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Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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How do I search by subject in the Answers section?

6 Answers | Asked by Tom Borromeo on Mar 21, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 23, 2016

Hi Tom, thanks for asking. I had been wondering that myself. Karin Singleton

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To those of you that offer classes in your own studios, do you offer the option of reserving/paying for a class on your website?

8 Answers | Asked by Nancy King on Mar 20, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 20, 2016

Hi Nancy, I offer classes with only a few participants but ask people to email me to reserve, and I have them pay when they are here. In full disclosure, I made my own website, and would not even know how to do that. On the other hand, the class I am offering has a few pre-reqs as far as abil...

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4 Answers | Asked by Karmina Perodeau on Mar 20, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 20, 2016

Hi Karmina, please state your question, and I am sure somebody will be able to help you. Karin Singleton

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i am just getting started personal training i have no idea of what i needed to do to start taking on people

10 Answers | Asked by scott shelanskey on Mar 20, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 20, 2016

Hi Scott, please complete your profile here in IDEA so that we can see what you already have. The profile here is also a good way to get your name 'out there' so that people can find you if they use IDEA to search for a personal trainer. Whether you need to set up a business depends on where y...

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Should personal training exams have a practical portion?

14 Answers | Asked by Beverly Hosford, MA on Mar 18, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 19, 2016

Hi Beverly, many respected personal trainer certifications such as ACE or NASM do not have a practical component but they require that the exam be administered at a proctored site, and that is a fair way to do it. If a practical exam is required, then it places for many aspiring trainers an undue...

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I am interested in getting a "personal training on a sliding scale" practice established, what would be a fair price range?

11 Answers | Asked by Christopher Blood on Mar 17, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 17, 2016

Hi Christopher, 'fair' is a relative term, and unfortunately people will take advantage of you. I had clients who ran into financial problems but I offered them a different way to working with me. Let's say, half hour sessions at half price. While I did not give them a real price break, I made...

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4 Answers | Asked by Connie Cramer on Mar 15, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 16, 2016

Hi Connie, are you asking about recommendations for a certification in nutrition? Many of the major PT certifying organizations have one, including ISSA, NASM and ACE. It really depends what you are looking to do. None of those certifications will allow you to do more than you do right now as a p...

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"Come dressed and ready to move" Interview (help!)

5 Answers | Asked by Missy Reece on Mar 15, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 16, 2016

Hi Missy, modern workout attire can easily be interview-appropriate and still workout-ready. I often wear yoga pants with tops that can easily go lunch, interview and workout. Use that one you feel most confident in. We all have favorites that make us feel good. And don't fret. You have been doin...

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Beware of Email asking if you accept Credit Cards from Leonard

8 Answers | Asked by Sue D'Alonzo on Mar 12, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 12, 2016

That is still around? That scam artist does not give up easily (sigh!).

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does anyone know how a cert in NASM corrective exercise or Gray institute 3DMAPS compare?

3 Answers | Asked by Dani Miro Quesada on Mar 11, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Mar 11, 2016

Hi Dani, I have the CES certification and am familiar with the Gray Institute and looked at their 2 minute video on their website. It's difficult to compare the two because the assessment approaches are quite different. They both have merit. It may depend also on the population you will b...

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