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Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

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My new client has high blood pressure and is on medicine. What precautions should i take with her?

6 Answers | Asked by Tiffany McGee on Mar 01, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 01, 2015

I have a few clients who have high blood pressure Each time we meet I ask them to take their pressure and also ask them if they have taken their meds. With your situation I would talk with her, and express your concerns, even now, after the fact. In the future you may want to ask clients not to...

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Small Group Training question

6 Answers | Asked by Jan Stewart on Mar 01, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 01, 2015

This is how I am able to accommodate new people in my ongoing bootcamps. We always "start from the beginning" For instance: for the first 4 bootcamps we will do 5 exercises/15 reps for 15 minutes. Then change the exercises and repeat. This way NEW boot campers will be able to work at their own ...

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Online Personal Training versus In Person Personal Training

6 Answers | Asked by Sue Francisco on Mar 01, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 01, 2015

I agree with Christine I will do some online training with well established clients when they travel. I really value one on one contact. I think online training is a money maker and time saver but I have to wonder if it's worth denying our clients that "personal" touch. There are thousands of wo...

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Tabata Bootcamp mindy mylrea

6 Answers | Asked by Suzanne Lessel on Mar 01, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 01, 2015

What would you like to know? I took her Tabata Certification at the SCW conference in SF

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Taking the Plunge into Certification

9 Answers | Asked by Tom Borromeo on Feb 27, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 01, 2015

Tom Feel free to email me through my fitness connect page I train in the East Bay of SF

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Advice on implementing a Mentorship Program into a facility for newly certified Group Fitness Instructors?

4 Answers | Asked by Kim Francis on Feb 25, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 01, 2015

I think mentorships are so needed in this industry along with instructors being certified with a Nationally Accredited Organization. Although it it not mandatory I think it's very important. Do you require your trainers to be?

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Tai chi

6 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Feb 26, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 01, 2015

I took a look at your profile and see you are not certified. I suggest looking into a nationally accredited organization and really consider getting certified. This way you can learn ways to implement other modalities into your class with confidence.

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Taking the Plunge into Certification

9 Answers | Asked by Tom Borromeo on Feb 27, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 01, 2015

Sounds like you would then be beholden to NASM? DO you want to work in a gym? If you're not a gym goer, and that's all they offer, I personally would decline I suggest writing out a business plan, and list your goals. What specifically do you want to do? What if outside bootcamp is your thing? Or...

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Team Building Activities in the Workplace

7 Answers | Asked by Daksha Lala on Feb 27, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 01, 2015

Team building is great so is group exercise, why not hire a trainer to come to your workplace and incorporate fitness?

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More likely to get you hired, a 4(+) year degree or completing a prominent certificate program?

6 Answers | Asked by Rod Sims on Feb 27, 2015

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 01, 2015

Unfortunately this is an unregulated field. You don't have to be certified. However success in this industry comes with education, the ability to implement the necessary tasks for your clients, a good business mind, a business plan, a nationally accredited certification, and experience to name a f...

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