Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139-6102

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Does Plyometric and functional training promote lean muscle?

4 Answers | Asked by wenghonn kan on Apr 26, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 27, 2015

Hi Wenghonn, Here are a few articles to read that explain both plyometrics and functional training, and if you do a search of them on IDEA you will find even more. The answers to your question can be pretty involved, and it's always a good idea to understand the foundation and purpose of the exe...

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I am new to the Queens area and looking to work independently as a Trainer,does anyone know the best place to network?

6 Answers | Asked by Tomas Milian on Apr 21, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 25, 2015

Hi Tomas, Local avenues like the others have mentioned are a great way to network--look at social media (local Facebook groups, Linkedin), local gyms, community centers, and even the Chamber of Commerce can all help support local businesses. It may also help to get involved in various local s...

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are there classes for this certification

4 Answers | Asked by Steven Roper on Apr 25, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 25, 2015

Hi Steven, I would contact The Aquatic Exercise Association directly at www.aeawave.com or 1-888-232-9283. They list the requirements for the certifications directly on their website, and they should be able to answer your question about classes. Hope this helps. Christine

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Knee exercises

7 Answers | Asked by Sybil Hood on Apr 24, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 25, 2015

Hi Sybil, While there are certainly leg exercises to strengthen the muscles around the knees (quadriceps and hamstrings),you will need a combination of good, healthy nutrition and exercise to take care of reducing the fat. If you have seen an increase in fat around your knees, the first step woul...

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does idea stand for anything in particular ??

5 Answers | Asked by chloie ohanlon on Apr 23, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 23, 2015

Hi Chloie, I believe it stands for International Dance Execise Association (from it's original start). Someone else may be able to give you more history, as it has evolved over time to IDEA Health and Fitness Association.

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When a new client wants written instructions or illustrations of exercises, what is your response?

9 Answers | Asked by Gwynn Lindler on Apr 22, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 22, 2015

Hi Gwynn, I think it is perfectly reasonable, and we should expect, that a client will want a written workout from their trainer. That's the best place for them to get their workout. :). I totally support a client who wants to progress and do workouts on their own. However, I have a policy to on...

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FREE personal trainer courses with cecs (if needed)

3 Answers | Asked by Casey Miller on Apr 21, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 21, 2015

Hi Casey, Very nice site... Looks very informative. Does ACE only accept the credits via petition? Thanks, Christine

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What's your favorite healthy eating app and how does it work? For travel? For grocery shopping?

4 Answers | Asked by Beverly Hosford, MA on Mar 15, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 21, 2015

Hi Beverly, I've been playing with a few different apps lately, and one of them is Fooducate. Free app which allows you to scan the barcode of an item and gives a nutritional guide. Great for grocery shopping. I also sometimes use Nutrionix which gives restaurant menu items and calorie listi...

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Hi everyone, can anyone tell me about how many hours of studing is required to pass ACE's Health Coach Certification exam? Thnx!

6 Answers | Asked by Charise Parker on Apr 20, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 21, 2015

To answer Nancy's question, I probably studied more for the ACE personal training exam because a lot of the information was new to me and I did not know what to expect from ACE. For the health coach exam, I knew it would be challenging, but also felt I had a base of information to work from. So, ...

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Hi everyone, can anyone tell me about how many hours of studing is required to pass ACE's Health Coach Certification exam? Thnx!

6 Answers | Asked by Charise Parker on Apr 20, 2015

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 21, 2015

Hi Charise, How long you study for this exam is relative to your own individual study habits, current knowledge, and ability to translate those facts into real-life situations. I studied intensely for 3 months for the ACE Health Coach exam. The exam is difficult, so I would over-prepare for it...

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