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Raven Witchard

Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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Finger Stick Training

4 Answers | Asked by Raven Witchard on Feb 01, 2013

Answered by Raven Witchard on Feb 01, 2013

Thanks Joanne, In the back of my mind, I was saying "without taking a phlebotomy course". LOL. I kinda figured that may be my only option. ugh! C'est La Vie!

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What are your specialties as a trainer or group instructor?

16 Answers | Asked by Adrienne Vose with Move More Fitness, LLC on Jan 23, 2013

Answered by Raven Witchard on Jan 24, 2013

Introducing women to strength training and general group fitness classes. I love the rush I get from a group and many women don't understand the need for regular strength training. But I also like working with seniors.

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How do you feel about ACE dropping the LWMC certification and changing to their new Health Coach cert?

12 Answers | Asked by Barry Bassin on Sep 15, 2012

Answered by Raven Witchard on Sep 17, 2012

I can definitely see both ends of the spectrum. I was just thinking about finally ordering the materials for LWMC. If the cert is based on weight management and behavioral change strategies to achieve that then why not just leave it as is. However by expanding it to Health Coach it does broaden ...

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What is your favorite exercise at the park?

19 Answers | Asked by Florann Vazquez on Jul 28, 2012

Answered by Raven Witchard on Sep 06, 2012

Any exercise/thing I can jump on and lunge off of!

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A Different Take on The Biggest Loser

7 Answers | Asked by Andrew Halligan on Sep 04, 2012

Answered by Raven Witchard on Sep 04, 2012

I read the article and I can see both sides. I personally am overjoyed by the transformations these people go through. However, you do get people who think that what they see on tv is what they want from a trainer and I am not so sure many of our clients could handle us screaming at them and really...

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What industry specific publications...

6 Answers | Asked by Raven Witchard on Aug 23, 2012

Answered by Raven Witchard on Aug 24, 2012

Thanks LaRue and Joanne. You two offer great advice on the board, here. I was just trying to find out what others are reading and how they stay motivated, informed and focused. I will be checking out NSCA's journal soon.

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What's you favorite motivator when it comes to exercise?

13 Answers | Asked by Ariela Coles on Aug 22, 2012

Answered by Raven Witchard on Aug 22, 2012

Since I really like the figure and bodybuilding scene, I love to read fitness mags like Oxygen and M&F Hers. I also stay motivated by learning about the newest fitness trends and when I purchase a new piece of equipment. Oh and who can forget....being able to fit into my clothes comfortably!

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Besides yourself, what is your favorite piece of exercise equipment?

20 Answers | Asked by Michael Briody on Aug 15, 2012

Answered by Raven Witchard on Aug 15, 2012

I cant just choose one....I LOVE bands and glide pads. A good pair of dumbbells has never steered me wrong either!

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Does anyone know where to look for personal training jobs in a corporate setting?

8 Answers | Asked by Dwayne Edwards on Jul 16, 2012

Answered by Raven Witchard on Jul 18, 2012

www.hpcareer.net www.phfr.com, www.hfit.com I have personally found positions on these sites. I had the most fun working in corporate fitness/wellness! Best of luck in your search!

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What is your favorite event of the Summer Olympics?

14 Answers | Asked by Ron Crum on Jul 12, 2012

Answered by Raven Witchard on Jul 13, 2012

track, the short sprint runs moreso) and gymnastics. But I love basket ball too. No team has compared to the dream team in 1992!

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