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Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

Questions Answered by Sue D'Alonzo

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Post Menopausal Weight Gain...best dietary advice/ daily calorie amount & best exercise plans

4 Answers | Asked by Julie Semento on Jul 20, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jul 24, 2015

As personal trainers it is beyond our scope to give out diets/meal plans As a Health Coach we can guide and advise our clients towards setting realistic goals. Postmenopausal women are a very specific population with very personal and diverse issues. There is no BEST as we are all individual...

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What can you do when a client is believing false or potentially harmful fitness advice from someone else over your word?

8 Answers | Asked by Julian Conner on Jul 20, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jul 24, 2015

There's really nothing you "can do" , because people have the right to believe what they want! However, it's important to stay professional, provide research materials, and realize that in this industry there are SO MANY trends, "ideas", fads, the latest and greatest way to do things. Take a l...

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fasted cardio

8 Answers | Asked by Joan Liew on Jul 22, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Jul 24, 2015

It depends on the person Personally I eat VERY little prior to working out, others eat a few hours prior and are fine, others have stomach aches...in other words, it's a very personal decision.

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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?

8 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".

9 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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