Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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examples of letters to physicians thanking them for client referrals

3 Answers | Asked by User on Aug 08, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 08, 2015

Hello, a lot has to do with the relationship you have yourself with this physician. Components that you should express are thanks for the trust placed in you and a promise to send a progress report after x number of weeks (which MUST be kept). This is a great opportunity to present yourself...

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What is average percentage of members who participate in group exercise classes?

5 Answers | Asked by Sabin Morris on Aug 07, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 07, 2015

Hi Sabin, this is difficult to answer. Most members will participate in at least one class format periodically, and some members don't do anything else but taking classes. It may be easier to break it down by gender. I am sure no more that 5 % of male members take classes whereas the number f...

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What are the competencies to work as a fitness instructor? What the instructor should know? How are your abilities?

5 Answers | Asked by Keila Sachimbombo on Aug 05, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 05, 2015

Hi Keila, the best would be to read the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Manual which many GFIs in the US in preparation for the certification. Rules in Brazil may be different as to whether or not you are required to have a certification but this book will give you all your answer about group fit...

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In the summer time, 90 degrees, what is your preferred training attire for private clients? Shorts? What kind?

6 Answers | Asked by Tim Williams on Aug 04, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 05, 2015

Hi Tim, when you are training a client, you should wear something that cannot slide further up your legs. As a female client, I would be very uncomfortable. I sometimes see guys in a class where those slippery short provide me with a lot more information than I want to know. Karin Singleto...

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How do I use a tablet to my advantage for Personal Training Sessions?

5 Answers | Asked by Heather Simpson on Aug 02, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 04, 2015

Hi Heather, I give my clients workouts in the form of a PDF file which they pull up on their phone, and you could to do the same with your tablet. I was wondering, though, why you thought you were behind the times. As you noticed, just getting a new device is of no use at all. It would hav...

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Help with first client

4 Answers | Asked by Michael Joyce on Aug 02, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 03, 2015

Hi Michael, I would not plunge into a workout without having talked with the client and done an assessment, even if it is a brief one. Find out what the client's goals are and what he enjoys doing. If he is indeed a very fit person, then you may be able to do workouts that are in your line of exp...

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training workouts for lacross players

2 Answers | Asked by Kate Larsen on Jul 30, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 02, 2015

Hi Kate, the first thing that comes to mind is SAQ training (speed, agility and quickness). There is actually quite a bit of information out there specific to Lacrosse, and this one looked good to me http://www.athletesacceleration.com/lacrossespeedtraining.html Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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If you have used INBODY230 and it says to increase body fat, what is healthy way to do this?

3 Answers | Asked by Michelle Guerrero on Jul 30, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 30, 2015

Hi Michelle, this sounds like an extraordinary problem. I looked at some information about the INBODY230 and saw that is based on electric bio-impedence to measure. One of the things about bio-impedance is that hydration needs to be proper for good results. Given how rarely somebody has a bod...

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i attended the 2015 IDEA world ftmess convemtion and wondering how i can get my class handouts fothe clases i attended

2 Answers | Asked by Timothy Gale on Jul 30, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 30, 2015

HI Timothy, click here http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-conferences/idea-world-fitness-convention... Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Personal trainers, what do you include in your assessments of new clients?

8 Answers | Asked by Deirdra Rogers on Jul 29, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 29, 2015

Hi Deidra, if I had a new client where I could conduct all the tests I wanted, I would do the Rockport walk test for cardio, a grip strength assessment, a push-up test, the overhead squat assessment, and hip flexors, hamstrings and shoulder mobility test. I rarely do them all. The push-up test...

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