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Paul Daniels

Salt Lake City, UT 84105

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Liability form for online personal trainer?

3 Answers | Asked by Annie Leverich on Feb 23, 2019

Answered by Paul Daniels on Feb 24, 2019

It would be the same as in-person. Liability waivers only really hold water if you are not negligent. Whether you train online or in-person doesn't matter.

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Exercises for client with osteoporosis

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

Answered by Paul Daniels on Feb 01, 2019

I work with osteoporosis patients regularly. Physicians send them to me to increase bone density. That should be the main goal. To achieve this you need to know the severity of the osteoporosis. The client's physician should be able to provide this information. Most physicians, however, don't und...

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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 Paul Daniels on Jan 27, 2019

The National Strength and Conditioning Assoc (NSCA) is one of the best organizations in the world for strength, conditioning, Power and Olympic lifting. NSCA also has some guidelines broken down by % of body weight for males and females for lifts like squats and deadlift, bench press, etc. I'd a...

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Cheat meal or cheat day?

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

Answered by Paul Daniels on Jan 27, 2019

I'm not a fan of cheat days because one can wipe out an entire weeks worth of gains in one day cheating. Years ago I had a client come to me for weight loss. She was a big weekend partier with lots of alcohol. She wanted to lose weight but also party on the weekends. During my counseling session...

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Exercising with Sciatica Injury

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

Answered by Paul Daniels on Jan 23, 2019

What is the etiology of the injury? I will assume it's from an impingement issue from a bulging or herniated disc. If that is the case then the two primary things to avoid are unsupported forward flexion at the hips and axial loading. Indicated exercises include core (ab and low back) strengthening ...

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How would you design a strength program for a volleyball athlete with scoliosis?

4 Answers | Asked by Tom Johnson on Dec 27, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on Dec 28, 2018

Unless the scoliosis is severe there shouldn't be any limitations. Both free weights and machines are fine. Just use each to maximize the goals of the athlete. I would need to know specific goals to address the use of specific exercises.

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job opportunity in Germany as ACE certified personal trainer?

7 Answers | Asked by Silvia Buehler Espiritu on Dec 23, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on Dec 23, 2018

I would think ACE has a German branch with job postings. I'm NSCA certified and I know they do. Maybe contact the International branch of ACE and ask.

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Local fitness geek group?

4 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Dec 11, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on Dec 15, 2018

Traditionally these groups are called Mastermind groups. The idea is to bring a group of professionals together in the industry to share ideas, brainstorm and mentor one another. Another groups that I'm familiar with that is similar is Entrepreneur's Organization or EO. Mastermind groups don't h...

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What is everyone's take on wall sits? I have been seeing posts they do no good and are a waste of time.

6 Answers | Asked by Tracie Renschen on Dec 11, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on Dec 13, 2018

Wall sits are a great isometric exercise to build muscular endurance. I use them in folks that have limited ROM in their knees or knee pain with knee flexion. They are also a great exercise to incorporate into a ski conditioning program.

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Has anyone ever heard of a company called NHE? an on line based fitness program company

8 Answers | Asked by Brian Thurston on Dec 05, 2018

Answered by Paul Daniels on Dec 05, 2018

The BBB has given them an F rating for failing to respond to complaints.

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