Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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I am hosting MAT Jumpstart course January 19-20 2013, Raleigh, NC. www.functionalfitnessraleigh.com come join us!

2 Answers | Asked by Louie Arias on Dec 26, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 27, 2012

Hi Louie, I hope this will go well for you. Who is the presenter? Greg himself? Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Is NPI itself certified by any national sources?

2 Answers | Asked by J R on Dec 26, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 26, 2012

Hi J R. it does not appear to be. There has been a previous discussion on this subject, and a person from NPI actually talked about it. I suggest you check this link. http://www.ideafit.com/answers/is-the-national-posture-institute-online-... Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Edema detected.Any medicinal advice to Cure Edema???

9 Answers | Asked by Shwan Martin on Dec 26, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 26, 2012

Hi Shwan, I am sorry that you are suffering from edema. This site here is a web site for fitness professionals not medical experts. While some of us may have some personal insights, this is an issue that needs to be addressed by a doctor. I am surprised that your dermatologist did not ref...

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Where can I get excellent professional hands on training?

12 Answers | Asked by Miriam Thompson on Dec 25, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 25, 2012

Hi Miriam, I am curious by your statement about having minimum gym experience. Does that mean that you do not have experience working out yourself? Or that you are not familiar with gyms? I looked at the web site of the National Personal Training Institute which sounds good. They do not have a...

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Do you take vitamins?

9 Answers | Asked by Eunice Gates on Dec 24, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 25, 2012

Hi Eunice, I take a daily multivitamin even though I am aware that I may flush a great part of that down the toilet (quite literally). I take one which has (for the most part) no more that 100 % of the Recommended Daily Value for Adults. I look at it as a back-up. I eat well and balanced but I...

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Why is it dangerous to drink too much water while exercising?

6 Answers | Asked by Eunice Gates on Dec 24, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 24, 2012

Hi Eunice, this 'danger' is extremely rare and will only occur if you combine very long instances of exercise with drinking a lot of water without replenishing electrolytes at the same time. The term is 'hyponatremia'. If you drink, let's say, 4 cups of water while you exercise you are not in ...

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I currently hold an ISSA personal trainer cert. I'd like to obtain an AFAA PTC. what does your cert. entail? :)

3 Answers | Asked by Laura Coulter on Dec 23, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 24, 2012

Hi Laura, yes, AFAA does online certification. Check this link http://www.afaa.com/ I wish you good luck. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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IDEA mailing address to send insurance renewal check

4 Answers | Asked by Joseph Manuel Saenz on Dec 22, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 23, 2012

Hi Joseph, here is the address 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 Before you send a check, though, I would suggest that you call IDEA. While IDEA has an i...

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proper alignment of the feet and knees

8 Answers | Asked by karen stevenson on Dec 22, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 22, 2012

Hi Karen, there exists an excellent article on that subject right here at IDEA by Justin Price: http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/foot-ankle-and-knee-0. I hope you find it helpful. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Which are the best pilates exercises for carole tunnel syndrome? And what can be the contraindications?

4 Answers | Asked by Zaheera Bobat on Dec 20, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 21, 2012

Hi Zaheera, you will probably have to look more for things to avoid than to do. Any technique that places stress on the wrist in support of body weight is not a good idea. There is a link to a question just like yours in the context of Pilates http://www.pilatesconnections.com/index.php?/topic/1...

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