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I can answer questions on proper exercise technique, starting as well as growing in attaining your fitness goals and questions regrading how the human body works from an exercise physiology standpoint. I can assist with any questions regarding anatomy & physiology, stretching and rehabilitation. I am also extremely well versed and experienced in martial arts, self-defense and massage therapy.

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I have a B.S in Physical Education and a Black Belt in an eclectic martial art. I am also a certified Fitness Therapist through ISSA and a massage therapist. I can assist with questions regarding hiring a health and wellness professional as well as growing and succeeding in the field for those already working in it.


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B.S. in Physical education, Black Belt, ISSA certfified Fitness Therapist.

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Eddie09/05/16101010Thanks for the advice!
Barry09/05/16101010Very good. Thanks Gregg
Barry08/04/16101010Great thanks!

Recent Answers from Greg Hoppe

2016-09-04 mini trampoline:

Hey Barry,  Welcome back. So the trampoline is a great alternative to running and a wise choice for saving your knees. But you sacrifice calorie expenditure for staying pain free, at least in comparing

2016-08-07 hip pain when performing squats:

Hi Jake,    It sounds to me that the problem is with your hip flexors (the muscles that bring your knees to your torso) as the actions that causing you the pain are are what I just described. These muscles

2016-08-01 Treadmill:

Barry,    That's great that you are so passionate about running and have kept active after the knee surgery, what dedication. First off you did the right thing with getting a padded treadmill and the proper

2016-05-20 Bike Riding:

Hi Stephanie,    The picture you sent me never came through so I cannot give you an accurate assessment of your glutes, and as far as your diet goes unless you are consuming Big Mac's and pizza often I

2016-05-09 Gentle knee exercises:

Amanda,    I am so sorry to hear about your grandmother's passing and the predicament your mom is in. I can see the apprehension about getting a knee replacement she has after what happened to your grandmother


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