Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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Which is better Working with dumbbells or barbells?

9 Answers | Asked by jad beck on Mar 24, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 24, 2014

Jad, Personally, I would recommend dumbbells for these moves. They are easier on the shoulder joint and provide better ROM. And if you have access to kettlebells, you could use those instead of dumbbells (especially for the shoulder presses). There are many videos online, but here is one that is ...

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I just read your article Strength Training for Kids

4 Answers | Asked by Michael Brown on Mar 24, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 24, 2014

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tel me how 2 reduce fats back side

5 Answers | Asked by SUSMITA LAKRA on Mar 22, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 23, 2014

Hi Susmita, I agree with the other two. There is no 'spot reducing' in our terminology. A good diet plan and exercise program will help you lower your overall body fat % and increase your lean mass. If you have the ability to spend some time with a trainer you should do it in order to reach these...

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Hi, I'm about to open a new fitness studio. With one trainer/manager for the studio. What would be a good pay incentive to use?

3 Answers | Asked by Shane Harden on Mar 23, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 23, 2014

Hi Shane, If you think this amount is good enough for you and the Manager/trainer, then I'm sure it's the right salary. You could also offer as incentive a % of the sales or training or memberships he/she will be selling each month. You can set up a scale which will help you and the manager/train...

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What are some exercises that will strengthen or repair and injury to the ACL?

3 Answers | Asked by Peter Bridges on Mar 23, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 23, 2014

Hi Peter, You can check the link below. Depending on the injury and level of treatment, there are a number of exercises you can incorporate into the exercise program. Also, contacting the Physical Therapist who is overseeing the rehab and treatment is always a great idea. http://www.sportsinju...

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I train on monday wed fri and sat. tues thurs and sun are off theyre my rest days. is this good or no?

6 Answers | Asked by jad beck on Mar 21, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 22, 2014

Hi Jad, To be honest with you, there is really no correct answer to your question. The reason is simple: it depends on the person, their genetics, their diet, their training regiment/program, their resting/recovery time and more important their mind. For this reason, you need to find out what wo...

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Do some of the physiological benefits of High intensity training change in an aquatic setting

3 Answers | Asked by Anne Kantz on Mar 21, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 22, 2014

Hi Anne, Good question. Here is an interesting article for you: http://coachsci.sdsu.edu/swim/bullets/energy39.pdf Best, Harris

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Where and how to get certified to instruct classes

6 Answers | Asked by Nikki V on Mar 21, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 22, 2014

Hi Nikki, I also agree with Janet and Karin. Good luck to you! Best, Harris

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Does anyone have a good resource for market research in Eastern North Carolina?

1 Answer | Asked by Shauna Adkins on Mar 20, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 20, 2014

Hi Shauna, Can you be more specific? Also, if you are looking for fitness centers you might want to try fitness connect...http://www.ideafit.com/fitnessconnect Best, Harris

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I am 59 and gain weight with anything over 1200 calories. I work out very strenuously 5 to 7 days a week for 30 mins. My shape i

10 Answers | Asked by Debbie Klena on May 31, 2012

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Mar 19, 2014

Although this is an old question, it's one that gets asked frequently. I agree with the other responses here suggesting a trip to your physician first and then to a dietitian would be the best options. Also, 30 minutes a day is not enough after while. You need to keep challenging your body in order...

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