Sue D'Alonzo

Pinole, CA 94564

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Any tips about training a client who had gastric bypass surgery 5 months ago & eats 600-800 calories/day?

5 Answers | Asked by Heather Binns on Jun 27, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 27, 2013

My first question is why is she eating only 800 calories a day? is she on a liquid fast? It will be hard to build muscle and become strong with this line of reasoning. Is she under doctors care? I would be anxious training a client such as this. There are many risk factors here including a heart a...

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High maintenance client that demands my time, all the time.

8 Answers | Asked by Chris Graham on Jun 27, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 27, 2013

Time to have a frank conversation with her and re set your boundaries. If she doesn't abide by them, it's time to let her go You are under no obligation to respond to her texts or invitations. Keep it professional. Remember, you are in charge of what you allow!

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policy

4 Answers | Asked by atoor tamris on Jun 25, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 26, 2013

Are you referring to safety of working out or safety in general inside a gym?

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Beginning with my first post surgery client, suggestions?

6 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Jun 25, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 26, 2013

I agree with everything LaRue has said While training this client be in constant communication with her about how she's feeling I personally would start out very slowly and depending on her response, increase in increments that she can handle. Make sure you have specific instructions/guidel...

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I need pictures of stretches for an elderly couple

4 Answers | Asked by Jody Twer on Jun 25, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 26, 2013

Can you take pictures of them stretching? I do this often with my clients: they create a folder for the pics and we update them when necessary. Or have you in the pic with one of them demonstrating the correct way to stretch

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What do you think is the most important aspect to keep retention high?

14 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Jun 25, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 26, 2013

Open communication with members/feedback/ Intelligent caring concerned staff members Cleanliness EDUCATED trainers Safety current/updated Top of the line equipment

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Great fitness trends for 2013?

7 Answers | Asked by Nikolaj Fisker on Jun 24, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 24, 2013

Hopefully education and higher standards, although I don't categorize it as a trend it would be great if it could become one.

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What form cues are appropriate for avoiding overuse of pelvic muscles and pelvic floor tightness?

6 Answers | Asked by Krista Riddley on Jun 24, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 24, 2013

This is a first for me What has caused her overuse? Who diagnosed her prior to her seeing a PT? Has she had an MRI? What are you training her for?

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Opinions? For PTs, would you recommend group ex cert for boot camps?

4 Answers | Asked by Jason Hodges on Jun 24, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 24, 2013

I think that the more you know the better you will be. Group training is different than one on one, sometimes it's not be easily transferred. I would recommend a group exercise leader certification from ACE or ACSM - both nationally accredited organizations which does matter! It looks good on ...

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