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Harris Sophocleous

Madison, WI 53718-2936

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Does anyone have an NHE Master Trainer Certification? Who are they?

7 Answers | Asked by Tracey Wilson on Jun 09, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 09, 2014

Hi Tracey, This question has come up before. Below are the links to those questions: http://www.ideafit.com/answers/is-anyone-familiar-with-nhe-and-employmen... http://www.ideafit.com/answers/nhe-who-are-they http://www.ideafit.com/answers/i-am-supposed-to-be-taking-my-nhe-master-... ...

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Fitness Equipment for my studio?

5 Answers | Asked by Louben Repke on Jun 09, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 09, 2014

Here are a few more that I didn't see in your list: -TRX or other similar brand -Sandbags -Kettlebells -Weighted vests (great for a certain type of training) -Rowing machines (if don't have any) All of the above are relatively inexpensive and they can be used by a large variety of clients....

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Any Tai Chi instructors anyone would recommend on this site?

2 Answers | Asked by stayingfit mom830 on Jun 08, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 09, 2014

Check the link below: http://www.ideafit.com/fitnessconnect

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what's the job of a Fitness Manager?

5 Answers | Asked by G W on Jun 08, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 08, 2014

Hi G W, As Karin mentioned there are many job descriptions the FM has under his/her belt. There is a lot of responsibility that comes with that position because of the nature of the job. The FM is pretty much the leader and motivator of all of the trainers and everything that surrounds them. He/s...

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How do you answer a client when they ask about immediate results?

8 Answers | Asked by Joshua Reed on Jun 07, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 07, 2014

I tell my clients not to worry about weight and forget the scale. I based their progress on the fitness assessment I performed on them the first day they started and then measure it again every 6 weeks. Our job is to educate them at the same time we are helping them with the physical part of the tra...

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For Skype or virtual training, how do you get the client's signature for waivers etc. ?

3 Answers | Asked by Paul D Bradley on Jun 05, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 06, 2014

Hi Paul, There are a few ways to go about this. I prefer the first one: -Send an attachment via email and have the client print it, sign it, scan it and email it back to you. -Send it to them via regular mail (it takes longer but it's also effective). -Send the client a copy of your waiv...

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What sort of job are they advertising?

2 Answers | Asked by Sara Díaz on Jun 06, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 06, 2014

If the gym owner offered you to bring your clients there, it sounds to me that they are looking for independent contractors. If that it the case, you will need to negotiate your the fee you will be paying that gym. It can be either a flat fee or a small % of your hourly rate. Be sure to read what ev...

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Personal Training, do you sell packages or individual sessions?

8 Answers | Asked by Jane Jakobsen on Jun 06, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 06, 2014

I only sell packages and there is a very small discount for those who want to buy 20 or more sessions. I have clients who buy 200+ sessions at a time, so giving them a small discount as an appreciation for their loyalty it's a small price to pay :-)!

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where can I find training programs for cycling?

2 Answers | Asked by Travis Polon on Jun 05, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 05, 2014

Hi Travis, Unless you hire a trainer/coach to help you with a customized program, you can always search web for one that fits your needs, goals and fitness level. I found many online just by typing your question on the subject line. If you are healthy and with no medical conditions you should be ...

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Anyone know the average wage for a Medical Fitness Director?

1 Answer | Asked by Maggie Barclay on Jun 05, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jun 05, 2014

Hi Maggie, Unless this person has an M.D. the salary for this type of position pays between $45K-$65K depending the on location. But these numbers are just a guess since the final salary amount will be determined between this person and the company. Best, Harris

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