Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139

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How great is the ISSA cert when it comes to the website development?

6 Answers | Asked by Jessica Ashman on Dec 09, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 14, 2015

Hi Jessica, I know you are in the decision making process, and I just wanted to throw out one more additional comment (although not on the website front). NASM is NCCA accredited and holds a higher standard in the fitness industry. It is well respected and nationally recognized. I hold ACE cert...

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A client, age 72, is curious about the HR differences on cardio machines.

9 Answers | Asked by Lucinda McGrew Dyjak on Dec 12, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 12, 2015

Hi Lucinda, There is a big difference between the bike and the stair climber as you can see. You would be the best person to determine the levels that are safe for your client. It is good to use both heart rate and RPE as you are doing. It is easy get winded on the stair climber as you are car...

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How do you train a client who had a gastric bypass surgery?

4 Answers | Asked by Lawrence Middleton on Oct 16, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 12, 2015

Hi Lawrence, While the others have given you some good information on physician clearance and programming, I just wanted add a quick note about rapport with the client. Your client has obviously gone through a major procedure, which affects a person both physically and mentally. It will be impo...

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Does anyone know how many CEUs SilverSneakers trainings are worth to AFAA?

3 Answers | Asked by Valeri Kershaw on Dec 09, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 12, 2015

Hi Valeri, You should contact AFAA directly at 1-877-968-7263 and talk to someone from Continuing Education. They can give you the specific information you are looking for... Best, Christine

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I am looking for a good resource for body weight workouts for clients. Where could I look?

8 Answers | Asked by Alex German on Dec 10, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 11, 2015

Also wanted to add that TRX is wonderful for bodyweight workouts. Not sure if you have experience with that system or not, but it's definitely a great workout where all moves involve the core. It's worth learning about and teaching...

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Why is my BLOG not hooking up with my facebook page

4 Answers | Asked by Linda MacKinnon on Oct 17, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 11, 2015

Hi Linda, I'm wondering if you ever got your blog to connect to FB for you? I've also had to go into my blog and copy/past to FB just as Ariadne has done. Hope it worked for you....

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What do find are the greatest challenges you face as a personal trainer?

8 Answers | Asked by Thomas Tenney on Nov 02, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 11, 2015

Hi Thomas, For many in this industry, finding clients is a big challenge. The field is growing and increasingly competitive, and you need to have a niche that sets you apart from everyone else. I am happy with my current client schedule, and for me, one big challenge is keeping my focus on my ...

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I have already used an Ace Fitness Journal quiz but it is included in a bundle. Do I have to take all bundle courses?

6 Answers | Asked by Bettina Sparrowe on Dec 11, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 11, 2015

Hi Bettina, You should probably contact ACE directly at 1-888-825-3636. They would be your best resource for the bundle if you purchased through them.

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What are your go to Buddy/Partner training exercises?

5 Answers | Asked by Molly Hunt on Aug 07, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 10, 2015

Hi Molly, Here is another good partner workout from ACE: http://www.acefitness.org/acefit/fitness_programs_core_workout.aspx?work...

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Foam roller exercises

7 Answers | Asked by Cheri Dean on Sep 01, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 10, 2015

You can also use foam rolling as a warm up (or even incorporate it in a class): http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/foam-roller-warm-up There are many great ideas if you do a search here on IDEA under articles. Hope these help you...

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