Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

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Are you able to support yourself by only doing personal training/group exercise??

13 Answers | Asked by Victoria Ramirez on Oct 22, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 23, 2012

It takes many years to build a base and sometimes many more hours than you had anticipated formulating your business and developing strategies to ensure profit. Having a degree and certification is fantastic, the real key is establishing how many clients and or classes it will take in order for y...

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What do you think of barre classes?

5 Answers | Asked by Martina Johnson on Oct 21, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 22, 2012

They remind me of the original Jane Fonda style workouts! The trainers do not need a accredited certification to be able to teach these classes. I'm sure there are some very good instructors and classes but like everything else, do your homework! In my opinion, there is not just ONE method that d...

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I am new to personal training

18 Answers | Asked by Lisa Clyne on Oct 17, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 19, 2012

You have a-lot of business experience and that's great, use what you know to create this next endeavor. Sounds like what you really need is a client base. Personally I developed my clientele by teaching group exercise classes, today I am totally independent and have a solid in home personal trainin...

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I have an overweight female client who is not coordinated at all (!) and just starting out. Suggestions?

12 Answers | Asked by Alissa Parker on Oct 18, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 18, 2012

Sometimes it helps to actually do the exercise along with your client or have them look in a mirror. Be patient and pay attention to "over correcting" her. Stay with basic moves: Begin with one move then slowly add another once she is proficient with the basic move. If she can't do all of them ...

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Best exercise when pregnant

9 Answers | Asked by Patricia Longwright on Oct 18, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 18, 2012

I worked out during my entire pregnancies. However, it's always best to have great communication with your OBGYN and to listen to your body! The common sense in me says, don't start anything new, do what you have been doing, make modifications and adjustments along the way, take a nap if need be a...

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ace credits

4 Answers | Asked by Angela McDannel on Oct 18, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 18, 2012

I would suggest contacting ACE and or IDEA directly, they are very helpful and consumer friendly

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Best home exercise equipment

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

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 18, 2012

It depends on how much space is available, budget, fitness goals and flexibility I would try out as many pieces as you can prior to purchasing and do a lot of homework!

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Tips for training pregnant women - first trimester

7 Answers | Asked by Krista Riddley on Oct 18, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 18, 2012

I would get clearance from her doctor and be very aware of how high her heart rate gets along with having clear concise communication with this client at all times during her workouts as being pregnant demands different energy systems at different times. I would also follow ACSMs guidelines

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What specific strength, flexability assessments & evaluations do you track in boot camp/small group programs??

7 Answers | Asked by Cheryl Sacks on Oct 15, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 15, 2012

I offer orientation to all new bootcampers on a day prior to our start date so I can review policies, expectations, and put them through a mini workout so I can assess them. I measure their waist size for the first time there, then 3 weeks later then one last time at the end of our 6 weeks. Du...

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How much should a private Reformer Pilates session cost?

4 Answers | Asked by Christina Diers on Oct 12, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 14, 2012

What is your time worth? What is the value of your service? Price according to your expertise and experience

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