Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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and how can a behavioural contract assist in exercise adherence

4 Answers | Asked by troy lebehen on Jun 02, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 02, 2013

Hi Troy. I have used it from time to time. It is a 'contract' between the client and the trainer where the client makes a 'pledge' to hold up his end of the bargain and 'do as told' so that those lofty goals can actually turn into reality. The trainer in turn pledges to give advice to the best of...

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what are ways you can motivate and enthuse the client after a basic screening and appraisal process

6 Answers | Asked by troy lebehen on Jun 02, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 02, 2013

Hi Troy, your client is already motivated to the point that s/he has approached you for personal training. While it may have been at the recommendation of a doctor, there is recognition of the need to change something. People who have never exercised before in a formalized setting are often in...

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Great blog on why gym's succeed and what you can do to make sure yours does also.

5 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Jun 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 02, 2013

Hi ron, just read the May 30 entry. Well written and very relevant. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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how much it cost to play racquetball per hour without membership

3 Answers | Asked by Rebecca Salon on Jun 02, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 02, 2013

Hi Rebecca, it seems you mistake this web site for your local club. IDEA is an organization for fitness professional and not a fitness facility. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Has anybody sprained or pulled the gluteus or pirformis? If so how long did it take to heal. Also were you able to still workout

7 Answers | Asked by Bryan Jackson on Jun 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 01, 2013

Hi Bryan, even though not related to your particular injury, here is a link with information why you should NOT stretch an injured muscle http://www.golflink.com/about_4595_should-stretch-pulled-muscle.html. I hope you will be better soon. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Great blog on why gym's succeed and what you can do to make sure yours does also.

5 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Jun 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 01, 2013

.... and the link is ........

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I would like to know how I can present my dance class @ IDEA and get it certified and licensed?

1 Answer | Asked by Brandy Randolph on Jun 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 01, 2013

Hi Brandy, IDEA has a process by which you can apply to be a presenter, and here is a link http://www.ideafit.com/application-intro. You had already asked the question about creating a certification or license. Or do you mean a trademark? There are processes as well http://www.uspto.gov/tradem...

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Circuit Training

6 Answers | Asked by Veronica Larouche on May 31, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 31, 2013

Hi Veronica, circuit training is often designed to be a hybrid between cardiovascular exercise and strength training but - for the most part - it usually comes down on the cardiovascular side. As you describe yourself as 'thin', weight loss is probably not your goal. If possible, see if you c...

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Special Populations Programs and Fitness Centers

4 Answers | Asked by Lawrence with Gym Insight on May 30, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 31, 2013

Hi Lawrence, I teach MELT classes at a wellness center that is affiliated with a hospital and thus has some special programming for pulmonary rehab, cardiac rehab, cancer programs etc. But even in this setting, such transitional programming and specialized programming is offered only to a limi...

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How long to keep previous client records?

7 Answers | Asked by Sheri Traxler on May 30, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 30, 2013

Hi Sheri, I am with Frank. I keep them for years afterwards and also had instances when clients returned. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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