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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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what is the procedure of admission in pft

2 Answers | Asked by avijit dabkara on Jun 16, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 16, 2013

Hi Avijit, your question is not very clear. Are you asking what it takes to become a personal fitness trainer (pft)? Please specify. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Who is representing fitness professionals? Differences seen in other organizations.

10 Answers | Asked by Steve Teahan on Jun 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 15, 2013

Hi Steve, I could not agree more with you. Cost is just such a factor. Everybody agrees that exercise can do great things, and there is a need for qualified supervision because many people to not know where to start. But only a few a willing to pay for such services, and the masses cannot be reac...

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NESTA

3 Answers | Asked by J. French on Jun 15, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 15, 2013

Hi J., first off let me congratulate you on our personal accomplishment and your resolution for wanting to help other through fitness. I was curious about this and went to the NESTA website where they talk about all sorts of information online. Here is a link http://www.nestacertified.com/...

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IDEA World 2013 is only weeks away! What Classes/Workshops/Workouts or Presenters are you most looking forward to?

2 Answers | Asked by Lisa Lorraine Taylor on Jun 15, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 15, 2013

Most - Sue Hitzmann and MELT. Even after having been a MELT instructor for 4 years, I still love to listen and learn from her. But many other presenters are very close behind in my estimation. My other two favorites are Len Kravitz and Lawrence Biscontini. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Who is representing fitness professionals? Differences seen in other organizations.

10 Answers | Asked by Steve Teahan on Jun 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 14, 2013

Hi Steve, I have been thinking about your question for some time. You bring up an excellent point when you ask who represents fitness professionals. Comparing APTA and ACSM is not a fair comparison, though, because those organization have different objectives. Here is the ACSM mission stat...

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Renting space to trainers- how much do we charge? Any tips/advice?!?! Please help

5 Answers | Asked by Kelly Serfas Bower on Jun 12, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 14, 2013

Hi Kelly, it's difficult to come up with a number because a lot depends on the location of the facility. I used to be an independent contractor a long while back and paid a flat fee plus a guest fee when the person I trained was not a member of the club. At the time, I only paid $50 flat fee and ...

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How long does it take to complete Personal Training course and certification?

10 Answers | Asked by Sandi Fanelli on Jun 13, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 13, 2013

Hi Sandi, that depends in large parts on the knowledge you are bringing into the process. If you read through the material and all is completely clear, then it should only take as long as you need to read it all and go through whatever tests and quizzes there are. I don't think that there is a 'r...

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Do you or your gym give free PT sessions for Birthdays?

6 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Hallinan on Jun 13, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 13, 2013

Hi Jennifer, I completely agree with you. I give my clients a free session for their birthdays, but that is a different story. On principle, I do not work with somebody without an assessment, and for that reason, I do not offer free sessions. You are in an awkward situation because you are an ...

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State of California requirements for personal trainers

5 Answers | Asked by Bland Beth on Jun 12, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 13, 2013

Hi Bland, even if the State of California did not require it, your better judgement should tell you that it is for our own protection. I found an article for you that makes a great case why you absolutely should have it. Here is the link http://mywifequitherjob.com/do-you-need-business-insurance-...

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website reveiw

3 Answers | Asked by Jeff Miller on Jun 12, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 13, 2013

Hi Jeff, I like the clean structure of your web site. It's obviously still under construction, and some pages still need content. I like that little street sign with the different types of training associated with pictures but I feel that there may be better choices for illustrations. Particu...

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