Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Is anyone familiar with occluded blood flow training? I have read articles toting the benefits. What are the dangers?

5 Answers | Asked by Tammy Gunderson on Jan 20, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 21, 2014

Hi Tammy, I also had never heard of it until now but did just like Harris and read several articles. Even the papers that praise its potential benefits advise caution in terms of length of training and amount of weight used. The paper that Harris links has the precaution at the bottom that rec...

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What are some hamstring and quads exercises for client with bad knees due to RA.

6 Answers | Asked by Kerry Walsh on Jan 20, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 20, 2014

Hello Kerry, a few of my favorite exercises are terminal knee extensions (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZscBVtoX62U), seated straight leg raises (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWGr0-dXqww) and leg curls using a dynaband (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_IEOwAWyJM - I only do this one leg at a t...

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What's the easiest way to find fitness facilities that will allow independent trainers to rent space and train their clients?

9 Answers | Asked by Sean Arthur on Jan 19, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 19, 2014

Hi Sean, I hate to disappoint you: there is not easy way. You'll have to get on the phone and call one facility after the other. I would start with smaller, independently owned clubs and studios. Many larger facilities and franchises do not allow independent trainers at all but may offer you ...

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How do I become a wellness coach?

5 Answers | Asked by kristin sabatini on Jan 18, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 18, 2014

Hello Kristin, when I read your question, I was wondering how you define being a 'Wellness Coach' and what it is you want to do. There are - as you well know - certifications which will bestow on you the title of Health or Wellness Coach. Yes, there are also organizations that specialize in s...

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Zumba Insurance?

3 Answers | Asked by Shira Catlin on Jan 17, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 18, 2014

Hi Shira, when you follow Ariadne's link and click on the tab 'Get Insured Now', you will see a drop-down menu of certifications that are covered. At the very bottom ..... Zumba! Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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As a group fitness instructor, how many different workouts should I have in my repertoire for each type of class I teach?

6 Answers | Asked by Jacqueline Cole on Jan 17, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 17, 2014

Hi Jacqueline, Sean's and Christine's answers are right on. One other thing that came to my mind is that the age of the participants can also be a consideration. An older crowd often appreciates predictability. I had once been teaching a very similar choreography for years. Just changed the mu...

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Could I get a copy of my insurance sent to me?

1 Answer | Asked by Shirley Groskreutz on Jan 17, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 17, 2014

Hi Shirley, even if you had your insurance by way of IDEA, all this information resides with the insurance company, and you need to address your inquiry directly to them. I have no doubt that they will oblige you. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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how long does the membership last?

2 Answers | Asked by Sara McCormick on Jan 17, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 17, 2014

Hi Sara, the membership fee is for one year. See this link http://www.ideafit.com/renew. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How do I train a client with Parkinson's Disease

9 Answers | Asked by Meg Kruse on Jan 16, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 16, 2014

Hi Meg, this question is really not specific enough. Parkinson's comes with different challenges and degrees of progression. As such, there is not one answer. If you can qualify your question, I may be able to provide more information. I have trained one client with PD literally from diagnosis to...

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Career advice for personal trainer/ fitness instructor?

8 Answers | Asked by Silvia Buehler Espiritu on Jan 15, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 15, 2014

Hallo Silvia, ich kann Dir nur ans Herz legen, Dir die MELT Method mal genauer anzusehen. Ich habe meine Ausbilding darin seit 2009 und habe mein Geschaeft damit erheblich erweitern koennen. Es ist immer noch in den Anfaengen, wenngleich die Zahl der Trainer zunimmt; dennoch waerst Du in Arizona ...

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