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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612

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OA is a painful condition that affects many americans, what exercises are effective and what can hurt a client based on science?

2 Answers | Asked by Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc &Sports Physio, MPT on Jun 30, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 02, 2012

Hi Chris, I have found the MELT (Myofascial Energetic Length Technique) decompression techniques very effective to alleviate the pain associated with OA. My clients tell me that they use the hand treatment often as well as the soft roller techniques. I do not use or recommend any jarring exerc...

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More people are developing OA of the knee-what are some contributing factors?

4 Answers | Asked by Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc &Sports Physio, MPT on Jun 30, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 01, 2012

In addition to LaRue's answer, I have also noticed that people with knee surgeries seem to be more susceptible to developing arthritis in that joint later on.

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Who wants to learn about the shoulder, knee and spine?

4 Answers | Asked by Chris Gellert, PT, MMusc &Sports Physio, MPT on Jun 30, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 01, 2012

Shoulder is my greatest interest. I see a lot of shoulder problems in the older population.

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Is it okay to work out at night?

14 Answers | Asked by Celso Garcia on Jun 29, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 30, 2012

Well, if that is the case then he found a solution to his problem. It would certainly be better if he ate dinner earlier and slept without interruption. But I am sure that he is aware of this option and chooses not to exercise it.

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Is it okay to work out at night?

14 Answers | Asked by Celso Garcia on Jun 29, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 29, 2012

Conventionally, I do not recommend that my clients workout close to bedtime. And I certainly would advise against setting an alarm to get up to run on the treadmill. It is - no doubt - a peculiar habit. I wonder whether he did that in response to a sleep problem. But if it works for him .......

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As an ACE certified personal trainer do I get a discount on the yearly membership?

2 Answers | Asked by Melissa Capaletti on Jun 29, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 29, 2012

Melissa, you may want to direct your inquiry directly to IDEA. Here is the link to the contact information. 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 General E...

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What is the best diet to stay slim yet maintain lean muscle mass?

13 Answers | Asked by Celso Garcia on Jun 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 28, 2012

From your question, I gather that you are where you want to be and want to maintain it. On the exercise front, I suggest that you engage regularly in cardiovascular activity in addition to resistance and flexibility training. Maintaining your weight through proper diet is the other part of t...

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Need ideas for keeping HR elevated with a knee injury

13 Answers | Asked by Addie Kelzer on Jun 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 28, 2012

If you have access to an upper body ergometer, that's another option. There are desk versions available.

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How do you other trainers get clients to make small changes in eating habits?

13 Answers | Asked by Mac Dodds on Jun 27, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 28, 2012

Hi Mac, You are absolutely right; small changes that become second nature are a great way to go about it. I often find that people start training with me and have the grandiose idea that they will now also exercise every day on their own (or eat no more junk food .... you name it). I try to tone ...

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plyometric training

8 Answers | Asked by Elaine Correa on Jun 27, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 27, 2012

Elaine, it will be helpful if you are a little more specific with your question. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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