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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Have you trained someone who's native language is not English?

3 Answers | Asked by Denise Lee on Jan 14, 2017

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 15, 2017

Hi Denise, that really depends on the size of the barrier. I once was asked to give instructions to a couple from Ukraine who only spoke Russian. In that case, their daughter was there to translate. I probably could have gotten them to do the techniques but it was important to me to explain the '...

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Which kind of exercises a person should not do in gym so as to not have a stunted growth (i wanna increase my height and build m

6 Answers | Asked by Yuvraj Gaur on Jan 07, 2017

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 07, 2017

Hello Yuvraij, your ultimately height is determined by your genes, and there are no exercises that will impact it one way or the other. There are cases of stunted growth as a result of mal- or rather under-nourishment but I hope that you do not have to be concerned about that. Having said that...

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Have you ever lied to your coach or trainer? Have your clients ever lied to you? About what?

7 Answers | Asked by Mike Bundrant on Jan 04, 2017

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 04, 2017

Hi Mike, interesting question. I believe we all have been guilty of 'beautifying the facts'. As in "have you exercised as regularly as you promised". As Nancy mentioned, when we first meet clients, we are strangers to each other, and yet the discussion about client issues can get very personal...

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What will you differently in 2017?

3 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Jan 01, 2017

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 02, 2017

Hi Nancy, I am a goal maker. This year I plan to go vertical with my continued education and enhance my knowledge of corrective exercise with several different courses. That will probably impact the way I am training. not so much change it but augment. Happy New Year! Karin Singleton www.Ka...

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my ID number?

3 Answers | Asked by Felipe Carlos Jurado on Jan 02, 2017

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 02, 2017

Hi Felipe, when you open your profile overview, the first line is "membership", and your account number should be right below it. Happy New Year! Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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What do you do for yourself or clients to overcome self-sabotage...going back to old, familiar patterns?

6 Answers | Asked by Mike Bundrant on Jan 02, 2017

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jan 02, 2017

Hi Mike, I remind my clients (and myself) that slipping back into old habits does not mean you have to stay there. If the goal was a valid one, then I suggest a reset button, and then start over. Just because you have dropped off by February does not mean you have to wait to next year January 1 t...

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what arm exercises can I do with arthritis in thumb joints

11 Answers | Asked by Celia Semolich on Dec 29, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 30, 2016

Hi Celia, you can still use dumbbells when you dissipate the pressure caused by holding them. I usually wrap a towel around the dumbbell, and the larger surface area enables my client to hold it without discomfort. Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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What should I take into consideration when training a client that is diabetic

7 Answers | Asked by Matthew Tompkins on Dec 27, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 27, 2016

Hi Matthew, I require form a diabetic client a physician's approval. What you need to consider depends quite a bit on the severity and nature of the diabetes. The client may have to get instruction from a diabetes educator about monitoring glucose levels before and after exercise and possibly...

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First Class Personal Training

3 Answers | Asked by Sachith Ranasinghe on Dec 27, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 27, 2016

Hello Sachith, it will be more helpful to you to complete your profile so that people looking for a personal trainer can get more information about you. Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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What is the hardest part about your first meeting with a client?

4 Answers | Asked by Jenna Hussey on Dec 27, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 27, 2016

Hi Jenna, not so much a struggle as a heightened awareness that this first encounter really lays the foundation for a relationship that can be rather long, and where, in the first meeting, I ask very personal questions of a person who hardly knows me. I am very aware how much on edge a new client...

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