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Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

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Are you making a New Year's Resolution this year?

6 Answers | Asked by Martina Johnson on Dec 30, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 31, 2012

I would like to work less and play more

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What are your thoughts on a vegan diet?

14 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Dec 30, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 31, 2012

I'm not vegan, but am also not opposed to it. It's all about balance and nutrient rich choices.

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What is the BPM recommendation for a 'Bar and Ball' class? Bar being a body bar, and ball being a medicine ball -

3 Answers | Asked by Terry Christie on Dec 30, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 31, 2012

It totally depends upon what you are trying to accomplish. I never let music dictate, personally I concentrate on teaching a well organized, intelligent, well rounded, sensible class. If you took the certification to teach this particular class, they any have music hints in their manual.

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AFAA has just posted a blog regarding some recent changes in the industry. What are your thoughts on "soft certifications?"

14 Answers | Asked by Aerobics & Fitness Association of America (AFAA) on Dec 29, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 29, 2012

I agree with both Karin and Joannes opinions on this matter. My personal professional opinion is that there are no mandatory certifications in this field period. I have expressed this frustration many times on this site. Until or unless we have licensing or a specific policy or mandate that we ...

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What are considerations to having a fitness center open 24 hours unstaffed?

13 Answers | Asked by Michele Dorszynski on Dec 28, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 29, 2012

The website Karin mentions is interesting. My opinion is if you are going to have to monitor your club with cameras, why not staff it? I would do a survey to figure out if this would be something your community would respond to. Would al retired person work out at 2 am? Do you offer your cent...

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My New Year's Resolution? - What is yours?

5 Answers | Asked by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Dec 28, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 28, 2012

For me the website is way too cluttered Jason has great suggestions I am taking the next week to contemplate what I plan on achieving in the New Year

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Corrective exercise Certifications vs Physical Therapy, what is going on?

8 Answers | Asked by Louie Arias on Dec 28, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 28, 2012

There's always room for more! Certifications are money makers This certification is not meant to take the place of the expertise of a physical therapist.

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Verified Experience or CERTIFICATION (non/mandated)?

6 Answers | Asked by Jabez Gibson on Dec 28, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 28, 2012

Certification is a way of adding credibility to your profession. Obtaining a certification shows me value. We all are self taught to a certain degree and because this industry has no mandatory certification requirements or any way to monitor trainers, I believe it's vital to be the best trainer you...

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Edema detected.Any medicinal advice to Cure Edema???

9 Answers | Asked by Shwan Martin on Dec 26, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 27, 2012

A dermatologist? Please get a complete medical work up

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I need to loose about 10 pounds in 1 month. How?

8 Answers | Asked by sirisha srikakrlapudi on Dec 27, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 27, 2012

I suggest speaking with your physician and also finding a registered dietician that can guide you. Setting realistic goals and being patient are a must Have not seen yoga meltdown but the name alone is misleading.

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