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Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139-6102

Questions Answered by Christine

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What would you do with a client that Binge Eats or has an Eating Disorder ?

6 Answers | Asked by Dawn Baker on Jun 10, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 10, 2015

Hi Dawn, Based on the information you have provided, your client is in need of a referral to a Psychologist who helps with eating disorders (and possibly other professionals like a Registered Dietician or Psychiatrist). She needs treatment to deal with both her nutrition and her excessive exerci...

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Getting your clients to push themselves.

9 Answers | Asked by Missy Reece on Jun 08, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 10, 2015

Hi Missy, I agree with Joshua's answer...what are the client's goals and purpose of the workout? If you feel your client is not working to her potential, you can both encourage and give specific feedback on how they should feel during the workout. (I also look at their face to gage the intensit...

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Youth's on weight gainer

6 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Jun 04, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 05, 2015

Hi Delmar, For me personally, I think that is out of the scope of our practice as trainers, especially for youth. I do not recommend them (I like to advise whole foods as much as possible). You will find many opinions here, though! Christine

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how do you get leads

9 Answers | Asked by Debbie Strauch CPT-CES, GFS on Jun 04, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 04, 2015

Hi Debbie, This is one place to get leads--here on IDEA FitnessConnect. I have found that the best leads come from referrals. Others who have used your services and can give you a good testimonial. You may also make some good connections and get some leads through your LinkedIn profile. Keep n...

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I did not receive my fitness email this month

3 Answers | Asked by Betty Smith on Jun 02, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 03, 2015

Looks like the issues were resolved--my newsletter went out yesterday. Hopefully you have yours by now.

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I did not receive my fitness email this month

3 Answers | Asked by Betty Smith on Jun 02, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 02, 2015

If it is the IDEA Fitness Connect newsletter that we can send out to our clients, I received an e-mail that there is a delay. They said it would go out as soon as the issues are fixed. Hope this helps!

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I have a client who experiences shoulder pain when doing a low plank. Thoughts on what the issue might be?

5 Answers | Asked by Leon Beeloo on May 30, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on May 30, 2015

Hi Leon, Does she have a prior injury to the shoulder? Any pain with other exercises? Is her form spot on with regard to shoulder position over elbow? Just some questions to consider--it is difficult to answer based on little information. The shoulder joint is very mobile and prone to injury...

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I have reduced my body fat % from 31% to 22% but have not seen any weight loss and only a couple of pounds weight loss.

8 Answers | Asked by Jo Jones on May 28, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on May 28, 2015

Hi Jo, First, congratulations! That is quite a transition, and you should have seen some differences in how your clothing fits and/or some weight loss. However, I think a little more data is needed from you before we can guess the reasons why you haven't lost weight. Did your trainer use th...

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What is the quickest weight loss people have experienced?

20 Answers | Asked by Zachary Lyon on May 27, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on May 27, 2015

I am more interested in knowing why you want to know this! Are you doing a survey or promotion? I've always found those who lost weight fast were more likely to put it back on, so that's why I am asking you a question instead....

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I need some help with reccomendations

6 Answers | Asked by James Adams on May 22, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on May 27, 2015

Hi James, First, I just want to say congratulations on your journey to better health--it's wonderful that you are taking steps to get healthy. It is worth it! Others have given you a good start for the strength training you have asked for, but I am wondering if your doctor discussed the importan...

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