Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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I am looking for an intership in America, does somebody know where I can look?

7 Answers | Asked by sander.kamphuis@gmail.com Kamphuis on Apr 07, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 08, 2013

Hi Sander, I gather that you currently reside in the Netherlands; therefore, whatever you want to do here has to be on a special visa. I would contact the American embassy and find out about regulations. The rules pertaining to working in the United States can be rather complicated, and the last ...

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Neurological Impairment

3 Answers | Asked by Kim Bloom on Apr 06, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 06, 2013

Hi Kim, I work with a few clients with neurological challenges. The one thing that is challenging is that every client presents a slightly different picture even if there is the same diagnosis. Yes, there are commonalities, but you will have to use a process of elimination and sometimes even tria...

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What does the Listing Impressions under the stats summary on my FitnessConnect page mean?

9 Answers | Asked by David Hannan on Apr 06, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 06, 2013

Hi David, I am glad you asked because I was wondering the same thing. I kept expectantly clicking on the ? but that did not do anything. Michael's explanation makes sense, though. I am sure that our friends from IDEA will illuminate us very quickly. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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has anyone taken the n.a.s.m. fitness specialist exam ? i am currentky taking the course and i am in hell please help !

3 Answers | Asked by Linda Tanzillo on Mar 20, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 06, 2013

Hi Linda, have you already taken the exam? How were you doing? Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Best postural analysis/corrective exercise certification

6 Answers | Asked by Jamie Bushman on Mar 19, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 05, 2013

Hi Jamie, I want to second Michael's recommendations. I also decided to to go the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist route and was very impressed with the online material and the textbook. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Can anyone recommend tips for successfully transitioning from training in a corporate gym to training independently?

9 Answers | Asked by Rachel Tolsma on Feb 20, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 04, 2013

Hi Rachel, you posted this question already 6 weeks ago but I looked at your profile and did not see any changes. It is certainly possible to make a gradual transition from one to the other. You can stay in the current employment while you are setting up your business. Your biggest investment...

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Is there a gym where people could bring their own purchased workout videos and use them?

9 Answers | Asked by LISA BODIE on Apr 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 02, 2013

Hi Lisa, I read your reply to Michael, and the thing that struck me is the question of intellectual property. If you video one of your instructors, how is it protected for their sake? I do not want to be discouraging but I can see a number of issues that would require resolution. At least you ...

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How do I keep my Group X program from getting bullied by my members?

9 Answers | Asked by Barbara Edes on Apr 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 02, 2013

Hi Barbara, oh the joys of being a group exercise director! If I understand you correctly: the members want that their favorite instructor also teaches the Friday 6 AM class in addition to the Tuesday and Thursday class that she already teaches. Evidently, she never taught the Friday class. Y...

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Type of Liability Coverage Needed

7 Answers | Asked by Andrew Hardy on Apr 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 01, 2013

Hi Andrew, check with your insurance company. I am pretty sure that this requires health club insurance. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Who offers the best CPR/AED training?

16 Answers | Asked by Gigi Gould on Apr 01, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 01, 2013

Hi Gigi, since you are obviously concerned about proper training rather than just having the piece of paper, I would suggest that you look into the training for becoming a CPR/AED instructor. Else, I recommend the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. I believe that the conten...

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