Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 75234

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Best pregnancy foods first trimester

3 Answers | Asked by Steven Lieb on Jul 23, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 24, 2013

I agree with the above postings.

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What are the top 10 nationally recognized certifications for personal training?

7 Answers | Asked by april goldberg on Jul 21, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 24, 2013

Hi April, I think the best way to approach this, is to figure out the type of clients you want to work with. Then your choices will become more clear and help you decide which certification to go with. There are many good certifications out there and each one specializes on a specific type of tra...

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What do I do for a client with Costochaudritis?

3 Answers | Asked by Helane Hurwith on Jul 23, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 24, 2013

Interesting. I have never come across anyone with this medical problem so far. Have you talked to her physician to get some kind of direction as to what might be the best way to approach this? There are different levels of this condition and depending on the level there is a different type of treatm...

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I need some exercises for my athlete who is complaining of pain in the arch.

7 Answers | Asked by Mary Kershaw on Jul 20, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 24, 2013

I agree with the others. It could be plantar fasciitis, a strain or something else. It could also be that he might need orthotics or even the need for a different soccer shoe. A medical diagnosis will give you the answer you seek. Best, Harris

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when aqua fitness certification

5 Answers | Asked by aneesh mathew on Jul 19, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 19, 2013

Hi Aneesh, Below are a couple of option for you: http://www.uswfa.com/ http://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/program-highlights/swimming http://www.lifeguardcertification.net/water-safety-instructor-course/ You can always search for more online. I hope this helps. Best, Harris

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How do I prepare myself for this?

4 Answers | Asked by Daniel Larsen on Jul 18, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 18, 2013

Hi Daniel, One type of equipment I would suggest for you is battling rope. It's great for what you are training for because some of the exercises and movements done with the rope will help improve your strength and muscular endurance (which is needed to play that instrument). There are numerous e...

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How many people on here regularly go on to Fit Feed?

5 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Jul 17, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 17, 2013

Hi Ron, I check it periodically. There is some very good information which I find helpful.

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Has anyone worked with a travel company to add fitness to their package?

2 Answers | Asked by patricia provencher on Jul 16, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 17, 2013

Hi Patricia, It's a great idea if you can workout the logistics. Here is an article which was posted in one of the IDEA journals a few months back: http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/destination-fitness Good luck and I hope this helps. Best, Harris

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What are your keys to staying successful long-term in the health and fitness industry?

7 Answers | Asked by Ron Benamor on Jul 17, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 17, 2013

-Stay informed about new ideas and trends in our industry -Networking -Have an open mind and be able to think outside the box when needed -Stay current with my certification requirements -Keep evolving

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hey all one of my client is able to come only for 3 days in a week. so how can i reduce the weight fast for her

8 Answers | Asked by manigandan raja on Jul 17, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jul 17, 2013

Hi Manigandan, There is no right or wrong answer here. After performing an assessment you should be able to design the right fitness program for your client. Giving you an answer here without knowing the health history and condition of your client would not be wise. Best, Harris

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