Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139

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I need to renewe my personal training and group instructor ?

4 Answers | Asked by Kristina Pottroff on Nov 03, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 03, 2016

Hi Kristina, You need to contact your certifying agency directly--in this case ACE. www.acefitness.org. Or, (888) 825-3636. Best, Christine

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Getting New Clients in gym with no outside foot traffic

6 Answers | Asked by Dani Miro Quesada on Nov 02, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 02, 2016

Hi Dani, Your current clients are your best form of marketing because word-of mouth and referrals will get you new clients. In addition to your current efforts, give 110% to each client and go above and beyond their expectations. It takes time to build a following. You have a great specia...

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Which Health coach certification is recognized in the fitness industry?

10 Answers | Asked by Dianne Della Ratta on Oct 27, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Oct 31, 2016

Hi Dianne, I have both the ACE Health Coach certification and the ACE personal trainer certification and have been very happy with them both. They compliment each other very well. Most of my work is personal training, but I do offer health coaching as a separate package and have been very happy...

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is there a weekly message per day for a client

3 Answers | Asked by Robin Soll on Oct 24, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Oct 26, 2016

Hi Robin, Other than doing a daily or weekly message together yourself and sending it out, there is IDEAFit Social Poster. That allows you to post daily or weekly articles and motivational posters to your FB page. I'm not sure if this is what you are looking for, but I hope it gives you some ide...

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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 20, 2016

Just thought of another few suggestions for you... As I'm sure you know, being a mobile trainer (at least in-home) has minimal overhead costs, allowing you to reinvest in your equipment, etc.. That is the nice thing about training in home. It's enjoyable to purchase fun, new "toys" for your cli...

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weight loss for teens

7 Answers | Asked by Richard Wilmore on Oct 11, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Oct 20, 2016

Hi Richard, I would make sure the child has medical clearance for an exercise program first (not sure how overweight the child is or if he is obese or has any metabolic issues) I cannot see your profile info, so I'm not sure what your background and experience is with this population... Your...

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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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