Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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Proper way to handle request for bootcamp outside of gym from gym member?

9 Answers | Asked by Susan Gallas on Jul 14, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 14, 2014

Personally I wouldn't worry about it, especially since her friends are not even gym members (they have no obligations to your gym at any way). This person came to you and asked you, not the other way around. If this makes you feel "guilty" then let her take the class for free and this way there will...

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how many standard push ups should a woman be able to do in 1 minute

4 Answers | Asked by Lynne Metheny-Leib on Jul 14, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 14, 2014

There is no standard here, only what you can do. Unless you are training to pass a military fitness test, then how many can you do in 1 minute it doesn't matter. Why limit yourself ;-)?

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Do swim clubs accept boys in synchronized swimming? My son has been watching videos of it and is very interested in learning.

3 Answers | Asked by Jo Beth Standish on Jul 11, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 13, 2014

Hi Jo Beth, Depending where you live, you should do some online research to see if there are any teams/clubs that do accept boys in their synchronized swimming teams. I know it will be a difficult task but you might be able to find one. Best, Harris

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if you have your own personal training business,how did you find a location?im having no luck.

3 Answers | Asked by dexter joynerII on Jul 11, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 11, 2014

This is a difficult question to answer. My business is mobile which means I don't have to worry about these type of headaches ;-). I agree with Ariadne that the answer here is "it depends" on what you are looking for. First, you need to make sure you are at the right location for your business (acce...

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When coaching/training, which type of population do you find the most satisfaction when they reach their goal/see results?

5 Answers | Asked by Ryan Hart on Jul 10, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 11, 2014

For me, helping my tactical operators (military and law enforcement) is the most rewarding because I know I have contributed a part into keeping them in optimal condition so they can perform at their best when it's required and needed.

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steps to opening an outdoor bootcamp

3 Answers | Asked by Andrew Watson on Jul 09, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 10, 2014

I agree with Sue. You should check with your city if you need to get any permits in order to use their parks/spaces as your first step. Beyond that the possibilities and opportunities are limitless. You can do a newsletter to your current clients, do a press release to your community, contact the pa...

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I'm 68 and enjoy the gym. Is there any research or statistics about how long other seniors can hold a plank, number of pushups,

5 Answers | Asked by Colette Corbin on Jul 09, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 10, 2014

Hi Colette, It really doesn't matter how long others can hold or not the plank and how many push-ups they can do. As long as you keep improving and feeling better then that is all that matters. But if you like to keep challenging yourself look into the link below: http://tribesports.com/challe...

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Over 40- Do You just accept your Body or is AGE a Pass

9 Answers | Asked by Christine Dwyer on Jul 10, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 10, 2014

Mind over matter! At 43 I feel better and stronger than when I was in my 20s and 30s :-)! The secret is to keep adapting and looking for better and more efficient ways to improve and reach what ever goals you set for yourself. For those who don't know Spartan history, King Leonidas was in his 60s wh...

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strength training and triathlon

3 Answers | Asked by Mark Darco on Jul 07, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 08, 2014

Hi Mark, The answer to this question depends on many variables: -Fitness level of the participant -Length of the triathlon event (sprint vs. ironman) -Areas that need improvement (aerobic, anaerobic, swimming, running, biking, all of the above, etc.) -Time left to the event -Indoor or outd...

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how many times shall i change my group exercise class, i teah cicuilt training ,boot camp , body conditioning

5 Answers | Asked by dee dairo on Jul 08, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 08, 2014

You can change the routines and exercises on a daily basis as long as it fit into the overall plan and goals you have set for each class.

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