Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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What type of exercises are safe for a woman with systemic lupus?

3 Answers | Asked by Rhonda Sellier on Aug 18, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 22, 2015

Hi Rhonda, since you mention that your friend is not new to exercise, she should not all of a sudden do something different just because she was diagnosed with lupus, unless she had some negative experience with it and it exacerbates her symptoms. Exercises are safe for her as long as she lis...

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Hi everyone, What kind of insurance I need to start accepting clients, who insurance pays for their personal training?

4 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Aug 21, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 21, 2015

Hi Delmar, this question has been raised frequently, and so far there was not one instance where health insurance covers personal training. I have not heard anything to the contrary. I would check back with the potential clients and ask for more information why they think that your services wo...

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How do you ensure students get a workout when teaching Hip-Hop?

5 Answers | Asked by wil-son Williams on Aug 20, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 20, 2015

Hi wil-son, I believe the most important thing with dance-based fitness is to tell the participants that having a good time is more important than putting the feet in the right place all the time. I teach Barre classes from time to time, and I start off by telling the students that we are not...

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Newly certified ... need advice on next step

10 Answers | Asked by Tom Borromeo on Aug 18, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 19, 2015

Hi Tom, keep in mind that the boomer generation is about as diverse as it gets. Getting more experience with assessments is important. You mention that you have done only very few of them as part of your practice for the exam but this will be the cornerstone of your training wherever that ends up...

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be an instructor

7 Answers | Asked by simin abrishami on Aug 18, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 18, 2015

Hi Simin, try to take as many classes as you can yourself in the format you are considering to teach. Maybe you can find a mentor who may allow you to co-teach with her. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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what are the risk factors for a elderly overweight/obese client with (L4/L5 spinal injury), decompressive laminectomy?

5 Answers | Asked by Ioramo Togia on Aug 17, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 17, 2015

Hi Ioramo, you can assume that there are a lot, and not only those from the back surgery. An overweight smoker aged 64 (probably not good physical condition) likely also has high blood pressure, high cholesterol, possibly diabetes and pulmonary problems. You definitely need to obtain a phy...

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Do you second guess yourself as a trainer?

8 Answers | Asked by Missy Reece on Aug 17, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 17, 2015

Hi Missy, you can always test a small portion of your idea in an existing format and ask for feedback. Another way to dip your toes into a new creation is to use a few participants and ask whether they would be willing to be part of a pilot class to see how it would work. They will probably be fl...

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looking to use an app/excel to keep track of clients workouts & progress. does anyone have a template or app they like?

2 Answers | Asked by Riann Elliott on Aug 16, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 16, 2015

Hi Riann, I have a template for my clients' workouts which I uses for years, and I am happy to share it. It is a Word Document, and you can toss it if it's not the right thing. Contact me at karinsingleton@nc.rr.com Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How do I change my password?

2 Answers | Asked by LaShante Churchwell on Aug 14, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 14, 2015

Hi LaShante, from your profile, go into "My Account Details". Next to your name on the right is an "Edit" option. When you click there, you will find the option to change your password. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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do you need a college degree

4 Answers | Asked by james mazyck (Jamie} mazyck on Aug 14, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 14, 2015

Hi Jamie, that's depends for what. If you are asking about a personal trainer certification, then the answer is 'no' for most certifying organizations. However, there are some, such as the CSCS certification, that require that you hold a BA. Again, on the assumption that you are asking about ...

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