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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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To you Personal trainers/boot camp & studio owners...What online nutrition certifications would you recommend?

5 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Jorgensen on Oct 02, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 02, 2012

Hi Jennifer, I recently took the NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist certification and recommend it very much. It goes into great detail of the anatomy of the digestive system as well as the food and found sources as well. NASM also provides an excellent online tutorial in addition to the textbo...

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Best exercise to lose weight?

19 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Oct 01, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 02, 2012

Hi Ryan, a broad question can only get a generic answer. While there are 'best' exercises, they may be different for every single person. Conventional wisdom has it that running, preferably in intervals, is a great way to expend a lot of calories in a rather short period of time. But if I look at...

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hemiplegia recovery training. Muscular tonus and flexibility, ROM. Exercises?

2 Answers | Asked by José Português on Oct 01, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 01, 2012

Hi José, you certainly meant to do a very nice thing when you offered this lady your help. I assume you plan to do so without a charge. I am not surprised that she accepted. You also got yourself into a real dilemma. If she had approached you for personal training, you would have to ins...

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Do I have to have a Revenue forecast, and a Break-even point as a sole proprietorship?

9 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Sep 30, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 30, 2012

Hi Delmar, in order to register a business, you do not even have to have a business plan, even though it certainly is a good idea to have given the business side some thought. Whether you are a sole proprietorship or any other form is not relevant. But the moment you enter into any commitments...

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Skinfold Assessment Issue

16 Answers | Asked by Andrew Halligan on Jun 10, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 30, 2012

Hi Andrew, I have started using another measure which gives a better picture than the BMI. It is the 'Waist-to-height-ratio'. While I have the ability to determine body composition, clients cannot easily do it themselves but everybody has a tape measure and knows their height. I have found a gre...

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If a client has trouble sitting upright with legs straight which muscles are likely tightest? Hip flexors? Hamstring?

10 Answers | Asked by Jo Chern on Sep 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 29, 2012

Hi Jo, I suggest that you perform tests for the individual muscles. I do not know whether your ACE Personal Trainer Manual contains information for it but I found a link where you can test all the muscles for flexibility http://www.exrx.net/Lists/Tests.html . Thus, you should be able to identify ...

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MAT (Muscle Activation Technique) Have you heard about it?

4 Answers | Asked by Louie Arias on Sep 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 28, 2012

Hi Louie, I am quite familiar with Greg and MAT. His philosophy makes perfect sense, and I have seen him perform minor miracles right there in front of my eyes. Wish you success with the program. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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ACE health coach?

16 Answers | Asked by jenn peterson on Sep 27, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 28, 2012

Hi Jenn, ACE Lifestyle and Weight Management Coach has very recently been renamed and is now called ACE Health Coach. I have held this certification since 1995 and pretty much used the knowledge as part of my personal training. I do not do coaching by itself. Since much of the coaching revo...

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What do you suggest for people with acid reflex everytime they try to do roll ups, etc.?

9 Answers | Asked by Debbie Fish on Sep 27, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 27, 2012

Hi Debbie, ultimately, Pilates is just one modality of many. If the movements traditionally associated with Pilates are just not for that client, then just do something else with the client. Check out MELT with its MELT Strength component, for example, or use balls. There is so much else. Kari...

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Low carb low calorie recipes

4 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Sep 26, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 26, 2012

Start with a boneless skinless chicken breast, and you are starting with pretty much no fat and all protein. If you grill that and add some steamed of grilled vegetables, you'll have a nutritious meal that will be in the low calorie, low carb category. Enjoy. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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