Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Does my insurance coverage follow me to another country

4 Answers | Asked by Jennette Shelton on Aug 05, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 05, 2014

Hi Jennette, this may also depend on the capacity in which you will work in Germany. If you were to work for the American Embassy or maybe the Armed forces, you may still be 'on American soil', and yet another set of rules may apply. But if you just work in Germany, you will very likely need d...

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Pronation Disytortion?

3 Answers | Asked by Annette Eliza on Aug 04, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 05, 2014

Hi Annette, you do not need to second-guess your assessment. It may well be the she did fine in the assessment and that you did not miss anything there. What you are finding in the jump squats are deficiencies in landing mechanics. It sounds to me that you have progressed a little too aggress...

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exercise frequency for weight loss

4 Answers | Asked by Danielle Marquez on Aug 03, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 03, 2014

Hi Danielle, I think you are dealing with something a lot more sinister than having a crazy gym rat / cardio fitness freak for an S-I-L, Your description fits perfectly with that of "Exercise Bulimia" which falls into the category of 'Eating disorders not otherwise specified'. Since she has th...

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how too prevent or minimise the onset of neuromuscular fatigue during a strength weight training session?

1 Answer | Asked by jacqueline clarke on Aug 01, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 02, 2014

Hi Jacqueline, ultimately, the goal of strength training is overload which manifests itself in muscular fatigue. If, for some reason, you want to prevent this from happening, then use less weight, less repetitions or both. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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What tests can be done before the training? Assessment of posture and motor tests do not consider.

5 Answers | Asked by Alex Pankov on Aug 01, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 01, 2014

Hi Alex, disregarding posture and motor skills, I always check blood pressure (maybe you can call this a screen), and I also do a grip strength assessment. As the others mentioned before, tests should be individualized based on the person before you and their goals. Karin Singleton www.mel...

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Hello, do I need to be a member in order to get exercise group trainer liability insurance?

2 Answers | Asked by LINDA LARK on Jul 31, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 31, 2014

Hello Linda, all you need to do is google 'group fitness liability insurance', and you will see several options. The one through IDEA requires that you are an IDA member but there are other other insurance companies as well. It's just a matter of comparison shopping. Karin Singleton www.meltn...

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Trying to find a personal training certification program that does financing? Are there any out there?

2 Answers | Asked by Kimberly O'Neill on Jul 30, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 30, 2014

Hi Kimberly, NASM provides that option. Click the link to find out more http://www.nasm.org/personal-trainer. NASM is also one of the leading personal trainer certifications out there; so you are getting the best of both worlds. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I need copy of my Certificate aqua fitness

1 Answer | Asked by Vivete Militi on Jul 30, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 30, 2014

Hi Vivete, you should address this question to the organization that provided this certificate. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Certification for working with the elder population

5 Answers | Asked by BOBBI BORKIN on Jul 29, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 30, 2014

Hi Bobbi, I am also an advocate for the Senior Fitness Association, as Harris suggest. While every organization has a specialty course for seniors, the SFA is the only one to my knowledge that exclusively trains for senior fitness. There is another ACE certification that wold be valuable. It i...

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Nutrition reversal

6 Answers | Asked by Joe Ingram Jr. on Jul 29, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 29, 2014

Hi Joe, there will always be people who bend the rules because they feel they know it all. And maybe some do; who knows? I believe people should stick with their scope of practice whatever that happens to be. If they did otherwise, they would lose my professional respect (even though I cannot...

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