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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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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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I attended the Personal Trainers Conference in Alexandria, VA last month. Can I still access the session printouts?

2 Answers | Asked by Sharon Bailey on Mar 24, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 24, 2014

Hi Sharon, you can access the session printouts through the IDEA Personal Trainer conference West. The two conferences are identical. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I am trying to log into the session handouts from the IDEA EAST conference

3 Answers | Asked by Carlyn Pheil on Mar 23, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 23, 2014

Hi Carlyn, you can find the handouts in the information for the Personal Trainer Conference West which is pretty much identical to the one East. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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