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NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit

Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972

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Routine for computer work?

2 Answers | Asked by Troy Knudson on Jul 24, 2014

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jul 26, 2014

Hello Troy Knudson, It helps to know what their workstation looks like. Then, do a postural assessment of the client; they all hold stress differently. Usually, they need to strengthen posteriorly and stretch anteriorly. Encouraging the client to get up every 30-60 minutes is beneficial...time to s...

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Id like to know the everyone's opinion on stretching between sets when doing strength training.

6 Answers | Asked by Tanya Sutton on Jul 24, 2014

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jul 26, 2014

Hello Tanya Sutton, We only do dynamic or 5-10 second static stretches to take care of an issue as Troy Knudson explains. Otherwise, we save stretching for last. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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I live in Tampa Florida and I am a club member at L.A Fitness and would like to get certified in indoor cycling

3 Answers | Asked by Bryan Hardy on Jul 24, 2014

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jul 26, 2014

Hello Bryan Hardy, I would go to the places I hope to work and ask what they require. Who knows, maybe the employer will pay for your schooling. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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testing and assessment for obese clients

5 Answers | Asked by eileen bochsler on Jul 24, 2014

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jul 26, 2014

Hello Eileen Bochsler, The client decides which tests and measurements are done. You may want to have them wear the same clothes for reassessments; measurements are thrown off when tight/loose clothes are worn...frustrating for the client and trainer when the results are poor. Take care, Natalie ...

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People think the moving arms on an elliptical 'work out the upper body'. How do you respond to this statement?

4 Answers | Asked by Joe Ingram Jr. on Jul 25, 2014

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jul 26, 2014

Hello Joe Ingram Jr., It may feel like it; because, moving the arms ups the cardio quicker, especially for those with asthma. What is the client's definition of "work out"? To strengthen the arms, proper resistance work needs to be done. As for full body workout, the elliptical with mobile handles ...

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Which stationary bike do you prefer; the upright or the recumbent?

4 Answers | Asked by Joe Ingram Jr. on Jul 25, 2014

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jul 26, 2014

Hello Joe Ingram Jr., For people with back/balance problems-the recumbent. For the rest-upright. After that, we pick the one that is most comfortable for fit and seat. Take care, Natalie aka NAPS 2 B Fit.

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Program progression for clients with back problems?

7 Answers | Asked by Lindsey Zimmer on Jul 20, 2014

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jul 22, 2014

Hello Lindsey Zimmer, I would also be careful of spinal flexion as Janet recommends. To address the boredom issue, the clients like it when I alternate moves between sessions to make room for other moves. Their notebooks for independent work days, are full of options to choose from. If you find a...

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What's a good traveling bootcamp workout?

2 Answers | Asked by Emily Zug on Jul 21, 2014

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jul 22, 2014

Hello Emily Zug, Wow, this is only limited by your imagination: burpees, crawling push ups, crab walks, wheelbarrow, lunges all directions, ladder drills, many jump rope steps, sprint/walk/jog using many gait patterns, partner drills, group drills and games, races,... Have fun. Take care, Natali...

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What exercises do you recommend for a client with Neropathy of the legs and arms?

3 Answers | Asked by Joyce Woodrow on Jul 21, 2014

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jul 22, 2014

Hello Joyce Woodrow, I also like doing myofascial release work and getting feedback from the medical team like Ariadne says. We use body weight exercises, balance work and go with how the person feels. Some days will be better than others. Karin's mention of a chair nearby is important. Take c...

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Which burns more calories arc trainer or spinning

1 Answer | Asked by VIRGINIA MELLACE on Jul 21, 2014

Answered by NatalieSmith NAPS 2 B Fit on Jul 22, 2014

Hello Virginia Mellace, Probably the arc trainer because the body efficiently uses the larger muscles of the hip more than when spinning. Although, it still depends on the effort used. If a person uses one equipment more than the other, that would be the bigger calorie burn...or, if a harder worklo...

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