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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Are there any good articles on Group Exercise for the Geriatric population?

3 Answers | Asked by Terrence Fister on Nov 19, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 20, 2013

Hi Terrence, you may also want to try the International Council of Active Aging website http://www.icaa.cc/ Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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membership renewal

4 Answers | Asked by Marie Phillips on Nov 19, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 19, 2013

Hi Marie, within your account at IDEA FitnessConnect, the 'Overview ' tab has your profile at the very left. The first thing you see is information about your membership, and that is where you can renew online. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Do you think that Cross Fit needs a higher certification standard to improve safety and effectiveness?

6 Answers | Asked by Alex Wisch on Nov 15, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 19, 2013

Hi Alex, I want to echo the others. I have seen bad trainers with good certifications. I have even seen physical therapists acting as trainers and not being as safe as I think they should be. We also have a flip side of participants who view themselves very differently from where they are and ...

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I am looking for resources, or personal advice, on the topic of exercise programs for drug/alcohol rehab patients.

2 Answers | Asked by Chalene Jones on Nov 17, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 17, 2013

Hi Chalene, this is in the 'personal advice' column. I have worked with only one client in that category (and it also included mental problems), thus I am not sure how much you can extrapolate to others. It seems that the training was in the 'I am doing something right and good' spectrum of th...

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what type of training do you prefer?

9 Answers | Asked by Dr. J on Nov 16, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 16, 2013

For cardio: walking my dog. I know, it's far from perfect but it gets me into the park where I enjoy to be, and I make sure that a create enough speed intervals as we head from tree to tree :-) Else, I MELT every day, using both length and strength techniques which focus on core and shoulder and ...

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Any good training programmes for downhill skiing for recreational skiers

3 Answers | Asked by Joy McNab on Nov 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 16, 2013

Hi Joy, I include a lot of Bosu to help my clients prepare for their ski trip. Considering that a downhill run can last quite a while and keeps the skier in a semi squat position for some time, I often have my clients hold this position as I have them do other upper body exercises. Karin Singl...

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GOLD'S GYM won't hire you Teaching Classes if you are Personal trainer so being an EXPERT in many Areas is threat ...

2 Answers | Asked by Octavio Pozos Perez on Nov 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 15, 2013

Hi Octavio, your last three words summed it up very well. They have lost the opportunity of having an experienced instructor. I hope that this scenario was unique to that particular gym. If you enjoy teaching classes, I am sure that there are plenty of clubs that will welcome you with open arm...

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how important are squats and dead-lifts to you?

8 Answers | Asked by Dr. J on Nov 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 15, 2013

I do both as well. With deadlifts, I have my own philosophy as I try to teach them to all my clients even if the 'weight' is often little more than a broomstick. My thought is that there are situations when people need to be able to lift things over a barrier where the command of 'lifting with y...

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I would like some information about upcoming Aquatic Certification classes near Richmond, Va.

1 Answer | Asked by Connie Merriss on Nov 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 14, 2013

Hi Connie, for that information, you will need to visit the website of the certification that you are considering. I know that AEA often has certification locations on the East coast. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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