Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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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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Does anyone use Reddit, to exchange ideas, current events or content?

7 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Feb 21, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 22, 2013

Hi Ron, I have never even heard of it ..... But I went ahead and checked it out. Does not look like a place I want to be involved in. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Training clients who are pregnant

6 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Feb 21, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 21, 2013

Hi Delmar, there is little to add to Michael's post. You also need to obtain the approval of her physician because the recommendations of the doctor will ultimately override any other guidelines. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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what certification is best for senior fitness

11 Answers | Asked by Lynn Peeler on Feb 21, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 21, 2013

Hi Lynn, if you truly want to specialize in senior fitness, I recommend that you check out the Senior Fitness Association http://www.seniorfitness.net/. While it is true that all organizations have senior fitness conponents, the SFA is entirely focused on that age group. Karin Singleton ww...

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What do you guys think about this research comparing stable vs. unstable training surfaces?

13 Answers | Asked by Chris Lutz on Feb 21, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 21, 2013

Hi Chris, gals, too? The SAID (specific adaptation to imposed demand) still applies, and if my goal were to make somebody as strong as possible in any given exercise, I would not opt for an unstable surface. if I were sure that the person already had very strong core muscles. However, in th...

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How do you have a healthy boundary with a client who wants to be friends with you (movies, coffee)?

9 Answers | Asked by Denise Shaw on Feb 20, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 20, 2013

Hi Denise, I am friends with some of my clients, and we do things together from time to time without it ever being a problem for me. By your description, this is not a situation that has ever worked for you. With this being your experience, the only thing I can recommend is that you keep the r...

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Want to turn those facebook likes into revenue?

5 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Feb 18, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 20, 2013

Hi Ron, I participated in the webinar and really enjoyed it. Learned quite a bit and have come away with a greater appreciation of the possibilities. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Incentives that curve turnover rates?

6 Answers | Asked by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Feb 19, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 20, 2013

Hi Lawrence, before I had my own studio, I was an independent contractor at a local, independently owned club. In fact, had the club not closed, I may never have opened my studio because I had a great working relationship there and enjoyed many aspects of it. What made this relationship good f...

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