Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612

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What technology is the fitness industry missing?

5 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Jan 24, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 25, 2016

Hi Nancy, that sounds to me as if you are looking for a surveillance device to turn yourself into a super nanny ;-) It brings me to the question, though, how much accountability we really need beyond our clients' word. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Fitness Directors: how would you handle client switching trainers after almost a year?

6 Answers | Asked by Kimberly Chase on Jan 20, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 22, 2016

Hi Kimberley, I would also talk to your boss who gave the referral to the client for the other trainer.Hew or she should be made aware of what you communicated here. A client like that can potentially be very harmful to a facility. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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What to charge for large group training class at a hotel conference

6 Answers | Asked by Erica Mitchell on Jan 20, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 20, 2016

Hi Erica, I recently held a 45 minute class at a resort. I needed to drive a total of 3 hours and allow time for the room set up. I charged $350. It will not matter whether none or all show up because your time and preparation are the same. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Where can I find the Idea Waiver

3 Answers | Asked by Donna Herbst on Jan 18, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 19, 2016

Hi Donna, check this http://www.ideafit.com/files/Release%20of%20Liability.pdf. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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how do I know what I should charge in my area

7 Answers | Asked by Mary Millis on Jan 17, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 18, 2016

Hi Mary, you will need to do a little leg work. Unless you have a highly sought after specialty, your rates need to be in line with the market, and the only way to find out is to get on the internet or the phone. Most trainers / studios have their rates on their websites, and that will give you s...

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there is a customer here that does basically low weight but 6 sets of 40-50 reps. He is 70 years old. Is this safe?

6 Answers | Asked by M.C. Doreen Rioux on Jan 15, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 15, 2016

Hello Doreen, chances are that he has done this already for a long time. I would wonder about the possibility of repetitive stress injuries. With that many reps and sets per exercise, he probably only does a few, and does them every time he works out (pure conjecture). As Natalie says, low wei...

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Muscle building power tips

3 Answers | Asked by sonia mummy on Jan 15, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 15, 2016

Hi Sonia, that is quite a sentence. If this is a question, can you please restate. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Does anyone have a LIFE Coaching Certification or BEHAVIOR Coaching? Are they worthwhile?

4 Answers | Asked by Carrie Harper on Jan 13, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 14, 2016

Hi Carrie, I have the behavior change certification from NASM. ACE recognizes the CECs. I personally liked this certification because it linked the various intervention technique to the Transtheoretical Model of Change, and that made a lot of sense to me. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Building relationships with other businesses

8 Answers | Asked by Trent Barga on Jan 12, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 12, 2016

Hi Trent, this sounds like a great idea to me. After all, it won't cost the business anything. I would make sure that I present to the businesses a sort of portfolio of yourself with certification and proof of liability insurance. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Does anyone have experience in the USA using the csep PAR-Q+(2015) to decide medical clearance requirements?

2 Answers | Asked by Sue Fine on Jan 11, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 12, 2016

Hi Sue, I have worked the questions of the PAR-Q into my contract to help clients determine whether they need medical clearance or not before training with me. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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