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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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What is the correct solution to LCL injury recovery

2 Answers | Asked by Boyd Anderson on Apr 09, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 09, 2014

Hi Boyd, making recommendations site unseen are always problematic, in large part because there is not one 'correct solution'. The reason is that there is a body attached to that LCL which - at 66 years of age - probably developed a lot of compensation. Having said all that, I usually look at ...

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What brand of tennis shoe is best for cross training? Open to all suggestions!

11 Answers | Asked by Melanie Feuerstein on Apr 07, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 09, 2014

Hi Melanie, I would also take a look at indoor court shoes as worn for Squash or Racquetball. Those shoes are meant for fast directional changes and are very versatile. Most manufacturers make them, and it would be a matter of just trying out what fits you best. Karin Singleton

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Does your club or studio have a nutrition program?

5 Answers | Asked by Jason Davis on Apr 07, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 07, 2014

Hi Jason, I teach at a Wellness Center that has a nutritionist (RD) on staff. She is involved in weight-loss programs and also available for individual counseling. Both programs are for an extra charge, the individual counseling obviously more expensive. The programs are not overrun but the welln...

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Alternative to Calorie King Software?

3 Answers | Asked by Michelle Pallozzi on Apr 06, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 07, 2014

Hi Michelle, take a look at 'Dine Healthy' Just be mindful of what you do with this kind of information. The scope of practice of personal trainers does not encompass specific nutritional advice. Karin Singleton

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I understand that the material is self study, but do I need to go to a specific location to take exam or practical?

2 Answers | Asked by Carmin Ellis on Apr 06, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 06, 2014

Hi Carmin, you should be a little more specific with your question, and somebody may be able to help you. Whatever it is you are studying, addressing this question to the organization you got the material from may also give you an answer. Karin Singleton

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how do we improve drug addict's self determination?

4 Answers | Asked by rayan khan on Apr 05, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 05, 2014

Hello Rayan, dealing with substance abuse is considered beyond the scope of a personal trainer. It is certainly possible that a personal trainer can be part of a team for a person with such problem but he or she cannot take a lead unless being a professional specializing in this field. Karin S...

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Hi all, when a male client of mine does the lateral lunge, he is unable to straighten the right leg when lunging to the left.

4 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Cavallaro on Apr 04, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 04, 2014

Hi Jennifer, I would peel this back to a normal squat / single leg squat first and see whether there are any deviations. I saw in your profile that you have the CES certification, and using those assessments should present you with a starting point. It can be any number of things, many of whic...

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How do you set goals for strength, endurance, and cardiovascular improvement?

4 Answers | Asked by Aaron Boike on Apr 03, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 03, 2014

Hi Aaron, I find that it depends a lot on the client on how you set goals. As much as I like the SMART concept, it makes is equally evident if goals are not met. I have worked with enough clients who are very goal driven but who would also view themselves a failures for not meeting them. For ...

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Have you seen the IDEA Workout Builder?

7 Answers | Asked by Jason Davis on Feb 27, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 03, 2014

Hi Jason, is it possible to add exercises that are only in your own profile or are they automatically shared across the entire site? I am asking about exercises that are part of a trademarked system and for which I do not have authorization to create a video for wider distribution. Karin Singl...

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Do you think there is a way to find a club, who sponsors me for the VISA application? (I am from Hungary)

2 Answers | Asked by Andrea Garzo on Apr 01, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 01, 2014

Hello Andrea, I saw your comment to Harris. I speak from the perspective of somebody who has gone through the immigration process. I understand your desire to stay in the United States. Be aware, though, that violating US customs and immigration laws as you are trying to find a sponsor can get...

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