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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Cardio and older cleints

9 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Hallinan on May 03, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 04, 2013

Hi Jennifer, the general guideline for cardiovascular fitness is to aim for 150 minutes per week. Since she can walk at 4 mph, she cannot be that de-conditioned. I would do a 1 mile walk test with her to see where she stands. You can suggest to her an interval training with very small increases i...

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Looking for study showing that running on the treadmill while reading is less effective than focused running.

8 Answers | Asked by Nicole Labonde on May 02, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 03, 2013

Hi guys, I am wondering about your attitude towards people who read while exercising. You are all absolutely right: it is NOT the ideal way to work out. But before I have people not working out cardiovascularly at all, I'd run and get them a book or magazine myself. Karin Singleton www.melt...

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I have a client who broke a finger, and the finger is in a splint. Suggestions on how to still work her out?

7 Answers | Asked by Melissa Sigler on May 03, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 03, 2013

Hi Melissa, I often use cuffs around the wrists and attach resistance there. Works great with cable tower but can be made to work with bands and tubing. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Looking for study showing that running on the treadmill while reading is less effective than focused running.

8 Answers | Asked by Nicole Labonde on May 02, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 03, 2013

Hi Nicole, I wonder whether this is the article you were looking for http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/18/fashion/18FITNESS.html?_r=0. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Business name

5 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on May 02, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 03, 2013

Hi Delmar, I am not sure what you are asking. Do you mean that your name is already a registered business, and whether you can register yourself under another business name? From what I understand, you can give your business any name you want as long as it complies with state regulation. K...

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What are the contraindications/suggestions for training autistic and mentally retarded (high function) clients?

4 Answers | Asked by Sarah Gahagan on May 02, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 02, 2013

Hi Sarah, I have been training a client with Asperger's syndrome for many years, and I speak from the background of this experience. To begin, let me say that the label 'retarded' or 'autistic' has really no meaning in itself. However, you may be faced with peculiarities that are beyond what i...

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Where can I get the best Personal trainer & Life coach certification in Europe?

4 Answers | Asked by Roxana Desmedt on May 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 01, 2013

Hi Roxana, NASM has an international certification pass. Here is a link http://nasm.org/personal-trainer/international-cpt. NASM is highly regarded in the US. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How to print individual schedule

4 Answers | Asked by Debbie Hsing on May 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 01, 2013

..... of what? Please specify.

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Senior Citizen TRIATHLON training-HELP!

3 Answers | Asked by Michele Dorszynski on Apr 30, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 01, 2013

Hi Michele, my hat is off to your client! What a privilege to be training somebody for a triathlon at the age of 89! Even though 89 is no longer 85, I would ask her how she prepared for the one 4 years ago and take my cue from there. I don't think you'll find much literature suggesting a train...

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Weight Loss Competition between clients Need IDEAS

7 Answers | Asked by Amy Thompson on Apr 30, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 30, 2013

Hi Amy, Joanne is correct: the playing field is so different that there is no way you can compare the progress of one versus the other. However, since you have announced this to be a weight loss competition, I would just stick with that. You can still go with 'most improved body composition' i...

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