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Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139

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there is a customer here that does basically low weight but 6 sets of 40-50 reps. He is 70 years old. Is this safe?

7 Answers | Asked by M.C. Doreen Rioux on Jan 15, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jan 16, 2016

Hi M.C., It may depend on a few different factors, but I think 6 sets of 40-50 reps could be setting the person up for overuse--given his age and any orthopedic issues he may have. It also depends on how many days a week he is doing this. One question to ask and think about is what benefit is h...

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Building relationships with other businesses

8 Answers | Asked by Trent Barga on Jan 12, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jan 12, 2016

Also, word of mouth from locals can help with businesses to approach--and you may make some connections. Furthermore, connecting with local business owners on LinkedIn is also helpful. One last suggestion about small businesses would be to join your local Chamber of Commerce for connections.

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Building relationships with other businesses

8 Answers | Asked by Trent Barga on Jan 12, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jan 12, 2016

Hi Trent, I have an agreement with a local (independently owned) fitness equipment store, but a little different. If I refer a client to them--and they purchase a piece of equipment--then I get paid a small percentage of the purchase. (I have an in-home business, so I refer clients for in-home gy...

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How do I go about cold approaching potential clients at a Starbucks and/or public place?

8 Answers | Asked by Bernard Sanderson on Jan 11, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jan 11, 2016

Also, social networking is also a good place to tell numerous people at once about your services. Facebook, Twitter, etc.. are places to advertise.

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How do I go about cold approaching potential clients at a Starbucks and/or public place?

8 Answers | Asked by Bernard Sanderson on Jan 11, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jan 11, 2016

Hi Bernard, I think your time would be better spent in the gym making connections and trying to boost your clientele there. The cold approach is often hard, long, and fruitless. If you are currently training, you can try getting referrals which are always the best source of clients. You can als...

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Nutrition: certificate vs certification?

6 Answers | Asked by Dee on Jan 09, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jan 11, 2016

Hi Dee, I also agree with the others. Nutrition is an area where university study would probably be your best bet in terms of being marketable and better respected. Best, Christine

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Seeking opinions or experience on allowing Beachbody programs and supplements in our community Rec Center?

6 Answers | Asked by Kelly Serfas Bower on Jan 08, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jan 11, 2016

Hi Kelly, In addition to having my own in-home business, I also train and teach fitness classes at my local community Rec center. We do not allow this type of program to be brought in to our facility (I double checked with management this morning). It would be a disservice to our own instructors...

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Where can I findan oline course for AFFA approved CEU's

4 Answers | Asked by Terresa Daggs on Jan 09, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jan 09, 2016

Hi Theresa, Have you checked directly with AFAA directly? I would start there since they have currently gone through some changes.

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Ok silly question but which CPT program is the best or more widely recognized ?

11 Answers | Asked by Kerri WIlson on Jan 06, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jan 07, 2016

Hi Kerri, Yes, the certifying agency should matter and there are many good ones to choose from... You want to go for a cert that holds high standards for our industry, and one that is NCCA accredited (the others have already mentioned many good ones that are nationally recognized). This not only...

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Nutrition, strength, and conditioning programs for 19 year old female jockey who does extreme weight loss diets like fighters

7 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Mercer on Jan 07, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jan 07, 2016

Hi Jennifer, Here are a few general articles with some good information on rapid weight loss...(you may also do a search for some more recent studies on rapid weight loss): http://www.webmd.com/diet/guide/rapid-weight-loss?page=2 http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/04/20/crash.diets.harm.healt...

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