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Sue D'Alonzo

Pinole, CA 94564

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Newest & Most Worthy Fitness Trends to replace BOOT CAMP, CrossFit & other Popular Names..

14 Answers | Asked by Nolan Ferraro on Nov 29, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 06, 2015

I think that re naming is just continuing to fuel the "trends of fitness" I think that until ALL trainers are CERTIFIED with an ACCREDITED Organization we will forever keep throwing terms out that generate business rather than teach well planned, thought out, intelligent workouts. There's not...

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Do you discount bulk sessions based on frequency per week or duration of package?

9 Answers | Asked by Eric Pelz on Dec 02, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2015

I offer a small discount for clients who train 2 or 3 times a week with me. I charge for 5, 10 or 20 sessions at a time/upfront with an expiration date.

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What certification is best for group fitness

10 Answers | Asked by lisa deere on Oct 14, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 29, 2015

I would say ACE even though I am certified with ACSM: I am An ACE Health Coach ACE's resources and support is great!

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Fitness Coordinators/Directors - how do you handle instructors who won't commit?

5 Answers | Asked by Alicia Valleskey on Nov 23, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 29, 2015

I wouldn't deal with instructors with the attitude you describe I would hire only positive instructors who will commit in a professional manner.

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Best tips to help clients adhere to their goals during the holidays. Let's share!

9 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Nov 28, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 29, 2015

For our boot campers we start talking about "the holidays" in September. We don't cancel any of our classes during the holidays except Christmas Day. We are constantly saying that there are no New Years Resolutions needed because they are working out all year long. I think that as trainers we can...

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What is your favorite method to deliver a meal plan to your clients (or meal plan suggestions)?

10 Answers | Asked by Beth Jones on Nov 10, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Nov 12, 2015

I don't give out meal ideas, instead I will ask my client what they ate for lunch and then we discuss if they made the best choice available to them. As a Health Coach I do talk a lot about nutrition with my clients and have been very successful with coaching them towards a healthier life. When...

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I have a class member who thinks she has De Quervain syndrome. Does she need to stop doing TRX and using kettlebells?

3 Answers | Asked by Dolores Pitcock on Oct 29, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 30, 2015

She should get it checked out by her doc I would have her work with whatever modalities she can tolerate.

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What holds you back from raising your rates?

10 Answers | Asked by Beverly Hosford, MA on Oct 29, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 30, 2015

For my loyal clients I rarely raise my rates, for new clients I charge a higher rate.

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How to tell a client no

7 Answers | Asked by Jayne Powers on Oct 13, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 13, 2015

I would make it clear that she is no longer your client and if she'd like to work with you she can pay you before you can engage any further with her. You have to be direct and assertive

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I am an independent trainer in Va,I am interested in starting a boot camp, I have great ideas for the camp but

5 Answers | Asked by Angie Lee on Oct 05, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Oct 05, 2015

I have 2 outdoor bootcamps I run them differently / one is a drop in but I must have 5 people in order to have it, I charge $15 per class. The other is a 6 week bootcamp/we offer 1,2, or 3 times a week. Check out my website at We have 32 people in it this time...

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