Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139

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how do i get CE's

6 Answers | Asked by Marty Langeler on Sep 15, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 15, 2016

Hi Marty, There are courses for credit here on IDEA. Just depends on what certification you have, and what credits are accepted by your certifying agency.. I did not see a completed profile for you, so I'm not sure what certification you have. If you need more specific information, contact y...

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The fitness industry in inherently unpredictable. Have you ever shown up for work and the doors were locked?

7 Answers | Asked by Matthew Feldman on Sep 13, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 14, 2016

Yes. Years ago I showed up to teach a class at one fitness facility, and a group of people were gathered outside. Doors were locked. Luckily for me, I only taught one class there so no big loss. We had heard rumors for weeks about it not doing well.

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what is ideafit TV

7 Answers | Asked by Carol Kravetz on Sep 11, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 12, 2016

Hi Carol, I received the same notification a few weeks ago, and had not been aware of my free trial. IdeaFit TV is an extensive library of videos that includes lectures and sample classes by various presenters. It is a paid monthly subscription. You should be able to go to IdeaFit TV and view ...

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challenges tool

2 Answers | Asked by Deborah Craig on Sep 09, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 09, 2016

Hi Deborah, What is your specific question about challenges tool? (or were you doing a search?)

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Beginner personal trainer

8 Answers | Asked by Chelsea Puchel on Sep 07, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 08, 2016

Hi Chelsea, Congratulations on your certification and passion for fitness and helping others. Yes, it can be difficult to get started, but if you have the passion you can do it. (I started first as a group fitness instructor, then went and got my personal training and health coaching certificat...

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Jobs with ACE Orthopedic Exercise Specialist cert

9 Answers | Asked by Lloyd Williams on Sep 01, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 03, 2016

It sounds like you have great experience already and would be a good fit for that specific population... I would try to connect with physical therapists, orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors and physicians in your area as a start. You can even set up informational type interviews if possible to esta...

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Jobs with ACE Orthopedic Exercise Specialist cert

9 Answers | Asked by Lloyd Williams on Sep 01, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 01, 2016

Hi Lloyd, First, let me say that I have always viewed these certifications as way to build on my current foundation of knowledge and further understand the body. I would not expect to take this course and be ready for anything more than being a better educated personal trainer. I have ACE's Or...

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Do you know any remedies for eczema?

9 Answers | Asked by James Berry on Aug 28, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 28, 2016

Hmmm.... This question is one for your general doctor or dermatologist. This is a fitness board.

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What are your favorite bootcamp formats?

6 Answers | Asked by Jalynn Brown on Aug 24, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 26, 2016

Hi Jalynn, You have so many different options. If you want to change your interval times, you can do just about anything from Tabatas (20 seconds work, 10 rest---8 rounds for 4 minutes) to 30, 45, or 60 seconds of work and your choice of rest period. You can insert a "theme" into any one of tho...

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What do boutique fitness studio owners use to check in guests and instructors

8 Answers | Asked by Debra Williams on Aug 24, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 26, 2016

Hi Debra, I also teach at a few different locations and MindBody is used a lot.

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