Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139

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Best Tips for Being A Successful Mobile Trainer

4 Answers | Asked by Missy Reece on Oct 17, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Oct 17, 2016

Hi Missy, I also have my own in-home training business, plus train at my local Rec Center. I love both, and I do this part time (around 20-25 hours per week--4 hours is teaching fitness classes, so most of my time is spent training). I also run some 6 week fitness challenges. One thing for y...

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What is the average percent asked for from an Independent Contractor per session?

7 Answers | Asked by Anne Peterson on Oct 13, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Oct 17, 2016

Hi Anne, It depends on the facility, but I agree with Harris. I've trained at places where it was 70/30, and I've trained at a place that charged their own flat fee per session. You may also check with other gyms in your area to get an idea of rates--I think this is becoming more common. ...

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How can I get more people to see my video?

3 Answers | Asked by Mary Farrugia on Oct 10, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Oct 11, 2016

Hi Mary, I was not able to tell from your profile where you teach, but I would announce it in all of your classes, and post on your website, FB account (did not see a link to FB? This would be a good outlet for you to reach people), and any other sources where you are present online. Also, a...

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Ever see someone's family/friends/co-workers resist or undermine their healthy change?

8 Answers | Asked by Sandy M. Fernandez on Oct 09, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Oct 11, 2016

Hi Sandy, This unfortunately can be a common theme in many households. Support from family and friends is a really important predictor of success with regard to physical activity and healthy eating habits. It can be very difficult for someone to develop and maintain healthy lifestyle modification...

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how do i get CE's

8 Answers | Asked by Marty Langeler on Sep 15, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 15, 2016

Hi Marty, There are courses for credit here on IDEA. Just depends on what certification you have, and what credits are accepted by your certifying agency.. I did not see a completed profile for you, so I'm not sure what certification you have. If you need more specific information, contact y...

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The fitness industry in inherently unpredictable. Have you ever shown up for work and the doors were locked?

10 Answers | Asked by Matthew Feldman on Sep 13, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 14, 2016

Yes. Years ago I showed up to teach a class at one fitness facility, and a group of people were gathered outside. Doors were locked. Luckily for me, I only taught one class there so no big loss. We had heard rumors for weeks about it not doing well.

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what is ideafit TV

10 Answers | Asked by Carol Kravetz on Sep 11, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 12, 2016

Hi Carol, I received the same notification a few weeks ago, and had not been aware of my free trial. IdeaFit TV is an extensive library of videos that includes lectures and sample classes by various presenters. It is a paid monthly subscription. You should be able to go to IdeaFit TV and view ...

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challenges tool

3 Answers | Asked by Deborah Craig on Sep 09, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 09, 2016

Hi Deborah, What is your specific question about challenges tool? (or were you doing a search?)

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Beginner personal trainer

12 Answers | Asked by Chelsea Puchel on Sep 07, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 08, 2016

Hi Chelsea, Congratulations on your certification and passion for fitness and helping others. Yes, it can be difficult to get started, but if you have the passion you can do it. (I started first as a group fitness instructor, then went and got my personal training and health coaching certificat...

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Jobs with ACE Orthopedic Exercise Specialist cert

9 Answers | Asked by Lloyd Williams on Sep 01, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Sep 03, 2016

It sounds like you have great experience already and would be a good fit for that specific population... I would try to connect with physical therapists, orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors and physicians in your area as a start. You can even set up informational type interviews if possible to esta...

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