Martin Petrofes

Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

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What is the best site for healthy delicious recipes?

4 Answers | Asked by sachin shah on Nov 02, 2018

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Nov 12, 2018

I recommend the book "Veganomnicon" for starting a plant based healthy diet. The authors have many books and at one time hosted the "Post Punk Kitchen". I can't recall their names. I know we have several of their books. Amazing recipes with no animal products at all.

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Does anyone have any outline of requirements/certs that they look for when hiring a group fitness, dance instructor or PT.?

3 Answers | Asked by Ainsley Worrell on Nov 02, 2018

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Nov 12, 2018

I would try to attend a class that the instructor is actaully teaching if possible. Or observe a personal training session with an actual client. If the instructor isn't currently working in fitness, you will have to attempt to hold a demo class or training session to see them in action. I would ...

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Levator scapula pain and pain in all muscles around the scapula

4 Answers | Asked by Charles Andersson on May 11, 2014

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Nov 12, 2018

I would recommend getting re-evaluated by your doctor or referred to a specialist. Possibly changing physical therapists. You may just have done irreparable damage. But if all else has failed, you might go to a pain specialist.

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how to strengthen the scapula

3 Answers | Asked by Briget Borges on Nov 07, 2018

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Nov 12, 2018

Are you asking this due to a specific problem you are having? You don't want to just try some exercises for the muscles attaching to the scapula if you are having issues like pain, popping or clicking sounds when moving the arm(s)/shoulder(s), weakness that affects using the arm on the affected sid...

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What are some low impact cardio exercises for older clients?

7 Answers | Asked by Dianne Della Ratta on May 02, 2018

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Oct 05, 2018

Walking building to power and core walking. Aquatic exercise programs are my recommendations for all exercisers at any level. Adjust your intensity to your fitness. I have used aquatic exercise for everyone from grandparents to pro athletes.

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Client has muscle tissue in her lower legs that are so HARD that she is in a lot of pain. Any ideas why her tissue is so HARD?

9 Answers | Asked by Mary Ann DeCosta on May 03, 2018

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Oct 05, 2018

She may have some calcification in her muscles. She should see a physician ASAP to rule out serious conditions. If she is cleared to exercise, I recommend finding a warm water exercise class if possible.

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When is the next class for certification for Fallproof going to be held.

2 Answers | Asked by Cheryl Justice on Oct 04, 2018

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Oct 05, 2018

You should go to their website. I think it is fallproof.com.

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insurance

5 Answers | Asked by Lee Scott on Sep 14, 2018

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Oct 03, 2018

I wouldn't click the above link. And you should shop around for insurance. Check out what is offered by your certifying group or IDEA and other providers you can find for business, etc.

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High intensity training

5 Answers | Asked by Susan Christie on Sep 04, 2018

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Oct 03, 2018

Like any type of training, needs to be done judiciously and with the proper recovery. Any specific things you want to ask?

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How or Where do I find quality Group Fitness instructors to hire

3 Answers | Asked by Christina Cotsiopoulos on Sep 02, 2018

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Oct 02, 2018

I suggest checking out the instructors already workng in your area. Many really great instructors are terrible at getting clients. So they make great employees. And some instructors don't want to struggle with setting up a business, but would love to teach more if offeted the opportunity.

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