Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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If you are a fitness contractor for Government, Church or Private Org what is the base rate one should seek?

6 Answers | Asked by Ruby Bond on Mar 29, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 29, 2013

Hi Ruby, a few times a year, I work as a consultant for a local agency. All their employees are required to go through a fitness room orientation before they are allowed to utilize the facility. Since I am on their budget, we have an annual contract. I use as my rate the non-discounted hourly ...

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New gym in Spring Valley, NY & Bergenfield, NJ! Please help me get the word out

10 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Mar 27, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 29, 2013

Hi Ron, I looked at the web site and found the memberships from A to G VERY confusing. Person opinion: with all the debate on tanning going on, does a HEALTH club really need to offer unlimited tanning as part of a membership? Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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CSCS exam requirements!?!?

9 Answers | Asked by Marty Molster on Mar 27, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 28, 2013

Marty, if I interpret your comment correctly, then you are concerned about the fact that there are certifications that have prerequisites that are difficult to obtain in retrospect. And this is true. Ultimately, everybody has started out by learning the basics, and it is without a doubt possible ...

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Seeking ACSM Clinical Exercise Physiologist?????

3 Answers | Asked by Louie Arias on Mar 28, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 28, 2013

Hi Louie, I looked at a lot of the material. It appears to be geared towards the medical community, though. I looked for pre-requisites for this course and did not find any but I found the following statement about application: "Stop fighting the Central Nervous System and learn how to harness...

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How to balance my own fitness and instructing fitness classes?

13 Answers | Asked by Melissa Ortega on Mar 27, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 28, 2013

Hi Melissa, I would take a look at the strength training part you are doing. As an instructor, you usually do not get your own workout because half the time you are watching people and the other half you are demonstrating. And even the cardio portion may not be as much as you think. I would ad...

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What is this cheapest and best route to go about getting insurance.

8 Answers | Asked by chad rush on Mar 27, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 27, 2013

Hi Chad, I saw that you are AFAA certified. They have an affiliated program that you may check out as well http://www.afaa.com/103.afa?DocType=16&Owner=10 Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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What are some of the best exercises for legs and thighs to lose inches and shred??

9 Answers | Asked by Melisa Byrns on Mar 26, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 26, 2013

Hello Melisa, it is tempting to work 'problem areas' particularly hard in the belief that the fat can be bullied away. As you have already noticed, this is not the case, nor is a likely to. The body stores fat where it wants to, and it will withdraw from fat stores in the same fashion. While it i...

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What is the best way to train for a marathon?

9 Answers | Asked by kiley Freshwater on Mar 25, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 25, 2013

Hi Kiley, I have participated in and recommend 'Team in Training' which prepares you for a marathon and raises funds for leukemia at the same time. Its running program is geared towards the novice, and there is great camaraderie among the participants. Here is a link http://www.teamintraining.or...

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What is the best way to find a Certified Trainer to hire as an Independant Contractor?

9 Answers | Asked by Sharon Bourke on Mar 25, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 25, 2013

Hi Sharon, ISSA also has a place where you can place job openings. Here is the link http://www.issaonline.edu/issa-business/jobs/job-submission.cfm. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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best nutrition websites

3 Answers | Asked by M K on Mar 24, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 25, 2013

Hi M K, I usually recommend the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics http://www.eatright.org/public/. Attending a talk by Roberta H. Anding at an IDEA conference, she suggested this for peer reviewed articles. Else I draw information from the Center of Science in the Public Interest but the...

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