Cardiovascular Training for Specificity

by Shonna Porter |   Date Released : 17 Sep 2002
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Shonna Porter

About the author: Shonna Porter

Shonna Porter has a B.A. in Exercise Physiology, Sports Science and Nutrition, and a M.A. in Counseling Psychology and Theology. She is certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the Aquatics Exercise Association (AEA) and is a member of the American Counselors Association (AEA). She has been teaching group fitness and personal training for over 20 years and has extensive training working with athletes for sport specific goals, older populations, special populations, obesity, disordered eating and clients with depression and anxiety. Shonna has lectured on fitness-related topics all over the U.S.and continues to develop ongoing cutting edge instructor training programs.

In addition, to teaching and personal training, Shonna currently maintains a private counseling practice in Gig Harbor, WA. Shonna's simple, honest and effective approach to incorporate health and wellness into everyday life, has helped hundreds of clients improve the quality of their life, break free from limitations and plateaus, overcome depression and addiction and to attain lifelong health and wellness goals.

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Hill, Amanda | 30 Oct 2009, 14:05 PM

Great article. One thing that bugs me though is that almost everyone says the same blanket statement, "Eat Less Exercise More". This is just not the case for everyone. I have clients who are not eating enough calories to meet the demands of their new program and are at a standstill with their weight loss or even worse, they are starting to gain weight because their body has gone into starvation mode, has dropped their metabolism to a crawl and is holding on to every ounce of fat it can. And when all they read from the "experts" is "eat less" it makes convincing them to eat more very difficult.

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