Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139

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blood pressure

5 Answers | Asked by Susan Saenger on Mar 09, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 10, 2016

Hi Susan, Assuming the client's blood pressure is monitored, under control with medication, and he or she has medical clearance, generally higher reps with lower weight is recommended. Over time, lifting weights can actually help reduce high blood pressure, so programs can be reevaluated and the ...

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Increased Revenue

3 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Landry on Mar 09, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 09, 2016

Hi Jennifer, If you are looking for some additional online revenue, you could run your own fitness challenge for 6, 8, or 12 weeks. With Spring and Summer around the corner, people will be motivated to make changes, and you will have control over the programming yourself. Just something to consi...

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What can a personal trainer expect to make hourly?

13 Answers | Asked by Logan Jones on Mar 09, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 09, 2016

Hi Logan, Your hourly wage will depend on many factors. Demographics and what people are willing to pay in your area, your experience, and working at a high end gym or community center are a few things to consider. You could do a search in your area to see what the average hourly rate is where y...

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First time certification

10 Answers | Asked by Logan Jones on Mar 06, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 08, 2016

Hi Logan, I agree with going for a nationally accredited certification. You can't go wrong with that (I personally love ACE!). Best wishes to you! Christine

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How much do you charge for on-line training?

5 Answers | Asked by Janice Balmer on Mar 07, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 08, 2016

Hi Janice, You mentioned teaching a class (and not personal training), so you could charge an individual fee for each person to take the class. I would charge slightly less per person than if you had to travel, transport equipment, or pay an additional room or gym fee to teach the class. Since ...

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Ideas for fitness challenge for seniors

13 Answers | Asked by Leslie LaPlace on Feb 16, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 08, 2016

Just to add to my first comment and everything else, I really like the idea of adding Tai Chi to the challenge. It would be great for range of motion, flexibility, balance, and strength. A great format to include.... Hope this helps.

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Hello everyone, I have a lil concern, should I keep certification up on my IDEA profile if they not a verifying agency

7 Answers | Asked by Delmar Carey on Mar 04, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Mar 04, 2016

Hi Delmar, Yes! You have a completed and extensive profile that will serve you well. It lists not only your certifications, but all of your other wonderful accomplishments and reviews. Some agencies are like that with verification, but I vote for you keeping your profile. Best, Christine

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I am to devise a resistance training program for a 70 year old man

13 Answers | Asked by VENA NYANDORO on Feb 25, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Feb 25, 2016

An initial assessment of the client is necessary to answer your question .... and study! :)

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how to access my social poster account

2 Answers | Asked by David Mcilhenney on Feb 21, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Feb 22, 2016

Hi David, You may want to call IDEA directly for changes to your social poster. Best, Christine

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Ideas for fitness challenge for seniors

13 Answers | Asked by Leslie LaPlace on Feb 16, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Feb 17, 2016

Hi Leslie, You will obviously need to know the limitations and capabilities of your group, but I think there is a lot you can do for the challenge. You don't have to make the activities too hard, they can simply be activities of daily life. There are many simple things for them to do to engage...

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