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Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

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Looking to change from punch cards to EFT monthly fees and prepaid packages? Need help on pricing.

7 Answers | Asked by Emily Zug on Dec 03, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

I agree with the fact that you have a very large gap between the two current prices. I suggest tightening that up, but you will have to figure out your fees based on overhead, etc. The average "drop in for one class rate" in the Bay area anyway is between $15 and $20 per class.

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What type of continuing education classes do you guys like to take?

12 Answers | Asked by Robyn Caruso on Dec 03, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

I am a fan of ACSM Health Journal Online Tests and workshops whenever I can

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What is your 2013 prediction for the next 'craze' (or 'phase')?

9 Answers | Asked by Mandy Hoffman on Dec 03, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

It will probably be HIIT but I hope it will also be education and gold standard certifications.

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How do you handle clients blowing their noses into gym towels or hands (and then gym towels)?

12 Answers | Asked by Traci Bartee on Dec 03, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

I can totally relate and agree that it's really disgusting. I think you handled it well except you don't need to be sorry because it is an issue! Can you provide hand wipes? And hand disinfectant? Can you post a sign asking clients to be considerate by paying attention to keeping their germs to t...

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A program for journaling + nutritional data base I can use on my online personal training?

3 Answers | Asked by Dayna Deters on Oct 19, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 02, 2012

Myfitnesspal is great You can interact with your clients, it's actually a free app and is easy to use.

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Does the labels such as "gluten-free" and "organic" necessarily mean healthy or lower in calories?

9 Answers | Asked by Miroslava Plaunova on Dec 01, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 01, 2012

We had the same reaction during the no fat era. Calories count and add up quickly! If it comes in a box read the ingredients and check the labels

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Holiday gratuities - how much it should be for personal trainers?

9 Answers | Asked by Miroslava Plaunova on Dec 01, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 01, 2012

I have never received a "tip" nor have I ever expected one. I provide a professional service Who tips their dentist, lawyer, accountant etc? I receive gifts from time to time and my clients are very resourceful but no, I don't agree with tipping.

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what are some exercises that can be done while sitting at a desk in an office all day?

11 Answers | Asked by Ari Davidson on Oct 07, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 01, 2012

There are great stand up desks out there

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How can I move more during the day?

13 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Nov 30, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 01, 2012

Invest in a stand up desk Set your alarm to remind you to move Enroll in a class that involves movement Stand often

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As a fitness professional, do you have an obligation to correct others when you're a customer at a gym?

14 Answers | Asked by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 30, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 01, 2012

I would never do that, it would be unprofessional and totally humiliating for everyone Who's to say what is right or wrong ? We must remember this is an unlicensed, non regulated industry that allows just about anyone a chance at becoming "certified"

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