Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Low carb low calorie recipes

4 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Sep 26, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 26, 2012

Start with a boneless skinless chicken breast, and you are starting with pretty much no fat and all protein. If you grill that and add some steamed of grilled vegetables, you'll have a nutritious meal that will be in the low calorie, low carb category. Enjoy. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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What do you think is the overall best way to burn fat in a workout?

18 Answers | Asked by Tacara Daniel on Sep 25, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 25, 2012

Hi Tacara, ultimately, it is still all about total energy expended in a workout, and interval training is well-known to improve cardiovascular fitness. Julie has some good suggestions there. But I believe it is also important to consider to whom you make those recommendations. If you have youn...

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Walking to lose weight

17 Answers | Asked by Ryan Rogers on Sep 24, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 25, 2012

Hi Ryan, walking (or any other form of aerobic activity that you enjoy) is an important part of any weight loss program. Here is what the Mayo Clinic has to say on that subject: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/walking/AN01773 Wishing you well. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Can anyone recommend a great nutrition certifcation?

4 Answers | Asked by Katie Fowler on Sep 24, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 24, 2012

Hi Katie, I got a nutrition certification through NASM as Fitness Nutrition Specialist. The material provided is excellent, and you will learn a LOT OF DETAIL about the entire spectrum from the food itself as to what the body does with it. Highly recommend it. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Best Plant Based Diet Recipes

8 Answers | Asked by Jason Davis on Sep 24, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 24, 2012

Hi Jason, my current favorite is Butternut Squash Bisque. You can easily change the quantities of the ingredients without negative repercussion. Here's what you do: Sauté an onion for about 5 minutes in butter or olive oil. Add cubed butternut squash (about 2 or 3), cubed potato (about ...

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Why is my status Pending on IDEA?

2 Answers | Asked by Gwenn Jones on Sep 23, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 23, 2012

Hi Gwenn, it is up to the certifying organization to verify and correct this. I would contact YogaFit. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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do you have to be certified as a fitness instructor

10 Answers | Asked by Amy Burgess on Sep 19, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 22, 2012

Hi Amy, even though this industry is still largely unregulated, the word has gotten around that you need to be certified to conduct exercise classes of any stripe. You will also not be able to get professional liability insurance unless you have a certification. You will need this insurance unles...

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What piece of "fitness" equipment made you shake your head in disbelief ?

12 Answers | Asked by Chloe Mcinnis on Sep 20, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 22, 2012

Hi Chloe the one piece of equipment that makes me laugh just thinking about it is the one where you stand on a platform and a rather wide band moves around your butt. I don't even know what it is called but I saw it once in a gym in the 'ladies' workout room' next to another one that looked like ...

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Best running shoes for men

10 Answers | Asked by Jason Davis on Sep 21, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 22, 2012

Hi Jason, 'best' is relative. If you are a serious runner, you know how important the RIGHT pair is. I have always been a fan of New Balance but I am fortunate to have a store very close to me, and the staff there is quite good in fitting shoes. I know that you have good credentials yourself ...

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Is there anything you can do for hand/feet neuropathy after chemo??

5 Answers | Asked by Michael Bittinger on Sep 21, 2012

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 21, 2012

Hi Michael, there is something she can try, even though there is no guarantee that it will work for her. I am a MELT instructor and thus have been using the MELT Hand and Foot Treatment often with any number of people and their problems. In the case of neuropathy, I have seen some improvement ...

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