Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612

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Im interested in getting certified to teach outdoor, bootcamp, ocr type classes. What would be the best certification?

7 Answers | Asked by D. Sey on Dec 09, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 09, 2015

Hi D., I would suggest to start with a general group exercise certification of which there are many. This site provides a lot of choices http://www.ideafit.com/certifications/group-fitness. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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My trainer is letting me go because my time slot is inconvenient after a year of training; what do i say to him?

17 Answers | Asked by Eileen Mulcaire on Dec 08, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 09, 2015

Hi Eileen, relationships with trainers become indeed very personal, and it can feel like breaking up when such a change occurs. In a case like yours, though, where the trainer knows the client very well, I would ask him whether he would consider Skype. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Issues adhering to a group exercise schedule?

11 Answers | Asked by Alicia Valleskey on Dec 07, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 08, 2015

Hi Alicia, since you added some information about your situation, here is my revised recommendation: You are the person who is in charge of the group exercise program, and I assume you have only recently taken over. While I understand your frustration, I would like to know how the members feel...

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Issues adhering to a group exercise schedule?

11 Answers | Asked by Alicia Valleskey on Dec 07, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 07, 2015

Hi Alicia, I advise that you address your concerns to the management of the club. Typically, there is one person in charge of the group exercise program, and that is the person you should first talk to. This will also clarify what the responsibilities of the instructors are. I have seen many m...

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Plantar fasciitis

10 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Dec 07, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 07, 2015

Hi Brinda, I would suggest that you evaluate the way you teach. Make it more educational and less participatory. Walk around the room and correct; demonstrate only where necessary. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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how do gym owners pay personal trainers

10 Answers | Asked by Meloni Mullins on Dec 05, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 05, 2015

Hi Meloni a trainer can be an independent contractor, yet still be paid through the gym. You would issue a 1099 at the end of the year. Alternatively, you can have the trainers deal directly with the members, and you would probably have an arrangement of getting a percentage. The first case wo...

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Newest & Most Worthy Fitness Trends to replace BOOT CAMP, CrossFit & other Popular Names..

14 Answers | Asked by Nolan Ferraro on Nov 29, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 03, 2015

Hi Nolan, I suspect that the next revamp of those terms will have something with fascia in it. Ever since it has been recognized that fascia is of paramount importance in the human body, more is popping up which jumps on that bandwagon. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Do you discount bulk sessions based on frequency per week or duration of package?

9 Answers | Asked by Eric Pelz on Dec 02, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 02, 2015

Hi Eric, I have one price per session and do not give any discounts. I have operated like that for years, and I find it easier. I also do not sell 'packages' but write invoices at the end of the month for the sessions conducted. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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pay increase criteria

8 Answers | Asked by Charlotte Williams on Dec 01, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 02, 2015

Hi Charlotte, that may depend for what position. What Natalie and Nancy mention applies generally to personal training. Group exercise can be different. I know one organization where all instructors are paid the same regardless of the criteria mentioned above. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.co...

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Where do I find the resources series?

4 Answers | Asked by Laura Principe on Dec 01, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Dec 01, 2015

Hi Laura, please elaborate: Resources ..... for what? Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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