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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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I have a tightness in my rhomboids and upper traps, more so on my right as I am right handed?

3 Answers | Asked by Marwan Killu on Oct 19, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 20, 2013

Hi Marwan, judging by the picture that you have posted, you certainly have some results to show for the almost daily weight workouts. I am sure you are very experienced in lifting weights. Upper traps often jump at the opportunity to help when they are not wanted, and I suspect that you may ha...

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Water aerobics

1 Answer | Asked by Elaine (Pip) Concklin on Oct 19, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 19, 2013

Hi Elaine, please qualify your question; it is very generic. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Have you trained a client over a long period of time at no charge or set up a scholarship?

9 Answers | Asked by Aimee Barnes on Oct 18, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 18, 2013

Hi Aimee, this situation is particularly tempting for a rather new trainer who does not yet have many clients, and there is nothing wrong with training someone under those circumstances. I would still try to come up with some form of exchange, maybe a very reduced rate of training. I would also l...

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Need to find CEUS from Aug 7-11 2013 Idea Conference that I attended

2 Answers | Asked by Amy Tisland on Oct 16, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 17, 2013

Hi Amy, the CEUs were posted on the session selection information but it is no longer available at this website. I have no doubt, though, that the friendly people at IDEA will send it to you just for the asking. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I'm A New Personal Trainer. How do i find gyms that take commission per session?

5 Answers | Asked by Pamela Davis on Oct 17, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 17, 2013

Hi Pamela, you will have to approach them one at a time because every gym has its own rules in that regard. You will also find that some gyms do not allow any personal trainers as independent contractors at all but may offer you 'employment'. I would also suggest that you look at the option o...

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Where can I get a copy of my certification as an NCSF?

1 Answer | Asked by Kelly Berleman on Oct 16, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 16, 2013

Hi Kelly, have you tried to contact NCSF http://www.ncsf.org/? Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Does anyone have ideas for what I can call my personal training business.

6 Answers | Asked by Natasha Freeburn on Oct 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 16, 2013

Hi Natasha, to add to all the others: do not forget that you will have to register your company as a legal entity, and that means that your name must be unique in your state of business. You should be able to search for this online. I agree with the others that your business name and your domain ...

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What results have you achieved with your clients? Over what time span?

3 Answers | Asked by jaclyn mahoney on Oct 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 15, 2013

Hi Jaclyn, I have also very long term clients, and their greatest success is that they are continuing to exercise even though they often had health challenges along the way. The client who I am particularly proud of does no longer need a cane for walking. She has MS, and her stability and conf...

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What is the ideal room temperature for a Cardio Group Exercise class?

7 Answers | Asked by Rena Sered on Oct 15, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 15, 2013

Hi Rena, I am not aware of any research; at our club, the temperature is usually kept at 65 to 68 degrees but it can be up- or down-regulated if necessary. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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When a client has very limited core strength what are the best exercises to strengthen it

9 Answers | Asked by Yasir A. on Oct 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 14, 2013

Hi Yasir, in cases like that, I often use the stability ball or a dyna disc. Here are examples of entry level core exercises with the ball: Have the person sit and hold the ball on her lap. Ask her not to let you push the ball away from her as you apply pressure on the ball in different direct...

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