Questions Answered by Harris

What is the single most effective marketing tool for a fitness professional?

8 Answers | Asked by Vik Panda 561 days ago
Answered by Harris Sophocleous 561 days ago
Hi Vik, Yes, word-of-mouth is the best personal referral for clients, but if you are a new trainer without ... read more

Have you trained a client over a long period of time at no charge or set up a scholarship?

9 Answers | Asked by Aimee Barnes 565 days ago
Answered by Harris Sophocleous 562 days ago
Hi Aimee, All the points Karin and Jonathan made are excellent. However, keep in mind that this is how you ... read more

What is the earliest time to start teaching group ex classes during the week? please give insight

8 Answers | Asked by Karen Branch-Crawford 564 days ago
Answered by Harris Sophocleous 564 days ago
I also agree with Christine and Jonathan. Usually 530am is a good time to start (unless you have requests form people wh... read more

I'm A New Personal Trainer. How do i find gyms that take commission per session?

5 Answers | Asked by Pamela Davis 566 days ago
Answered by Harris Sophocleous 566 days ago
Hi Pamela, Karin's points are great. Approach each gym separately and find out which ones are working with ... read more

Would this be a better spinning / indoor cycling class experience?

1 Answer | Asked by Ryan Archdeacon 566 days ago
Answered by Harris Sophocleous 566 days ago
There is a similar class offered by Flywheel (www.flywheelsports.com). read more

What is the ideal room temperature for a Cardio Group Exercise class?

5 Answers | Asked by Rena Sered 568 days ago
Answered by Harris Sophocleous 567 days ago
I agree with the above posts. The indoor classes I've in the past had the temperature set it around 67-68 degrees. read more

What the the best tips for a client that is pregnant and wants to do stationary cycling?

3 Answers | Asked by Mary Martinez 568 days ago
Answered by Harris Sophocleous 567 days ago
I also forgot to add that there are many questions in this forum about training pregnant women which were asked in the p... read more

What the the best tips for a client that is pregnant and wants to do stationary cycling?

3 Answers | Asked by Mary Martinez 568 days ago
Answered by Harris Sophocleous 567 days ago
Hi Mary, I'm not sure what is exactly you are looking for, but it really depends on the person. I've had pr... read more

teaching recommendations for push up arm position?

4 Answers | Asked by Sue Fine 567 days ago
Answered by Harris Sophocleous 567 days ago
Hi Sue, There is really no one position that makes push up a unique movement. There are at least 120 differ... read more

How would you describe your personal training style?

6 Answers | Asked by jaclyn mahoney 569 days ago
Answered by Harris Sophocleous 568 days ago
I never sugarcoat things and always tell my clients what I expect from them and I ask the same from them Also an honest ... read more