Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

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How do you handle late cancellations for Personal Training sessions?

11 Answers | Asked by Dianne Della Ratta on Mar 25, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 01, 2016

My clients pay me up front/in advance. If they cancel last minute i deduct it off of their package. It's simple

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Senior Fitness strength and cardio ideas

5 Answers | Asked by Lisa Hyman on Mar 16, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 20, 2016

Functional work such as sitting and standing-ball tossing- eye hand reaction such as holding their arms out in front of their bodies and touching their first fingers together, while step touching. I have my clients pick things up off the floor, and carry it to another location and put it down. ...

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I am interested in getting a "personal training on a sliding scale" practice established, what would be a fair price range?

11 Answers | Asked by Christopher Blood on Mar 17, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 20, 2016

From what I have experienced with sliding scales, it's left entirely up to the person paying. I think that's the whole point. I have had some people offer something like :price is anywhere from $60-90 depending on your ability to pay. However this leaves you not knowing your income until the day...

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How do you price for small group training sessions? My hourly rate for private training is $65-$75, based on number of sessions.

6 Answers | Asked by Nancy King on Mar 20, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 20, 2016

Consider your bottom line. Personally I think it takes MORE energy to do small group than one on one I charge $20 per person for my boot camp (just raised it from $15 for 6 years!) and I get 8-10 It can be a win win if priced right. If you charge $12 for 5 that's only $60 for you. So base i...

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Should personal training exams have a practical portion?

14 Answers | Asked by Beverly Hosford, MA on Mar 18, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 20, 2016

I think it would be great, but probably because it's not cost effective it's not in the picture. ASCM offered it with Group but I don't think they offer it any longer. Personally I would love to see expansive mentorship program and i would love to see a 50 hour hands on requirement for trainers ...

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I am getting my Bachelors degree in Health IT and I am interested in a career in the personal training field. Any suggestions?

4 Answers | Asked by William Crawford on Mar 10, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 12, 2016

Great degree! I would suggest getting a certification that works specially with what you want to do I agree with Martin If you want to teach group or only do personal training there is a certification for you ALSO Health Coaching is something to think about doing, you may be able to use your ...

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blood pressure

5 Answers | Asked by Susan Saenger on Mar 09, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 12, 2016

I won't work with clients who have high blood pressure untreated For those who are taking meds, I focus on muscle endurance and cardio.

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Need help lowering single sided elevated shoulder asymmetry.

6 Answers | Asked by Nancy Latthitham on Mar 06, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 07, 2016

Personally I would not be doing manipulation, I feel it's out of my scope of practice. but It sounds like you really trust this Chiropractor, maybe he can show you what he wants you to do? I would suggest having this client see a Physical Therapist, or work with a Licensed Massage/deep tissue wo...

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First time certification

10 Answers | Asked by Logan Jones on Mar 06, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 07, 2016

I would only go for a certification that is Nationally Accredited. NASM, ACSM, ACE Price is only one variable and even though these are not the cheapest, you will re coop your investment!

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Standing TFL Stretch

12 Answers | Asked by Tom Borromeo on Feb 12, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Feb 24, 2016

I agree with Daniel Kosich It;s actually an elongated strip of fascia. It supports the lateral portion of the leg, including the knee! So, it in itself is rather difficult to stretch.

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