Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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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?

17 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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Best instructor certifications for aging adult/seniors group programs

3 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Trost on Oct 10, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 10, 2013

Hi Jennifer, I am a fan of the Senior Fitness Association, and Harris has already provided a link. The one thing that makes them different from all the rest is that they ONLY deal with senior fitness whereas many other organizations have that as one of many options. Karin Singleton www.meltnc...

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Info on contacting physicians for clearance etc.

7 Answers | Asked by Paul D Bradley on Oct 09, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 10, 2013

Hi Paul, clients usually take it to the office and leave it at the front desk for the doctor to sign. They do no need to make an appointment for this alone but may take it when they need to see the doctor for other reasons. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Info on contacting physicians for clearance etc.

7 Answers | Asked by Paul D Bradley on Oct 09, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 09, 2013

Hi Paul, I do the same as Jonathan. My contract spells out when I require a physician's approval, and I expect client to obtain it before I train them. There are occasions when the client's health status changes (eg. surgery) or when I do an assessment and find a red flag (eg. high blood pressure...

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IS TRX training here to stay?

8 Answers | Asked by Lori Michiel on Oct 09, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 09, 2013

Hi Lori, I have been doing suspension training for many years, and it is an integral part of my training. Personally, I do not use the TRX but the OMGYM http://www.omgym.com/ which I find more flexible than the TRX. It does all of what the TRX does but a whole lot more. Suspension training is ...

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PAR-Q

3 Answers | Asked by Karen Carabio on Oct 08, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 08, 2013

Hi Karen, try this link http://www.csep.ca/english/view.asp?x=698. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Older Adult class titles

2 Answers | Asked by Janet Hagen on Oct 06, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 07, 2013

Hi Janet, I assume you want to highlight in your title that the class is geared towards older adults. One good way is to call it anything 'silver'. So a class of your description could be a 'Silver Combo'. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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