Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612

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do I need to pay a membership fee to contact a personal trainer?

3 Answers | Asked by Jason Giddens on Jul 10, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 10, 2013

Hi Jason, it sounds to me that you have a specific person in mind who works as a trainer at a club. Nothing can stop you to contact that trainer but if you want to work with him or her at that club, you will have to abide by the rules of that club, whatever those may be. Some trainers also tra...

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I recently became certified as a Melt Method Hand and Foot instructor and will continue with more training in the fall.

2 Answers | Asked by carol jones on Jul 09, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 09, 2013

Hi Carol, welcome on board. I am also a MELT instructor. You come with a different background from most of us. I was already a personal trainer before and, of course, had insurance. M insurance covers MELT. If you have some form of liability insurance for your nursing practice, I would che...

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Tips for putting together meal plans for your clients? How in depth do you go with it?

7 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Jul 08, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 08, 2013

Hi Melissa, putting together meal plans for my clients is beyond the scope of my practice. I give general information but do not write out what a client should eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner and between. But you may have training to so that, and that certification or the licence should speci...

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Are their any coupon codes that will apply for the Personal Trainer Certification?

1 Answer | Asked by Marcia Moore on Jul 08, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 08, 2013

Hi Marcia, I have never heard of discounts given to personal trainer certification courses because of the IDEA membership. However, for conference attendees there is often a discount when signing up at the event. But it certainly cannot hurt to ask the certification organization that you plan...

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What steps should one take to become independent contractor personal trainer?

5 Answers | Asked by Fuad Conteh on Jul 06, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 07, 2013

Hi Fuad, an accountant will be helpful even though it is not mandatory, if you have the necessary skills. I have a different payment approach. I charge my clients at the end of the month for the sessions taken. I have operated like that for 18 years, and it has worked well. One thing, tho...

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Heart murmur fitness health and fitness considerations/precautions

4 Answers | Asked by Maritza Molina on Jul 06, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 06, 2013

Hi Maritza, I have; in my case, though, it was completely benign by both the client's and the physician's account and I did not need to take any precautions. I understand that this is often the case. That does not mean it will the same for you. I am sure you have already asked for a physician'...

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Do ab machines work?

8 Answers | Asked by Catherine Tran on Jul 02, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 06, 2013

Hi Catherine, it's not so much a matter of good or bad but a matter of your goals. Ab machines will work those superficial muscles as rectus abdominus or external obliques, and if that's what you want - do it. I found that many clients benefit more from learning to properly engage the layer of...

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CPR course online

6 Answers | Asked by Monique Gaymer-Jones on Jul 05, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 05, 2013

Hi Monique, be aware that online CPR classes are usually not sufficient as proof for certifications and re-certifications. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I'm a physiotherapist and now I'm working in fitness industry. I would like to ask about certification in fitness field

7 Answers | Asked by km monika sing on Jul 04, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 04, 2013

Hello Monika, I can understand your perspective that you are looking for an advanced personal trainer certification because you already are a physical therapist. However, the requirements on a personal trainer are usually very different from those for a physical therapist. Unless you have an i...

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can you become a chek certified trainer by distance learning and where do you start from

2 Answers | Asked by David Sean Lashley on Jul 02, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 04, 2013

Hello David, it will probably be best if you contact the C.H.E.K. Institute directly. Here is the contact information. By Email info@chekinstitute.com - General Information shop@chekinstitute.com - Placing Orders, Queries About Orders marketing@chekinstitute.com - Promotion and Marketing ...

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