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Harris Sophocleous

Madison, WI 53718-2936

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Any specific advice when training clients in wheelchairs?

7 Answers | Asked by Yvonne VanOort on Jan 16, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 18, 2014

I agree with the others. Here are couple of links to answers given to similar questions to yours in the past: http://www.ideafit.com/answers/i-have-a-client-who-is-a-double-amputee-i... http://www.ideafit.com/answers/what-are-some-good-core-strengthening-exe... Best, Harris

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how long does the membership last?

2 Answers | Asked by Sara McCormick on Jan 17, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 18, 2014

Once a year.

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Zumba Insurance?

3 Answers | Asked by Shira Catlin on Jan 17, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 18, 2014

I agree with the above.

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I'm about to start my own Bootcamp but don't really know how much to charge. Will call other local Camps too!

3 Answers | Asked by Bella HOTBODZ BOOTCAMP on Jan 17, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 18, 2014

Hi Bella, I also approach this as Susan has suggested. Those are good points and very simple to remember when trying to price a class. Best, Harris

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Class design 101?

5 Answers | Asked by Tiffany Jenson on Jan 17, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 18, 2014

Hi Tiffany, The first thing you need to be sure of is that you are familiar with the exercises you will be including to your class and feel comfortable performing these moves and if necessary you need to know how to provide someone with an alternative exercise in case they have trouble with a spe...

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Bootcamp Leaders, how to you keep log of BC routines? I've used Google Calender as all trainers can see...

4 Answers | Asked by Bella HOTBODZ BOOTCAMP on Jan 18, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 18, 2014

Hi Bella, I'm not sure if my answer would be of any help to you, but I usually don't keep log of the routines. I switch them as often as possible and never do the same routine twice (of course as long as the workouts stay within the overall perimeters of the theme and goals of the class). I try t...

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Career advice for personal trainer/ fitness instructor?

8 Answers | Asked by Silvia Buehler Espiritu on Jan 15, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 15, 2014

Hi Silvia, I think the best way to go about this is to grow your own business to a point where you have other trainers working for you. If you want to make a good living, not being physically demanding on your body and still help clients reach their goals, I believe this is the best way to approa...

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Where is the least expensive place to purchase Equipt for my Bootcamp? ex. glider disks, mats, dumbells TRX-like etc

4 Answers | Asked by Bella HOTBODZ BOOTCAMP on Jan 15, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 15, 2014

Hi Bella, I would also add Perform Better (www.performbetter.com) to the list. You can always check on Amazon.com and Craigslist for more options. For gliders I like to use furniture sliders which you can buy them from a local hardware store for very low price. Also, Wal-Mart carries some equipme...

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What is more successful to start with in the fitness industry? 1-on-1 personal training, or small group personal training?

5 Answers | Asked by Ryan Hart on Jan 13, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 14, 2014

Hi Ryan, LaRue has some good points here. But, if I were you why not try both? What do you have to lose if you do that? It looks like you have the space to handle it and by doing that you will target both types of clients: those who prefer to train 1-1 and those who feel more comfortable in a gro...

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Are there sample liability waivers on the IDEA website?

1 Answer | Asked by Brenda Thompson on Jan 14, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 14, 2014

Hi Brenda, Here is a link for you: http://www.ideafit.com/pfbundle Best, Harris

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