Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

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What Type Of Exercise Do You Use To Help Older Adults Prevent Falls?

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

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

I implement balance into every workout with all of my clients. I have my client "imitate" a real life situation then incorporate the challenge portion by having them stand on one leg, or close one eye, rotate their trunk or move back and forth in the exercise. I use balance discs and BOSU and ...

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Does jumping in a cardio workout help build bone density in older adults?

12 Answers | Asked by Janice Johnson on Jan 19, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

My older clients don't "jump" due to bladder issues, joint issues and potential falling issues. However, I do make sure we implement weight bearing exercises that are safe and sensible and fit into their training protocol.

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What are some of the issues you have dealt with in training older adults?

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

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

Lately my issues have been with serious medical problems, such as Parkinsons and Cancer diagnosis It's sad for my clients to be faced with these diseases. We are working through it together.

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Which personal training certifications require a practical exam rather than just a written exam?

18 Answers | Asked by Jerry Prince on Jun 16, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

I only took a written for my ACSM Personal Training exam: but both for my Group EX Leader. ACSM I think both is the best! And NOT online!

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Smart Fitness University Online? good or bad

4 Answers | Asked by Jason Hutchings on Feb 22, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

I briefly looked at the intro page The guy was a bit overzealous Can you compare this to what other organizations have to offer and which one will provide you with the best educational experience possible? Ultimately it comes down to personal motivation and desire in this business.

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Client contests/incentives?

9 Answers | Asked by Ryan Halvorson on Dec 08, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

We offer our bootcampers discounts on their registration price if they bring in new clients: It has really made a difference in our numbers, just that little push to get them talking!

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Should I go out of my way to get more carbs into my diet?

10 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Jun 17, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

I wouldn't say you have to "go out of your way" I would suggest thinking in terms of wholesome, balanced, complex carbs such as black rice, sweet potatoes, yams, whole grain, dense foods. Balanced intake will get you a better out take

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Should women eat fruit?

20 Answers | Asked by Angela Cordoni on Jun 20, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

Fruit is a natural food- The sugar controversy has warped peoples minds. Eliminate "processed" foods, added sugars, high fructose corn syrups and eat FRUIT!!

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Boxing and kickboxing for women and girls

10 Answers | Asked by Wendy Stewart on Aug 21, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

Boxing and Kickboxing can be incorporated into your program right now It's a great way to "mix things up" I have many clients who box during personal training. It's a great stress release and very empowering

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exercise for overweight women

9 Answers | Asked by Annabelle Landa on Nov 26, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

Along with what everyone else has said, I would set SMART goals: and work very closely with this client It's not just about the excess weight, there are emotional ties to work with also. It may be beneficial to be certified within this area of training. Working with morbidly obese individuals...

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