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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Does anyone have any experience with the Nutrition Specialist Program through AASDN? Thoughts?

1 Answer | Asked by Niki Barr on Feb 26, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 26, 2014

Hi Niki, I had not heard of it but looked at their website. You are right, it is quite intriguing. The one thing that came to my mind is that it is up to state level what you can and cannot dispense in terms of advice when it comes to nutrition unless you are a registered dietitian. This is a...

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4 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Feb 25, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 25, 2014

Hi Joanne, this is great news. Thanks for the announcement. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Where can I find info on the good vs bad of hiring an independent contractor vs. employee?

2 Answers | Asked by Pete Lyons on Feb 24, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 25, 2014

Hi Pete, Eric is correct in pointing out the legal differences which may enter into your decision. I was once an independent contractor which was my preferred way of operating. From my perspective, the advantages were that I could set my own rates and dealt with my clients directly without a m...

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where do i revise newsletter

1 Answer | Asked by Evie Oberdorfer on Feb 24, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 24, 2014

Hi Evie, while you cannot change the content of the articles, you can edit the format and add a paragraph to it. When you click on 'Manage Client Newsletter', you will then have the option to 'Edit Newsletter Template'. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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what type of questions should I ask fitness clubs about independent traning in their gym?

3 Answers | Asked by Roy Jimenez on Feb 17, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 24, 2014

Hi Roy, I'd like to add that you need to inquire whether you can bring in clients who are not members of the club, and if yes, what the policy is there. I was once an independent trainer at a gym, and when all my clients became members there, I had an even better relationship with the gym beca...

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Valid Informed Consent form Liability Waiver

2 Answers | Asked by LAURINCE LOVELIFE on Feb 23, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 23, 2014

Hi Laurince, you can find a Release of Liability Waiver here at the IDEA web site. http://www.ideafit.com/files/Release%20of%20Liability.pdf . This is a sample provided by IDEA. It's certainly not a bad idea to run this by a lawyer to make sure it suits your needs. Karin Singleton www.melt...

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what is resource for my group fitness instructors to have safe and staying within general population?

3 Answers | Asked by kim Boose on Feb 22, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 22, 2014

Hi Kim, I am not sure I understand your question. Can you please specify your concern. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Some guidance with a new client who is/has suffered from anorexia

4 Answers | Asked by Kim Martin on Feb 20, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 21, 2014

Hi Kimberly, you are dealing with an extremely difficult situation here and should not train with her without a physician's consent. There are so many layers to this often deadly disease, and I would strongly suggest that you only train her as part of a health care continuum. On the assumptio...

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Spinning for seniors/deconditioned market who can't stand the bike seat?

10 Answers | Asked by Megan Senger on Feb 19, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 19, 2014

Hi Megan, I am answering in my capacity as a senior at the age of 59 :-), even though not de-conditioned. I have taken two spin classes in my life, the first was bad, the second worse. The spin bicycles were set up properly but I was walking around like Festus for the next few days. People hav...

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Where is the best place to obtain a group fitness instructor certification?? I work out but have not taught a class.

4 Answers | Asked by Nicole McClendon on Feb 18, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 18, 2014

Hi Nicole,, I want to commend you for contemplating a group exercise certification even though INSANITY only strongly suggests but does not have it as a pre-requisite. I would go with an widely recognized certification such as ACE as a base certification. After all, you may feel at some point ...

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