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Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

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Balancing strength with endurance

8 Answers | Asked by Wendy Stewart on Sep 01, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 12, 2012

TRX!!

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The best and worst qualities of your Group Fitness Manager/Director?

10 Answers | Asked by Melanie Byrne on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 12, 2012

I would like it if they were or are group exercise leaders and really understood what it means to teach a great class. I also think recognition is essential, since most instructors make such a small amount of money compared to the time they put in, even a gift certificate or a cup of coffee says a ...

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qualities and traits that would make you stand out among others

9 Answers | Asked by mark caras on Nov 12, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 12, 2012

Probably experience because I have been in the business for thirty two years, I have learned by doing. Maintaining a professional boundary is essential: Respect for your class and your client's time is vital:Being true to your word is a must: Keeping your education and certification updated is im...

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Post carpal tunnel surgery post rehab exercise

6 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Allin on Nov 12, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 12, 2012

I would suggest working very closely with her PT and Physician Think ahead when training her by having her do the exercise with her "good hand" or by you showing her in detail what the next exercise is and be able to make the necessary adjustments quickly for her. If you could train her withou...

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What is the best exercise program, for older adults

18 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Oct 17, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 11, 2012

This would depend on the goals of the person Upon evaluating him or her you can assess the needs and reality of their fitness quest together.

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Rowing machine benefits

13 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Oct 17, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 11, 2012

I advise my clients to mix things up if they choose to workout in a gym. I think anything that excites muscles is a great exercise! If they are only using the treadmill or elliptical I will suggest trying a rowing machine!

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Is it safe to exercise right after a migraine?

7 Answers | Asked by Joy Keller on Sep 15, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 11, 2012

It really depends on the person Some people find relief after they workout, others find that sometimes the migraine comes back. If this is an ongoing issue, I would confer with the attending Physician and work out a plan.

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What kind of exercise is safe in pregnancy?

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

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 11, 2012

I have always been told that whatever you are used to doing, keep doing it. Pregnancy time is not the time to start something new Pregnant women need to pay extra attention to their heart rates, energy levels, comfort zones and pelvic pressure. When training a pregnant woman it's essential to...

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Are inversions safe to practice during Pregnancy?

7 Answers | Asked by Sarah Artha Negara on Feb 18, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 11, 2012

Whenever working with a pregnant client it is always best to work very closely with their doctor and never assume that something is OK for them just because it's ok for others. Pregnancy is very personal and everyone goes through it differently Err on the side of extreme caution Being certi...

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