Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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What are the ingrediants for an AMAZING yoga instructor?

2 Answers | Asked by Melissa woods on Dec 03, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 03, 2013

Hi Melissa, Although I don't teach yoga, I believe what makes someone a good (or amazing) yoga instructor are the same principles that govern the rest of us. He or she needs to understand the concept of their teachings very well. The instructor needs to be a good communicator, be the example othe...

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If I get confused, the general population must be confused?

5 Answers | Asked by Russell Jackson on Dec 03, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 03, 2013

Hi Russell, The important think to remember here is what you think and what you know about a specific training method or an exercise. Each exercise serves a purpose and it might not be for everyone. A number of clients or athletes train in a specific way that incorporates a number of exercises th...

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treadmill

4 Answers | Asked by Paul Lazar on Dec 02, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 03, 2013

Hi Paul, What are your goals?

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I would like to find out more research based on resistance bands/tubing and it effectivness.

3 Answers | Asked by Marietta Mehanni on Dec 02, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 02, 2013

Hi Marietta, I would recommend for you to search Juan Carlos Santana. He has done some great work using resistance bands and incorporating into any training program for athletes or not. I also use resistance bands frequently with my clients for all those reasons you've mentioned in your question....

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liability waivers

2 Answers | Asked by Sandra Maddox on Dec 01, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 01, 2013

Hi Sandra, Here is one at IDEA's site. But first check with a lawyer before using it to make sure it complies with the laws at your state: http://www.ideafit.com/files/Release%20of%20Liability.pdf I hope it helps :-)! Best, Harris

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Is casein found in non-dairy milk?

2 Answers | Asked by Joanne Anderson on Dec 01, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Dec 01, 2013

Hi Joanne, Casein is a good source of calcium (essential for bone and teeth structure) and phosphorus (essential for cell membranes). Also here is an article I found online that you might find interesting: http://www.livingwithout.com/resources/casein_free.html Best, Harris

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Here is a common question I pose to clients, How many of you know what is in and the best food for you dog?

5 Answers | Asked by John Penley on Jan 12, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 30, 2013

It's true, but not all of my clients own a dog. Having said that, pretty much most of them have no idea what it's in their food. Some are more educated than others and they like to do some research regarding where their food comes from and if it's organic or not. They usually don't think what they p...

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Where can I find qualified group fitness instructors?

5 Answers | Asked by Katie Roark on Nov 30, 2013

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 30, 2013

Hi Katie, Have you tried Craigslist, indeed.com, carreerbuilder.com, fitnessjobs.com, exercisejobs.com or simplyhired.com? Best, Harris

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What are your thoughts on dairy? Should it be avoided?

11 Answers | Asked by Magali Sparks on Jul 18, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 30, 2013

Not my favorite food source but sometimes I do eat cheese. With all of the controversial information out there regarding antibiotics and hormones that farmers give to their animals, it's probably safe to look for more organic farms that raise cows, goats and sheep. Beyond that if you are not allergi...

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What is your favorite dish to eat?

19 Answers | Asked by Denise Kosec on Aug 03, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Nov 30, 2013

Many to chose from Greek diet :-)! I would say pasticcio is probably my favorite and the secret recipe of perfectly preparing it way belongs to my grandma and mom ;-)!

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