Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Are these programs recognized in the state of Texas?

1 Answer | Asked by Monica Lopez on Mar 28, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 29, 2014

Hi Monica, I am sure that you will get more help if you specify which programs you are talking about. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Where do studio owners go to get good prices and service when purchasing equipment, such as a cable cross or elliptical?

4 Answers | Asked by Susan Silver on Mar 28, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 28, 2014

Hi Susan, I also have a small studio. For equipment that could possibly need service, I have bought them locally. I looked at specialty fitness stores but also places like Sears. Even though my equipment gets more mileage than regular home use, it's not near the usage in commercial gyms. Thus I p...

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Evolution and Weight Training?

4 Answers | Asked by Troy Knudson on Mar 27, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 28, 2014

Hi Troy, in the event that this is a serious question: those babies are at grave risk of never being born because over-training can interfere with male reproduction and sperm count. See the article by the National Institutes of Health http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8405526. But, if you sel...

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Has anyone received leads from IDEA?

6 Answers | Asked by Denise Lee on Mar 27, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 27, 2014

Hi Denise, I have also gotten leads through IDEA FitnessConnect. Your profile is an opportunity to present yourself and show who you are but also how you set yourself apart. Since the profile allows people to link to your website, make sure that this looks very good, too, and is consistent ...

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And suggestions for a pampering class?

5 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Mar 27, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 27, 2014

Hi Brinda, I teach MELT classes, and the unanimous consent is that it feels like having a massage! Check it out. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Where do you train when most gyms won't allow outside trainers to train their clients in their gyms?

12 Answers | Asked by Tanya Rzecki on Mar 26, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 26, 2014

Hi Tanya, you can also check with apartment complexes. Many of them have a gym for their residents. There are not in the business of making money of personal training, and I have never heard them say 'no' when you train the residents. You could check whether you can take it a step further and off...

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Regarding the IDEA newsletter - should the recipients names be checked or not checked to receive the newsletter?

1 Answer | Asked by Helane Hurwith on Mar 25, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 26, 2014

Hi Helane, when you look at the list of leads and clients, you will see a check when they are subscribed to the newsletter. When there is no check mark, you can click on the little round icon to the right and edit the information to include the newsletter subscription. The recipients have an opti...

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What is the Personal Trainer doing when a client is walking on a treadmill for 30 minutes?

13 Answers | Asked by Tanya Rzecki on Mar 26, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 26, 2014

Tanya, if it is necessary that a client has to be monitored when walking on the treadmill, I would stand next to the treadmill and do just that. On principle, I do not work out with my clients. I do not have any clients that need to be monitored, so I tell my clients to come in 30 minutes earl...

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As a fitness professional, what does pain-free living mean to you?

6 Answers | Asked by Jeri Jirsa on Mar 25, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 26, 2014

Hi Jeri, when I first saw your question, I thought that the answer should be pretty obvious - until I started to think about it. I think of myself as living pain-free but I do have the occasional pain, Thus my definition is that pain-free living is free of chronic pain that interferes with thi...

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Recommended exercises after rotator cuff surgery

4 Answers | Asked by NANCEE GILLIN on Mar 25, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 25, 2014

Hi Nancee, I also had rotator cuff surgery :-(. As Susan said: no fun. In addition to the PT guidelines, here is what I do not do: Upright rows and lateral raises straight out to the side. I still do rotator cuff exercises even though my surgery was a long time ago. I am careful about the load...

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