Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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FYI: Free Counseling for Obese Rating

6 Answers | Asked by Natalie Smith on Jun 11, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 11, 2015

Hi Natalie, I was not aware of this. Thanks for the information. Here is a link to the AARP information which states that people with a BMI over 30 can get counselling http://www.aarp.org/health/medicare-insurance/info-03-2012/medicare-weig.... This has to be done in the primary care setting and ...

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How would our facility get someone certified to teach land based exercise class?

5 Answers | Asked by John Hovanic on Jun 11, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 11, 2015

Hi John, did the previous therapist have a certification with the Arthritis Foundation? AFAA has partnered with this organization to provide arthritis-specific training http://www.afaa.com/arthritisfoundation.htm. I hope this helps. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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What would you do with a client that Binge Eats or has an Eating Disorder ?

6 Answers | Asked by Dawn Baker on Jun 10, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 10, 2015

Hi Dawn, eating disorders are such a difficult area to deal with, but you have already made great progress by getting her to talk to you about it. You have already recognized that this requires the help of a specialist in eating disorders but you cannot force her to go. But you can continue to en...

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How long does it take for muscle atrophy to set in after a break in schedule?

3 Answers | Asked by Grace Swartz on Jun 10, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 10, 2015

Hi Grace, that depends a lot of what you are doing during the break. In a worst case scenario (bed rest), muscle atrophy starts almost immediately. Here is a quote from a study published by the NIH: " In the absence of a robust countermeasure (nutritional, exercise, or pharmacologic), lean tis...

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Online Training

4 Answers | Asked by Annette Eliza on Jun 08, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 08, 2015

Hi Annette, I have just started to offer online training as an option. I plan to instruct people in the MELT techniques and think of instances when people do not have access to a trained instructor and are wrestling with getting the techniques by using the book or the DVD. While hands-on is s...

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i want to sign up for classes for conference in California july 2015

2 Answers | Asked by Kathy Stella on Jun 08, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 08, 2015

Hi Kathy, after you have signed up for the full conference or only for a single day of it, you should be able to do a session selection. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Getting your clients to push themselves.

9 Answers | Asked by Missy Reece on Jun 08, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 08, 2015

Hi Missy, some of our clients come to us to get a good workout, get healthier and then walk away from the session feeling better about themselves. Many are already under stress in other areas of their lives to 'live up to their potential' and may not wish to go the extra mile. Your profile in...

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Are strength training exercises best for someone who is on synthroid for thyroid problems?

6 Answers | Asked by Miriam Mitchell on Jun 07, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 08, 2015

Hi Miriam, Thyroid medication usually does not interfere with exercises. Chances are that you get a physician's clearance to exercise without restrictions. If that is the case, you can let her overall level of conditioning and the result of her screening be your guide in the recommendations y...

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I am looking to become a Reiki practitioner and a private Tai Chi instructor

4 Answers | Asked by Eric Eyles on Jun 07, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 07, 2015

HI Eric, I would call the insurance company and ask the question there. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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what is the best nutrition certification to learn about the science behind nutrition?

5 Answers | Asked by Aish Balaji on Jun 06, 2015

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 06, 2015

Hello Aish, I took the NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist course and was almost overwhelmed with the level of detail they provided. It is based on the textbook 'Nutrition' buy Insel, Ross McMahon and Bernstein. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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