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Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

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How do you take care of clients when you are unavailable?

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

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2012

Really the only time I am not available is if they are out of town or sick I always do my best to work them into my schedule as my first option, if I can't see them we will either email, phone talk or pre plan the plan. There is always something they can do do remain and continue reaching their ...

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Personal Trainers: Is there a heart rate monitor you recommend using with your clients?

12 Answers | Asked by Nicole Schmitz on Dec 06, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2012

I prefer the talk test and RPE Heart rate monitors are great for some populations but they can be a burden at times. Obviously it is best to follow ACSM guidelines and to use a HRMoniter if your client has risk factors.

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What daily tasks count as physical activity?

12 Answers | Asked by Martina Johnson on Dec 06, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2012

Also check out www.smallstep.gov for ideas

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What type of exercise is most effective for weight loss - strength training or cardio?

29 Answers | Asked by Shelly Hernandez on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2012

Most effective probably strength training in the end but cardio initially. Diet is actually key to both.

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What should I do first at the gym - strength training or cardio?

18 Answers | Asked by Kelli Davis on Jun 30, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2012

I like both and I think it's great if you can mix it up so your body won't adapt.

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Health and fitness daily deals sites

5 Answers | Asked by Jason Davis on Nov 14, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2012

They're out there, you have to check constantly!

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Fit pros who work with young kids:What tips & tricks can you share about how to creatively corrale for the cooldown?

5 Answers | Asked by Joy Keller on Dec 05, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2012

I like having them sit in a circle and look into the eyes of the person across from them and hold it for as long as possible I also like doing Yoga type poses such as child's pose with a focus on breathing. I agree with LaRue that kids love to play games. I also will do "partner stretching" wit...

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net calories

14 Answers | Asked by Janel Hovde on Dec 06, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2012

It depends on the goal of the individual. Are you trying to lose, maintain, or increase weight? How many calories do you burn during the day?

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Is osteopenia reversible through appropriate weight bearing exercise and nutrition?

9 Answers | Asked by Carole Yeong on Dec 06, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2012

It's important to follow ACSM's guidelines and the guidelines of the attending physician. You can look at www.pubmed.gov as was given out earlier by Joanne in a similar question.

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Fitness Data

5 Answers | Asked by Tracy Hicks on Dec 05, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2012

Check Meetups.com and Craigs list. I know in the SF Bay area there are many outdoor workouts.

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