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Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

Questions Answered by Sue D'Alonzo

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Juice cleanse

9 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Mckinney on Jun 10, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 10, 2013

No for a variety of reasons. I don't recommend "diets" as it is out of my scope of practice. Personally I don't believe in "cleaning out bodies", I think that eating wholesome, non processed, real foods eliminate the need for it. Also, for those who think their livers need to be cleansed, nothing ...

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Interval training vs high intensity interval training

6 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Mckinney on Jun 08, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 09, 2013

Len Kravitz is the man for this topic! He has a new study out showing that HIIT burns much more fat than steady state.

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How to relieve trapezius pain?

4 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Mckinney on Jun 08, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 09, 2013

Once you've been checked out by your doctor I would suggest rolling, massage, postural checks, and gentle stretching. Ask for a referral for a Physical therapist who can assist you with proper techniques.

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Looking for a good spouse contract. One a wife can have her spouse sign to help her adhere to her new fitness program.

4 Answers | Asked by Marianne King on Sep 02, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 07, 2013

Interesting concept, I have never used a contract but have dealt with spousal sabotage quite a bit. I keep all areas of communication open with my clients and their spouses. If my client is having difficulty in a certain area, we will sit down and write out the concerns and then actually write out ...

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I have a 13yr old girl as a new client. Needed suggestions on fun safe fitness activities for her

7 Answers | Asked by Shaw Madson on Jun 07, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 07, 2013

Most 13 year olds won't follow "traditional" exercise workouts. You say "make a significant changes for her"? Does she want to change? I am assuming her parents hired you, I would speak with them and find out if they are pressuring her and then speak with her alone and narrow down her goals and...

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Help with supersets or combined exercises programming?

8 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Jun 05, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 06, 2013

A superset means that you perform multiple exercises with very little rest You can do antagonist muscle groups or the same, it depends on what you want to achieve. It can be used for muscle endurance or strength work, depending on how you set it up. A pec fly and tri kickback can be considered a...

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Have you ever wanted to kick a participant out of your class?

7 Answers | Asked by Serena Pharr on Jun 05, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 06, 2013

Sure I have. If someone totally disrupts class or refuses to "follow the rules" then it's unfair to your other students who are there to workout. I would contact her and have a frank conversation with her about the situation and without a second thought let her know that she is no longer welcome in...

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Is it better to do a circuit or a set routine for your abs?

14 Answers | Asked by Gus Aguirre on Nov 11, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 03, 2013

I suggest mixing up abdominal work As with all muscles, repetition causes adaptation.

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Circuit Training

6 Answers | Asked by Veronica Larouche on May 31, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 03, 2013

Free weights and resistance bands are a great way to build bone strength. I suggest seeing a physical therapist for exercise advice and also ask your doctor to participate in some form of communication with your trainer.

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What is Integrative Fitness?

4 Answers | Asked by Willie Bell on Jun 02, 2013

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jun 03, 2013

I think of it as an all encompassing method of training. We may begin training only the physical body but eventually and sometimes very quickly we begin to focus on the mind, emotions and the spirit of our clients.

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