Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Getting New Clients in gym with no outside foot traffic

6 Answers | Asked by Dani Miro Quesada on Nov 02, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 02, 2016

Hi Dani, I would also look in the areas around the gym. Most people like a gym location that is either close to work or close to home. Are there apartment buildings nearby that have bulletin boards? Maybe they have a common area where you can offer a free presentation on a fitness subject. Y...

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What agencies offer the best certifications for Medical Exercise Specialist?

6 Answers | Asked by Kate Mulcahy on Oct 31, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 31, 2016

Hi Kate, I have the ACE Certified Medical Exercise Specialist certification. It is very heavily tilted towards cardiovascular, pulmonary and metabolic disorders even though it also covers musculoskeletal problems. If you are looking for a lot a practical advice on corrective exercises, the NASM C...

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Which Health coach certification is recognized in the fitness industry?

10 Answers | Asked by Dianne Della Ratta on Oct 27, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 27, 2016

Hi Dianne, I had the ACE Health Coach certification when it was called 'Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultant'. I would pick it again today, in part on the reputation of ACE. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I have more than 15 RN CEU's, how many would AFAA accept?

3 Answers | Asked by Susan Searle on Oct 26, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 27, 2016

Hi Susan, every organization has their own rules about the re-certification process. Here is a link to AFAA's http://www.afaa.com/recertify. If in doubt, I would call them. Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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Can I Print a copy of a certificate for proof of insurance with my member number off of the website?

2 Answers | Asked by Ramon Sepulveda on Oct 25, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 25, 2016

Hi Ramon, I see that you have your insurance with Philadelphia. Log into your account and go to "View my policy documents" under "Quick Links". Click on the active insurance policy and follow the print instructions. Hope this helps. Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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Can I hire a personal trainer that is certified even if Im not?

9 Answers | Asked by Ivelyse Figueroa on Oct 21, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 21, 2016

Hi Ivelyse, I don't think there is any reason why you cannot hire a personal trainer to work for you even though you yourself do not have a certification as long as you have proper liability insurance for your studio. If you hire those trainers as independent contractors, then they would have to ...

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What is the average percent asked for from an Independent Contractor per session?

7 Answers | Asked by Anne Peterson on Oct 13, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 20, 2016

Hi Anne, an additional consideration is that trainers who bring their own clients expose those clients to your facility, and they may start using services that you provide (or recommend you to their friends). A well-established trainer can be a great asset to your facility in which case you can f...

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download waver for a gym

2 Answers | Asked by Anderson Rodrigues Alvarado on Oct 13, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 14, 2016

Hi Anderson, go to www.phly.com and login. Under Quick Links, go to "View my policy documents" and click on your active policy. You will then see a PDF file under "Policy Documents" which you can print. Hope this helps. Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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Client Records Retention

4 Answers | Asked by Rebecca Isensee on Oct 12, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 13, 2016

Hi Rebecca, I am not aware of any legal requirements. I hold on to my record for a very long time because I often found that clients come back at a later point in time, and it is great to refer back to the original notes. I only throw records out when clients have passed away. Karin Singl...

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I have close friends and family who want to train with me although I am not yet certified. Are there waivers that cover this?

6 Answers | Asked by Dana Spitz on Oct 11, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 11, 2016

Hi Dana, the main thing is that you do not have liability insurance yet. So if you enter into any business relationship, the risk would be all yours. Even a signed liability waiver would not hold if you were found negligent. Having said that, many aspiring trainers will start like that but usu...

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