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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

Questions Answered by Karin

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Why would you want a client or member to avoid focusing on weight loss?

9 Answers | Asked by Latasha Raines on Apr 22, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 25, 2014

Hi Latasha, there is a place when weight loss needs to be the focus. In cases of morbid obesity, where an extra 100 lbs. or even more make every step difficult and exercise becomes a study in patience, the goal needs to be to get rid of most of the excess. Once things are at reasonable levels, bo...

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Where do i go to sign up for sessions for the IDEA World Convention in Anaheim, CA in August 2014?

1 Answer | Asked by Dana Oliver on Apr 24, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 24, 2014

Here: http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-conferences/idea-world-fitness-convention.... Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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can my husband and I do just water arobics only

6 Answers | Asked by Elaine Dodsworth on Apr 23, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 23, 2014

Hi Elaine, I have been teaching water aerobics for many years, and many participants have benefited greatly from the aquatic environment. There is a difference between water walking and water aerobics, though. The latter is usually in a class format, often to music, and while often very enjoy...

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Would you consider a roll down for someone with osteoporosis?

3 Answers | Asked by Fran Johnson on Apr 22, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 23, 2014

Hi Fran, clients with osteoporosis are always challenging because the mandate is that there should not be any spinal flexion while everybody knows full well that a person has to perform this movement in the course of the day, even just to get dressed. However, with exercise recommendations, I ...

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Would it be cool if there was a gym for tweens and teens only?

5 Answers | Asked by Kennedy Judge on Apr 21, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 21, 2014

Hi Kennedy, I have the same thought as Susan. Such a gym would be practically empty during school hours. While I see it as a wonderful dream, I also see a lot of obstacles that would stand of the way to make this dream a reality. Cost is probably the greatest factor. Karin Singleton www.meltn...

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How do I find a business coach for expanding my current personal training business?

1 Answer | Asked by Richard Greaud on Apr 20, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 20, 2014

Hi Richard, over the course of participating in IDEA FitnessConnect, I have often seen answers from somebody who is a gym owner AND a software developer. Here is a link to his profile http://www.ideafit.com/profile/l-fagan. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Can a 73 year old man who started to experience sarcopenia increase muscle mass with protein and resistance work?

4 Answers | Asked by Martha Hutchinson on Apr 19, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 20, 2014

Hi Martha, there are countless studies that demonstrate that people can gain strength at any age, and since your client seems to be rather de-conditioned, he should see functional improvement quickly. As you know, initial gains in strength are due to neuromuscular adaptation and not the resul...

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Group fitness options

6 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Apr 19, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 19, 2014

Hi Brinda, you did not mention anything about the attendance in your classes but I assume that there were students who were participating and would like to continue to exercise in a small group. I am not sure how my suggestions translate to Mumbai but here in the US, I would look for community...

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apps for personal trainers to track clients weight and body measurements

6 Answers | Asked by Cottrell Martin on Apr 18, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 18, 2014

Hi Cottrell, what about Excel Spreadsheet? Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Would appreciate advice on Idea World

2 Answers | Asked by Ariadne Greenberg on Apr 18, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 18, 2014

Hi Ariadne, having attended all but one IDEA World conferences since 1995, I like to think that I am in a good position to give you feedback based on my experiences. Of course, I am coming at it from a different starting point, being much more of a generalist in the fitness field. What I love ...

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