Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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I am a mental health therapist as well as a fitness professional is there an exercise therapy certification to bridge both

7 Answers | Asked by carrie danner on Aug 31, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 31, 2012

Hi Carrie, you sure have a good combination of credentials. More often than not, I feel that I should have a degree in counseling. The closest to a bridge between the two that I can think of would be a coaching certification. One of the options is the ACE Lifestyle and Weight Management Coach ...

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What would you like to ask. looking for a book and a video that showes working out with a partner

1 Answer | Asked by jack peick on May 07, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 31, 2012

Hi Jack, did you ever try Youtube? If you search for "Partner Exercises", you'll find a lot of them. Of course, you have do be discriminate what is applicable to you. Hope this helps Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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is cross fit recognized by the american college of sports medicine as a safe program?

9 Answers | Asked by scott surgenor on Aug 30, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 31, 2012

Hi Scott, I am not sure whether ACSM actually looks at individual programs and endorses them or not but I found a position paper by ACSM which recommends plyometric activities for children. Here is the link: http://www.acsm.org/docs/current-comments/plyometrictraining.pdf The images I have see...

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How do I help my clients do push-ups when they complain that it hurts their wrists?

18 Answers | Asked by Susan Fink on Aug 30, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 30, 2012

Hi Susan, I see a lot of women who have a problem with wrist range of motion, even in positions which place less stress on the wrists (quadruped, for example). As a MELT instructor, I have a different suggestion: the MELT Hand Treatment works on the connective tissue in the hands and arms, and...

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I am a CPT and do not have any certs in Sports Specific Training. Can I incorporate Sports Training drills into my training?

9 Answers | Asked by Kelly Gibson on Aug 29, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 29, 2012

Hi Kelly, since you are a certified trainer, you can include any drills into your training that you consider appropriate for the client (or group). After all, we all try the best we can to make our training more relevant to the clients we serve. Particularly if you consider something like a bo...

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how does the FMS certification rate in comparison to other functional/corrective certifications

3 Answers | Asked by Coletta Greenbaum on Aug 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 29, 2012

Hi Coletta, it is difficult for me to compare because I am only acquainted with the NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) certification for which I am studying right now. As far as recognition is concerned, NASM is an organization held in high regard. I am impressed with the material provi...

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If Client "A" burns more calories than Client "B" during the same workout, did Client "A" work harder than Client "B"?

9 Answers | Asked by Emily Taylor on Aug 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 29, 2012

Hi Emily, as Susan says, there are many variables that serve as possible explanations. One can be different body weights. By the calibration of caloric energy expenditure, a person with higher body weight will burn more calories if all else is equal. Another: even though the 'standard' of ...

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I am a personal trainer looking for other personal trainer who want the BEST nutritional solutions for their clients.

7 Answers | Asked by Trey Harris on Aug 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 28, 2012

Hi Trey, no offense here either - but where is your long nutritional background coming from? I looked at your profile and saw great credentials in business and economics ..... but no degree in nutrition. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Do you work with obese clients or participants who feel comfortable enough in their bodies to share their fitness experience?

4 Answers | Asked by Anonymous on Aug 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 28, 2012

Hi Jessica, I also want to point you to an amazing book that has helped my tremendously to understand the thoughts and feelings of obese individuals. The book is by Dr. Kessler and is called 'The End of Overeating'. He would be a great keynote speaker at IDEA. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.co...

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What do you think about all the new Pilates fusion classes?

11 Answers | Asked by Beatriz Montserrat on Aug 28, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 28, 2012

Hi Beatriz, to some degree, I think the Pilates community itself is to blame. Once Pilates became all the rage, there was hardly any move that was not immediately called Pilates. Without a standard of what is and is not Pilates, it opened the door to all that con-fusion. Think of that famous '...

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