Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139-6102

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I have a client with a muscle imbalance in her hip, questions regarding programming

3 Answers | Asked by Tyler Freitag on Mar 24, 2017

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 25, 2017

Difficult to give an answer without complete history and assessment of the client. I would want to know what type of arthritis she has (osteo?), is she overweight? Has she had doctor's release and/or any PT? Also, although I understand the functional purpose of wanting to keep her off machines,...

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I'm curious to how everyone here sets up their personal training workouts and programs

5 Answers | Asked by Tyler Freitag on Mar 24, 2017

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 25, 2017

Hi Tyler, That is a hard question to answer because it is so individual. Of course warmup, workout, and flexibility play a role in workouts. However, I usually have Plan A and Plan B. I may plan a workout for someone, but if they feel tired or have an injury, etc... I may go to Plan B after I ...

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Hi guys, are you finding that more and more people are reluctant to sign contracts for training?

6 Answers | Asked by Aaron Cobb on Mar 21, 2017

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 25, 2017

Hi Aaron, I do a consult first with potential clients to assess and discuss goals to see exactly what they need. This will give you a chance to give the client an individual time-frame based on goals. It also gives you a chance to really connect with the client--which is an important factor in r...

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Is there a list of CEC's offered by ACE for courses being offered at the IDEA World Convention in July?

2 Answers | Asked by Deanna Cross-Boyle on Mar 23, 2017

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 24, 2017

Hi Deanna, I am registered for the conference, and feel like I am missing something because I do not see them when trying to schedule my sessions (but they are supposed to show up). I went to Sessions at the top of the page, and there is drop down menu. Go to CEC Info. Then, click on the c...

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Is Pilates enough for older women or should they do weight trainer also? Or just mix it up?

4 Answers | Asked by Maggie Barclay on Mar 20, 2017

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 20, 2017

Hi Maggie, Women need strength training, cardio, and flexibility in their exercise program. How much of each is dependent upon the individual, goals, and time available---but in general, strength training of the body should be done 2-3 times per week. I would recommend strength training as a comp...

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Functional Anatomy

5 Answers | Asked by Lee chong on Mar 20, 2017

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 20, 2017

Hi Lee, It appears that your questions are actually questions from a test for which you are studying.. It will benefit you as a trainer to figure out the answers for yourself. You will need to understand the information asked. I would refer to your textbook and review each question--you wi...

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When does my membership expire

2 Answers | Asked by Jane Ginsberg on Mar 18, 2017

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 19, 2017

Your question was when does your membership expire, which you can find in your profile (not sure about trial memberships, but when you join that is where the expiration date appears). As far as cancelling, you should call IDEA directly.

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When does my membership expire

2 Answers | Asked by Jane Ginsberg on Mar 18, 2017

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 18, 2017

Hi Jane, Go to your account and it is listed in the overview section of your profile. Best, Christine

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Tips to increase metabolism?

6 Answers | Asked by Evah Linear on Mar 15, 2017

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 17, 2017

Hi Evah, You said you've lost some weight before--but then it gets challenging, so I have a few questions. Your post leads me to ask you if you've actually had your metabolism tested to know it's slow and what your true caloric needs are for each day? Also, do you have any hormonal imbalances (t...

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Is anyone using the workout builder

4 Answers | Asked by Jeff Miller on Mar 14, 2017

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 14, 2017

Hi Jeff, I do use Workout Builder, although my training business both in-home and at a local Rec center and not online. After I have gone through a workout with a client, I create it send it to them for their program reference. Did you have a question about the program, or just as it relates ...

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