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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Do you think pelvic pain is a big concern when a women is excercising? Do you think it could be Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction?

7 Answers | Asked by Ashley Butterfly on Aug 25, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 25, 2012

Ashley, if a woman mentions to you that she has pelvic pain, you need to ask her to contact her doctor so that she can find out the cause of the pain. It happens from time to time that clients say that they are having pain and want to work out nonetheless. There are cases when we can work arou...

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Does a fitness professional's fitness level important when it comes to professionalism?

16 Answers | Asked by Mac Dodds on Aug 24, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 24, 2012

Hi Mac, I do not believe that it is necessary that I can outrun or outlift my clients but I should demonstrate that I 'walk the walk'. That means to me that I maintain a fitness level according to my personal inclinations and abilities. Some trainers may point to the size of their biceps as th...

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If a pregnant women has abdominal pain should I have her see her doctor before she participates in a work out again?

9 Answers | Asked by Ashley Butterfly on Aug 24, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 24, 2012

Absolutely. You should not train her until she has the clearance from her doctor.

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What industry specific publications...

7 Answers | Asked by Raven Witchard on Aug 23, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 23, 2012

Hi Raven, I recommend the Nutrition Action Health Letter from CSPI (Center for Science in the Public Interest) https://www.cspinet.org/nah/index.htm. It is the only one I subscribe to. It is at the forefront of consumer education and advocacy. Hope this gives you food for thought. Karin Singl...

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Are there any large certification events coming up in October or November?

3 Answers | Asked by Jim LaMarca on Aug 23, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 23, 2012

Hi Jim, What kind of certification are you looking for? The different organizations have their own schedules, and some even have online or test-site certifications. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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What is the best resource for corrective exercise?

10 Answers | Asked by Shawn Strickland on May 11, 2011

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 23, 2012

Hi Shawn, this comes way after you have asked the question, and by now you hopefully have all the answers you need. I am currently studying to become an NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), and I am very impressed with the material that they provide. Take care. Karin Singleton www.m...

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Hi, I'm French and I have a French qualification of fitness, do you think I can work in the USA ?

11 Answers | Asked by AnneSophie JAILLARD on Aug 22, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 22, 2012

Hi Anne Sophie, I just have to write one last comment to your answer, and I do so because I am originally from Germany, am now an American citizen and therefore have more experience with working in the US as a foreigner. No comment here on IDEA FitnessConnect is the final answer to your questi...

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Deep Squats ... For Everyone ?

12 Answers | Asked by Chloe Mcinnis on Aug 22, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 22, 2012

Hi Chloe, if you are thinking about a traditional leg press machine studded with plates on either side - the answer is 'no', both for myself and for my clients. However, if a deep squat means assisting people getting stronger in the range of motion required to get up from the floor or a low se...

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Texas Liability

4 Answers | Asked by Kathleen Morua on Aug 22, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 22, 2012

Kathleen, please be more specific with your question. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Hi, I'm French and I have a French qualification of fitness, do you think I can work in the USA ?

11 Answers | Asked by AnneSophie JAILLARD on Aug 22, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 22, 2012

Hi Anne Sophie, as I indicated before, clubs may let you teach. It is up to them. The question of insurance is about professional liability insurance. Independent trainers carry their own, and clubs need them as well and cover all employees under their policy. This is the reason why I mention...

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