Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139

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Seeking an ACE Personal Trainer

9 Answers | Asked by Joseph Cannon on Dec 08, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 09, 2015

Hi Joseph, I am ACE certified, although not recently (2008 for personal training), but I do remember how I prepared. I realize you want a more recent subject, but if you find you need additional responses at some point I please let me know. Best, Christine

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Plantar fasciitis

10 Answers | Asked by Brinda Desai on Dec 07, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 07, 2015

Hi Brinda, I know plantar fasciitis can be very frustrating and lengthy, especially as an instructor teaching many classes. If you can cut out any unnecessary training, then you should do so (plantar fasciitis can lead to bone spurs and arthritis if not taken care of properly). If you must contin...

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I need to do a final assessment but know my client isn't making much progress.

8 Answers | Asked by Missy Reece on Dec 07, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 07, 2015

Hi Missy, I think your initial hesitation about not wanting to discourage your client is right on target. Each client views the assessment in their own way, and if she has not been making progress then she will most likely have a negative feeling toward her final numbers--and that could further d...

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how do I reply to a client from your site

4 Answers | Asked by Lynda Wright on Dec 07, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 07, 2015

Hi Lynda, I believe you still have to comtact the potential client directly through your own business or personal e-mail. There has not been a way to reply directly through IDEA as far as I know.

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Do you discount bulk sessions based on frequency per week or duration of package?

9 Answers | Asked by Eric Pelz on Dec 02, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 02, 2015

Hi Eric, I currently offer packages with a small percentage discount that goes up with the largest package. My clients pay the whole amount up front, so the small discount is justified in my opinion (clients can also choose any number of sessions they would like). This has always worked well fo...

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what profession does idea target

10 Answers | Asked by Tiffany Price on Dec 01, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Dec 01, 2015

IDEA is an association for fitness and wellness professionals...

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Newest & Most Worthy Fitness Trends to replace BOOT CAMP, CrossFit & other Popular Names..

14 Answers | Asked by Nolan Ferraro on Nov 29, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 30, 2015

Not sure what the next buzz word will be... Hopefully the buzz will be something intense, but with a well rounded and blended combination of strength, cardio, flexibility, and mind/body. Something with regard to more meaning, like functional movement patterns (not just "go hard or go home") Also...

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Best tips to help clients adhere to their goals during the holidays. Let's share!

9 Answers | Asked by Nancy Korf on Nov 28, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 29, 2015

Hi Nancy, Two of the biggest pieces of advice I give my clients are to 1. Plan healthy meals and workouts ahead as much as possible to prepare themselves for parties, eating out, being social, etc.. and 2. Be mindful and aware of their meals. Social engagements and parties make it more difficu...

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3 Questions about finding Fresh -- New -- Winter Workout Ideas for OUTDOORS prior to cold weather?

4 Answers | Asked by Nolan Ferraro on Nov 09, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 24, 2015

Hi Nolan, Since the others have given you a few ideas for the dangers of the weather, I'll give you a few ideas for outside workouts. Not sure what it is you usually do, if you need client or class ideas, but here are a few things to try: --I see that you are certified in TRX--if you have a f...

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Looking for a kickboxing workout template

2 Answers | Asked by Cassandra Schmigotzki on Nov 23, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 24, 2015

Hi Cassandra, I taught kickboxing for many years, and I am not aware of any templates that you can use, other than viewing a few workouts from various sources. I do know that you may want to think about very simple moves, and putting in safety and form cues throughout your article. Kickboxing...

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