Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139-6102

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Do you pay in advance for services or pay after each session?

9 Answers | Asked by Lynn Cooper on Mar 21, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 29, 2015

Hi Lynn, I charge clients in advance and require full payment of services. I offer a small discount the higher the number of sessions. However, I am also flexible, and have allowed clients to pay 50% upfront and the other 50% at an allotted time. I have my own in-home business and it works for...

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What gyms would let a 12 year old in?

10 Answers | Asked by sophie gowers on Mar 28, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 29, 2015

Hi Sophie, Also check with local community/recreational centers near you. They are great for what you are looking for, and many times have a youth orientation or introduction to go over the fitness area equipment (this is very important at any location you choose). In addition, you will find m...

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what are good mobile apps

6 Answers | Asked by Julie Hirsh on Mar 27, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 28, 2015

Hi Julie, A number of my clients use Myfitnesspal and really like it. Another option is Lose It which is similar. I'm sure there are more, but I am most familiar with those two. Christine

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Any thoughts or Review on Smart Group Training 365? Is it good? Would you recommend it?

3 Answers | Asked by Hasani Davis on Mar 26, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 26, 2015

Hi Hasani, I have never heard of this program, but I did look it up and it seems like a comprehensive program. I like the fact that it includes corrective exercises and progressive based strength training. It also has a "red light poster" of exercises to avoid for certain participants--and meant...

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how do i train very old clients

7 Answers | Asked by Tom Christ on Mar 26, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 26, 2015

Hi Tom, Since your client does fall into a specialized population category, it would be helpful to see your profile and background. That being said, medical clearance from your client's doctor is needed if you don't already have that. A senior assessment may or may not be necessary, but it's def...

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How to gain weight the healthy way

10 Answers | Asked by Melanie Fensick on Mar 24, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 24, 2015

Hi Melanie, I think a Registered Dietician is a good call for your client. That way a program can be developed specifically for her with regard to her specific nutritional needs. There should be no guessing when it comes to her individual requirements. She should avoid the pitfalls of the num...

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Health Risk and Forward Head Posture

5 Answers | Asked by Dee Stauffer on Mar 23, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 24, 2015

Hi Dee, Here is a link to an article on forward head posture and the effect it has on our spine--among other things. (this one stems from texting): www.cbsnews.com/news/omg-youre-texting-your-way-to-back-pain/

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Am I to old to teach exercise?

11 Answers | Asked by Albertine Gibson on Mar 24, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 24, 2015

Also, here is a wonderful and inspirational video of a woman, Ernestine Sheperd. She is 77, a bodybuilder, and an instructor. So empowering! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/27/ernestine-shepherd-bodybuilder_...

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Am I to old to teach exercise?

11 Answers | Asked by Albertine Gibson on Mar 24, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 24, 2015

Hi Albertine, Age is just a number! You have passion, and you are educating yourself within that passion. Take that passion for fitness and knowledge and pass it along to others! You are absolutely not too old. I turn 46 in May, and I plan to keep teaching (have been teaching since 1990) and ...

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Coaching questionnaire

6 Answers | Asked by Karen Buckley on Mar 24, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 24, 2015

Hi Karen, I see that you listed ACE's Nutrition Specialist on your profile. I have ACE's Health Coach cert and some of these forms are available for us to use. Perhaps you could check under your ACE specialty cert for similar forms as well. ACE does a great job at providing those resources...

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