Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612

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What is the difference in hiring a trainer with limited experience & a trainer with lots of experience?

12 Answers | Asked by Keegan & Dawn Malloch on Feb 26, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 27, 2013

Hi Keegan and Dawn, as I look at your profile, you own a personal training company that has several trainers, and I assume that your questions pertains to that scenario. As the others have pointed out, if you look for a company-wide consistent approach to personal training, then you should hir...

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How does my certifiction get verified here on IDEA?

5 Answers | Asked by Charles Bigelow on Feb 26, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 26, 2013

Hi Charles, that depends on the organization. My certification with NASM was verified within days. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How to I explain my experience?

10 Answers | Asked by Charles Bigelow on Feb 26, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 26, 2013

Hi Charles, congratulations on your decision to become a personal trainer. I also started at the age of 40, and I did not regret it for a moment. What I found useful is to tell of my own life experiences, how they related to fitness and what makes me unique in my training. When people look for...

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how to take a good headshot

7 Answers | Asked by Eunice Gates on Feb 25, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 25, 2013

Hi Eunice, that's one thing where a professional photographer really pays off because you will be using the picture over and over again. For my own pictures, I chose a more casual setting but if a 'headshot' is required, I would rely on the expertise of a professional. Good luck. Karin Sin...

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Webinar review. For those of you who watched Motionsoft's webinar, can anyone provide some feedback?

2 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Feb 25, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 25, 2013

Hi Ron, I was on the call and found the webinar very informative. As a none-Facebook user, it helped me understand the impact that Facebook has and its possibilities. Up to then, I never bothered to look at some of the buttons and never even saw the 'Help' feature. Karin Singleton www.meltnc....

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What is Power Yoga?

6 Answers | Asked by Martina Johnson on Jan 31, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 24, 2013

Hi Martina, as this is a hybrid created by the market to make yoga more mainstream, it really does not have a set definition except to focus more on the strength component required for yoga and thus modeled on the ashtanga yoga style. Ultimately it is whatever a given instructor has decided it...

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how to keep my kids fit?

11 Answers | Asked by Mack Allen on Feb 22, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 24, 2013

Hi Mack, I never had children but I watch parent/child relationships. It often strikes me that parents seem to make exercise something that you have to go to. They drop the children off at the child activity center while they exercise. That always struck me as strange. I find it equally strang...

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Looking for fitness professional's opinion for my website.

7 Answers | Asked by Casey Miller on Feb 22, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 23, 2013

Hi Casey, you certainly put in a lot of time doing all those videos. I like those a lot. Logistically, though, I found the training packages somewhat confusing with the different options. Personally, I am a table-kind-of-girl and always look for structure. I also found the pages a little to...

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How do you negotiate your rates with local gyms?

9 Answers | Asked by John Watkis on Feb 22, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 22, 2013

Hi John, many gyms have their rules and will give you little room for negotiation. Having said that, that does not mean that you cannot try. What I would highlight is the benefit that you can bring to a gym and what sets you apart from the other trainers. If you have loyal clients that will b...

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How are you celebrating National Recreational Sports and Fitness Day?

9 Answers | Asked by KewlFit on Feb 22, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 22, 2013

Never heard of it. Obviously, I am not celebrating.

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