Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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What exactly is IDEA health and fitness?

5 Answers | Asked by Selena Marquez on Jun 04, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 04, 2016

Hi Selena, IDEA is an organization for fitness professionals. They host conferences where you can earn CECs. There is also a monthly IDEA Health and Fitness Journal with a lot of information and another opportunity to take CECs. If you click on the "membership" tab, you will see the benefits that...

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i want to do a ace personal training course in dubai .. face to face

3 Answers | Asked by sayed tayssir on Jun 03, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 03, 2016

Hi Sayed, I suggest that you contact ACE directly. I am sure the professionals there will be able to assist you. Here is a link https://www.acefitness.org/about-ace/our-team/contact.aspx Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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How much do personal trainers' charge on average per session to their clients?

10 Answers | Asked by Jessica Sims on Jun 03, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 03, 2016

Hi Jessica, you need to check the market you are in. See what the going rate is and start there. Unless you have some stellar credentials that set you apart from the start from all the other trainers around you, you need to charge about the same. If you choose to train at people's homes, an upcha...

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policy on lightning for outdoor bootcamps

4 Answers | Asked by Louise Swannell on May 31, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 01, 2016

Hi Louise, ever hear the phrase like lightning form a clear blue sky? Here is the link to an article that illustrates that you should take a class indoors when there is lightning http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/climate-weather/storms/are-you-s.... Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I have a client with replacements of both hips and both knees. Which exercises/stretches should I avoid?

8 Answers | Asked by Christine Urban on May 30, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 31, 2016

Hi Christine, since she is a potential client at this point in time, I would educate myself about the different types of hip replacements so that you will know what questions to ask. As you could see from the answers above, there are different options. If I was a potential client, I would be impr...

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Can I ask what you struggle with most when running your business.

7 Answers | Asked by Linda Flynn on May 30, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 30, 2016

Hi Linda, not sure whether "struggle" is the right word but I really do not like all the upkeep for website and social media. I understand that cyberspace is the way to 'get the word out' but I find that I am spending too much time on it rather than studying for the things I truly enjoy. And it's...

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Has anyone taken the FMS certification?

3 Answers | Asked by Michael Manderville on May 26, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 29, 2016

Hi Michael, I have considered it. I took a session at IDEA with Carla Sottovia who is an expert in it. I think it is a great tool when you work with athletes. I don't believe it is as applicable for the general population. If a 'normal' client can even get into the test position, I am sure you'd ...

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How can I use mobile devices to help market my gym?

4 Answers | Asked by Tyler Thompson on May 24, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 25, 2016

Hi Tyler, two things come to my mind. First, make sure that your gym website can be viewed on all devices. I am in the process of redoing my website for that very reason. Second, Facebook is casting a very wide web, and you can market through that site. It is also very friendly to mobile devi...

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Should my club invest in nutrition tracking software for our members?

6 Answers | Asked by Tyler Thompson on May 23, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 24, 2016

Hi Tyler, the question that comes to my mind is whether your trainers are qualified to make such recommendations. I am sure you are aware of the ongoing debate of scope of practice when it comes to nutrition and personal training. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Group Exercise for seniors

5 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on May 22, 2016

Answered by Karin Singleton on May 23, 2016

Hi Nancy, I consistently recommend the Senior Fitness Association http://www.seniorfitness.net/. It's all they do, and that appeals to me. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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