Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Where can I get a grant to implement a wellness/fitness program at my school for staff?

3 Answers | Asked by calvorine walters on Mar 12, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 12, 2014

Hi Calvorine, one thing I would like to add to Denise's excellent advice: without money from an external source at all, you can start a walking program, and you can do it immediately. It often takes only for somebody to say where and when to meet, and people will go. The greatest obstacle I hear ...

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Should you massage a trigger point toward the insertion or away from it?

3 Answers | Asked by Jorge Abreu on Mar 11, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 12, 2014

Hi Jorge, I would suggest you check the different methods of myofascial release. And if you want to do better than that, see what MELT could do for your clients. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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whats best online courses for postural analysis and movement screen?

1 Answer | Asked by Marie Chris Sison on Mar 11, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 11, 2014

Hi Marie Chris, while it is not exclusively a course for postural analysis, I really loved the Corrective Exercise Specialist certification from NASM. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Ace Pro Source's article on Staying Injury Free During Cross Fit Workouts

3 Answers | Asked by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 10, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 11, 2014

Hi Sue, the question of regulation is absolutely valid, and I do not disagree with your intent. I am wondering, though, about the way such assessments and regulations can practically be accomplished. Obviously, it would be left to the states to regulate. Speaking for what I observe in North C...

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What methods of payment are your most common?

9 Answers | Asked by Paul Bradley on Mar 09, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 10, 2014

Hi Paul, same as the others. The majority of clients pay by check, some only ever pay cash, and a few pay by credit card. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Personal Training with a 14 year old?

6 Answers | Asked by Mike Lloyd on Mar 09, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 10, 2014

Hi Mike, from the paperwork perspective, I would apply much if the same rules as for adults but the contract and liability waiver need parental consent. I would also apply the same rules for a medical release from a physician if a review of the medical history seems to warrant that for you. Ka...

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Is a grapevine used in a dance warm up a no no?

8 Answers | Asked by Jackie Reynolds on Mar 08, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 08, 2014

Hi Jackie, even though just because something has been used for the longest time is not necessarily a reason not to question it, this is certainly a strange comment. Lateral moves are standard in all group exercise classes, and the grapevine is just one of them particularly in a 'regular class' w...

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I am a registered nurse of 13 years with an associates degree. What is the fastest route to become certified?

5 Answers | Asked by Rebecca Day on Mar 03, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 08, 2014

Hi Rebecca, the suggestion for an NCCA certification has been mentioned numerous times. There is an additional reason for looking at those certification. It is a requirement for the "Exercise is Medicine" program. Here is the text: "Any NCCA certified professional is eligible for one of three ...

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what are the best nutrition websites

5 Answers | Asked by Mary Truitt on Mar 07, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 07, 2014

Hi Mary, one of the sites that I trust is https://www.cspinet.org/ which is the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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can I renew my certification

3 Answers | Asked by Heather Forsberg on Mar 05, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 05, 2014

Hi Heather, you need to contact the provider of your certification. IDEA is 'only' an association of fitness professionals. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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