Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

Questions Answered by Sue

Results 1481-1490 of 1825

Favorite method for tracking client's overall "physical" progress

10 Answers | Asked by Curtis Cornett on Mar 08, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 25, 2012

It depends on my cleints goals. If they are training for weight loss we do a weekly weigh in and I measure their waist every 6 weeks. If it's for strength I keep track of what they started with and where they are today. I'll remind them that when we started they could only do 6 pushups, as they ...

Read More

What are the most important nutrition principles you share with your clients?

14 Answers | Asked by Nicholle Bankston on Jun 18, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 25, 2012

To eat REAL FOOD Not processed, packaged or "fake" food like substances. To read everything by Dr. Joel Fuhrman and Michael Pollan

Read More

In your opinion, what are the principles of the profession of personal training?

5 Answers | Asked by Stephen Landrum on Jul 01, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 25, 2012

Providing a well thought out, intellegent, sensible, reasonable, personal workout that can be fine tuned, corrected, changed and modified and is easily adaptable for the clients Being a pro takes education I agree but: Not everyone has a degree, this doesn't make them unprofessional. There are...

Read More

How do you keep your clients from over training (doing more than what their program design is and never taking a day off).

9 Answers | Asked by Rosemary Hohl-Chriswisser on Jun 15, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 25, 2012

I always ask my clients what they have done for exercise on the days I don't see them If they are complaining about being sore, or having a pain somewhere, we talk about modifications and being sensible. As with most things in our society, everyone wants everything FAST! Many of my clients get...

Read More

Do you have a standardized program design system that you follow with all your clients?

19 Answers | Asked by Cheryl Sacks on Aug 29, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 25, 2012

No two people are the same, nor do they have the same fitness quests: I assess everyone, then after being able to digest the initial consult we then discuss the workout plan, goals, frequecy, duration and time. We re- assess every 3 months or so.

Read More

I need to design a concentration exercise program for a 9 year old client. Any suggestions?

4 Answers | Asked by sizwe gumede on Sep 16, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 25, 2012

I suggest speaking to this childs primary care physician along with his teachers, ask for input and get clearance prior to starting any exercises. You may want to get ACE or ACSM certified! Good Luck

Read More

Within the profession of personal training, what are personal trainers qualified to do and not do?

12 Answers | Asked by Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc &Sports Physio, MPT on Mar 24, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 25, 2012

We are to Assess, Analyze and Implement proper exercise patterns, programs and techniques personally indicated for the individual client. We are to stay within our scope of practice, certifications and guidelines.

Read More

In your opinion, how is exercise medicine?

10 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Jul 18, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 25, 2012

Wow, I know this was asked quite a while ago, somehow I missed it! Exercise is THE MOST IMPORTANT medication I take: it's my mood elevator, my anti depressent, my blood stimulant, my heart protector, my muscle builder my brain clarifier. I love it when my clients understand the benefits and when...

Read More

What is your opinion on Les Mills Body Pump?

8 Answers | Asked by Nancy Triscuit on Mar 25, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 25, 2012

I've heard of Body Pump but not Les Mills Is this a "copyrighted" program that you have to continually pay to teach it?

Read More

What is more inportant a Club getting you more clients or greater % of commision is kept by you

9 Answers | Asked by Nitie Mehta on Mar 06, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 25, 2012

I agree it depends on the "split" I think renting the space used may be better in the long run. But, if you are new to the business, it's great to have a cleint base built in for you As with anything, leave room for negotiating! Give it a try for 6 months then re assess.

Read More