Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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What is the best solution for men health issue?

8 Answers | Asked by fra frason on Jun 09, 2016

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insurance for a complex with Martial arts and fitness

3 Answers | Asked by matthew moroge on Jun 07, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 08, 2016

Hi Matt, have you contacted the insurance that is associated with IDEA? Sic=nce they have coverage for personal training and martial arts, I am sure they can provide you with an option. Here is a link http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-insurance. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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What is a master trainer?

5 Answers | Asked by Helen Polos on Jun 07, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 07, 2016

Hi Helen, from all I know there is no one definition for it. There are some organizations like NASM which have a Master Trainer program. In their case, the candidates have to satisfy certain prerequisites and then demonstrate their knowledge to a panel. Other programs may have similar paths. A ma...

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Just wanted to get feedback on someone of middle age wanting to become a Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer.

3 Answers | Asked by Ronald Hill on Jun 06, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 06, 2016

Hi Ronald, I did not get into the fitness field until I was 40. As the others have said before me, being in age close to your clients has advantages. Having said that, the greatest challenge for novice trainers is to recognize that others of similar age are not in the same physical shape or me...

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What exactly is IDEA health and fitness?

5 Answers | Asked by Selena Marquez on Jun 04, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 04, 2016

Hi Selena, IDEA is an organization for fitness professionals. They host conferences where you can earn CECs. There is also a monthly IDEA Health and Fitness Journal with a lot of information and another opportunity to take CECs. If you click on the "membership" tab, you will see the benefits that...

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i want to do a ace personal training course in dubai .. face to face

3 Answers | Asked by sayed tayssir on Jun 03, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 03, 2016

Hi Sayed, I suggest that you contact ACE directly. I am sure the professionals there will be able to assist you. Here is a link https://www.acefitness.org/about-ace/our-team/contact.aspx Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How much do personal trainers' charge on average per session to their clients?

9 Answers | Asked by Jessica Sims on Jun 03, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 03, 2016

Hi Jessica, you need to check the market you are in. See what the going rate is and start there. Unless you have some stellar credentials that set you apart from the start from all the other trainers around you, you need to charge about the same. If you choose to train at people's homes, an upcha...

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policy on lightning for outdoor bootcamps

4 Answers | Asked by Louise Swannell on May 31, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 01, 2016

Hi Louise, ever hear the phrase like lightning form a clear blue sky? Here is the link to an article that illustrates that you should take a class indoors when there is lightning http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/climate-weather/storms/are-you-s.... Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I have a client with replacements of both hips and both knees. Which exercises/stretches should I avoid?

7 Answers | Asked by Christine Urban on May 30, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 31, 2016

Hi Christine, since she is a potential client at this point in time, I would educate myself about the different types of hip replacements so that you will know what questions to ask. As you could see from the answers above, there are different options. If I was a potential client, I would be impr...

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Can I ask what you struggle with most when running your business.

7 Answers | Asked by Linda Flynn on May 30, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 30, 2016

Hi Linda, not sure whether "struggle" is the right word but I really do not like all the upkeep for website and social media. I understand that cyberspace is the way to 'get the word out' but I find that I am spending too much time on it rather than studying for the things I truly enjoy. And it's...

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