Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139-6102

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1 Answer | Asked by ukmonler ukmonler about 11 hours ago

Answered by Christine Hales about 5 hours ago

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for trainers that train clients at their gym, how do you go about getting clients?

4 Answers | Asked by Fury Sanderson on Aug 26, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales about 27 hours ago

Word of mouth is the best. You start building your clientele slowly and do a great job with each client--and they will tell others and refer new clients to you. It takes time, best wishes to you.

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NASM acquired AFAA

3 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Aug 26, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 27, 2015

Wow!!! Thanks for posting. I hope that means good things and some improvements ... (I hold a group x cert through AFAA). Looking forward to see what NASM brings!

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25 things your client must know about lower-back pain what are they?

4 Answers | Asked by jasmine weise on Aug 26, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 26, 2015

That's a lot of info to post....what is your reason for 25?

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New Wellness Center Director; what type of contract/agreement should be signed by outside trainer/instructor?

4 Answers | Asked by Rylan Kennedy on Aug 20, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 21, 2015

Hi Rylan, If possible, hiring an attorney may be a good idea to draft the specifics of the contract as they relate to--and for the protection of-- your wellness center.

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Newly certified ... need advice on next step

10 Answers | Asked by Tom Borromeo on Aug 18, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 19, 2015

Hi Tom, Congratulations on passing your exam! That is very exciting and rewarding (and a little bit of a relief!). I also agree with Harris about looking to your local Y or community center. I train/teach a few hours a week at my local rec center, and they have a senior center there. Great op...

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Fitness class for all levels?

5 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez on Aug 12, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 18, 2015

Here is the link (I wasn't able to go back to the article without losing what I had already written in my last post): http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/2015idea-group-fitness-trend-watc... Hope this helps!

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Fitness class for all levels?

5 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez on Aug 12, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 18, 2015

Hi Christy, I just came across an article here on IDEA about Fitness Trends for 2015 (while searching for something completely different!), and I thought it might help you. Here is a paragraph from it: “The expectation for our clubs to have every type of class in a variety of time slots...

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be an instructor

7 Answers | Asked by simin abrishami on Aug 18, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 18, 2015

Hi Simin, I agree with Karin... Especially about finding a mentor. Someone who can teach you about cueing, being in front and feeling comfortable in front of a class, music, and how to project yourself and interact with participants. There is so much that goes into teaching a class, and most pe...

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Do you second guess yourself as a trainer?

7 Answers | Asked by Missy Reece on Aug 17, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Aug 18, 2015

Hi Missy, Yes, it is easy to second guess yourself (especially in this business with so much competition)... What I've found over the years of teaching and training is the following: 1. Put yourself out there with your ideas as hard as it is-- and get "uncomfortable". Take risks and act on id...

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