Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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I want to get a nutritional certification but how/where do I start, I want to LEARN

9 Answers | Asked by Michelle Mills on May 21, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 22, 2013

Hi Michelle, here are a few web sites that will help you with finding the information you need: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Healthcare/Dietitians-and-nutritionists.htm http://dhmh.maryland.gov/dietetic/SitePages/Home.aspx (I am sure you find something like this for the state you live in). Kari...

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how to train women in menopause or post menopause for weight loss? client is having a difficult time losing the weight

7 Answers | Asked by Chris Graham on May 22, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 22, 2013

Hi Chris, losing weight can become more difficult as women experience hormonal changes. One reason is the loss of muscle and often a change in recreational interest that begins to drift more to the sedentary side of life. One recommendation would be to change the intensity of her cardiovascula...

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Why does the BCRPA not show Personal Trainer as a certification option?

1 Answer | Asked by Diana Ramsey on May 18, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 22, 2013

Hi Diana, chances are that the BCRPA has not listed them with IDEA,and you may need to take it up with them. I am sure that IDEA does not decide what to put up there but just takes the input from the certifying agencies. It may just have been an oversight. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I want to get a nutritional certification but how/where do I start, I want to LEARN

9 Answers | Asked by Michelle Mills on May 21, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 21, 2013

Hi Michelle, if you want to make this a career move, then I assume you want to end up being an RD. While you can take any nutrition course available online, it will still only allow you to talk about food in generic and non-prescriptive ways. I would start unraveling this from the final goal ...

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Will I get fit continuing this? Or what should I change?

6 Answers | Asked by john johnson on May 20, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 21, 2013

Hi John, you have mentioned a few times that your medication suppresses your appetite to the point that you want to eat no sooner than 5 PM. While there are currently some fasting diet plans that suggest that kind of eating, I personally do not consider this healthy because it deprives your body ...

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Why are bodybuilders and powerlifters outcasted in the fitness community?

9 Answers | Asked by Shawn Parisi on May 20, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 20, 2013

Hi Shawn, I looked at your profile and saw that you describe your specialty as body building and power-lifting. I also saw that you have a personal trainer certification through ACE. I cannot speak for the 'majority of health and fitness professionals'; I can only speak for myself. I respect a...

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I need help with losing body fat

9 Answers | Asked by Lara smith on May 17, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 20, 2013

Hi Lara, so I take it that you can see the top portion of your abs but not the bottom part? That is the part of the body that is the most difficult for women to make visible. My colleagues have some good advice. It is always advisable to eat well and keep your weight and body fat under control...

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i am from portugal how can i subscrive in idea convention?how it works

2 Answers | Asked by Marcio silva on May 19, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 19, 2013

Hi Marcio,. the IDEA World Fitness Convention always has participants from many other countries, and there is specific information about international attendees on their web site http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-conferences/idea-world-fitness-convention.... I hope you'll be able to make it. Kar...

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is the insurance payment a monthly or yearly payment?

8 Answers | Asked by Stacey Glenn on May 17, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 17, 2013

Hi Stacey, I have my insurance through the Fitness & Wellness Insurance associated with IDEA, and my payment is one yearly charge. I do not believe they offer another option; at least I never saw it on the information I received when I renewed the policy. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How do you save money at conferences?

4 Answers | Asked by Jessica Cline on May 17, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 17, 2013

Hi Jessica, a rather big portion can go for food if you have to rely on restaurants. There are usually no supermarkets in easy distance. So a little pre-planning and taking food along can go a long to defraying the cost there. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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