Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612

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can i print a list of all sessions and descriptions

2 Answers | Asked by Melanie Vovk on May 23, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 25, 2012

I assume you mean IDEA World Fitness. If you click on 'Sessions' under the 'Conference' tab, they all come up. You should be able to right'click within the document to get to the print options.

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Best core exercises and strength conditioning for people with lower back pain.

10 Answers | Asked by sirguy chambers on May 23, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 25, 2012

I am glad to hear that you had successful back surgery. I want to echo Joanne's comments. It is important that you learn correct spinal stabilization, and that is usually not learned from a book or a description. When I train clients to do it, I see over and over again that their perception of 'n...

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Do you let your boot campers out of your sight?

5 Answers | Asked by Sue D'Alonzo on May 24, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 25, 2012

I don't think so. This instructor may open him/herself to a lot of problems if a participant got hurt. Even though the same injury could have happened regardless, the fact that the instructor was absent makes is negligent.

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How do I get a job as a Group fitness instructor?

6 Answers | Asked by Jenny Dean on May 24, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 24, 2012

That should not be too difficult because health clubs are forever on the search for instructors. However, you need to be prepared to offer a variety of formats so that you are of greater value to a club. If I were you, I would just call around. You will be, in all probability, a part-time employ...

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How do I become Group Fitness certified through ACE

2 Answers | Asked by Jenny Dean on May 23, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 23, 2012

Here is the link to more information about ACE. http://www.acefitness.org/getcertified/certification_gfi.aspx Keep in mind that you will need to be current on CPR/AED as well.

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What do you do if a client refuses to consult a physician inspite of existing medical condition?

8 Answers | Asked by Jo Montano on May 22, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 23, 2012

I was once in a situation where a person had purchased a package with me as part of a silent auction for a charity. The information had indicated that a physician's approval may be required. When she called me to set up the appointments, it turned out that she had a medical condition for which I ...

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I live in Oklahoma, how do I find out my states requirements for giving out nutritional info?

2 Answers | Asked by Nancy Bullard on May 22, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 22, 2012

Just did a quick google search and found the following link: http://www.cdrnet.org/certifications/licensure/index.cfm. You can then click on the state of Oklahoma and will find a path to an agency that should be able to address your question.

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When a client long standing client "forgets" a long standing appointment

6 Answers | Asked by Sue D'Alonzo on May 21, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 21, 2012

Hi Susan, I think it just got your attention much more than necessary because it happened in the same week with two clients. Just one of those coincidences. As you say: it rarely happens. You charge for the session. Let it go.

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My 2 year old said as we left our home this morning, bye house sacred sacred! I have been burning an Guardian angel jar candle

6 Answers | Asked by Lilly Miles on May 21, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 21, 2012

This is a beautiful sentiment, Lilly. I hope, though, that you monitored your 2-year-old very closely around the candle.

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Fitness managers and directors: Do you have a standard operating procedure that governs staff conduct? What are the main points?

1 Answer | Asked by Joy Keller on May 07, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 20, 2012

Hi Joy, since nobody wants to talk to you, let me write the highlights of the club where I teach a few classes. Let me preface by saying that this wellness center is associated with a hospital and is thus part of a very large operation. The standards set pertain mainly to the principles of cu...

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