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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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What do you think is the most important aspect to keep retention high?

14 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Jun 25, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 01, 2013

Hi Ron, I answer this question from the perspective of client retention of a personal trainer, not gym membership. In addition to many great answers already given, I believe it is the ability to modify a client's workout when unexpected problems arise. Exercisers often fall off the bandwagon w...

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What do you feel is the best overall nutrition plan for the average person trying to lose fat?

8 Answers | Asked by Jeremy Belter on Jun 30, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 30, 2013

Hi Jeremy, in order to lose fat weight, a negative energy balance has to be achieved between eating less and exercising more. From that perspective, the total number of calories-in is important. While I do not give specific meal plans as this is not within my scope of practice, I educate my cl...

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Where do I find the TW-CC renewal forms?

1 Answer | Asked by Sylina Levy on Jun 30, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 30, 2013

Hi Sylina, there is a telephone number here at IDEA for TW-CC. Hope this helps. http://www.ideafit.com/organization/tw-cc Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How do you stay active over the 4th? What are your favorite healthy 4th of July recipes and activities?

9 Answers | Asked by Jessica Cline on Jun 28, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 29, 2013

My July 4th is like Susan's. Just another day, I will even train a few clients. One of the things I always love to do over the July 4th weekend is to go to a local festival called "The Festival for the Eno" which is a fun event with music and local crafts. Personally, I am not that obsessed about...

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Why am i not able to access any of the videos?

2 Answers | Asked by Carole Stevens on Jun 27, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 29, 2013

Hi Carole, I am sure you will get a faster answer if you contact IDEA directly. IDEA Health & Fitness Association 10455 Pacific Center Court San Diego, CA 92121 Phone: (858) 535-8979, ext. 7 Toll-free: (800) 999-4332, ext. 7 Fax: (858) 535-8234 General E-mail: contact@ideafit.com ...

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what exercises are good for multiple sclerosis

4 Answers | Asked by ANN siebert03@dejazzd.com on Jun 28, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 28, 2013

Hello Ann, I train two personal clients with MS and regularly have participants with MS in my group class when I teach MELT. That certainly does not make me an expert on the subject but I may have more insight from personal experiences. I have do doubt that you are in constant contact with yo...

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How to find instructors for a new certified program?

3 Answers | Asked by Ethel Baumberg on Jun 25, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 28, 2013

Hi Ethel, I looked at your profile and found the FuzeKids program. Looks great. One thing I would suggest, though. See whether you can make this continued education for existing certifications. Many instructors look for CeC opportunities. Here is a link to ACE's application form. https://www.acef...

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personal training rates

9 Answers | Asked by rachel farkas on Jun 28, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 28, 2013

Hi Rachel, there is no one answer to your question because the rates depend on geography, competition, type of training (eg. at a client's home, at a gym), the overhead you have to cover (when having your own studio) and also how much people are willing to spend for your services. For all I kn...

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Advice: taking over a Group Ex class

6 Answers | Asked by Cristin Sturchio on Jun 27, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 27, 2013

Hi Cristin, this is really an unfortunate situation that the club places you in. Why on earth will you have to be the one who tells the members that a well-liked instructor has left? Well, be that what it may, you'll be teaching the classes, and some people will be disappointed. Have you ever ...

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Any tips about training a client who had gastric bypass surgery 5 months ago & eats 600-800 calories/day?

5 Answers | Asked by Heather Binns on Jun 27, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 27, 2013

Hi Heather, I have been working with a client before and after gastric bypass surgery. Even 5 months after the surgery, she is still under the care of the physician, and you will need a physician's approval. Yes, a diet of 600 to 800 calories per day is extremely low but it is not untypica...

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