Mr. JC Pinzon

Bio

I have been a personal trainer for over 20 years now and I love it.

I have an associate degree in physical therapy and a Bachelor's degree in physical education and a certification in massage therapy.

My specialties include corrective exercise specialist, performance enhancement specialist, kickboxing instructor, Pilates instructor.
 
I am planning to become a certified nutritionist and Tai Chi instructor within the next year.

For more info please check my webpage

www.jcpfitness.com

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Sharecare

Location:

  • jcp fitness
  • Maspeth, NY

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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    Why is it important to have an expert treat your child's fracture?

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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    How do I choose a fitness program?

    It has to be personalized and based on your specific needs and goals. An assessment is a must if you want to know your weaknesses. An educated trainer can help you achieve results safer and faster. Read More
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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    What is functional fitness?

    it is being fit enough to perform a function either work related or sports specific. One can train the back muscles during the winter to shovel snow efficiently without getting hurt or you can train to play tennis with more power. The muscles in both cases are similar and the exercises can simulate...Read More
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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    What are some beneficial physical activities if I don’t belong to a gym?

    Working out at home has many benefits. Depending on your workout, you can burn calories just as much or more than the machines at the gym. Calisthenic exercises are harder than sitting on a machine and just using a specific muscle. Pushups for example work your chest, shoulders, triceps and core...Read More
  • Mr. JC Pinzon  - Maspeth, NY - Fitness
    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    What are some beneficial physical activities if I don’t belong to a gym?

    Working out at home has many benefits. Depending on your workout, you can burn calories just as much or more than the machines at the gym. Calisthenic exercises are harder than sitting on a machine and just using a specific muscle. Pushups for example work your chest, shoulders, triceps and core...Read More
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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    What is a balance tool in fitness training?

    A balance tool is a gadget or device used in fitness training to challenge balance in unstable environments. There are tools out there to use such as soft pads or discs filled with air that help you increase proprioception and balance. Doing movements that require standing on one leg also helps....Read More
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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    Should I wait until I'm in better shape before I start resistance training?

    No matter what shape you are in now you can start resistance training at any time. The benefits of resistance training are many. You can start by working at home if you want to get a feel for your muscles. There is no need to join a gym unless you get bored doing it by yourself at home or you need

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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    How many days per week should I resistance train?

    One can do resistance training everyday. There are over 600 muscles in the human body an it would be impossible to train them all in one session. The best way to train is to split your routine using different muscle groups everyday. One can split major muscle groups in either upper body exercises...Read More
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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    Should I have a sports drink after a workout?

    Sports drinks are not necessary unless you are working out for long periods of time under extreme temperature conditions. These beverages are usually expensive and it is just water with artificial flavors and colorants that are not needed in the body. The advertisers would say anything to sell it....Read More
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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    Who should perform power exercises?

    Anyone interested in increasing performance or burning calories for weight loss. As long as the form is correct and the participant can keep up, it is a great way to burn calories and get faster in most sports. Power training is demanding on all joints and one should rest enough and recover before rep...Read More
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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    How can I assess my strength?

    Most strength tests are relevant to the sport or function. There are many strength tests for different muscles. All tests must have "reliability" and "validity." Reliability would depend upon how strictly the test is conducted and the individual's level of motivation to perform the test. Validity:

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  • Mr. JC Pinzon  - Maspeth, NY - Fitness
    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    What are some advantages of group exercise?

    Group exercise has many advantages. The instructor plans the class and all you do is show up and follow the instructions. You won't spend any time trying to figure out what to do. One of the benefits is the fact that you can make friends that can give you motivation, support and camaraderie. It is

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    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    How much rest should I take between sets of resistance training exercises?

    Anywhere between 30 and 300 seconds in between sets; the longer you rest the heavier you can lift and therefore increase size and/or power. Resting less time increases endurance. It all depends on your goals and your time. If you don't have much time then circuit training with minimal rest in between

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  • Mr. JC Pinzon  - Maspeth, NY - Fitness
    Mr. JC Pinzon answered:

    What is core exercise?

    Core exercises include movements that activate a group of muscles called the core. These muscles work as a group to help stabilize and control the spine. The muscles are located on the midsection of the trunk and are mostly deep muscles. Activation of these muscles is possible by recruiting the right

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