Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612

Questions Answered by Karin

Results 1971-1980 of 2953

is this through the internet?

2 Answers | Asked by mercedes benson on Oct 29, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 30, 2012

Mercedes, IDEA is not a course. This is an organization for fitness professionals. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

Read More

What janitorial supplier(s) would you recommend for a gym to purchase cleaning supplies from?

4 Answers | Asked by Stephanie Straub on Oct 29, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 29, 2012

Hi Stephanie, there are certainly many, and here is one link: http://www.all-greenjanitorialproducts.com/. What I would focus on are products that are environmentally friendly. You can even make this a marketing point by telling customers that, particularly with reference to a child care center. ...

Read More

I am looking for a good name for a Day after Thanksgiving class?

11 Answers | Asked by Allison Mefford on Oct 29, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 29, 2012

How about "Turkey Shake, Rattle and Roll"?

Read More

which exercises best stretch/strengthen hip extensors/flexors and associated back/stomach muscles in the hyper-lordotic client.

8 Answers | Asked by Debbie Sobelson on Oct 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 28, 2012

Hi Debbie, the first thing I was wondering is whether she is complaining of any back problems. Since she has been hyper-lordotic all her life, I would not upset the apple-cart by trying take her into ranges of motion that her body resists. I would use exercises where her core muscles need to s...

Read More

upcoming schedule 2013

1 Answer | Asked by Kenya Pullings on Oct 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 28, 2012

Check out their web site for the relevant information: http://www.igniteperformancetraining.com/

Read More

how can i become acsm certified trainer/

5 Answers | Asked by saji sathyavruthan on Oct 27, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 27, 2012

Hi Saji, here is a link to the ACSM Web site: http://certification.acsm.org/acsm-certified-personal-trainer. The test, it appears, is administered through a third party testing company, and you may need to check with ACSM whether a test site in Kuwait is available. From another question on thi...

Read More

Is the NASM exam hard?

13 Answers | Asked by Patricia Longwright on Oct 26, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 26, 2012

Hi Patricia, I passed it at the first attempt but I did not think that it was easy. I have taken other exams and found this to be more difficult in comparison. What I like about NASM is that they provide plenty of practice exams. When you run through those a few times successfully, you should ...

Read More

I'm looking for a website or software program (inexpensive) to plug my clients 3 day food diary into for analysis. Suggestions?

7 Answers | Asked by Marla Brackman on Oct 26, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 26, 2012

Hi Marla, I use 'Dine Healthy' http://www.dinehealthy.com/Default.aspx and am satisfied with the ease of use and the reports that can be generated. It is not free; I single licence is $65. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

Read More

Is anyone getting client questions about glycemic index and weight loss?

9 Answers | Asked by Anonymous on Oct 25, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 26, 2012

Ji Jessica, it depends in which context this question is asked. There are some diets out there for weight loss which use glycemic index as a recommendation for which foods to eat. For an evaluation of such a diet, I usually refer to a good internet source like this one: http://www.mayoclinic.com/...

Read More

Are they any fitness grants for small gym owners?

9 Answers | Asked by Adam Barber on Oct 25, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 25, 2012

Hi Adam, this sounds like a wonderful place of health and wellness. I suggest, though, that you start with a very carefully laid out business plan to make sure that the math adds up. Just reading your one paragraph, it sounds to me like a lot of expense and not a lot of income. Many states ha...

Read More