inches. The numbers are always given privately. The last day of class is when the results are given to the participants... again, privately. Go ahead and try your idea, haha, a pun. You will gain more from ...

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Group Fitness vs. Personal Training Certifications???

10 Answers | Asked by Jessica Bowman on Nov 07, 2013

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 08, 2013

Hello Jessica Bowman, To answer your question if GFI teaches as much as PT...the personal trainer course will teach you more about kinesiology. The GFI will teach you more about instruction styles for the group setting. I am glad I studied for personal trainer first, then the health coach and gr...

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I could use some help with a new client.

6 Answers | Asked by Leslie LaPlace on Nov 01, 2013

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Nov 01, 2013

Hello Leslie LaPlace, I hope your client continues to heal. I would ask for permission to speak with the doctors and physical therapists. She will need to wear properly fitted compression clothing during exercise, be careful of fractures, and prevent infection in public facilities. Start the re...

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What type of exercises are good for elderly Clint's that want to be able to garden, I.e., getting down on knees with a par

4 Answers | Asked by Mary Moy on Oct 24, 2013

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Oct 31, 2013

Hello Mary Moy, Eccentric squats are great. Be careful not to over abduct or adduct the legs which may compromise the hip. I also look at the physical therapy routine with the client to progress them safely. We do the exercises in a certain order to make the client get on and off the floor duri...

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