Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Need to find CEUS from Aug 7-11 2013 Idea Conference that I attended

2 Answers | Asked by Amy Tisland on Oct 16, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 17, 2013

Hi Amy, the CEUs were posted on the session selection information but it is no longer available at this website. I have no doubt, though, that the friendly people at IDEA will send it to you just for the asking. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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I'm A New Personal Trainer. How do i find gyms that take commission per session?

5 Answers | Asked by Pamela Davis on Oct 17, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 17, 2013

Hi Pamela, you will have to approach them one at a time because every gym has its own rules in that regard. You will also find that some gyms do not allow any personal trainers as independent contractors at all but may offer you 'employment'. I would also suggest that you look at the option o...

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Where can I get a copy of my certification as an NCSF?

1 Answer | Asked by Kelly Berleman on Oct 16, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 16, 2013

Hi Kelly, have you tried to contact NCSF http://www.ncsf.org/? Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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Does anyone have ideas for what I can call my personal training business.

6 Answers | Asked by Natasha Freeburn on Oct 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 16, 2013

Hi Natasha, to add to all the others: do not forget that you will have to register your company as a legal entity, and that means that your name must be unique in your state of business. You should be able to search for this online. I agree with the others that your business name and your domain ...

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What results have you achieved with your clients? Over what time span?

3 Answers | Asked by jaclyn mahoney on Oct 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 15, 2013

Hi Jaclyn, I have also very long term clients, and their greatest success is that they are continuing to exercise even though they often had health challenges along the way. The client who I am particularly proud of does no longer need a cane for walking. She has MS, and her stability and conf...

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What is the ideal room temperature for a Cardio Group Exercise class?

5 Answers | Asked by Rena Sered on Oct 15, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 15, 2013

Hi Rena, I am not aware of any research; at our club, the temperature is usually kept at 65 to 68 degrees but it can be up- or down-regulated if necessary. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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When a client has very limited core strength what are the best exercises to strengthen it

9 Answers | Asked by Yasir A. on Oct 14, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 14, 2013

Hi Yasir, in cases like that, I often use the stability ball or a dyna disc. Here are examples of entry level core exercises with the ball: Have the person sit and hold the ball on her lap. Ask her not to let you push the ball away from her as you apply pressure on the ball in different direct...

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What are the best exercises for an elderly lady with a one year history of compressed fracture of lumbar vertebrae a compressed

5 Answers | Asked by Dr.Heba M.Ezz-El-Arab on Oct 12, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 14, 2013

Hello, your profile does not indicate whether you live in the US or not; thus, I am not sure how easily you will be able to order products like DVDs or books. If not, then I would check youtube for aquatic exercise videos. I saw some from livestrong.com which looked okay to me. Else, there ...

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Is there any way to get questions or answers deleted?

7 Answers | Asked by Jocelyn Martin on Oct 13, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 13, 2013

Hi Jocelyn, in a way, this site is monitored by all of us who are flagging inappropriate posts. I know that they are taken down very quickly by the website owner. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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What are the best exercises for an elderly lady with a one year history of compressed fracture of lumbar vertebrae a compressed

5 Answers | Asked by Dr.Heba M.Ezz-El-Arab on Oct 12, 2013

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 12, 2013

Hello, assuming that a physician has consented to exercises and that a physical therapist has been consulted, I would suggest aquatic exercises. With her medical history, she is probably very de-conditioned. I would start just water walking. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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