Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612

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First time certification

10 Answers | Asked by Logan Jones on Mar 06, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 08, 2016

Hi Logan, you already have some good advice, and I would like to add one more consideration. Many personal trainers have, in addition to their base certification, also specialty certifications, and some of those carry more weight than others. While this may not be the cheapest route to go, it ...

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NASM Women Fitness Specialist(WFS) or Weight Loss Specialist(WLS)?

2 Answers | Asked by Royal Walker on Mar 06, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 06, 2016

Hi Royal, I have them both. Which one to take ultimately depends on what you expect to get out of the course.I'll be happy to discuss offline. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Need help lowering single sided elevated shoulder asymmetry.

6 Answers | Asked by Nancy Latthitham on Mar 06, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 06, 2016

Hi Nancy, I find this an extraordinary request coming from a chiropractor without giving you any further suggestions but that is besides the point. What you have her do all sounds a very reasonable approach. I have often found that asymmetries like that are very difficult to resolve and can s...

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How do I find the downloadable forms?

3 Answers | Asked by James Olshefski on Mar 05, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 05, 2016

Here they are: http://www.ideafit.com/personal-trainer-forms Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Hello everyone, I have a lil concern, should I keep certification up on my IDEA profile if they not a verifying agency

7 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Mar 04, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 04, 2016

Hi Delmar, even though some agencies do not want to be associated with IDEA, you should still list your credentials. You have the opportunity in your profile description to elaborate on it if you like. I know it looks unsatisfactory to have an "Agency unavailable" indicator but as long as your ot...

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Do You Need Website Help?

10 Answers | Asked by Casey Miller on Mar 03, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 03, 2016

Hi Casey, that is a very generous offer. Thanks. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Just starting out and would like to know how to get clients? Groupon not working.

8 Answers | Asked by Mary Ann Bianchini on Dec 28, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 02, 2016

Hi Mary Ann, it's been a while since you posted your question, and I am wondering how things worked out for you. One of the things I heard you say again and again is that you love boxing and how much is has helped you. However, the thing about training is not to make people fit your program bu...

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I have a client with poor knees looking for an indoor audio walking program. Any appropriate audio or App suggestions?

4 Answers | Asked by Laura Partridge on Nov 24, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 01, 2016

Hi Laura, I have long ago started using my iPhone to voice record modules of programs which I can stitch together as it suits the situation. Those programs can be sent to the client or burnt on a disc. They are very popular with my clients. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How great is the ISSA cert when it comes to the website development?

7 Answers | Asked by Jessica Ashman on Dec 09, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 27, 2016

Hi Jessica, by now you may have already decided but I still want to weight in. I am certified with both. What I like best about NASM is that all their specialty certifications form a coherent unit with their personal trainer certification and are based on the OPT model. On the other hand, in f...

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I am to devise a resistance training program for a 70 year old man

13 Answers | Asked by VENA NYANDORO on Feb 25, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Feb 25, 2016

Hi Vena, I hate to be unhelpful but it seems to me that this is the question on a test you are taking, and the idea is that you learn the logic behind exercise programming. So rather than asking others to do the work for you, why don't you study and come up with your own results. Karin Singlet...

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