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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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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

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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

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tel me how 2 reduce fats back side

5 Answers | Asked by SUSMITA LAKRA on Mar 22, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 23, 2014

Hello Susmita, while you cannot 'spot reduce', it is possible to 'spot build'. As Susan pointed out, you can only reduce overall body fat, and thus the fat on the back of your body will gradually disappear with it It is also important, though, to increase your strength and build some muscle...

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Where and how to get certified to instruct classes

6 Answers | Asked by Nikki V on Mar 21, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 21, 2014

Hi Nikki, I want to echo Janet's words and would encourage you to look at a nationally accredited certification such as ACE or ACSM. Even if the recreation center where you have been asked to teach will accept FiTour, you may not be able to get a teaching position at another club. I can at least ...

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What are some exercises for a client who has chronic pain after breaking his foot a few years ago?

2 Answers | Asked by Angela Hunter on Mar 20, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 20, 2014

Hi Angela, to add to Seth' comment in preparation for your meeting with your client: I have often found that people who had to use crutches for any length of time (as I assume was the case for a broken foot) develop problems/imbalances in the hip stabilizers, and I would look at the relationsh...

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Exercises for hip replacement

5 Answers | Asked by Kathleen Burlage on Mar 19, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 19, 2014

Hi Kathleen, this is not an ordinary case of a hip replacement, and I would only go with recommendations from the physical therapist who should be familiar with his history and should be able to advise you. Karin Singleton

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I exercise 2 hours a day 5 to 6 days a week and I eat a low calorie diet. Why have I gained weight?

9 Answers | Asked by erika loff on Mar 18, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 19, 2014

Hi Erika, do add to the comments: do you have a way to measure your body composition rather just looking at the numbers on the scale? A further contemplation is that you may not eat enough, or not enough of the right ingredients. I had the good fortune to attend Len Kravitz' session on nutrie...

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What would you create?

4 Answers | Asked by Ryan Jacobsen on Mar 17, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 18, 2014

Hi Ryan, I have some clients with very arthritic hands, particularly the thumbs. Holding a dumbbell is very difficult for them, and that limits upper body workouts severely. I wished there was some kind of device like a big glove to which to snap a dumbbell so that resistance can be added with...

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Do you have a simple and effective way of tracking your networking contacts?

7 Answers | Asked by Gwynn Lindler on Mar 17, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 18, 2014

Hi Gwynn, like Susan, I add people to my newsletter contact list after an initial contact has been made. It's often amazing what routes those newsletters take. Karin Singleton

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Do you think Personal Trainers should have their own Hall of Fame?

8 Answers | Asked by Ted Gambordella on Mar 17, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 17, 2014

Hi Ted, I am with Harris on this one. How to decide who is in and who is not is all but impossible because criteria for success can be many, and most of them are completely subjective. IDEA has a Personal Trainer of the Year award and also awards Lifetime Achievement. Karin Singleton www...

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