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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Nintendo Wii Fit Review

4 Answers | Asked by IDEA FitnessConnect on Jul 30, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 30, 2012

I have tried it and like it a lot. It is fun and allows people to experiment with many different modalities of exercise. I am particularly impressed with the visual feedback for the balance exercises. I have seen people sticking with the Wii Fit exercise program because it is interactive and engagin...

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how can I become a personal trainer for young kids-would like to start a program

7 Answers | Asked by janet knox on Jul 30, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 30, 2012

Hello Janet, this is a wonderful idea. Childhood obesity is one of the greatest concerns, but few have the will to actively do something about it. Many personal training organizations have specialty education for training kids (check out the NASM web site http://www.nasm.org/yes/). It is my be...

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What are your scientific opinions on Crossfit & Crossfit Training?

11 Answers | Asked by Brent Hartman on Jul 27, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 29, 2012

Hi Brent, no scientific opinion here either, strictly personal. The videos that I have seen of Crossfit did not look very complimentary but I have no doubt that it can be done safely if people are well-prepared for the exercises they are about to undertake. (But, frankly, I can say the same fo...

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What is your favorite exercise at the park?

20 Answers | Asked by Florann Vazquez on Jul 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 29, 2012

If picnic tables or benches are available, those can be used as props for a variety of exercises from push-ups to dips to step ups.

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IS OLYMPIAN OSCAR PISTORIUS CHEATING? Read Fully Before Posting

7 Answers | Asked by Jason Martuscello on Jul 27, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 27, 2012

Hi Jason, let's do a little defining first according to the free online dictionary: to cheat verb transitive 1. To deceive by trickery; swindle: cheated customers by overcharging them for purchases. 2. To deprive by trickery; defraud: cheated them of their land. 3. To mislead; fool: illus...

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hypertension

3 Answers | Asked by gina lev on Jul 27, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 27, 2012

Gina, if this is a question, you need to be a little more specific.

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Fitness on Demand group fitness programs. What are your thoughts?

12 Answers | Asked by Kelly Serfas Bower on Jul 26, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 27, 2012

Hi Kelly, my first thought was: what are the ramifications for liability? You have instructors who you screen and whose credentials you know. They scan the classes to make sure that everybody is safe. Participants get very attached to instructors and enjoy a short post-workout chat. Obviously, a ...

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IS SUGAR TOXIC?

8 Answers | Asked by Michael Saiz on Jul 25, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 26, 2012

According to Dr. Amen (he was the keynote speaker for IDEA World 2011) in his book "The Amen Solution" it is more addictive than cocaine. In that light, I would call it toxic. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Are weighted vests beneficial ?

8 Answers | Asked by Teresa Kelts on Jul 24, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 25, 2012

I tell people that I'd rather have them use a weighted vest than ankle or hand weights when they go out walking. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How do you guys feel about putting up your pricing on your website??

21 Answers | Asked by ALI ATTAR on Jul 25, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 25, 2012

Hi Ali, since I put my rates right here at IDEA FitnessConnect, I also have them on my web site, particularly for my specialty training in MELT where I actually charge more than for my regular training. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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