Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139

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Idea Author/Presenter

7 Answers | Asked by Darcy Broadbent about 21 hours ago

Answered by Christine Hales about 18 hours ago

I'm with Darcy on this one...my profile indicates IDEA Author/Presenter as well. I've written a few blogs and have been answering questions for a while here on the board--so perhaps they are using that as an indicator? Not sure either (but I like it)!

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Free cec's using the fitness journal

2 Answers | Asked by Cindy Bravo-Kobulnicky on Apr 30, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales about 22 hours ago

Hi Cindy, Just saw that no one has replied to you, but I'm not sure what the answer is.... I would give IDEA a call and talk to a representative to get your answer.

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25 year old weighing 180 pounds and 35 percent body fat what is her recommended body weight at 20 percent body fat

5 Answers | Asked by nekeia cato about 22 hours ago

Answered by Christine Hales about 22 hours ago

Hi Nekeia, Sounds like you are studying to takie an exam for Lifetime or reviewing material. I would try to go through your materials and try to answer this question yourself. It will help you learn and apply the information to your future clients. Good luck! Christine

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Has anyone taken the Functional Training Certification given by ACE

2 Answers | Asked by Dianne Della Ratta on May 02, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on May 04, 2016

Hi Dianne, I have not done the Functional Training certification by ACE, but I did take their full day workshop on Functional Training and Assessments a few years ago. It was a wonderful workshop and very informative, educational, and had outstanding materials. It was very useful for everyday tr...

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I have a client that does reformer and strength training with me

4 Answers | Asked by Deborah Lucchesi on May 03, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on May 04, 2016

Hi Deborah, If your client is training on a Pilates reformer, then she is doing resistance/strength training. However, as she gets stronger, she will reach a limit to overloading her muscles, and she should incorporate different, and heavier, forms of strength training, such as free weights/machi...

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Personal Training and Massage

6 Answers | Asked by Eric Waldron Jr on Apr 29, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 29, 2016

Hi Eric, While I'm not sure about the laws of PA, I do know you would be better able to establish yourself as a true fitness professional by getting certified (NCCA accredited is preferable). Then, prepare yourself for your in-home business (to get hired in a gym setting personal training cert. i...

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fitness program . assesment

4 Answers | Asked by leonardo valencia on Apr 29, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 29, 2016

Hi Leonardo, Sounds like you are preparing for a fitness exam... Can you try to answer the question as if you are the client? What stresses in life would impact your participation in a fitness program? What impact might your stresses have on you? There are many answers to this question, a...

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where are my saved articles

3 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Kuester on Apr 28, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 28, 2016

Click the drop down menu in the upper right hand corner (on your picture). You should see My Library. Once you get there, click on saved content (otherwise it will look empty if you did not purchase anything). Hope this helps.

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weight training for hip strength

5 Answers | Asked by Rebecca Joy Clem on Apr 25, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 25, 2016

Hi Rebecca, If you are asking a question, can you be more specific? Did the client experience a shooting pain in the back, or had a shot in the back? More information is needed, please.

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program needs, expectations and limitations for a 25 year old male who regularly runs 10km road races

6 Answers | Asked by Laura Wurst on Apr 25, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 25, 2016

Hi Laura, I would start with his goals--what is it that he wants to accomplish? Another race, a well balanced program? Then, sprinkle in what he needs, such as strength and flexibility. Along with Nancy's suggestion, I would also add core strength and determine if he has any weaknesses or imbal...

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