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Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

Questions Answered by Sue D'Alonzo

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How do you establish good professional boundaries with clients?

6 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Sep 27, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

Sound insightful communication along with those contracts are a must Re defining your position can occur and we need to be open and ready for that, along with not letting things slack such as late payment or not charging for missed sessions. Professionalism happens the minute you meet and from...

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What do you do if a client crosses professional boundaries?

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

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 08, 2012

I have had one client in all the years I have been training cross the line with me by being disrespectuful of my time, he would take cell phone calls during training, he was always late etc. Ultimately, after years of training I fired him and have not spoken to him since. I would never let it go...

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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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