Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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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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What are the best exercises for an elderly lady with a one year history of compressed fracture of lumbar vertebrae a compressed

5 Answers | Asked by Dr.Heba M.Ezz-El-Arab on Oct 12, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 14, 2013

Hello, your profile does not indicate whether you live in the US or not; thus, I am not sure how easily you will be able to order products like DVDs or books. If not, then I would check youtube for aquatic exercise videos. I saw some from livestrong.com which looked okay to me. Else, there ...

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Is there any way to get questions or answers deleted?

7 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Oct 13, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 13, 2013

Hi Jocelyn, in a way, this site is monitored by all of us who are flagging inappropriate posts. I know that they are taken down very quickly by the website owner. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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What are the best exercises for an elderly lady with a one year history of compressed fracture of lumbar vertebrae a compressed

5 Answers | Asked by Dr.Heba M.Ezz-El-Arab on Oct 12, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 12, 2013

Hello, assuming that a physician has consented to exercises and that a physical therapist has been consulted, I would suggest aquatic exercises. With her medical history, she is probably very de-conditioned. I would start just water walking. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Certified with ACE - CPT and looking for an additional certification. Which should I choose?

16 Answers | Asked by Jonathan Glick on Jun 22, 2011

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 11, 2013

Hi Jonathan, it's a long time since you asked that question. I want to echo Meg Root's answer on the ACE Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist certification. This was the last one I added to my own resume, and it has gotten notice almost immediately. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I am looking into completing a nutrition cert, but there are so many too choose from. How do I choose the "one" for me

5 Answers | Asked by MARICEL COFIELD on Oct 11, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 11, 2013

Hi Maricel, from all I have seen and heard, they seem to be very similar in content. I would pick a certification organization that is nationally recognized as my one requirement. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Does anyone on here use google plus?

3 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Oct 11, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 11, 2013

Hi Ron, I use google chrome as my browser and have signed up for google plus without really knowing what to do with it. I know that does not reflect all that positively on me. On the other hand, I hardly use my facebook account, and it appears to me that google tries to get into this market. K...

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