Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Post carpal tunnel surgery post rehab exercise

6 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Allin on Nov 12, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 13, 2012

Hi Stephanie, I suggest that you also look at the MELT Hand Treatment as an additional way to improve range of motion and mobility in her hands. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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qualities and traits that would make you stand out among others

9 Answers | Asked by mark caras on Nov 12, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 13, 2012

Hi Mark, I want to add to the excellent answers that you have already received. My opinion pertains to any profession, whether in the fitness field or somewhere else. My one pint: Under-promise and over-deliver. We are so surrounded by advertising that promises the moon (until you read the...

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HAND STRENGTH

12 Answers | Asked by Michael Saiz on Nov 11, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 12, 2012

Hi Michael, I use the MELT Hand Treatment regularly to improve and/or maintain good hand health, including wrist range of motion and to release tension all the way up the facial arm lines to the shoulders and neck. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I have a small fitness studio and am looking for grants to expand business to offering corporate wellness.

4 Answers | Asked by on Nov 07, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 11, 2012

I suggest you check here: http://www.grants.gov/. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Can someone tell me the crn number fo rthe IDEA world fitness conference in 2010?

1 Answer | Asked by Erika Hanselman Green on Jan 30, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 10, 2012

I suggest you contact IDEA directly. IDEA Health & Fitness Association 10455 Pacific Center Court San Diego, CA 92121 Phone: (858) 535-8979, ext. 7 Toll-free: (800) 999-4332, ext. 7 Fax: (858) 535-8234 General E-mail: contact@ideafit.com

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I am vegetarian. Which foods are good for building my muscles?

9 Answers | Asked by ravindra phapale on Nov 09, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 09, 2012

Hi Ravindra, you want to make sure that you have adequate amounts of protein in your diet. Plant protein sources are plenty, and here is a link to more information about that http://www.happycow.net/vegetarian_protein.html. Keep in mind that, as an active person, 1.5 grams of protein per kilogram...

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How do you get your clients to participate in leisure time activities? Or what do you think would motivate them?

6 Answers | Asked by Paul Juris on Nov 08, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 09, 2012

Hi Jessica, count me out when it comes to cleaning and gardening! But I know what you mean. What I do most often when I want my clients to become more active outside of 'formal' exercises is to provide them with a step counter and give them a step per day goal. I found that working very well b...

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How do you market a Niche? We offer pre approved CEUs for NASM and NCSF with our Pre and Post Natal Exercise Specialist Cert.

5 Answers | Asked by James Goodlatte on Nov 08, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 08, 2012

Hi Kim and James, I looked at your web site; you certainly have a true niche there, and I know of trainers who work with your demographics. It was not clear to me which pre-requisites you have for a person taking your course. I would think that marketing to OB-GYNs would be a route to take be...

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I have 2 clients, age 60, over weight, total knee replacement one year ago. what to do next?

9 Answers | Asked by Elizabeth Miller on Nov 08, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 08, 2012

Hi Elizabeth, the key phrase here that your clients are afraid, and you simply have to honor this fear, you cannot talk it away. One thing to point out to them is that life is a series of free weight exercises. Toilet? Looks like a squat me. Picking something up from the floor? Can't do it wit...

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I am thinking about getting the group instructor certification but don' t know where to begin?

6 Answers | Asked by Svetlana Sugano on Nov 08, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 08, 2012

Hi Svetlana, there are many organizations to choose from, and right here at this site is a great overview with many options: http://www.ideafit.com/certifications/group-fitness. Many things that you mention in your comments will be taught there. What ultimately makes a good instructor is a pas...

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