Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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How do I get accredited to train the elderly? Which is the best agency?

3 Answers | Asked by bill schroeder on May 12, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 12, 2014

Hi Bill, my vote goes to the Senior Fitness Association http://www.seniorfitness.net/. While all major organizations have some information on senior fitness, this is the only one (I know of) that specializes exclusively in it. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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What style of swimwear are perfect for women to swimming workouts?

4 Answers | Asked by Carly Traylor on May 12, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 12, 2014

Hi Carly, in the event that you are looking more towards water aerobic, there is a great company that specializes in good sports wear for this exercise http://www.h2owear.com/. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Is 3 years ago BLS certificate fit for the FNS course?

1 Answer | Asked by Lihong Ou on May 12, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 12, 2014

Hi Lihong, in the US, CPR certifications are valid for 2 years, and they have the date written on them until which they are valid. It will be best if you direct this question directly to the education specialists as NASM www.nasm.org. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How Would You Rate This App For Personal Trainers

1 Answer | Asked by Eric Watson on May 11, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 11, 2014

Hi Eric, this could a nice little depository for data. When I first looked at it, I was under the impression that the tests were pre-formatted but when I downloaded the app, I found that you can enter your own tests which gives this app a lot of flexibility not only for a personal trainer but als...

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Levator scapula pain and pain in all muscles around the scapula

3 Answers | Asked by Charles Andersson on May 11, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 11, 2014

Hello Charles, I am very sorry to hear that you are in so much pain. I hope you have gone back to a physician to make sure that nothing worse is going on than under-and overactive muscles. If not, this should be your first step. Understand that it is always tricky to make recommendations if th...

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Pilates exercises for achieving optimal rehab from double knee replacement

3 Answers | Asked by Amanda Smith on May 10, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 11, 2014

Hi Amanda, I have post-rehab exercises for knee replacements but they are not Pilates. Be happy to share what I have. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Bodyweight certification?

5 Answers | Asked by Joel Dresner on May 10, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 10, 2014

Hello Joel, same as Ariadne and Paul. You have already certifications from ACE which are a great base. I have a recommendations for an additional credential, though. It is not exclusively for body weight exercises but for the population most likely attracted to this type of training. It is th...

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Do you need a group fitness certification and a personal trainer certification to teach silver sneakers?

3 Answers | Asked by Alice Clough on May 09, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 10, 2014

Hi Alice, this is from the Silver Sneakers website: To become a SilverSneakers group exercise class instructor, one must: - Be at least 18 years of age. - Maintain current CPR certification. - Hold a two or four year degree in health, exercise science, recreation or physical activity r...

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What's the greatest challenge you face as a fitness professional?

8 Answers | Asked by Alyse Mason Brill on May 08, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 08, 2014

Hi Alyse, I agree with Sue and Harris, and I do not like to see those latest trends that tend to do more harm than good. But being a practitioner myself of a training method called MELT which is not widely known and still does not have peer-reviewed research by its name, I tend to have a more len...

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What is an alternative approach for a career change into personal training?

4 Answers | Asked by Kash Burd on May 07, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 08, 2014

Hi Kash, one of the things I like is that you can dip your toes into this industry without having to jump in with both feet. I assume that you are a fitness enthusiast already and work out regularly for yourself. You may be a member at a gym which is were many trainers get started. As Harris s...

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