Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612-3431

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Foam Roller Details

4 Answers | Asked by Dustin Burns on Apr 28, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 28, 2014

Hi Dustin (and Sue), it is sad to see that the term 'foam rolling' is used because it insinuates the use of a foam roller just like a rolling pin back and forth without any system. A foam roller is one of many tools to accomplish certain results There are two techniques (that I am familiar wit...

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Just passed my NASM CPT Exam, now what?

4 Answers | Asked by Debbie Strauch CPT-CES, RYT-200 on Apr 27, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 27, 2014

Hi Debbie, group fitness classes are usually paid at an hourly rate. It varies by location. Here in Raleigh, it ranges to about $25 to $30 for a class that is open without an extra charge to members. Many clubs hire easily for group fitness because, as a part time employee, they can check you ...

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Whats the best program for muscle imbalance of the extremities? Ex. Right arm is bigger than the left.

6 Answers | Asked by Marie Chris Sison on Apr 25, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 27, 2014

Hi Marie Chris, the one thing I would suggest to have checked is whether the difference may be the result of neurological problems. If the client has not athletic background that could account for a significant size difference between left and right, the it is a possibility that the muscles do no...

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Do I need separate liability insurance for personal training and outdoor bootcamp instruction?

5 Answers | Asked by Louise Schollaert on Apr 25, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 25, 2014

Hi Louise, Harris is correct in saying that your personal trainer insurance should cover you. You have to look at the insurance question, though, as a studio owner and will need to get the studio insurance. The question of living in rented space should not matter to the fitness insurance but y...

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Why would you want a client or member to avoid focusing on weight loss?

9 Answers | Asked by Latasha Raines on Apr 22, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 25, 2014

Hi Latasha, there is a place when weight loss needs to be the focus. In cases of morbid obesity, where an extra 100 lbs. or even more make every step difficult and exercise becomes a study in patience, the goal needs to be to get rid of most of the excess. Once things are at reasonable levels, bo...

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Where do i go to sign up for sessions for the IDEA World Convention in Anaheim, CA in August 2014?

1 Answer | Asked by Dana Oliver on Apr 24, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 24, 2014

Here: http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-conferences/idea-world-fitness-convention.... Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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can my husband and I do just water arobics only

6 Answers | Asked by Elaine Dodsworth on Apr 23, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 23, 2014

Hi Elaine, I have been teaching water aerobics for many years, and many participants have benefited greatly from the aquatic environment. There is a difference between water walking and water aerobics, though. The latter is usually in a class format, often to music, and while often very enjoy...

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Would you consider a roll down for someone with osteoporosis?

2 Answers | Asked by Fran Johnson on Apr 22, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 23, 2014

Hi Fran, clients with osteoporosis are always challenging because the mandate is that there should not be any spinal flexion while everybody knows full well that a person has to perform this movement in the course of the day, even just to get dressed. However, with exercise recommendations, I ...

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Would it be cool if there was a gym for tweens and teens only?

5 Answers | Asked by Kennedy Judge on Apr 21, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 21, 2014

Hi Kennedy, I have the same thought as Susan. Such a gym would be practically empty during school hours. While I see it as a wonderful dream, I also see a lot of obstacles that would stand of the way to make this dream a reality. Cost is probably the greatest factor. Karin Singleton www.meltn...

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How do I find a business coach for expanding my current personal training business?

1 Answer | Asked by Richard Greaud on Apr 20, 2014

Answered by Karin Singleton on Apr 20, 2014

Hi Richard, over the course of participating in IDEA FitnessConnect, I have often seen answers from somebody who is a gym owner AND a software developer. Here is a link to his profile http://www.ideafit.com/profile/l-fagan. Karin Singleton www.meltnc.com

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