Spencer Aiken

San Diego, CA 92109

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Do you reprimand your clients when they chew gum while they exercise?

18 Answers | Asked by Debbie Russell on Aug 12, 2011

Answered by Spencer Aiken on Dec 05, 2012

I chew gum nearly every workout. Never been a problem.

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where could I get training to be a personal trainer or exercise coach inNorth Dakota

11 Answers | Asked by Cari Kramer on Nov 28, 2012

Answered by Spencer Aiken on Dec 05, 2012

if you are looking for hands on or actual instruction versus self study then I offer online tutorial via video conferencing to prepare you for your exam and to teach you the nuances of personal training and working with clients to help you become a competent and qualified personal trainer. ht...

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CrossFit: What is your opinion on it?

12 Answers | Asked by Kisar Dhillon on Jan 02, 2012

Answered by Spencer Aiken on Dec 05, 2012

Crossfit can potentially be a great workout. However the protocols are HITT so crossfit is not a "workout" It is a company. Just like Mcdonalds didnt invent the hamburger it is the company people think of when you say fast food hamburger. Now, any workout that does not include the frontal and tr...

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Why can Crossfit give out nutritional advice and diets plans?

8 Answers | Asked by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 05, 2012

Answered by Spencer Aiken on Dec 05, 2012

When you make up your own rules you can do what you want.

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What Type Of Exercise Do You Use To Help Older Adults Prevent Falls?

23 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Spencer Aiken on Dec 05, 2012

Elderly falls are a result of lack of eccentric strength to prevent that fall when they lose their balance. Therefore the answer needs to include dynamic balance requirements with eccentric loading to strengthen the actions that can lead to the prevention of falls. Using Bosu and balance boards mo...

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I very much think our profession needs a professional license. Why do you/don't you agree?

41 Answers | Asked by Ashley Varol on May 11, 2011

Answered by Spencer Aiken on Dec 05, 2012

The problem with this is how do you structure and establish competency. passing a driver's test is suppose to prove competency to drive a car yet how many horrific drivers do you see driving daily. Those same drivers at one time passed a government controlled "competency" exam. Certification agen...

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With so few people wanting to compete as bodybuilders why do so many people train like them?

24 Answers | Asked by Spencer Aiken on Aug 29, 2011

Answered by Spencer Aiken on Mar 10, 2012

All kinds of training are appropriate as long as they appropriate for the goal of the client and/or group and appropriate for the current fitness and health level of that client or group. This is not about bodybuilding training being bad. It is an excellent manner of achieving a manner of health a...

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