Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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get listed

1 Answer | Asked by Christina Clark on Jul 07, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 12, 2012

For what?

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how do i cancle my idea fitness account?

3 Answers | Asked by Ashley Wojtowicz on Jul 11, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 11, 2012

Do you mean the one on IDEA FitnessConnect? If so, you will need to contact IDEA and let them do it: IDEA FitnessConnect E-mail: fitnessconnect@ideafit.com On the other hand: i'ts not doing anything good or bad if you just leave it active.

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Hi, I have two questions...

10 Answers | Asked by Morgan King on Jul 11, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 11, 2012

Hi Morgan, Getting a personal trainer certification is necessary so that you can instruct within your scope of practice. No matter how well you know the Pilates world, in my opinion it is only one modality of many, and you will be a better trainer if you branch out into a wider range of possibili...

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NASM - Fitness Nutrition Specialist (FNS) Course?

6 Answers | Asked by Renee Schoen on Jul 11, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 11, 2012

Hi Renee, I just finished the course and passed the exam. The textbook and online material go into every nook and cranny of the digestive tract and leave no question unanswered about food and its components. It is very technical, and more than once my eyes just glazed over in the presence of so m...

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How do I become a fitness instructor? I am 51 and have just recently 2 years gotten interested in fitness and health!

6 Answers | Asked by Renee Mortell on Jul 11, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 11, 2012

Hello Renee, when you say 'fitness instructor', do you mean personal trainer or group exercise instructor? Those are two different certifications, and one does not contain the other. The length for those course varies widely. I am sad to say that there are still "certifying organizations" whic...

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my clients all want to know how to get rid of saddlebags. can you give me specific exercises on the Peak reformer for that goal?

9 Answers | Asked by Jill Keats on Jul 10, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 10, 2012

Hi Jill, unfortunately, there is no spot reduction even though it is always a good idea to strengthen the muscles of the hip as seems to be necessary after an assessment. Those 'saddlebags' are adipose tissue (aka fat), and I would steer my clients to the cardiovascular exercise of their likin...

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Client ending questionnaire

8 Answers | Asked by Bryant Seton on Jul 10, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 10, 2012

Bryant, particularly when you are working with individual clients, what do you want to get out of this questionnaire? For the sample questions you list, you should know the answers as part of your constant interaction with your clients. Chances are, if there is something they did not like, they w...

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Can i make payments for the exam instead of paying the whole 400 dollars at one time?

2 Answers | Asked by dylan griffin on Jul 10, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 10, 2012

Dylan, you will need to address this question to the organization that gives you the exam. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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For an overweight person, do you use light weight,more reps or heavy weight, few reps?

11 Answers | Asked by jean Anne Valance on Jul 10, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 10, 2012

Hi Jean Anne, the main goal is to create more metabolically active tissue (muscles), and while this can be accomplished to a point with lighter weights, research shows that you need to overload sufficiently to generate this adaptive response. Ultimately, how you train the person depends on the...

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Has anyone taken the NASM-CES?

4 Answers | Asked by Derek Concannon on Jul 09, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 10, 2012

Hi Derek, I just signed up to take it, and recently finished the FNS. Rating difficulty is not easy because it depends on your level of preparation. Judging from the FNS, you have to study, study, and then study some more. After that, you will pass easily. I had another certification of that n...

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