Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139

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How much do personal trainers' charge on average per session to their clients?

10 Answers | Asked by Jessica Sims on Jun 03, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 05, 2016

Hi Jessica, The rate you charge will depend on what your local market will pay. Take a look at other trainers in your area here on IDEA under FitnessConnect. You also need to take into consideration your experience. If you are just starting out, it may be wise to charge a bit under market to g...

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Bootcamp workout ideas? I program a 3 day a week bootcamp. My ideas are not limitless. What are your resources?

9 Answers | Asked by Lisa Ehrlich on Jun 03, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 04, 2016

Also, one more idea is to go here on IDEA under the Articles section and type in "sample classes". You will get tons of ideas. As far as the focus that I mentioned in my last post, here is one sample class that played with interval times. I loved it used for my own HITT class. http://www.ideaf...

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Bootcamp workout ideas? I program a 3 day a week bootcamp. My ideas are not limitless. What are your resources?

9 Answers | Asked by Lisa Ehrlich on Jun 03, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 04, 2016

Hi Lisa, There are a few things you can do to freshen up your bootcamps for the week in addition to the other suggestions. One, you could play with interval times. 30 seconds, 45 seconds, 60 seconds and tabata structures all work well for bootcamps. Play with rest times, and if you have an adv...

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How many times a week on average does a client see their personal trainer?

9 Answers | Asked by Jessica Sims on Jun 03, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 03, 2016

Hi Jessica, Yes, it does depend on the client's goals, finances, and self motivational levels. However, 2x per week is a great base to clients to see results (if they are doing the rest of the work on their own) (or even 3, but that may not be feasible for many people). You will find that as yo...

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How would you deal with a client who wants to lose 60 pounds in a couple of months because of upcoming wedding?

9 Answers | Asked by Fabian Ganji on Jun 01, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 01, 2016

Hi Fabian, If I have a client who indicates they want to lose weight quickly, I always let them know my job is to help them achieve their fitness goals--but in a safe, effective, and healthy way. I try to help my clients set realistic (part of SMART goals) goals and give them a very real picture...

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how you would you promote social justice, human rights and individual and social empowerment work with, kids,obese,and elderly?

4 Answers | Asked by Nate Himself on Jun 01, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 01, 2016

Hi Nate, Are you studying for a fitness test? Can you think of some good answers for this question?

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Please Explain how you would promote client confidentiality in a gym when working as a fitness instructor.

4 Answers | Asked by Nate Himself on Jun 01, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Jun 01, 2016

Hi Nate, Is this a question from a fitness test? Can you think of some answers?

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Can I ask what you struggle with most when running your business.

7 Answers | Asked by Linda Flynn on May 30, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on May 30, 2016

Hi Linda, For me, marketing is a bit of a struggle, and somewhat uncomfortable aspect of getting my name out there. Most of my business is either word of mouth and referrals, or people I meet in my classes. However, I still need to do some marketing and, like Karin, I'd rather spend my time wit...

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I have a client with replacements of both hips and both knees. Which exercises/stretches should I avoid?

8 Answers | Asked by Christine Urban on May 30, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on May 30, 2016

Hi Christine, I have a client with a double hip replacement, and Nancy is correct about the age of the replacements. Mine should not cross over her center line or perform exercises that externally rotate/expand her hips beyond hip distance (think plié squat). Her replacements are about 2...

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i thought i purchased a kelli roberts core 3x3 class but cannot find it-please advise

4 Answers | Asked by Sherri Littman on May 26, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on May 28, 2016

If is is not under Purchased Content (not sure where else it would be), then I would give IDEA a call directly and speak to a representative. I hope you find it....

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