Karin Singleton

Raleigh, NC 27612

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I am looking into womens fitness specialist and was wondering if that includes training on diastasis recti repair?

6 Answers | Asked by liz garvey on Nov 16, 2018

Answered by Karin Singleton on Nov 23, 2018

HI Liz, if you are looking at the certification from NASM, then the answer is no. I took that certification hoping it would help me with greater understanding of pre-and post-partum issues but was disappointed from that perspective. Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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When a client pays for personal training, should you give an expiration date for the sessions? How long would you give?

3 Answers | Asked by joan thompson on Oct 14, 2018

Answered by Karin Singleton on Oct 21, 2018

Hi Joan, I also have the occasional client with 'leftovers'. I usually contact the client and also have a 'gifting policy' as Paul suggests. Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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The problems with being a fitness business owner

9 Answers | Asked by Simon Birdsall on Aug 30, 2018

Answered by Karin Singleton on Sep 01, 2018

Hi Simon, here is my contribution: Staying motivated to do the things you tell the clients to do ;-) Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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How to train someone with a partially torn mcl and a fully torn pcl?

6 Answers | Asked by ellijah mussig on Aug 07, 2018

Answered by Karin Singleton on Aug 08, 2018

Hi Ellijah, is this a recent injury or years old? There should have been physical therapy, and you can start by talking to the PT and progress from there (physician's approval assumed). Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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what kind of insurance do you have

4 Answers | Asked by Margaret Yeager on Jul 15, 2018

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 17, 2018

Hi Peggi, I would check whether training in your home is not also the equivalent of a brick and mortar facility and thus that you may need a studio insurance. Karin Singleton www.KarinSingleton.com

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5 Simple Ways on How to Get Rid of Brown Stains on Teeth

10 Answers | Asked by Jack Thomas on Jul 03, 2018

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jul 03, 2018

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Use my name or my business name to network in a new location?

5 Answers | Asked by Melanie Fensick on Jun 23, 2018

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 23, 2018

Hi Melanie, I would use my name for the time being. If you want to open a business in the new state, you may decide to change the LLC name (or the old name may already be used in the new one and you need to change it anyway). Even though I have a business name, most people think of me by my perso...

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How do you know if your facility is making money on group X classe

8 Answers | Asked by joan thompson on Jun 14, 2018

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 17, 2018

It's an interesting concept. Many club owners would argue that it may be a challenge to ensure compliance. That may depend on the size of the membership of your club. At present, I only teach at a studio where people pay per class with payment options of one-time drop-in to a 50-class package. Th...

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How do you know if your facility is making money on group X classe

8 Answers | Asked by joan thompson on Jun 14, 2018

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 16, 2018

Hi Joan, thanks for the extra information. Am I correct in understanding that you offer memberships just for taking classes and not for utilizing other parts of your facility? In that case, our calculation would be correct since you can link the membership fee directly to the classes. I h...

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How do you know if your facility is making money on group X classe

8 Answers | Asked by joan thompson on Jun 14, 2018

Answered by Karin Singleton on Jun 14, 2018

Hi Joan, I assume that the classes are offered free to members of your club because else you would know that number. I also assume that you track the number of participants per class. Maybe the best would be a member survey where member can indicate the importance they attach to each of the se...

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