Christine Hales

Solon, OH 44139

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I have a client that does reformer and strength training with me

4 Answers | Asked by Deborah Lucchesi on May 03, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on May 04, 2016

Hi Deborah, If your client is training on a Pilates reformer, then she is doing resistance/strength training. However, as she gets stronger, she will reach a limit to overloading her muscles, and she should incorporate different, and heavier, forms of strength training, such as free weights/machi...

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Personal Training and Massage

6 Answers | Asked by Eric Waldron Jr on Apr 29, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 29, 2016

Hi Eric, While I'm not sure about the laws of PA, I do know you would be better able to establish yourself as a true fitness professional by getting certified (NCCA accredited is preferable). Then, prepare yourself for your in-home business (to get hired in a gym setting personal training cert. i...

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fitness program . assesment

4 Answers | Asked by leonardo valencia on Apr 29, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 29, 2016

Hi Leonardo, Sounds like you are preparing for a fitness exam... Can you try to answer the question as if you are the client? What stresses in life would impact your participation in a fitness program? What impact might your stresses have on you? There are many answers to this question, a...

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where are my saved articles

3 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Kuester on Apr 28, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 28, 2016

Click the drop down menu in the upper right hand corner (on your picture). You should see My Library. Once you get there, click on saved content (otherwise it will look empty if you did not purchase anything). Hope this helps.

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weight training for hip strength

5 Answers | Asked by Rebecca Joy Clem on Apr 25, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 25, 2016

Hi Rebecca, If you are asking a question, can you be more specific? Did the client experience a shooting pain in the back, or had a shot in the back? More information is needed, please.

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program needs, expectations and limitations for a 25 year old male who regularly runs 10km road races

6 Answers | Asked by Laura Wurst on Apr 25, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 25, 2016

Hi Laura, I would start with his goals--what is it that he wants to accomplish? Another race, a well balanced program? Then, sprinkle in what he needs, such as strength and flexibility. Along with Nancy's suggestion, I would also add core strength and determine if he has any weaknesses or imbal...

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Evolution Nutrition - anyone use this? Scope of practice concerns? Anyone? Buehler?

10 Answers | Asked by Britt McVicar on Apr 18, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 19, 2016

Hi again Britt, Was just thinking a little more about your question. With regard to helping clients with their diet, I find that most of my own clients know what foods they are supposed to eat (I review food journals, and we discuss general nutrition guidelines and healthy options), but they lac...

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Evolution Nutrition - anyone use this? Scope of practice concerns? Anyone? Buehler?

10 Answers | Asked by Britt McVicar on Apr 18, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 18, 2016

Hi Britt, I'm hoping someone from ACE can also respond to your inquiry... While I haven't used this, I hold a few different ACE certs and went to check it out--there is a virtual video you can view. Apparently, it appears to be a large database already put into place by their team of RDs. So, ...

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once i have my personal trainer to design my program ?

5 Answers | Asked by Abdulaziz Ahmed on Apr 18, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 18, 2016

Hi Abdulaziz, Are you searching for a personal trainer to design a program for you? If so, try searching FitnessConnect to look for a trainer in your area who can design a program specifically for you. Best, Christine

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How do you change the URL to your profile?

3 Answers | Asked by David Bordeaux on Apr 17, 2016

Answered by Christine Hales on Apr 17, 2016

Hi David, You may need to call IDEA for help on this one (I'm not sure how you would change the URL without creating a new profile). They will be able to help you. Best, Christine

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