Questions Answered by Christine

Has anyone recently received a sketchy personal training inquiry?

9 Answers | Asked by Beth Jones 5 days ago
Answered by Christine Hales 5 days ago
Hi Beth, Yes, many of us have received this kind of inquiry--it's a scam. This was a topic her... read more

Not a question, just a thank you!

3 Answers | Asked by Sal Leitch 6 days ago
Answered by Christine Hales 6 days ago
Congratulations and best wishes for a wonderful new beginning to your career! read more

Thoughts about taking a branded fitness class and making your own class?

6 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez 13 days ago
Answered by Christine Hales 8 days ago
Hi Christy, I have taught my own cardio strength interval classes (HIIT) for many years--long before they w... read more

Muscle groups worked out on cosecutive days?

6 Answers | Asked by Todd Faust 9 days ago
Answered by Christine Hales 8 days ago
Hi Todd, It depends on your goals and how heavy you are going with your resistance. As a general rule, if ... read more

Ideas for holding independent fitness classes?

6 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez 8 days ago
Answered by Christine Hales 8 days ago
Hi Christy, I'm not sure what city/state you are in, but how about the school system? I'm sure there are t... read more

how much to charge clients

5 Answers | Asked by Laura Allen 8 days ago
Answered by Christine Hales 8 days ago
Hi Laura, It does really depend on a few things... One, the market in your area of NY. I would do a search... read more

Birthday treat

5 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai 12 days ago
Answered by Christine Hales 12 days ago
Glad they helped! Your class will appreciate your thoughtfulness... read more

how do I become a certified instructor?

6 Answers | Asked by K.O. Onufry 13 days ago
Answered by Christine Hales 12 days ago
Not sure why the link didn't work in my prior reply, but you can cut and paste the links. Also, you can do a wider sear... read more

how do I become a certified instructor?

6 Answers | Asked by K.O. Onufry 13 days ago
Answered by Christine Hales 12 days ago
Hi K.O., Here are a few good articles from IDEA on that subject: http://www.ideafit.com/fitnes... read more

Birthday treat

5 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai 12 days ago
Answered by Christine Hales 12 days ago
Hi Brinda, That would be a nice gesture.... I always give my class a round of pushups, squats, etc., for t... read more