Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Hi! Need options.

3 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Aug 25, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 25, 2013

Hello Brinda, it is always a tough situation when we are thrown into a new environment but it is also an opportunity. Since there are no other facilities near where you are, the students who used to participate in your classes are in the same dilemma because they have no more classes to go to. ...

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Am I allowed to make diet plans for clients?

13 Answers | Asked by Joseph Sardone on Aug 23, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 24, 2013

Hi Joseph, I want to echo Ariadne's advice. I also hold a specialty certification in fitness nutrition, except mine is through NASM rather than ACE. My certification still does not allow me to dispense specific advice. What I took away from my certification is that the possible interactions are s...

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profit margin

3 Answers | Asked by Donald Plotz on Aug 24, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 24, 2013

Hi Donald, this cannot be answered with a single number because many factors influence the net profit. A way to approach it is to look at your average monthly costs and compare it to the average income. The costs can vary widely between trainers and can be fixed or contingent on whether or not...

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Do you REALLY know who is your ideal client? Are you concentrating on those referral sources that can bring those clients to you

4 Answers | Asked by Lori Michiel on Aug 23, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 24, 2013

Hi Lori, I enjoy working with clients who have medical challenges and often need all kinds of work-around solutions to get a workout together for them. My 'marketing' for that is that I pretty much got the word out that this is my area of interest. Since my schedule is already very busy, I have b...

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Am I allowed to make diet plans for clients?

13 Answers | Asked by Joseph Sardone on Aug 23, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 23, 2013

Hi Joseph, it is my understanding that you can talk in general terms about food with your clients but NOT give specific meal plans, even if you have a specialty certification. That is the reason that ACE recently linked up with Evolution Nutrition. Here is a link to that information http://www.ac...

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Hi! How does blogging help group fitness instructors and whats the process to start a blog?

3 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Aug 22, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 22, 2013

Hi Jessica, having a blog creates web presence. Since you determine the content, it is an opportunity to draw attention to what you have to say. In addition to the blog that you can create here at IDEA FitnessConnect, there are other avenues out there. I use a tool from google, and here is a l...

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How do I apply to present at an Idea convention

1 Answer | Asked by Martin Howden on Aug 21, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 22, 2013

Hi Martin, just follow the link at the very bottom of this page. Here it is in case you overlooked it http://www.ideafit.com/application-intro . Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Training Records and Liability

5 Answers | Asked by Shane Fennelly on Aug 21, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 21, 2013

Hi Shane, I am also of the pen and paper variety when it comes to the training records. I have my own studio in my house but keep those records in my office, not the studio and thus do not have to worry about security. I have space on my training log for notes, and this can be anything as it ...

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how can i get a new membership card?

1 Answer | Asked by Christian Venzlaff on Aug 20, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 21, 2013

Hi Christian, do you mean a card for the IDEA membership? Used to be, but I do not believe they provide them any more. If you need proof of membership, I am sure that IDEA can provide you with somethings. Schoenen Abend. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How do my husband and I purchase your gold certification series and the Tai Chi

1 Answer | Asked by Steele and Alan Bremner on Aug 20, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 20, 2013

Hello, you should contact IFPA with your question directly. Here is a link: https://www.ifpa-fitness.com/contact_us_ifpa.html Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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