Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139-6102

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What do you feel would be the most helpful in preparing you to instruct a group exercise class?

6 Answers | Asked by Becky Ingebrigtsen on Nov 22, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 22, 2016

Hi Becky, Sounds like a great course! The practical side of instruction is very much needed (makes the book component seem easy!). I've been teaching over 25 years, and looking back I did have a practical portion of my testing for group fitness. A few things that come to mind are the following:...

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Best Group Fitness Manager Practices and instructor standards?

2 Answers | Asked by Alli Renshaw on Nov 22, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 22, 2016

Hi Alli, I am assuming you would be referring to a certified group instructor. Certified Group Fitness Instructors are usually issued a card or certificate that indicates their certification expiration date as well as what particular specialty it is. Each certifying agency is different, but the...

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does NASM provides online Nutritional certification courses?

6 Answers | Asked by priyanka saddalgi on Nov 18, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 18, 2016

Hi Priyanka, You would need to contact NASM directly for their certifications. Here is a link I found for their nutrition cert (not dietician): Best, Christine

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Do I need liability insurance if I only teach one class?

8 Answers | Asked by Amanda Stout on Nov 07, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 07, 2016

Hi Amanda, I would not teach a class that where I was not covered by liability insurance--either through an employer or purchased myself. You may want to take this time to think of it as an opportunity for independent contracting work. If the class goes well, you may asked to do this again by th...

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Want to add members to my newsletter and cannot find the link on your website for the newsletter“please help!

1 Answer | Asked by Stacy Wig on Nov 07, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Nov 07, 2016

Hi Stacy, If you go to your account/profile page, you should see on the left hand side of that page quick links to both Clients and Leads and Manage Client Newsletter. You will need to go to Clients and Leads first to add your members as your current clients. Then, you can click on the Manage C...

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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. 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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