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Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139-6102

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where are my favorite articles

3 Answers | Asked by Sherri Wilson on Jul 13, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jul 14, 2015

Great--glad it worked! :)

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where are my favorite articles

3 Answers | Asked by Sherri Wilson on Jul 13, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jul 14, 2015

Hi Sherri, If you saved them, have you checked in the following: --Go to My Acct. --You should be in Overview --Scroll over to My Library --Purchased content comes up first I believe --Click on "Saved" content and you should have a list of your favorite articles. Does that work? Hope...

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Personal Training Certification Help

8 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez on Jul 04, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jul 14, 2015

Here is another article from another point of view (and I think it includes a link to a comparison chart): http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sarah-klein/how-to-pick-a-certification-pr...

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Personal Training Certification Help

8 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez on Jul 04, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jul 14, 2015

Hi Christy, It does depend a bit on what type of training you may be doing--athletic training, special populations, general training, etc... It will also depend on which certifications are generally accepted in your area (do some research and you may even make some good connections in the field)....

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How many times a day are you asked for nutrition advice?

6 Answers | Asked by Jason Davis on Jul 10, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jul 10, 2015

Probably a few times each day I'm asked about nutrition. Like Harris, I keep it general and within my scope of practice.

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Has anyone recently received a sketchy personal training inquiry?

11 Answers | Asked by Beth Jones on Jul 02, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jul 02, 2015

Hi Beth, Yes, many of us have received this kind of inquiry--it's a scam. This was a topic here a few weeks ago. Ignore or delete it!

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Not a question, just a thank you!

5 Answers | Asked by Sal Leitch on Jul 01, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jul 01, 2015

Congratulations and best wishes for a wonderful new beginning to your career!

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

6 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez on Jun 24, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 29, 2015

Hi Christy, I have taught my own cardio strength interval classes (HIIT) for many years--long before they were popular and heavily marketed with various names, branded, and before some celebrities made a lot more money because of a name (wish I could have branded my class!). I take ideas and ins...

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Muscle groups worked out on cosecutive days?

7 Answers | Asked by Todd Faust on Jun 28, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 29, 2015

Hi Todd, It depends on your goals and how heavy you are going with your resistance. As a general rule, if you are working the same muscle group, you want about 48 hours (in some cases longer) in between workouts to allow the muscle to recover and repair. This is especially important if you are l...

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Ideas for holding independent fitness classes?

7 Answers | Asked by Christy Sanchez on Jun 29, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 29, 2015

Hi Christy, I'm not sure what city/state you are in, but how about the school system? I'm sure there are teachers who may be interested in taking a class at a convenient location. Also, check small businesses, spas, country clubs, places where moms take their kids for classes, and local athleti...

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