Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Can I use an alternative professional title for my liability insurance?

3 Answers | Asked by Hannah Mich on Aug 12, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 12, 2013

Hi Hannah, being a certified athletic trainer should do it. I am sure that liability insurance companies recognize that. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Is private training is more affordable then group training

8 Answers | Asked by Kandra Dears on Aug 07, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 12, 2013

Hi Kandra, the only exception in favor of private training is when the person needs so much personal guidance that they would not get much out of a group class. In that case, the investment in a private session may be more affordable in the long run if the goal of the person is to learn to do him...

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What pill supplement would you recommend/or use for muscle recovery after an intense cardio workout?

5 Answers | Asked by Carlos Silva on Aug 07, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 12, 2013

Hi Carlos, I do not take or recommend a pill after a workout and second the advice of LaRue and Ariadne. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I am recently ACSM personal trainer certified, I want to work with Special Populations. So many options, any recomendations

5 Answers | Asked by Tami Sauer on Aug 09, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 12, 2013

Hi Tami, I have the ACE Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist certification which states that this qualifies me to work with special populations. However, one prerequisite for applying for this certification is that you demonstrate that you have 300 hours of program design. Since you are recentl...

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Fitness Nutrition Cert Reviews

3 Answers | Asked by franny ruiz on Aug 12, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 12, 2013

Hi Franny, I have taken the Fitness Nutrition Specialist certification from NASM. If you are looking for something heavy on science, that one fits this description very well. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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salary survey for exercise physiologist

3 Answers | Asked by Tami Brzozowski on Aug 06, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 06, 2013

Hi Tami, I assume that you want to know which salary you can expect with a degree in exercise physiology. Unfortunately, there are so many factors involved that there is probably not one answer. Geography plays a role, but so do your other qualifications and the competitiveness of the market. ...

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Is IFA certification is good to get online?

4 Answers | Asked by AMIT MEHRA on Aug 05, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 06, 2013

Hi Amit, I looked at the web site and - frankly - was horrified. 100 questions, most of them true or false. Pass 70 % of them, pay $109 and - !!!!! - you are a personal trainer AND a group fitness instructor. No need to have CPR even though they are recommending to have one. Well ........ it w...

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with small group training, 3-6 clients once a week, do you give them a copy of the workout

10 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on Aug 05, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 05, 2013

Hi Melissa, on the assumption that you are not doing the same thing every week, I would give them a base workout to do themselves but would make sure that I vary from it during the workouts that you supervise. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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My question is for ACE certified people who are evaluating Evolution Nutrition for use with their clients.

5 Answers | Asked by Gwynn Lindler on Jul 31, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 04, 2013

Hi Gwynn, I, too, was looking at the promotional material. I hope to be able to see it for myself at the upcoming IDEA World Fitness Convention where ACE always has a presence. At this point, I am not sure what exactly I would be getting for the monthly charge. I also need to understand how much ...

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Train a 70yr old client twice a month, how do I track progress? only perform full body exercises for both sessions? Need help!

6 Answers | Asked by Renette Schmidtke on Jul 30, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 04, 2013

Hello Renette, have you asked your client how he feels about his progress? As trainers, we are often very keyed into numbers on the chart, how much weight and how many reps lifted, and that is one way of doing things. But a client of 70 years of age often has goals different from that. I am n...

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