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Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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I have pt on the net and ideafit...do i really need both?

5 Answers | Asked by julio rosario on Jan 06, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 07, 2014

I have never used PT on the net, but I am very pleased with the IDEA Fit web site for many obvious reasons. I think Janet gave you a good answer here. Best, Harris

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Any recommendations on books about the role and power of being positive?

5 Answers | Asked by Kenda Mullert on Jan 06, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 07, 2014

Hi Kenda, Here is one book 'out of the box'. Richard Marchinco is the founder, creator and first Commander of the Navy's SEAL Team Six (the one that killed Bin Laden). He has written many books, but the one below has to do with positive thinking and business success. I would totally recommend it ...

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Individual Health Insurance for small business coach/trainer

3 Answers | Asked by Wayne Mendezona on Jan 06, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 06, 2014

Hi Wayne, Unfortunately there is none at this time. And with the new Healthcare law in effect, I don't see anything like this happening anytime soon. Depending on the state the you reside at, you might be able to find something. Maybe someone else can provide you with more information. Best, ...

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What's the best cross training for runners?

6 Answers | Asked by Sharon Chatenay on Jan 05, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 06, 2014

Hi Sharon, The others have given you some great ideas which I also use. It's true that many runners don't like to workout their upper body, so what I have my clients who are runners do, is add upper body exercises while they are doing their runs. When the client goes for a run, I have them do a n...

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Decreasing Size of Quads

6 Answers | Asked by Lisa Gonzalez on Nov 23, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 04, 2014

Circuit training and running should do the trick. Genetics play key role here and it seems that your client's quads respond 'very well' to resistance training. Maybe you could incorporate some sprints as well. Another way to get the cardio in and avoid any serious impact on the quads is to do some s...

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how much income does THE HEAD OF A GROUP FITNESS DIRECTOR EARN FOR A MEDIUM SIZE CLUB

1 Answer | Asked by Carolyn McGinley on Jan 04, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 04, 2014

Hi Carolyn, It usually depends on the location, the size and type of the club/facility and the experience of the person. The easiest and fasted way to find out is to ask your director straight up, since you are interested in taking over (if you are selected for the position). Best, Harris

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Hi, any in-home/home gym trainers have marketing advice to obtain new clients?

6 Answers | Asked by Jennifer Cavallaro on Jan 04, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 04, 2014

Hi Jennifer, Here are a few tips: -Join networking groups (small business owners are the best owns because they have the income to afford you). -Network with physical therapists, massage therapists and chiropractors in your area. These health professionals are the ones who will refer you th...

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online body comp calculator

3 Answers | Asked by Lisa Gonzalez on Jan 03, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 04, 2014

Hi Lisa, I like to use the one at http://www.exrx.net/Calculators/BodyComp.html . Best, Harris

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Home based business - personal training rates

7 Answers | Asked by Kerry Walsh on Jan 03, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 04, 2014

Hi Kerry, You have some great responses here. If your area can support trainers that charge up to $200/hr then you might want to go somewhere in between. You said you have 10 years of training experience, so that is a great plus for you to use as a justification to charge a high rate. Many great ...

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Goal is 12 strict pullups in a row. Can do 7 now. Will training 4 sets of 4 slowly decreasing rest between get me there?

4 Answers | Asked by Keith Brand on Jan 03, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 04, 2014

Hi Keith, If you can already do 7 pull-ups, going for 12 it will not be much of a problem for you. You can try a few different ways to improve your number. -Since 7 is the number of pull-ups you can do right now, start doing pyramids of 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 two to three times a week. Onc...

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