Sue D'Alonzo

Berkeley, CA 94705

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How important is supplements for your clients?

12 Answers | Asked by Jonathan Amos on Jun 03, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

It goes beyond my scope of practice to sell or suggest supplements.

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How important is an NCCA accreditation?

5 Answers | Asked by Jerry Prince on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

Personally I think it's very important

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What should be the name of my personal training business?

21 Answers | Asked by Laura Myers on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

Something short, catchy and sums you up

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What group exercise certification is the most respected in the industry?

11 Answers | Asked by Rob Gray on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

I believe it still is ACSM

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Do I need a college degree to be a personal trainer?

16 Answers | Asked by Jerry Prince on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

As others have said, No, but it would be great to have one in a related field

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I am new in the industry. What personal training certification should I get?

15 Answers | Asked by Jerry Prince on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

I always suggest the Gold Standard

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How Do You Start The Training Program For Severely Obese Clients?

12 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

I find that it is essential to cover all medical basis and physical barriers that may impact the success of the client. I have a very detailed health history form and I go through all stages of readiness. We must be very sensitive and alert to body motion limits and careful with certain language. ...

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How can trainers help clients get past body image hang-ups and instead concentrate on overall health and fitness?

16 Answers | Asked by Sandy Todd Webster on Apr 27, 2011

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

I focus on the positives and achievements rather than the opposite, I also help my clients set realistic goals and we both reinforce them often. During my initial consultation we talk about reality and expectations, I work at keeping my clients on track.

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Looking to change from punch cards to EFT monthly fees and prepaid packages? Need help on pricing.

7 Answers | Asked by Emily Zug on Dec 03, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

I agree with the fact that you have a very large gap between the two current prices. I suggest tightening that up, but you will have to figure out your fees based on overhead, etc. The average "drop in for one class rate" in the Bay area anyway is between $15 and $20 per class.

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What type of continuing education classes do you guys like to take?

11 Answers | Asked by Robyn Caruso on Dec 03, 2012

Answered by Sue D'Alonzo on Dec 03, 2012

I am a fan of ACSM Health Journal Online Tests and workshops whenever I can

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