Harris Sophocleous

Dallas, TX 22314

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Do you think that a personal trainer mast be more knowlegeble in rehab topics?

18 Answers | Asked by Dimitris Kandris on Jun 17, 2011

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 12, 2014

Hi Dimitri, Not really. It's always a big plus if they do, but that is not what their scope of practice is. Unless you are certified or have extensive education and practical experience in an area it's best not to go beyond the silver lining that separates an expert from those who pretend to know...

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Suggestions for working with a male client that needs to loose 100 lbs.

9 Answers | Asked by Virginia Pittman on Jan 11, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 12, 2014

Hi Virginia, Karin and Brian have some good suggestions. Maybe you could intrigue your client to sign up for a race. A goal like this one might trigger more interest and create a better discipline on him. A 5k is a good distance to start with and who knows, he might get addicted to doing races. Y...

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Does anyone have a protocol that they use at a corporate fitness center for managing fitness complaints?

3 Answers | Asked by Laurel Neil on Jan 09, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 10, 2014

Hi Laurel, In general, usually every gym/facility/fitness center has its own protocol of how to deal with complaints. When a complaint is filled it usually goes up the chain of command. I read in your site that you were in the Army before, so you must be familiar with the way of processing variou...

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Trainer Client Waiver

2 Answers | Asked by Justin Creech on Jan 10, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 10, 2014

Hi Justin, Here are a couple of links for you: http://www.acefitness.org/acestore/p-363-waiver-and-release-form.aspx http://www.ideafit.com/files/Release%20of%20Liability.pdf I hope this helps! Best, Harris

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If you are suffering from exertional rhabdomyolysis and cannot see a doctor, what should you do?

5 Answers | Asked by patrick oder on Jan 09, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 09, 2014

Sorry Patrick, but the only answer I can give you is to seek medical attention for this matter. Rhabdomyolysis is not something you can play around with, because it can have serious negative effects.

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why is my tricep paralyzed

4 Answers | Asked by Terry Myhand on Jan 09, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 09, 2014

I agree with Susan. If the pain and discomfort continues you should have it check it out. It's not worth taking any chances here.

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what exercises are recommended for a client facing knee replacement surgery?

8 Answers | Asked by Debbie Zeigler on Jan 05, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 07, 2014

Many good answers here, but I'm with Susan on this one!

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Does IDEA FIT liability insurance cover NCCPT certification?

3 Answers | Asked by Juan Cornelio Diaz on Jan 06, 2014

Answered by Harris Sophocleous on Jan 07, 2014

You can always check with the liability insurance to be sure: http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-insurance I hope this helps! Best, Harris

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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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