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Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

Questions Answered by Sue D'Alonzo

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How did you learn anatomy?

11 Answers | Asked by Tom Borromeo on Apr 07, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 11, 2016

I took an Anatomy Class at our local college, we were able to dissect cadavers! It was amazing! I went on to take Physiology also.

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how do you price personal training for two?

6 Answers | Asked by Ina Krueger on Apr 09, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 11, 2016

Actually I find it takes more energy and effort to be able to train two people with different needs, and to be able to "think" on your feet even more so! It also is not a TRUE personal training situation. I don't love taking on 2 clients together, but when I do I charge just a bit LESS than I wo...

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does cardio fasting aid weight loss

9 Answers | Asked by sipha makuluma on Mar 25, 2016

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 01, 2016

It depends on what the person can tolerate Personally I have to have a bit of protein before I workout or my muscles fatigue quickly. I don't believe in any "fast" weight loss ideas/plans in general Slow and smart is always the best.

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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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