Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

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Has anyone recently received a sketchy personal training inquiry?

11 Answers | Asked by Beth Jones on Jul 02, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jul 02, 2015

Yes The last time he texted me and asked what I charged I told him $5000 a week Never heard from him again

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What are the best exercises to heal a torn labrum?

9 Answers | Asked by Grace Swartz on Jun 11, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 16, 2015

There is never a best, best it what works for you or the client This is a tricky situation I would find the "best" PT that specializes in shoulders after seeing an Orthopedic

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What is the best way for a new gym to bring in members fast?

7 Answers | Asked by Suzanne Lowrie on Jun 13, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 16, 2015

You can always get a lot of people by offering really "affordable" prices, going to Groupon etc. However, think it through Once you go cheap it's hard to go up in price Quality over quantity is my belief. Offering a ONE time Special with an expiration date. Or have an open house and offer me...

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Getting your clients to push themselves.

9 Answers | Asked by Missy Reece on Jun 08, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 11, 2015

Is there a way for her to wear a water proof heart monitor to check her heart rate? Pushing a client is tricky You don't want to discourage them I switch workouts up regularly and encourage my clients to do the best they can do I also measure their waists and keep track of their progress w...

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is ok to do cardio with muscle soreness

5 Answers | Asked by Linnett Rieger on Jun 09, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 11, 2015

I suggest cross training at this point Swimming Weight work Core work Stretch/massage/foam rolling

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I raised my step from 1 riser to 2 but now my lower back hurts. Will this go away, or is my step just too high? I am 5'2".

8 Answers | Asked by Dana Shepherd on Jun 10, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 11, 2015

I suggest going back to one riser for a month and see what happens

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What would you do with a client that Binge Eats or has an Eating Disorder ?

6 Answers | Asked by Dawn Baker on Jun 10, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 11, 2015

I would refer her to a Psychologist who specializes in eating disorders. This is a very complex syndrome. Also, I would be concerned for her overall health as her trainer. Her electrolytes are most likely compromised. This may cause issues for you and her. I would insist on a complete physi...

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Are strength training exercises best for someone who is on synthroid for thyroid problems?

6 Answers | Asked by Miriam Mitchell on Jun 07, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 09, 2015

http://thyroidfatlosssummit.com/ Check out todays Fit Feed The above article is all about thyroid

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Coaches: How do you strike a balance between pushing clients to their max potential, and avoiding injury/overexhaustion?

5 Answers | Asked by Cory Lowery on Jun 04, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 09, 2015

I don't think of my training as pushing per se I am constantly switching things up for my clients to keep them guessing, their muscles responsive, their brains engaged and stimulated Unless you are working with an elite athlete, I would train according to potential

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how do you get leads

9 Answers | Asked by Debbie Strauch CPT-CES, GFS on Jun 04, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 08, 2015

Join you local business agencies such as The Chamber of Commerce Lead a group exercise class for a fundraiser. Pass out flyers to the businesses you do business with. Put a magnet on your car with your business info on it. Start a class on Meetups.com Outdoor workouts with a sandwich board ...

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