Martin Petrofes

Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

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Exercises for client with osteoporosis

4 Answers | Asked by Julia Glover on Jan 31, 2019

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Feb 18, 2019

Did you get physician clearance? While exercise for osteoporosis is not significantly different than general populatoins. You want to start a little lighter and progress slower. Also if the decalcification is severe in the spine and other areas of the body. I would definitely get recommendations a...

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Looking for a girl - coach

6 Answers | Asked by Mirdok Mirdok on Jan 29, 2019

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Feb 18, 2019

To coach what? You might want to post your question again with your location and more information on what you are interested in having the coach teach.

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San Francisco Equipment Repair Services

3 Answers | Asked by Kat Wooton on Feb 11, 2019

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Feb 18, 2019

Repairs are actually not that difficult. I used to do all none warranteed repairs for the City of Boulder's 3 rec centers and several small city workers gyms. You can find a lot of the information on doing the repairs on line. You can also request assistance from the manufacturer. Many will supply...

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Cheat meal or cheat day?

10 Answers | Asked by MATTHEW FELDMAN on Jan 26, 2019

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Feb 10, 2019

Why cheat? You should know what is and isn't part of your lifestyle and eating habits. If you don't drink alcohol most days of the month, then it is a rarity that should not affect you to have a few drinks. If you know you are going to drink a few drinks a week. You should plan for it in your eat...

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What is a good course on how to spot and correct improper form during excersises?

6 Answers | Asked by raghad anas on Jan 25, 2019

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Feb 10, 2019

NSCA is one of the few organizations with specifics on form on the major lifts in their courses. But you may need to have more than one course to cover the standard resistance exercises and Olympic/Power lifts.

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How can I protect myself with a personal trainer in my home

4 Answers | Asked by Al Pfeiffer on Jan 25, 2019

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Feb 05, 2019

Having all expectations addressed in writing is wise. But things could come up as you go along that will make it necessary to adjust expectations or the agreement. I would leave room for future negotiating on any issues that arise. And be open about any confusion or issues as soon as they begin. ...

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Exercising with Sciatica Injury

6 Answers | Asked by Susan Uylett on Jan 23, 2019

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Feb 05, 2019

You should definitely get clearance and recommendations/contraindications from the doctor, surgeon, physical therapist. and anyone else that is connected to this issue. Bootcamp as a general workout could be too aggressive. I would make sure the medical clearance be obtained to include/exclude exe...

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Sports girls

7 Answers | Asked by Mirdok Mirdok on Jan 23, 2019

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Feb 05, 2019

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GX Instructors: How do you decide which exercise programs to lead?

6 Answers | Asked by MATTHEW FELDMAN on Jan 15, 2019

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Jan 17, 2019

I have never used someone else's program. I teach what I know works. I adapt to the current trends only if there is something worth integrating into my programs. I don't follow the trends just for the sake of making money. Participants are encouraged to give me feedback and suggestion on things ...

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What do you do with a client that seem to have made the most gains that she can.

10 Answers | Asked by joan thompson on Jan 07, 2019

Answered by Martin Petrofes on Jan 14, 2019

Ok. That sounds good. The pushup thing might be a grip/wrist or other joint issue. Have you used pushup handles on the floor? When you use the smith bar, are her knees lower than the bar? Or are her knees up on something? Or have you lowered the bar all the way down? I would seriously try to ge...

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