Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Workout Clothing for Larger Women

10 Answers | Asked by Sue D'Alonzo on Apr 10, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 10, 2013

Hi Susan, a lady I know told me that she gets them through the internet from this site http://www.womanwithin.com/. And for aquatic exercises, I recommend http://www.h2owear.com/women-swimwear.asp. I teach water aerobics, and these swimsuits are almost indestructible. Karin Singleton www.m...

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What is the most cost effective, light-weight device I can use as an unstable surface to train older adults in their homes?

14 Answers | Asked by Robin Marshall on Apr 09, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 09, 2013

Hi Robin, I am operating on the assumption that you have assessed the necessity of adding an unstable surface for balance training. I would not add such challenge until an older adult has demonstrated to me that s/he can balance on one leg on the floor and do split stances without any risk of fal...

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Diabetes and exercise and reduction of insulin

11 Answers | Asked by Marie Levine on Apr 08, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 08, 2013

Hi Marie, it is possible that less insulin may be necessary when you exercise and have type 1 diabetes. Here is a link to an excellent article from ACE which gives you all the information that you are asking for. http://www.acefitness.org/acefit/healthy_living_fit_facts_content.aspx?i... Karin...

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I am looking for an intership in America, does somebody know where I can look?

7 Answers | Asked by sander.kamphuis@gmail.com Kamphuis on Apr 07, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 08, 2013

Hi Sander, I gather that you currently reside in the Netherlands; therefore, whatever you want to do here has to be on a special visa. I would contact the American embassy and find out about regulations. The rules pertaining to working in the United States can be rather complicated, and the last ...

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Neurological Impairment

3 Answers | Asked by Kim Bloom on Apr 06, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 06, 2013

Hi Kim, I work with a few clients with neurological challenges. The one thing that is challenging is that every client presents a slightly different picture even if there is the same diagnosis. Yes, there are commonalities, but you will have to use a process of elimination and sometimes even tria...

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What does the Listing Impressions under the stats summary on my FitnessConnect page mean?

9 Answers | Asked by David Hannan on Apr 06, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 06, 2013

Hi David, I am glad you asked because I was wondering the same thing. I kept expectantly clicking on the ? but that did not do anything. Michael's explanation makes sense, though. I am sure that our friends from IDEA will illuminate us very quickly. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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has anyone taken the n.a.s.m. fitness specialist exam ? i am currentky taking the course and i am in hell please help !

3 Answers | Asked by Linda Tanzillo on Mar 20, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 06, 2013

Hi Linda, have you already taken the exam? How were you doing? Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Best postural analysis/corrective exercise certification

6 Answers | Asked by Jamie Bushman on Mar 19, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 05, 2013

Hi Jamie, I want to second Michael's recommendations. I also decided to to go the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist route and was very impressed with the online material and the textbook. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Can anyone recommend tips for successfully transitioning from training in a corporate gym to training independently?

9 Answers | Asked by Rachel Tolsma on Feb 20, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 04, 2013

Hi Rachel, you posted this question already 6 weeks ago but I looked at your profile and did not see any changes. It is certainly possible to make a gradual transition from one to the other. You can stay in the current employment while you are setting up your business. Your biggest investment...

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Is there a gym where people could bring their own purchased workout videos and use them?

9 Answers | Asked by LISA BODIE on Apr 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 02, 2013

Hi Lisa, I read your reply to Michael, and the thing that struck me is the question of intellectual property. If you video one of your instructors, how is it protected for their sake? I do not want to be discouraging but I can see a number of issues that would require resolution. At least you ...

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